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Wintersession 2022 Web Registration Information

The expectation is that students take one Wintersession class during this period (for a minimum of 3 credits). There is very limited availability for a second course.

Wintersession 2022 Web Registration Begins Monday, October 25. The registration parameters below are mandated by the Wintersession Committee and the faculty.
Monday, October 25: First year students, new graduate students, and new transfer students
Tuesday, October 26: 4th year seniors
Wednesday, October 27: Juniors
Thursday, October 28: Sophomores
Friday, October 29: 5th year seniors, all other graduate students

Course offerings, descriptions and schedules are available in Student Planning using the ‘Course Catalog’ search.

The Wintersession Scheduling Grid can assist in understanding the class schedules.

Check our troubleshooting page to avoid common registration issues.

Watch the following short video tutorial series to familiarize yourself with Student Planning.
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: Student Planning for Advisors

Wintersession 2022 Important Registration Dates:
October 25-October 29: Wintersession web Registration by appointment (web registration open through Sunday, October 31)
November 1: Registration closes down for all students
November 2: Any remaining seats in courses will be made available for registration (Note: registration into a second course is dependent upon availability and is NOT guaranteed)
November 26: Wintersession ISP/CSP deadline for students to submit application
December 15: Wintersession waitlists close
December 17: Wintersession web registration closes

Fall Semester Midterm Warnings

Midterm warning/grading  is available for Fall 2021 and is primarily to provide early notification for students not doing satisfactory work.  All midterm warnings must be submitted on WebAdvisor by Thursday, October 21, 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.

Registrar’s Office Available In-Person as of 9/7/21

The Registrar’s office will be available in-person for assistance beginning 9/7/21.

Additionally, the office is available by:

  • Email registrar@risd.edu
  • Phone (401) 454-6151
  • Beginning the week of September 20th: Zoom drop-in hours: Access with @risd.edu or an @brown.edu email address, meetings longer than 15 minutes will need an appointment. Note: there are no Zoom office hours during add/drop.

Please visit RISD’s covid.risd.edu site for details regarding RISD’s health and safety protocols.

Checking Your Address in Self Service (Student Planning)

Log in to Self Service at ss.risd.edu/student.

From left-hand side menu, select ‘User Options’

Then select ‘User Profile’

All current addresses are shown. Your preferred mailing address is indicated with a green checkmark:

To change your address, use the Address Change form in etrieve.

Finding Your Academic Advisor in Student Planning

Follow these simple steps to find out who your advisor is.

Note: All students have a major advisor. Sophomores will also have a Liberal Arts advisor, and any students participating in a Concentration will have a Concentration Advisor.

1. Log into Colleague Self Service with your RISD username (your username is your email address without the ‘@risd.edu’) and password.

2. Click on ‘Student Planning’ once you’ve logged in.

3. Select ‘Go to Plan & Schedule’ by clicking on the tile or by accessing it from the Student Planning dropdown menu.

4. Select the ‘Advising’ tab.

5. Your advisor(s) is/are listed under the ‘My Advisors’ heading.

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 Information Technology Services at (401) 454-6106 or email servicedesk@risd.edu

Questions about specific degree requirements:
Contact your Academic Advisor.