Information Technology Services (ITS) partners with members of the RISD community to power creativity by contributing valuable technical services and solutions. As a student you'll use various information technologies on campus to support email, file storage, printing and much more.
Following receipt of your enrollment deposit, RISD will activate a network account that will provide you with a single username and password to access a wide variety of RISD resources and support including access to email, network storage and WebAdvisor (student information). After you receive your username and password, please complete the following steps:.
Open-access and department-specific computer labs are available for student use throughout campus. However, most students find that having their own computer is more convenient than relying on departmental and open-access lab computers.
Please take a moment to review the minimum requirements for your computer.
The following academic majors require students to have department-specific laptop hardware and software tools that are used extensively within the departmental curriculum:
View more details about the Laptop Program and departmental requirements here.
Students also qualify for free software and access to campus subscriptions, including Eset AntiVirus, Adobe Creative Cloud, Office 365, lynda.com and GoToMeeting.
Graduate program directors are the first point of contact for any program-specific questions (regarding materials, curriculum, etc.). For general inquiries about enrollment, email the Admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org.