RISD will not host on-campus summer programming. Students are required to be fully vaccinated by the fall semester, at which time RISD will open with fewer health and safety restrictions.

What you need to know


Wear a face covering

  • face coverings are required on campus
  • community members are expected to provide their own coverings
Social Distancing

De-densified campus

  • campus spaces support physical distancing
  • staff are working remotely wherever possible

Testing and care

  • RISD is testing 50 percent of its on-campus population every week
  • COVID-19 evaluation is available to students at Thompson House respiratory clinic staff 
  • Learn more about testing

Tracking COVID-19 at RISD

  • the COVID-19 dashboard provides up-to-date statistics from ongoing campus testing
  • data is updated daily Monday—Friday with laboratory-verified results

Seek support


Keep informed

Personal, confidential and quality health care – right on campus.

Supporting and promoting good mental health at RISD.

Stay updated on COVID-19 with community updates, FAQs and resources.

Announcements and Events

Sometimes we’re all affected by a health condition — from cold and flu season to more serious issues. Check here for important, timely news on events or services to help you stay healthy — and to get the latest updates on any campus-wide health alerts.