First-Year Graduate Housing Program
A number of apartments are reserved by Auxiliary Housing for first-year graduate students who might encounter difficulty in traveling to Providence to find housing before fall classes begin. On- or near-campus apartments are available through this program and range in size from efficiencies to three-bedroom apartments. Applications for the first-year housing program, as well as detailed descriptions of each type of unit, floor plans, pricing, and photos of apartment interiors and exteriors are available on the Office of Auxiliary Housing website under the heading First-Year Graduate Housing Program.
Other Brown-Owned Housing
The Office of Auxiliary Housing is also responsible for the leasing and management of approximately 150 University-owned off-campus housing units available to undergraduates, graduate students, RUE, and medical students. These living units range in size from efficiency to multi-bedroom units/houses surrounding the campus. Nine month, twelve-month, and summer leases will be available for either a one-bedroom efficiency apartments, or a single room within a shared two-bedroom apartment. Currently, the cost is set at $825/month and includes basic cable and internet. The Auxiliary Housing Office has parking spaces available to its tenants for an additional monthly fee.
On-Campus Housing: Graduate Advising Fellows
Graduate Advising Fellows (GAFs) are graduate students who wish to be involved with community building initiatives within the residence halls and bring valuable experience to bear on this position. GAFs live on campus and assist with the quality of life within Brown's residence halls August 1 through May 31. A GAF’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assistance with the management and administration of the residential community, crisis-management response and serving in an on-call rotation, guidance and mentoring of students in academic and co-curricular pursuits, and assisting in the resolution of student conflicts. More information, and an application for the position, can be found on the Residential Life website.