Wintersession 2019 Registration Information

Wintersession Online Registration begins on Saturday, October 27 through November 1.  Your assigned start time was emailed to your risd.edu email. Students are required to enroll in at least 3 credits in Wintersession.

Course offerings, descriptions and schedules are available in the following areas:
Student Planning using the ‘Course Catalog’ search.
– 2018-19 Course Announcement Wintersession Section beginning pg. 409.
Wintersession Grid for viewing typical course schedule patterns.

Registering for a second class (Limited Availability). After all students have had a chance to register for one class, the system will open up and allow selection of a second class depending on availability (spaces are limited).
-A second registration lottery assignment will be emailed on Friday, Nov. 2.
-Registration for a second class is held on Saturday, November 3 (based on the new registration appointments).
-One credit workshops will be available for registration during the second lottery (to ensure that everyone has had a chance to register for a 3 credit course).

Freshmen should meet with their EFS advisor about course selection and are encouraged to review the Student Planning video tutorials here:

Student Planning: Preparing for Registration
Important steps on how to prepare for registration by planning your course schedule.
Student Planning: Registering for Classes
Using the courses you have planned, the tutorial goes over registration steps that include adding, dropping and waitlisting for sections.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND SCREENSHOTS

Fall 2018 Term Important Dates

Wednesday, Sept 5:  RISD students may register for Brown classes
Thursday, Sept 6: RISD Courses begin
Thursday, Sept. 6 –13:  Add/Drop period
Thursday, Sept. 13:
-Last day to add or drop a course
-Internship application deadline through RISD Careers
Friday, Sept. 14:  Course Withdrawal “W” grade period begins
Monday, October 29: Final date to withdraw from a course, “W” Grade
Wednesday, December 5: Last day degree program classes
Friday, December 7: Liberal Arts and Graduate Commons Exam Day
Monday, December 10 – Friday, December 14: Crit Week
Friday, December 14: Final Day of Fall Term

Complete Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Student Planning Online Registration Tool

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.

For Students:
Tutorial 1: Introduction to Student Planning & Registration
Tutorial 2  Student Planning: Preparing for Registration
Tutorial 3: Student Planning: Registering for Classes

For Advisors:
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 registrar@risd.edu

Questions about access:
Contact the Service Desk of the Office of Information Technology (401) 454-6106 or email servicedesk@risd.edu

Questions about specific degree requirements:
Contact your Academic Advisor.