RISD AccountThe RISD Account is used to access many services. Your RISD account username, email address and password will be emailed to your personal email address in two separate emails. Contact the IT Service Desk at 401-454-6106 if you have not received your account credentials. (Make sure to check your Spam or Junk Mail folder first!)
Password Service |
password.risd.eduUse this self-service tool to change or reset a forgotten password. To get started, enroll in the service by entering a mobile number and/or an alternate email address. Once enrolled, you will be able to reset your own forgotten password via a text message or email. Visit our Password Service Enrollment training page for our quick enrollment tutorials or
Password Service FAQs for more information.
RISD Email |
gmail.comRISD uses Google Apps for Education (Mail, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc.) for email. As a Google Education user you receive unlimited storage. Drive for Education supports individual files up to 5TB in size. In addition, you keep your RISD Google account for life as a RISD alumnus!
Workday (Faculty/Staff and Student Workers) | wd5.myworkday.com/risd Workday is a human resources, financial and student information system designed to modernize and standardize the way RISD delivers key services to our community. Currently RISD uses Workday for all financial and human resources functions. Use your RISD Account username and password to sign in.
Duo Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is also required for most staff and faculty. New users may find the following videos, job aids and links helpful:
View additional support and training resources on workday.risd.edu.
Zoom | risd.zoom.usZoom is RISD's web conferencing platform and telephone service. All faculty, staff and students have a licensed Zoom account. Sign in to risd.zoom.us to activate your account.
Canvas | canvas.risd.eduCanvas is RISD's Learning Management System (LMS). Visit canvas.risd.edu and sign in with your RISD username and password. All community members are assigned a Public Health course to complete on Canvas. Visit our Canvas page for training and additional resources.
My RISD* | my.risd.edu My RISD is a mobile and desktop solution (my.risd.edu) that will personalize your RISD experience and make it easier for students, staff, faculty and visitors to access campus services and resources. Download the My RISD app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store to load it on your device. Select the appropriate persona (i.e. students, staff & faculty, or welcome) for a personalized view of relevant information. *The My RISD app has a direct link to the Daily COVID Self Assessment which is required for all users heading to RISD campus.
WebAdvisor | wa.risd.eduWebAdvisor is where faculty, staff and students enter
RISD!Alert emergency contact information. RISD!Alert is the system RISD uses to distribute time-sensitive information quickly to the community by means of broadcast telephone, email, and text messaging. WebAdvisor is also where students get their registration times, declare their major (first year only) and view mid/final term narratives. Faculty will use to view their class roster, submit grades and purchase books.
Colleague (Student Support Staff) |
colleagueui.risd.edu RISD uses Ellucian's Colleague product for our ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. Colleague contains student related administrative records of our institution. To obtain an account or additional access have your supervisor submit the
IT Additional Access on-line form.
Network ResourcesFaculty and staff have access to secure network storage on our servers that are backed up every evening. There are several departments that use this secure storage to share files within their respective groups. Check with your supervisor to see if your department has shared storage and if you will need access for your role. To obtain this additional access, have your supervisor complete the IT Additional Access on-line form. More about Network Resources.
RISD VPN (Off Campus)Faculty and staff may use RISD's virtual private network (VPN) to access files and services remotely. View the VPN page for additional information and a link to the software download.
Wireless Networks (On Campus)RISD has two secure Wireless networks, RISD-Wifi and Eduroam. For more information visit Wireless.