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, which will eventually replace WebAdvisor.

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

Can Student Planning be used by all students?

All students will have access to Student Planning. Faculty Advisors also have access to Student Planning to assist you as needed.

When will Student Planning be available?

Student Planning became available in October 2015.

How do I access Student Planning?

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

In addition, you will be able to log in by clicking on the “Student Planning” link which will appear on the Student menu in WebAdvisor.

How do I learn more?

The following short video tutorial series  will help you to familiarize yourself with the features and benefits.

Can I still use WebAdvisor to register?

WebAdvisor is no long available for Registration. You will plan and register now through Student Planning.

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