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Computing & Information Technology

Computing and Information Services (CIS) is the central organization providing computing services to Brown University. The IT Service Center is located at 115 Waterman Street in The Thomas J. Watson Sr. Center for Information Technology (CIT). CIS offers many resources and services to help enrich the academic and research environment, including:

Brown Computing Policy
Brown University requires that all community members behave responsibly and legally in their use of the Universityʼs computing resources. To activate an account, a student must agree to comply with the Acceptable Use Policy and the Copyright Infringement Policy. To use a computer on the network in the residence halls, a student must agree to comply with the Network Connection Policy. Students who do not comply will be held personally responsible for violations, including those associated with illegal downloads of copyrighted materials. All policies can be viewed on the Computing Policy page.