Faculty Office Hours

View the Spring 2017 Faculty Office Hours
Students, signed in to their RISD google accounts, can consult this list to find the office hours and location of their faculty advisors.

Spring 2017 Important Dates

The Spring 2017 Semester runs February 16th – May 26th. Please review important dates below. For a complete list of dates for the academic year, please refer to the Academic Calendar by clicking here.

Spring 2017 Important Dates:
February 16th – Add/drop begins
February 23rd – Add/drop ends (Spring Internship deadline)
February 24th – Withdrawal period begins (“W” grade on transcript)
March 3rd – Freshman major declaration deadline on WebAdvisor
March 25th-April 2nd – Spring recess for Degree programs
April 3rd – Degree program classes resume
April 7th – Mid-Semester warnings due
April 13th – Last day to withdraw from a course (“W” grade on transcript)
May 1st – Fall 2017 Registration advising begins (through May 8th)
May 9th – Fall 2017 Web Registration begins for grads & next year’s Seniors
May 13th – Fall 2017 Web Registration for next year’s Juniors & Sophomores
May 17th – Last day of Spring classes (also Summer Internship deadline)
May 18th – Reading/Preparation Day – No classes, exams or crits held
May 19th – Liberal Arts and Graduate Studies exams
May 22nd – Studio Review Days (through May 26th)
May 26th – Final day of Spring 2017 Semester

Have a great Spring Semester!

Wintersession 2017 Grading Deadline

Final Grade Submission Deadline:   Thursday February 16th, 2017.

Instructors are asked to submit their grades electronically via WebAdvisor, the online web student information system. Instructions for WebAdvisor grading is available on this website or by contacting registrar@risd.edu with questions.

Final Evaluations of Student Progress/Performance Deadline: Thursday March 2nd, 2017. 

Instructors enter final evaluation narratives on WebAdvisor. A short instructional video is available for the online evaluation feature.  Further details on final evaluation narratives are available here. Guidelines on final evaluation narratives are also available here.

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 the upcoming Wintersession registration.  Login to Student Planning directly at this link: https://ss.risd.edu/student or through WebAdvisor (wa.risd.edu) and click the link for ‘Student Planning’.

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.