Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Map + Directions

continuing education office
345 South Main Street, Providence, RI

From Interstate 95 North or South to Providence, take Exit 22A to Memorial Boulevard. At the fourth light, turn left onto Washington Place (which becomes Waterman Street).

From Interstate 195 westbound, take the South Main Street exit. Go straight through the traffic light at the end of the off-ramp, and after two blocks, the CE office will be on the left (345 South Main Street).

You are now entering the RISD campus. Click on the links below to locate the appropriate building.

Directions to classroom locations are sent to registered students. Click on the links below to locate a specific building. Click here to download a printer-friendly map of the RISD campus, including parking lots.


15 West/The Mandle Building (15WEST): Fleet Library at RISD and Portfolio Cafe. Entrance at 15 Westminster Street.

161 South Main Street (161S)

187 Benefit Street Garage (187G)

20 Washington Place (20WP)

41 Meeting Street (41MT)

48 Waterman Street (48WA)

Alumni House: RISD Career Center. Entrance at 52 Angell Street.

Bank Building (BANK): RISD Store 3D. Entrance at 1 North Main Street.

Bayard Ewing Building (BEB): Entrance at 231 South Main Street.

Benson Hall (BENS): Entrance at 235 Benefit Street.

Carr House (CARR): Entrance at 210 Benefit Street.

The Chace Center (CHACE): Metcalf Auditorium, Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery, and risd|works. Entrance at 20 North Main Street.

Center for Integrative Technologies (CIT): Fletcher Building (FLET) and Sol Koffler Gallery. Entrance at 169 Weybosset Street.

College Building (CB): Entrance at 2 College Street.

Continuing Education Office: Entrance at 345 South Main Street (2nd floor).

Design Center (DC): RISD Store. Entrance at 30 North Main Street.

Ewing Multicultural Center (EWING): Entrance at 41 Waterman Street.

Illustration Studies Building (ISB): ISB Gallery. Entrance at 55 Canal Walk.

Market House (MKT): Entrance at 4 North Main Street.

Memorial Hall (MEM): Entrance at 226 Benefit Street.

Metcalf Building (METC): Entrance at 7 North Main Street.

Metcalf Refectory (REF): Classrooms A, B, C and The Met Dining Center. Entrance at 55 Angell Street.

RISD Auditorium (AUD): Located at 17 Canal Walk (entrance on Market Square).

RISD Museum of Art (MUS): Entrance at 20 North Main Street.

RISD Public Safety: Entrance at 30 Waterman Street.

Tillinghast Farm: Located at 231 Nayatt Road in Barrington, RI.

Waterman Building (WATM): Entrance at 13 Waterman Street.

What Cheer Studio (WCS): Entrance at 156 Benefit Street.

Woods-Gerry House: RISD Admissions and Woods-Gerry Gallery. Entrance at 62 Prospect Street.