Meet Your Major!

The deadline to for freshmen to declare majors is at the end of February. We are excited to announce the RISD 360° Meet Your Major series to help answer your questions about all the majors offered here at RISD. The events kick off on Tuesday, January 14th. Each one features 4 majors per week at […]


John Maeda visits Student Alliance

Meeting Minutes 2/18/2013 Department Rep Updates APPAREL – Woods-Gerry Opening this Thursday, 6-7:30 ARCHITECTURE – There are several upcoming lectures, as well as news that RISD has been accepted to compete in the Solar Decathlon. CERAMICS – Saturday, Feb. 16th is the ‘Blue and White’ show opening. DIGITAL + MEDIA – Announced the habits of […]

John Maeda at Student Alliance

Meeting Minutes January 30

This meeting was all about graduation, from discussing commencement poles to tackling the design of the Benson Diploma. Do we like it? Do we not? Click the link for a full recap!

January 30th meeting

January 16th Meeting

A jam packed meeting, with guest speakers from RISD Quickies, Crunchbutton, the STEM to STEAM club, and an open forum on the current state of Wintersession. Click for more detail!

January 16th Meeting

Meeting Minutes 12/12/12

In this meeting we reviewed our role as a Student Alliance for the first semester and took suggestions on how to improve in the future. Ms. Annie Newman also came to talk about the Master Plan for RISD. Click for the full recap!


Senior Open Studios 2013

On January 25th, each of our 16 undergraduate departments showcased their work and celebrated their seniors. Click through the photos for your own virtual tour of the night!

Illustration Open Studios

2012 Fall Open Crit Schedule

Open Crits are happening— go take a look and see what other departments doing!


Meeting Minutes November 28th

We invited Chief Ken Bilodeau and KPAGs to speak on behalf of RISD Public Safety at this meeting. They answered questions and addressed concerns from the student body. Click for the full recap!


Meeting Minutes November 14

For this meeting we invited the Solar Decathlon team to talk about their desire to get RISD involved in this amazing, interdisciplinary competition. Greg Victory also came on behalf of Career Services. He elaborated on his role in the past year as the head of Career Services, and where he wants to take the office in the future. Click for the full recap!

Meeting Minutes October 17

In this election-themed meeting, RISD votes gave a presentation on what their club does around the school. We also had the pleasure of hosting Rob Rocks, an elections expert from the Rhode Island Secretary of State's Office. He answered all election-related questions of those in attendance. Click for the full recap!

To best serve the interests of the student body, the RISD Undergraduate Student Alliance aims to strengthen its own presence on campus by engaging students through an increased flow of accurate and direct information, while

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