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.

2022-2023 Timeline

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

March 1

Deadline for Medical Accommodation and Residency Waivers.  Assignments will be sent after room selection.

Application due for returners wishing for a timeslot.

March 23

Timeslots issued to returning students. 

March 28 – April 1

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 2022-2023

Click here for 2022-2023 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 2022-2023 FAQ.

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Prepare for housing selection

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