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Information for prospective students

Degree Program Students

  • RISD Health Services is a nurse practitioner-led medical clinic on campus, with diagnostic and prescriptive abilities.
  • RISD Health Services provides high quality, confidential, and inclusive health care to students.
  • We recognize the importance of physical and emotional wellness for developing artists, and work with students to develop plans of care to fit their specific needs.
  • Health Services offers routine well care (including gynecology care), same day sick visits, and episodic management of chronic conditions.
  • For students with complex medical conditions and needs, our nurse case manager can coordinate ongoing specialized care in the Providence area.
  • We maintain relationships with a variety of medical specialists in the Providence area and can refer students as needs arise.
  • Students benefit from personalized care in a supportive environment as they transition into independent adults navigating the health care system.
  • All RISD students, including graduate and commuting students are required to submit health forms and proof of having received required vaccinations. Due to the intensive studio-driven nature of RISD programs and the global composition of our community, we firmly believe in maintaining high levels of public health compliance and data.

Hours & Appointments

Our hours:

Monday 8am – 7pm
Tuesday 8am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am – 4:30pm
Thursday 8am – 4:30pm
Friday 8am – 6pm

Closed on weekends

Our services are available to students both on-campus and off-campus. We will do our best to provide care by phone or Zoom when possible.


72 Pine Street, 2nd floor

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