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Spring 2018 Grading Deadlines

There are two grade deadlines during Spring to accommodate the time-sensitive review of degree requirement completion for the graduating class.

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 Grade Submission Deadlines:
-Tuesday May 29 by NOON for Seniors & Graduating Graduate Level Students
-Monday June 4 for Non-graduating Students*

*Who are your graduating students?
Login to WebAdvisor and view your grade roster.  Students identified as 06/18 in the column labeled Anticipated Compl.Date. are graduating students.

Faculty Evaluating Students:
Final Evaluations of Student Progress/Performance due June 12th. 

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.

Fall 2018 Online Registration Begins May 8 for Current Students

All students should access Student Planning prior to the upcoming Fall registration. Login to Student Planning directly at this link: https://ss.risd.edu/student

Important Registration Dates, Fall 2018:
May 8-9 (Tue. – Wed.) Rising seniors and returning graduate level students may web register by appointment (evening appointments)
May 12 (Saturday) Rising juniors (morning appointments) and rising sophomores (afternoon appointments) may web register.

Check your email or WebAdvisor for your appointment time.

Student Planning Tutorials:
-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 registrar@risd.edu
Access:  Contact the ITS Service Desk (401) 454-6106 or email servicedesk@risd.edu

Important Calendar Dates, Fall 2018:
May 11:
Deadline for Fall ISP/CSP application submission to faculty member
August 1 (Wednesday):  Incoming Graduate and Transfer (new admits) register online
Early September: Incoming freshmen view their completed fall schedule online
August 30 (Friday) Waitlisting closes
September 2 (Sunday) Fall Web Registration Ends
September 6 (Thursday) Classes begin. Add/Drop Period begins.
September 13:  Final Date to Add/Drop courses and to submit registration for Fall Internships

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.