Upperclass Housing

Upperclass housing options provide a greater level of independence for juniors, seniors, 5th year seniors, and graduate students. Comprised of primarily apartments, studios, and lofts, these spaces provide access to kitchens and greater autonomy over your space.

Upperclass Housing Buildings
Buildings Include:

The following buildings and floors are designated for upperclass students. Upperclass students have priority housing selection for these spaces. Click on the building to view room types, amenities, and floor plans. Housing tour videos are located below.

Upperclassmen Area Room Types:
BuildingRoom Types
15 West
(Floors 6-11)
Apartments (3 or 4 Bedroom)
Group Loft
Shared Triple Loft
Shared Double Loft
Studio Loft
Two Bedroom Loft
Colonial ApartmentsStudio Apartment
Apartments (2 or 3 Bedroom)
Dwight House ApartmentsStudio Apartment

Students residing in apartment and loft style housing will receive Met Swipes, Dining Points, Guest Meals, and Café Credits.

Note: Because Mini Lofts in 15 West do not have any kitchen amenities, students residing in this room type will receive the same meal allotment as students in the Alcove Suites (Met Swipes, Dining Points, Guest Meals and Café Credits)

Housing Tour Videos
15 West Housing Tour Video
Colonial Apartments Housing Tour Video
Dwight House Housing Tour Video

The following Community Coordinator supervises the upperclass buildings. Community Coordinators are your go-to person for any questions or issues you may have living in these buildings.

Community CoordinatorBuildings
Zach Raso
Email: zraso@risd.edu
Office Phone: 401-709-8623
Office Location: South Hall, Residence Life Office
15 West
Selena Hocker
Email: shocker@risd.edu
Office Phone: 401-277-4835
Office Location: Colonial C, 1st floor
Colonial Apartments
Dwight House
Hill Houses