Welcome to RISD!

The Office of Intercultural Student Engagement (ISE) cultivates an environment that recognizes an ever-changing campus and global community.


FGC POP Applications

RISD FGC POP is an intensive, two-week, multifaceted experience for incoming RISD students who are 1st generation college students.

Learn more.

Deadline to apply is June 1, 2022.

Apply to become an FGC-POP participant here.

Apply to become an FGC-POP Student Leader here.

Apply to be an FGC Mentor here

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Dining in Community Series

Attend a conversation about student community engagement experiences at RISD! The gathering is designed to be a collaborative space where students can come together to share and learn about experiences of connecting creative practice with community individually and collectively.


Dinner will be served. RSVP is required as space is limited.

Email community@risd.edu to RSVP.

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Local Artist Series: Vanessa Calixto

ISE invites you to attend the Local Artist Series. During this hour-long event, attendees will learn about the work of a local artist,

and have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session.

The next featured artist is Vanessa Calixto. 


When: May 5, 2022; 6 pm to 7 pm

Where: Ewing Multicultural Center Lounge

Refreshments will be provided, and registration is required for attendance as space is limited.


Register here.

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Check out our ongoing events by connecting with us on social media and keeping up to date with our event calendar. We welcome you to take a break in our student lounge at the Ewing Multicultural Center.