Student Planning FAQs

What is Student Planning?

Student Planning is a set of web-based, self-service academic planning tools for students and advisors that integrate degree planning, scheduling, advising and registration and help students stay on track and graduate.

Student Planning is part of a suite of applications called Colleague Self-Service.

What are some of the features?

  • tracking progress towards fulfilling degree requirements
  • planning courses & building a schedule for a particular term
  • communicating and working with your advisor(s)
  • registering for classes

The following video provides a brief introduction to Student Planning system:
Introduction to Student Planning & Registration

How do I access Student Planning?

The direct link to Student Planning is: https://ss.risd.edu/student

How do I find my advisor?

This page will show you step-by-step instructions on how to locate your advisor.

How do I view my schedule?

There are a couple of ways to locate your schedule. This page will give you step-by-step instructions.

How do I register for classes?

The following videos can assist with planning and registering for classes:

Student Planning: Preparing for Registration
Important steps on how to prepare for registration by planning your   course schedule.
Student Planning: Registering for Classes
Using the courses you have planned, the tutorial goes over registration steps that include adding, dropping and waitlisting for sections.

If I need more information?

Questions about 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