Student Activities Office!

As part of the Division of Campus Life and Student Services, the Student Activities Office leads campus efforts to support  400+  student groups. We co-coordinate undergraduate Orientation with the Dean of the College and support the Brown Outdoor Leadership Training (BOLT), Brown Student Agencies, and Liber Brunensis (Brown's Yearbook).

In addition, the office provides oversight and coordination for two facilities that serve the Brown community—the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center and T.F. Green Hall for Student Performing Arts.


  • 2015 Activities Fair- to reserve a table for your group, please click here.
  • The last Party Manager Training for the semester will be on April 1, 2015 at noon in Petteruti Lounge.
  • The SAO Student Leadership Awards recognize student leaders, organizations and events/programs through nominations in seven award categories: Event of the Year, Co-curricular Program of the Year, Student Organization of the Year, Exceptional Student Leader, Exceptional New Leader or Group, Collaborative Effort, Community Action, Advisor of the Year.  The nomination form is available here.  due Friday, April 10th.

  • Nominations for the Interfaith Leadership Awards (Manning Medal, Kapstein Award, and Levi Adams Citation) are due Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

  • Nominations for the many 2015 Student Leadership Awards such as the SAO Awards, Joslin Award, LGBTQ Leadership Award, Brown Center for Students of Color, Asian/Asian American Alumni Alliance Community Contribution (A4) Award and three service prizes:  The Barker, Jin and Tow Prizes are due Friday, April 10th. Additional information is centrally located here with additional links available. 

  • Are you a freshman, new transfer student, or new RUE student? Are you looking for more out of your Brown experience? Apply to be a BOLTer!   Brown Outdoor Leadership Training (BOLT) is specifically for rising college sophomores, transfer students and resumed undergraduate students.  It is a space created to foster community, mentorship, personal reflection, and leadership in the outdoors and back at Brown. BOLT begins with a 5-day backpacking trip before school starts and continues through the fall semester with group get-togethers, leadership development workshops, and BOLT community events.  Deadline:  April 14, 2015.

  • BearSync is live!!! To find out more click here.

  • Like the SAO's Facebook page for updates on registration, party training, and campus events. Follow the link here.

Remember to review important policies as your group begins to plan activities: