Visit Brown University


Interested in visiting Brown, meeting our students, learning about our rich history? Visiting campus is the best way to determine whether Brown is the right fit for you!

Campus Tour
With a Brown student as your guide, the campus tour gives prospective students the opportunity to see campus first-hand, learn about Brown's history, student life, residential life, dining, and campus safety. Campus tours are approximately 60 minutes. Register herePlease note: for security and safety reasons, campus tours do not enter student dormitories.

Physical Sciences Tour
These are designed to give prospective students a glimpse of what it is like to study Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Math, Applied Math and Geology at Brown.  The Physical Science tour does not cover life sciences such as Biology or Neuroscience.  The tour visits classrooms and lab spaces and is approximately 80 minutes. Register here Please note: prospective students attending a science tour are limited to one guest per student.  Also, children under the age of 12 may not participate in the tour. Tours typically take place at 11:50 AM and 2:50 PM most weekdays, with some adjustments during exam periods. 

Engineering Tour
Engineering specific tours are designed to give prospective students an overview of what it is like to study Engineering at Brown University. Your tour of the School of Engineering will be led by current Engineering students and will visit classrooms and lab spaces. Engineering tours are approximately 30 minutes. Register herePlease note: engineering tours are not offered in the summer.  

Information Session
The information session gives prospective students the opportunity to hear from current students and admission officers about the admission process, financial aid, academics, and the open curriculum, advising, research, study abroad, special programs, and more. Register here.

Experience Brown Program
Experience Brown aims to provide prospective students with the opportunity to get a sense of what it is like to be a student at Brown University by allowing them structured access to classes and one-on-one, non-evaluative contact with a current student. Learn more here.  

Visit A Class
We offer the opportunity for prospective students to maximize their visit experience by offering select class visits. View available classes herePlease note: class visits are not offered in the summer.  

Group Tours
Due the fact that Brown has a busy campus and many visitors, groups larger than 10 people are required to contact us at least three weeks in advance.  Approval is not guaranteed, however, more advanced notice may increase the likelihood of accommodation. Due to large crowds throughout the year, we cannot guarantee a specific tour slot and appreciate your flexibility. Contact us here.

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