Resources at Brown
Assists students in planning and carrying out different curricular options by providing advisement, program support and written resource materials. Provides students with information on educational opportunities such as GISPS, ISPs, Academic Internships, and Leave-taking Programs, as well as not-for-credit programs like Resource Scholars, Resource Artists and Brown Around the World.
Campus Access Advisory Committee (CAAC)
A committee made up of administrators, faculty, and students that is charged to review general issues of disability and make recommendations for the continuing education and awareness regarding these issues in the Brown community. Contact SEAS at 401-863-9588 or by email at SEAS@brown.edu if you conerns or questions you want posed to the CAAC.
Provides services to undergraduate students to assist in their career success through "early student involvement with career services, applied learning and internships, exploration and research" as well as "connections with alumni and employers." The office conducts workshops, programs and career events. It also provides counseling, career resources, information on internships, research opportunities, employment, as well as tools for self-assessment, career exploration and winning strategies for getting hired.
An umbrella organization for volunteer activities in the Rhode Island community. It provides opportunities for working with people with disabilities. Located at 25 George Street. For more information, call 863-3676.
It provides free computer training to Brown University students, staff, and faculty. The duration of most classes is 90 minutes and take place from Tuesday through Thursday. Located in the CIS building.
Dean Kathleen McSharry provides consultations to students who have concerns about the effects of substance abuse on themselves or others. For more information, call 863-2536.
Offers support for all undergraduate students in matters that are primarily academic. Represents the academic interests of undergraduates to the rest of the university community. In addition, it supports varied academic resources run by other offices. Dean Robert Show serves as a liaison for students with disabilities. Located in University Hall, in Rhode Island Hall and in Partridge Hall. For more information, call 401-863-9800.
Offers dorm workshops, individual appointments, phone consultations, peer education and reading materials. Located on the 3rd floor of Health Services on 13 Brown Street. For more information, call 863-2794.
Open to all undergraduate, graduate and medical students. Must have paid the mandatory health fee. Located on 13 Brown Street. For more information, call 863-3953 or 863-1330 (TTY).
Brown University has seven libraries providing information and research sources to the Brown community including the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, the Sciences Library, the Orwig Music Library, the Art Slide Library, the John Hay Library, the Demography Library, and the Annmary Brown Memorial Library, as well as an off-site collections storage and an affiliated library, the John Carter Brown Library.
A center that offers assistance on a walk-in basis for Brown students taking calculus courses. Staff, which consists of both undergraduate and graduate students, assist students in understanding the course-work covered in their calculus courses, answer questions, help students through difficulties and consult regarding homework assignments. Assistance is provided on an individual and small group basis. The Math Resource Center Web site provides additional information about the location and hours as well as how to contact them.
Offers crisis intervention and short-term psychotherapy to students who are in psychological distress. Also offers support groups, Mental Health Awareness Series, and a lending library. Located in J. Walter Wilson, Rm 516. For more information, call 863-3476 (with TTY).
A Center for students concerned with women and gender issues. Provides a meeting space and houses an art gallery, darkroom, library, resource center, and lounge area. For more information, call 401-863-3402.
The Center is founded on the belief that "service is a central concern of a liberal education." It sponsors community-based programs and partnerships, provides tools, resources and advice for doing community service work, as well as information on listings of related courses, funding resources and career opportunities for the socially conscious. For more information, call 401-463-2338.
Conducts study skills workshops that are beneficial to all students. Workshop topics include time management, reading strategies, note taking and test preparation. Offered on an individualized basis or in groups of four or more. Workshops last approximately 50 minutes. Run by students who have received training in study skills and facilitation. For more information, e-mail Study_Skills@brown.edu.
Provides tutorial services to any student seeking academic assistance in classes in which he or she is currently enrolled. Tutoring is provided by qualified undergraduate and graduate students. Small groups of two to three students, as well as individualized tutoring sessions are available. Peer tutors are available for 1-2 hours a week per course. Interested students must apply for a tutor. Located J.Walter Wilson. For more information, call 863-9248. For more information, check out the tutoring website, under T on the A to Z menu.
The center provides writing assistance for all members of the Brown community. Staffed by graduate students from a variety of disciplines who are experienced in writing and teaching and undergo ongoing training. Associates are prepared to review a variety of types of writing and to discuss your specific writing concerns. Individual conferences are available, as well as workshop sessions. Walk-in hours are available, but appointments in advance are preferable. For more information, please call 863-3524.