Academic Calendar

Fall Crit Schedule posted

Want to visit crits in another department and looking for the scoop on who, what, where, and when? Click HERE to view the schedule. Please note that you must be logged in with your email account in order to access the spreadsheet. You can also search your Google Drive for the schedule should you not have […]

Academic Calendar

Dear RISD Community, I hope that Academic Year 2014-15 is going well for you all. As we start to plan for accreditation, Campus Master Plan, and other strategic initiatives, we have to make decisions about the coming years. One of the important decisions that we need to make concerns the academic calendar and establishing the […]

Wintersession Reminder to RISD Faculty

Please remember to complete the Faculty Wintersession Survey, and please advise your students to complete the Student Wintersession survey. A high response rate will lead to the best results. Because the survey addresses more than just Wintersession issues,  we ask that all faculty participate. The Wintersession Committee will use the information garnered from both surveys to […]

Wintersession 2015

Several questions have come up regarding changes in Wintersession. Additional information is provided below. • The five-week Wintersession has been extended for one additional year to 2015 as voted by the faculty at the November 6, 2013 meeting. • For Wintersession 2015, students will only be allowed to take one course, as was strongly encouraged […]

Reminder: Academic Calendar & Liberal Arts Exam Day

  Dear Faculty, As a reminder that in order to meet federal financial aid guidelines for instructional time, all classes regardless of division should meet for 14 weeks of instructional time, and final exams should take place only at the designated times. Only exams, presentations or submission of papers and projects for Liberal Arts courses […]

May Crit Schedule Posted

The Spring crit schedule will be available for viewing to anybody with a email; please click HERE to view the schedule.   Please note that you must be logged in with your email account in order to access the spreadsheet. You can also search your Google Drive for the schedule should you not have the link on hand by clicking the […]

Background Materials for May 2, 2012 Faculty Meeting

On Wednesday, May 2, the Faculty will be asked to vote on an Instruction Committee proposal concerning the academic calendar for next year. The following documents, concerning Wintersession and Federal Financial Aid requirements, were referenced by the Instruction Committee in forming its recommendation. Wintersession Practices Five Week Wintersesson Proposal Academic Calendar Overview and Proposed Solutions

Join Artist Oren Sherman for Preservation Conversations

Join us at the Brick School House on Thursday, April 26, as Oren Sherman, RISD professor and architectural illustrator, speaks to the preservation community as part of our Preservation Conversation series. In addition to his work creating iconic imagery – from Burger King Boxes to U.S. Postal Stamps- Sherman’s award-winning poster designs have included Brooklyn Bridge […]

Faculty Fellows: May 1st Deadline

A unique opportunity for faculty to integrate engaged scholarship and community-based learning into all aspects of their lives — teaching, research, and service. See for details and how to apply.