International Students

Coming to RISD from afar can be a challenge.

ISE is committed to supporting the international student population. Stop by our office to learn how we can help you have a smooth transition to campus. 

If you have ideas for cross-culture events, please email We are happy to partner with students, faculty, and staff to provide fun, informative events.

Learn about culture shock here.

For more resources, refer to the RISD Office of International Student Services.