RISD Alumni Ricky Rainbow Beard volunteers at RISD Weekend.


RISD alumni power our extraordinary community. If you want to give back to RISD with your expertise, time, or thoughts, we are ready to work with you!

Current opportunities

  • Serve as a leader or committee member with a regional club or affinity group
  • Help your class plan and celebrate their upcoming reunion
  • Mentor a RISD student or recent graduate
  • Hire a RISD student intern
  • Recruit RISD students or alumni for job opportunities
  • Host an event such as a summer welcome reception for newly admitted students or a local gathering for RISD alumni
  • Participate in a Career Center portfolio review or other programs
  • Review prospective student portfolios for RISD during national portfolio days and help RISD Admissions recruit new students
  • Volunteer for RISD Weekend or Commencement¬†
  • Play an active role in philanthropy at RISD by joining the RISD Fund Steering Committee as both a volunteer in fundraising efforts and a leadership giving donor.
Club of Ri at New Harvest