Directions, Parking and Mailing Information

Directions

The new Alpert Medical School building is located at 222 Richmond Street, in Providence's Knowledge District, a short walk from the 143-acre campus of Brown University.

By Automobile
From points north or south

Take I-95 North or South to Exit 22A, Memorial Blvd, in Providence. Memorial Blvd becomes Dyer Street. Continue down Dyer Street for approximately 3/10 of a mile. Then turn right onto Ship Street. Take your first left onto Richmond Street. Our building will be located on immediately on your left.

From points east

Take I-195 W to the Point Street Exit. (Exit #1A) Take a sharp right onto Point Street. After approximately, 2/10 of a mile, turn left onto Richmond Street. The medical school building is located at 222 Richmond Street, approximately 2/10 of a mile down on your right.

By Plane

T.F. Green Airport is located in Warwick, about 10 miles south of Providence.

InterLink, a train station accessible by skywalk from the airport terminal, is served by Amtrak and Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA).

By Bus

Providence is served by Peter Pan and Greyhound bus lines, which stop in downtown Kennedy Plaza. From there, it's a short walk or taxi ride (less than a mile) to the School.

Taxi cab phone numbers

East Side Taxi 401-521-4200      Economy Taxi 401-944-6700
Rhode Island Taxi 401-272-1222

Parking

Role Parking Options
Students
  • Medical students have the option of purchasing a permit for the parking garage adjacent to the medical building at an annual cost of $605.
  • Students who wish to purchase a permit should register themselves and their vehicle by visiting https://brown.parkadmin.com/users/.  You can then pick up your permit on the main campus at the J. Walter Wilson Building (60 Brown Street, Suite 511).  A Brown ID, vehicle registration form, and proof of insurance will be required.  
  • Contact Brown’s Transportation Office for more details.
Faculty who teach AMS students or hold significant administrative roles
  • Parking will be provided at no cost to eligible faculty on a daily or annual basis as appropriate.  To be eligible, you must be actively engaged in direct instruction of students or have a significant administrative role such as course director.  Unfortunately, free parking is not available for faculty involved in other activities at the medical school building such as meetings or research.  See below for other options.
All others (e.g. faculty not included above, meeting attendees, visitors)
  • Individuals can purchase parking in the adjacent parking garage for $12 a day (hourly also available).  The garage is open from 6:00 AM until 10:00 PM 7 days per week. A debit or credit card is required for payment--no cash is accepted.
  • Garage parking is not guaranteed and is on a first-come first-served basis. It does fill up on heavy activity days.
  • Metered street parking is available.
  • During normal business hours the Brown shuttle is an option for students, staff and faculty with a Brown ID. Its route includes the Power Street Garage on the main campus, where paid visitor parking is available. It also stops at multiple campus locations, the main entrance of Rhode Island Hospital, and at the Coro Building.
  • Please do not park in the surface lots directly across the street from the medical school’s main entrance.  You will be ticketed and possibly towed.
Special events
  • In addition to the options described above, special parking arrangements for events can be made through BioMed Facilities Planning and Operations; the requesting party is financially responsible for all associated costs. Email Event Manager Julie Jewett for details. Please make arrangements at least 3 business days before your event; requests are based on availability and are not guaranteed

Inquiries regarding parking should be directed to medschool-administration@brown.edu.

Mailing Information

Mailing Address
The Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University
Box G-M1
Providence, RI 02912

Shipping Address for Express Deliveries (UPS, FedEx, DHL)
The Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University
Box G-M1
70 Ship Street
Providence, RI 02903

Building Address
222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI 02903