RISD Policy and Procedure Library

Welcome to the Policy and Procedure Library, the official site for all current institutional policies, procedures and forms of Rhode Island School of Design.

The goals of all RISD’s policies are to

  • clarify the institution's expectations of its individual members
  • increase transparency in our relations with all constituents
  • provide management and visibility into areas of risk and compliance
  • enhance efficiency
  • ensure compliance with laws and regulations
  • guide us in fulfilling our philosophy and reaching our goals as set forth in our mission statement.

How to Navigate this Site:

Browse by category below or search by keyword or phrase in the search box above.

Please contact Denise Siomkin, Policy Coordinator, at policy@risd.edu with questions related to these policies.

Policy Development and Governance:

View the Policy on Administrative Policies and learn more about policy development at RISD.

Operations Policies

Campus Services

Human Resources

Information Technology (ITServices)

Policy Development

Risk, Emergency Management and Compliance

Student Academic Policies

General Information



Off-Campus Programs

Other Programs


Student Records

Student Life Policies

Code of Student Conduct and Procedures


Health and Safety

Residence Life

Security and Transportation

Student Affairs

Other RISD Policies

Policies and procedures for other RISD functions can be found at the following websites:

Academic Affairs

Financial Aid & Student Accounts


Title IX

RISD reserves the right to change requirements, policies, rules and regulations without prior notice in accordance with established procedures.