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Spring 2017 Semester and Add/Drop

The Spring 2017 semester begins Thursday, February 16th.

Add/Drop Dates for Spring 2017 
Begins: Thursday, February 16th
Ends: Thursday, February 23rd (this is also the Internship deadline)

For more information, including registration policies and using Student Planning, please click here.

Good luck with your 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.

Spring 2017 Registration for Freshmen Foundation Students

Foundation Students take 5 courses in the spring: three Foundation studios and two courses in Liberal Arts.  Students are automatically registered in their Foundation studios.

On January 18th and 19th, web registration opens so that Foundation students may register online for their appropriate Spring 2017 Liberal Arts courses (in most cases HAVC-H102 and HPSS-S101).

Check your Foundation Studio schedule in Student Planning now before Liberal Arts Registration begins.

Details on courses that fit within your Foundation Studio schedule are posted on the first year student registration page  on our website.

Select the link that corresponds to your foundation studio meetings.

If you are registered in:
Foundation studios meeting Monday, Wednesday, Friday CLICK HERE
Foundation studios meeting Monday, Tuesday, Thursday CLICK HERE
Foundation studios meeting Monday, Wednesday, Thursday CLICK HERE
Foundation studios meeting Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday CLICK HERE
Foundation studios meeting Tuesday, Thursday, Friday CLICK HERE

Spring 2017 Web Registration Information

Spring 2017 Web Registration Begins Tuesday, November 29.
All students are encouraged to access Student Planning prior to the upcoming Spring registration.

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

Spring 2017 Important Registration Dates:
November 29, 30, Dec 1: Seniors & Grads register (6:30pm – 9:30pm)
December 2: Winter and Spring ISP/CSP deadline (students submit to faculty tutor via electronic form)
December 3: Juniors register (9am – 1pm), Sophomores register (1:30pm – 5:30pm)
January 18 & 19Freshmen web register for Liberal Arts (6:30-9:00pm)
February 1: Spring Waitlists close
February 7: Spring web registration ends
February 16: First Day of Spring Classes.  Add/Drop period begins
February 23: Add/Drop ends.  Internship Deadline

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.