Past Event

Wintersession 2023 General Pre-Departure Meeting

Accepted students are required to join us for the Wintersession General Pre-Departure Meeting (Berlin, NYC, Hawai'i, Italy, and India) on Wednesday November 16th, 2022 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Please arrive a few minutes early so that you have time to sign in - attendance will be taken.

All WS travel course participants must attend in person.

The Student Orientation meeting will cover:

  • Cultural Information
  • Disabilities Abroad
  • Emergency! What to do.
  • Etiquette
  • Health & Wellness
  • Insurance
  • Language
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental Health
  • Money
  • Phone, Wifi, Power
  • Prescription Medication
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Safety Tips
  • Title IX
  • Visas
This year the course-specific pre-departure meetings with faculty will take place independent from the general meeting with RISD Global.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out! We look forward to seeing you then.