Residence Life

The Residence Life program at RISD provides a safe and supportive environment empowering students to create inclusive communities that foster their artistic and personal development. Our programs and services offer opportunities for student engagement, leadership, health, cultural competence, and responsibility.

The Residence Life website provides:

  • Overview of Residence Life
  • Residence Life policies and processes
  • Residence Life programming and events
  • Student Staff selection process
  • Housing selection process
  • Residence Halls pictures, rates, and amenities
  • Housing resources
  • Off campus housing resources
  • Staff contacts and bios
  • Frequently asked questions and answers


Kevin Forti
Director of Residence Life
401 454-6651

Stephen Green
Area Coordinator for Hill Houses & Apartments
401 454-6715
Colonial Apartments

Britt Locklin
Resident Director, First Year Housing
401 709-8431

Caley Logsdon
Area Coordinator for 15 West
401 427-6914
15 West

Alexis Lopez
Resident Director for Hill Houses
401 427-3441
Colonial Office

Anu Meschisen
Associate Director for Housing Operations
401 709-8404

Joshua Peipock
Senior Associate Director for Residential Education
401 454-6654

Kyle Penrod
Resident Director for 15 West
401 709-8658
15 West Office

Carly Tryens
Department Coordinator
401 277-4967

Area Coordinator for First Year Housing