New Students

New Student Housing Info

All of the information you need regarding housing, including housing selection timeline, how to select a roommate, residence halls, terms, and guides for new, incoming undergraduate students and transfer students.

New Student FAQ

Regularly updated FAQ on housing selection, move in, meals, residence halls, and more!

First Year Experience: RISD Launch

Learn more about the residential experience catered specifically to incoming first year students.

New Graduate Student Housing Info

All of the information you need regarding housing and resources for new incoming graduate students.

What to Bring

More information about what to bring and what NOT to bring to campus.

Residence Life Policies

Familiarize yourself with Residence Life’s policies for living on campus. These policies include pets, guests, fire safety, and more.

First Year Residence Halls

Learn more about the first year residence halls and work rooms, what’s provided in rooms, photos, and floor plans.

Brown/RISD Dual Degree Welcome Page

The official welcome page and resource guide for incoming Brown/RISD Dual Degree students.


Community Coordinator – East, Homer, and South Hall – Brendan Cody (

Community Coordinator – North and Nickerson Hall – Emma Michels (