Student Affairs

Maggie Balch
Dean of Student Affairs
401-454-6600 | mbalch@risd.edu

Student Affairs provides a combination of academic and non-academic services in support of RISD’s educational mission. Student Affairs consists of the the Dean’s office, Health Services, Intercultural Student Involvement, Counseling and Psychological Services, Office of International Student Services, Residence Life, and Center for Student Involvement. Read more about services here.

The Dean’s office offers day-to-day advocacy and assistance to students, and serves as a resource for problem solving and mediation of issues involving academic policies. The Office manages the implementation and interpretation of the Student Code of Conduct and all discipline procedures and outcomes.