Study Rooms and Collaborative Spaces

The Science Center houses six group study rooms and a larger presentation space used by individuals studying when not reserved. Small rooms may be reserved for group use by Brown community members. 

Small Group Study Rooms

Study rooms seat 6-8 people and are equipped with large, write-able glass and whiteboard surfaces, as well as SmartBoards. Groups of three or more students, faculty, and/or staff may reserve a room for up to two hours at a time, up to one week in advance. Find out more about reserving small study rooms here.

Presentation/Conference/Study Room

This room is equipped with a smartpodium, a projection system, 2 large LCD display screens, and dry erase boards. Faculty and administrators may reserve this room for large group science-related activities. Students may reserve the room for events that are sponsored by a science department. The space includes forty chairs and twelve tables. For furniture setup suggestions, click here. For further explanation regarding main room policies, please click here. If you have further questions, please contact

Outreach Lab

The Outreach Lab is available for student groups engaged in science education and outreach, as well as teachers and students from Providence and other nearby school districts. Inquiry-based activities conducted by Brown faculty and students increase students' understanding of and interest in science and provide professional development opportunities for teachers.