RISD Global Summer Studies 2017
LIMITED ENROLLMENT, Registration Deadline April 3rd, 2017
All participants must complete and submit the following application form:
Global Summer Studies 2017 Application form is now closed.
Once the form is submitted, the Office of the Registrar will send an acknowledgement e-mail with details regarding the payment and registration process. Applicants will be asked to make payments within 72 hours from this acknowledgement e-mail to secure their space in the course.. Upon deposit and/or full payment, the applicant will be officially registered and will receive a confirmation email. If the course has filled, applications will still be accepted for the waitlist.
Please make sure that the e-mail address is clearly identified on the application form.
Payments and deadlines
If an application has been received prior to Sunday, March 12th, a minimum non-refundable deposit of $1,500 must be submitted or you may also pay in full/ Full payment must be received no later than April 3rd in order for official registration to occur. Any application submitted after March 12th will require a full payment by the April 3d deadline.
January 3 – March 12 Registration is open through payment of full tuition or non-refundable $1,500 deposit
March 13 – April 3 Late registration through full payment only. Applicants who paid the $1,500 non-refundable deposit must pay the remaining tuition
April 3 Registration deadline. Full payments required
April 4 – 6 Notification to waitlisted students
April 10 Communication to participant about course confirmation/cancellation
All payment must be submitted via www.risdtravel.afford.com using a credit card or US checking/savings account. US checking/savings account payments will not be available after March 13th.
For question about the registration process, please contact the Office of the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All course tuitions include shared accommodation, studio space, local transportation, field trips, tours, guides and lectures, museums and/or site visits fees, some group lunch/dinners, Health and Travel Insurance through GeoBlue. In specific cases, additional details (such as materials, additional meals, etc) might be included. Please review the specific course description. Participants are responsible for their travel arrangements to and from the course location.
RISD Global Summer Studies are open to art and design undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professionals. The programs don’t have prerequisite and/or portfolio requirements. Space is limited and applications are processed on a first come-first serve basis. All courses are taught in English.
RISD Global Summer Studies offer 3 credits. Prior to enrolling, applicants must review the acceptance/transfer of credits with their Academic Advisors / Department heads. For RISD students, credits will be applied according to defined requirements for the student's major. Academic advisors can provide more information about requirements application.
Non-RISD students may request an official transcript displaying their earned credits and grade for the course by visiting www.getmytranscript.com. Please be advised that the transcript will not be available until after official grading has taken place.
Passport and visa
All participants must have a valid passport expiring at least six months after the final day of the course. Participants are responsible for maintaining their own legal status and applying for their Visa (if requested). Upon request, RISD Global will provide participants with a registration letter in support of their Visa process.
RISD Global reserves the right to cancel a course due to low enrollment. Final course confirmation will be sent to registered students by April 10, 2017. Participants should not book airline tickets or make travel arrangements prior to the course confirmation. Any cost incurred in such situation is on the participant’s responsibility.
In case of cancellation, all payments will be refunded in full.
The withdrawal from a RISD Global Summer Studies results in a “F” grade and the loss of any potential refund.
Applicants are eligible for a full refund, excluding the non-refundable $1,500 deposit and any fee already expended by RISD Global, until the registration deadline of April 3, 2017. To obtain a refund, applicants must submit written notification of withdrawal to RISD Global at email@example.com. After the registration deadline, refunds for RISD Global Summer Studies will no longer be issued.