Life at Brown University

Life At Brown

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School and the School of Engineering.

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction.

Brown’s vibrant, diverse community consists of 6,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 400 medical school students, and nearly 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.

Several departments and organizations on campus have resources and events/ activities available to students and scholars.

Events and Activities

Brown University Events Calendar
http://events.brown.edu/cal/main/showMain.rdo

Student Activities Office
Stephen Robert Campus Center
75 Waterman Street
Providence, RI
401-863-2341
http://brown.edu/Administration/Student_Activities/

Athletics and Fitness
Students and scholars can utilize the Brown University Athletic Centers on campus.

Brown offers extensive intramural athletics, physical education and recreation facilities include an indoor pool- track- ice rink- tennis- squash- and racquetball courts. 

For more information visit:
http://www.brown.edu/Athletics/Recsports/index.html

Brown University Athletics
 http://www.brownbears.com/


Graduate Student and Scholar Resources

Graduate Student Council
http://students.brown.edu/GSC/

BioMed Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
http://biomed.brown.edu/grad-postdoc/ 

Office of the Dean of the Faculty
http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Dean_of_the_Faculty/

Office of BioMed Faculty Affairs
http://biomed.brown.edu/bmfa/

Office of the Vice President for Research
http://research.brown.edu/index.php

Human Resources
The Human Resources Department is available to employees of Brown University who are receiving benefits.
http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Human_Resources/