Pre-Orientation Service Experience

Open to first-year and transfer students, POSE (Pre-Orientation Service Experience) is an intensive five-day program prior to New Student Orientation that fosters incoming student engagement with the community around campus. Those students who apply to participate in POSE are notified of their acceptance in July. Please email csi@risd.edu with any questions.

POSE dates

June

18

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Applications are reviewed during a 1-2 week period after the deadline and students will be notified of acceptance shortly thereafter. On average, 65-70% of applicants are accepted to the POSE program.

In order to access the POSE application below, please sign into your RISD gmail account.

July

13

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Students who apply for POSE will be notified of their acceptance by mid-July.

August

30

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If you applied to POSE and were accepted as a participant, you're able to move into campus housing prior to the start of the program. All incoming students are notified of their housing assignments in June.

Aug/Sep

30-2

POSE begins

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