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Welcome to Brown University

About University Auxilliary Housing

The University Auxiliary Housing Office is here to provide assistance with various housing options, resources, and services. Whether you are relocating to Rhode Island, are visiting the University on a short-term basis, or live in the area and are looking for resources to support a housing search, this web site is a good starting point.

Short-term Accommodations (Visiting Scholar Housing)

Whether you are new faculty/staff relocating to Rhode Island or a university guest, the Office of Auxiliary Housing can provide you with short-term housing conveniently located on or near campus. Please view the Visiting Scholar Housing information to the left for details and reservation information. The Manager, Real Estate and Auxiliary Housing is also available to assist incoming faculty and staff by identifying resources available to them through the University.

Brown Students Moving Off-Campus

Graduate students and undergraduates with off-campus permission seeking housing in the neighborhoods surrounding Brown will find these sections of our web site useful:

  • Brown-owned Housing Information
  • Guide to Off-Campus Living
  • Off-Campus Housing Service (current listings of privately-owned housing options)
  • Graduate Student Housing (first-year graduate students are offered a limited number of efficiency, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments located on campus).


If you are a landlord who would like to advertise your property using our website, please use the link on the bottom right of this page titled Off-Campus Housing Service.

Update (November 2007) on University Improvements for Housing for Students with Disabilities