Midterm grading/warning is available for Spring 2021 and is primarily to provide early notification for students not doing satisfactory work. All midterm warnings must be submitted on WebAdvisor by Friday, April 9, 2021.
FACULTY: For additional information, including How-To videos, click here.
STUDENTS: For a video tutorial on how to view your midterm comments, click here.
The Spring 2021 semester begins on February 22, 2021.
ALL CLASSES will meet remotely until February 28, 2021.
- Courses with a modality of ‘Online’ will continue to meet remotely for the remainder of the semester.
- Courses with a modality of ‘Hybrid’ or ‘In-Person’ will begin any in person meetings starting March 1, 2021.
February 22 – Add/drop begins (information on the remote Add/Drop process can be found here)
February 25 – Spring Internship Application deadline
March 1 – Add/drop ends
March 2 – Withdrawal period begins (“W” grade on transcript)
March 29 & 30 – Spring recess for Degree programs
March 31– Degree program classes resume
April 20 – Last day to withdraw from a course (“W” grade on transcript)
May 18 – Last day of Spring classes
May 19 – Reading/Preparation Day – No classes, exams or crits held (also Summer Internship deadline)
May 20 – Liberal Arts and Graduate Studies exams
May 21 – Studio Review Days (through May 27th)
May 27 – Final day of Spring 2021 Semester
The full 2020-2021 academic calendar can be found here.
Have a great Spring Semester!
Beginning the week of September 21, the Registrar’s Office will hold weekly Zoom hours.
Zoom Drop-In Hours for 2020/2021:
**NOTE: Only users accessing Zoom with an @risd.edu or an @brown.edu email address will be able to access these meetings.**
Tuesday 9:00 AM-11:00 AM EST
Thursday 1:00PM-3:00PM EST
Students are welcome to drop by during these times to speak with a member of the Registrar’s staff. Meetings longer than 15 minutes will need an appointment.
The Registrar’s office is available remotely. Please contact email@example.com for assistance.
Please visit RISD’s covid.risd.edu site for additional details regarding returning to campus and what you need to know.
Student Planning is available for students and advisors! The web-based tool integrates degree planning, registration, scheduling and advising.
All students are encouraged to access Student Planning prior to registration. Login to Student Planning directly at this link: https://ss.risd.edu/student.
Watch the following short video tutorial series to familiarize yourself with the many features and benefits.
Tutorial 1: Introduction to Student Planning & Registration
Tutorial 2 Student Planning: Preparing for Registration
Tutorial 3: Student Planning: Registering for Classes
Tutorial 4: Student Planning for Advisors
FAQs are available on this site at Student Planning.
Questions about navigating Student Planning:
Contact the Office of the Registrar (401) 454-6151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about access:
Contact the Service Desk of Information Technology Services at (401) 454-6106 or email email@example.com
Questions about specific degree requirements:
Contact your Academic Advisor.