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Pre-College Programs: Directions to Brown's Campus

Information for Accepted Students


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Arriving on Campus

On your orientation day, you will want to arrive for check-in at the Main Green, which is at the corner of Brown and George Streets in Providence.

Providence is a medium-sized city easily accessible by car. For those flying in, TF Green Airport is a convenient, single-terminal airport about a 15-minute drive from campus. Logan Airport in Boston is approximately 1 hour away.

Arrival by Car

On orientation days, students find it convenient to leave their luggage in the car and walk to check-in. Once you are checked in, luggage may be brought directly to your residence hall.

From the North or South on Interstate 95: Take Exit 22 to Downtown Providence. Continue straight on Memorial Boulevard; turn left onto College Street at the fourth set of traffic lights. Halfway up the hill, turn right onto Benefit Street. Take your first left on George Street. Parking is limited, so park wherever you can find space near the intersection of George Street and Brown Street (Magee Street, Benevolent Street, or Charlesfield Street).

From the East on Interstate 195: Take Exit 2 to South Main Street. At the end of the exit ramp, go straight through the lights onto South Main Street and continue for half a mile until the first set of traffic lights. Turn right onto College Street and then right onto Benefit Street. Take your first left on George Street. Park on any one of the following streets adjacent to George Street: Magee Street, Brown Street, Benevolent Street, or Charlesfield Street.

From the NorthWest: Follow Route 146 to I-95 South. Once on I-95 South, follow the directions above (from the north and south).

Arrival by Train

Providence is served by Amtrak and Boston's Commuter Rail.

The Providence Amtrak train station is a short cab ride to the University.

Arrival by Bus

Providence is served by PeterPan bus lines.

Their Providence terminals are a short cab ride to the University.

Arrival by Air

Providence TF Green Airport

T.F. Green International Airport (named for Theodore Francis Green, Brown class of 1887) is served by many national and regional airlines. The airport, which is in the city of Warwick, is approximately 10 miles from the University. A variety of ground transportation is available from the terminal to Providence.

Airport shuttle

A shuttle will run every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour from TF Green Airport to the Brown University Campus according to the schedule below. Students arriving at the airport should meet a representative from Shuttle Solutions with a "Brown Pre-College Programs" sign near baggage claim who will direct them to the vehicles in the lot.

Cost: $20 USD/student per way. Shuttle Solutions LLC accepts CASH ONLY.

Schedule

Arrivals | Sunday

8am – 1pm
TF Green Airport –› Brown Main Green (94 George St)

1pm – 7pm  
TF Green Airport –› Brown Office of Residential Life (42 Charlesfield Street)

Departures* | Friday

1 – 9pm
Brown Office of Residential Life (42 Charlesfield Street) –› TF Green Airport

Late Departures* | Saturday

6 – 11am
Brown Office of Residential Life (42 Charlesfield Street) –› TF Green Airport

*Due to the unique schedule for programs ending on 7/2 shuttle departures will run as follows:
Thursday 7/2: 1 – 9pm
Friday 7/3: 6 – 11am
Saturday 7/4: No shuttle service.

If you need transportation outside of these hours, please plan on taking a cab or contact Shuttle Solutions LLC 401-467-2225 in advance of your planned arrival to determine if they can assist you.

Arrival by Air - Boston Logan Airport

If you are arriving via airplane at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts (www.massport.com) please take a Peter Pan Bus to Providence (approximately a one hour and thirty minute ride). Visit the Peter Pan Bus/Logan Airport website for complete information on schedules and ticket purchasing.*Please note, after arriving into Peter Pan Bus Terminal in Providence, you will need to contact a local taxi company to bring you to Brown University. Please see local taxi cab numbers listed below to set-up in advance.

Local Taxi Telephone Numbers

Corporate Transportation (877) 231-2228

Checker Cab (401) 944-2000

Airport Express (401) 521-4200