Guests requiring internet access at Brown for less than eight days can:
Eduroam is a worldwide access service which allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to connect to the internet at other participating institutions.
BrownSites is the easy-to-use content management system for Brown University websites that takes advantage of best practices in web design. BrownSites:
The CIS Help Desk provides the Brown Community with information technology assistance and direction.
BrownBlogs is an online publishing platform that allows members of the Brown Community (individuals as well as official University groups, departments, and organizations) to quickly and easily communicate on the web through text, images, audio, and video. Brown Blogs runs on the
Support and Contact Information
Brown University's Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows access to programs and services exclusive to users on the Brown on-campus network from off campus. A VPN connection provides a Brown IP (Internet Protocol) address at a remote location, providing the benefits of being on the Brown network.
Brown-Secure is the recommended wireless network for anyone with a Brown username and password. It is recommended over Brown_EZ as it provides for a better user experience and a higher level of security and protection of your data.
Brown_EZ is an open, unencrypted network intended for occasional, brief web browsing or for connection of devices which are not compatible with Brown-Secure. Brown_EZ requires a Brown username and password to connect.
CIS Software Services negotiates and manages software licenses for the most commonly used applications at Brown. The software distribution download page provides an extensive list of available software which is available to members of the Brown community at no cost.
The CIS Help Desk offers assistance with the removal and clean up of infected computers after the steps in the online documentation have been attempted and do not address the problem.