RISD Global is Open! (Remotely)

Posted: March 20, 2020

Despite RISD's move to remote learning starting on March 30 in response to COVID-19, RISD Global is still open, working remotely Monday- Thursday, 8:30am- 5:00pm EST (PVD Time), and Friday 8:30am- 1:00pm EST (PVD Time).

We can respond by email (global@risd.edu) and phone. Simply call and leave a voice message at: +1 401 454 6725 and a member of the RISD Global team will return your call ASAP.

Students: How to reach us

Online Events

Our advising events and infosessions will continue to be held remotely on Zoom for the remainder of the semester.

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Virtual Drop-ins

We will be using GChat as a "drop-in question" tool...Just think of this as stopping by our office during regular office hours to ask a question.

To chat:

  • Log in to GMail
  • Click the + sign to start a new chat
  • Search for gpp@risd.edu (Global Partners and Programs). If unavailable, we will respond as soon as we’re available.

1:1 Student Advising (youcanbook.me)

1:1 advising appointments about off-campus programs and applications will continue remotely utilizing Zoom Meeting (preferred) or phone (if you are unable to access Zoom).

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Other Ways to Get In Touch

*We realize that not everyone may have access to Google Suite without use of a VPN- so please see below for other messaging options.

Alternative ways to connect for advising: Our preference is to connect on Zoom for 1:1 advising. However, we can also use Skype. Contact us at global@risd.edu with questions on how to connect.

Instagram Direct message: Reach us on Instagram (@risdglobal), by clicking the “message” or “contact” button in our profile. (That email goes straight to Catherine, our Global Coordinator)

@risdglobal on Instagram

Faculty: How to reach us

For RISD FACULTY AND ACADEMIC and EXTERNAL PARTNERS, please reach out to Valeria Albani, Associate Director, off-campus Global learning, at valbani@risd.edu for any inquiry. Valeria is also available for 1:1 faculty advising, by appointment.

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