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Spring 2016 Web Registration Information

Spring 2016 Web Registration Begins Tuesday, December 1.

Check your Web Advisor account to view your assigned registration day and start time.

All students are encouraged to access Student Planning prior to the upcoming Spring registration.

-Login to Student Planning directly at this link: or through WebAdvisor 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

Questions on Student Planning:
Navigation: Contact the Office of the Registrar (401) 454-6151 or email
Access:  Contact the Service Desk of the OIT  (401) 454-6106 or email
FAQs:  Available on this site at Student Planning.

Spring 2016 Important Registration Dates:
December 1, 2, 3         Seniors & Graduate students register (6:30pm-9:30pm)
December 5 (Sat.)        Juniors register (9:00am-12:30pm)
December 5 (Sat.)        Sophomores register (1:30pm-5:00pm)
January 20 & 21           Freshmen web register for Liberal Arts (6:30-9:30pm)
February 9 (Tues)          Spring web registration ends
February 18 (Thurs.)    First day of spring semester classes
February 18 (Thurs.)    Add/drop period begins
February 25 (Thurs.)    Add/Drop period ends for spring courses

Fall 2015 Term Important Dates

Thursday, Sept 10: RISD Courses begin
Thursday, Sept. 10 –17:    Add/Drop period
Thursday, Sept. 17:
-Last day to add or drop a course
-Independent Study (ISP) and Collaborative Study (CSP)  form deadline
-Internship application deadline through ArtWorks
Friday, Sept. 18:  Course Withdrawal period begins
Friday, October 23: Midterm warning reports due
Monday, November 2: Final date to withdraw from a course, “W” Grade
Wednesday, December 9: Last day degree program classes
Wednesday, December 16: Final Day of Fall Term
Monday, December 21: Final grades due