Students who wish to arrive early, leave late, or stay over the holiday break (December 18 – January 1) may opt to do so following the guidelines below. Contract extensions are for housing only. There is no meal plan included in a housing contract extension. Dining points may work during extension periods but RISD Dining options may be limited or unavailable.
|Early Arrival or Late Departure Request|
|Date Request Submitted||Daily Extension Cost|
|Prior to 2 weeks before your scheduled opening/closing date||$35 per night|
|7‐13 days before your scheduled opening/closing date||$50 per night|
|2‐6 days before your scheduled opening/closing date||$75 per night|
|Students who arrive on campus unannounced requesting key||$100 per night|
|Students found in the halls without permission||$150 per night|
|Students who request an extension and then cancel that request must do so more than 1 week prior to opening/closing to avoid being charged the requested fee. No refund will be issued for students who cancel their request less than 1 week in advance. Students arriving early or staying late should understand that food and other services will not be available
during their extended stay. In the event of severe weather RISD may adjust opening and/or closing dates as is determined necessary by the school.
|Partial or Entire Winter/Holiday Break Housing Request|
|Request Type||Date Request Submitted||Price Per Day / Total Break Price|
|Partial / Entire Break||Before December 1, 2016||$35 per night / $400 for entire break|
|Partial / Entire Break||After December 1, 2016||$50 per night / $500 for entire break|
|Charles Landing Resident Full/Partial Break||Before December 1, 2016||$0 per night/$0 for entire break when requested by Dec. 1|
|Charles Landing Resident Full/Partial Break||After December 1, 2016||$50 flat fee|