Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Registration Overview

Choose your program on the left.

The registration pages contain forms, guidelines, deadlines and policies for each of our programs. The following information applies to all Continuing Education courses and programs:

requirements + prerequisites
Many RISD/CE programs do not have formal entrance requirements, but some advanced courses require certain coursework or equivalent experience. See specific course descriptions for details. Certificate candidates must follow the prerequisites outlined in the Certificate Program Guide on the page for the specific program(s) of interest.

computer software information
Computer software used in certain courses (such as Adobe Photoshop or InDesign) may be upgraded after our publications have gone to press; for more up-to-date information about which version is used in a given course, please contact Dean Abanilla, Technology Specialist, at dabanill@risd.edu or 401 454-6727. Visit the Computing page for details including computer lab hours, cross-platform computing and software discounts.

Note: Course details, including instructor and schedule, are subject to change without notice.