Current Students Housing

Residence Life provides a wide variety of housing options for our returning, current students. Options include small community-centric houses, suites, studio apartments, and 3-4 bedroom apartments.

2023-2024 Timeline

Housing Selection begins; students may complete the application on the Housing Portal

March 1

Deadline for Medical Accommodation, Residency Waivers, and Same Room Selection (Upperclass Housing Only).  Assignments will be sent prior to room selection as applicable.

March 20

Housing Application due for returners wishing for a timeslot.

March 22

Timeslots issued to returning students. 

March 27 – 30

Housing selection takes place; timeslots are on a day this week.

residence halls

Select from the areas below to explore our Sophomore and Upperclassmen residence halls, amenities, and view photos.

Sophomore Housing
Upperclassmen Housing

Housing + Dining Rates 2023-2024

Click here for 2023-2024 Housing + Dining room rates.

Medical accommodations

Medical accommodation requests are due March 1.

Room selection guide

Click here for our room selection guide. This page outline the 2 part process to selecting a room, or requesting a guaranteed single and/or to be on the housing placement list.


RISD has a two year live-on requirement. As such, first year and sophomore students are required to live on campus.

FAQ + Questions

Click here for Housing Selection 2023-2024 FAQ.

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Prepare for housing selection

Here are some resources to help as you prepare for housing selection: