Community Support

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

Student Support Services deans are available to assist all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school students with a wide range of issues and concerns.  Deans can serve as a sounding board to help students consider their options and can help connect students to the right set of resources at Brown. The Student Support Services team will continue to be available to students via phone, email and video conferencing during weekday business hours.

  • Please call 401-863-3145 or email [email protected] for assistance. 
  • Students who have a connection with a dean can reach out to them directly should they need support or to schedule a time to connect.

BROWN CENTER FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR (BCSC)

The professional staff at the BCSC are available to provide remote assistance to all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school students of color. We are happy to serve as a care web for you as we collectively transition into this new way of being with one another. We encourage you to subscribe to the BCSC newsletter to stay updated on BCSC news and announcements. The BCSC Center staff are available to provide support and advising remotely during weekday business hours. Please feel free to schedule a 1-on-1 meeting with BCSC professional staff via email.


CHAPLAINS AND RELIGIOUS LIFE

The Chaplains of the University are holding the Brown community in our prayers and remain fully available to all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school students, even as they work remotely. 

  • Brown community members may send requests for counsel, support, information or prayer by email to the Chaplain of the University: [email protected]
  • Individual members of the OCRL team can also be reached directly at the addresses listed on their website
  • In urgent matters or at off-hours, please reach us through Brown’s Department of Public Safety: (401) 863-3322

GLOBAL BROWN CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (GBC) 

The GBC Staff will continue to support all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school students remotely back home or on campus. While the Global Brown Lounge and our office are closed during this period, they are accessible for advising, direction to resources, and a space to feel heard. They will be working on digital engagement projects to connect the community, and as always, please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions, comments, concerns. 

  • Contact Program Director Andrew Heald at [email protected] to talk via Zoom, and by phone during weekday business hours.

LGBTQ CENTER

The LGBTQ Center staff, Kelly Garrett and Caitlin O’Neill, are available to provide support and advising remotely during business hours to all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school students. We encourage students to reach out for support related to both personal and academic needs. We hope to provide some opportunities to connect remotely and will provide updates in the coming weeks through our e-newsletter, our website, and our social media. 

  • Anyone who would like to speak with one of us should contact us directly via email to set up an appointment at [email protected] and [email protected] during weekday business hours.

OFFICE OF MILITARY AFFILIATED STUDENTS

The Office of Military-Affiliated Students will continue to support, advise, and provide direction to our veteran and ROTC all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school students remotely. With the office and lounge closed during this period, students are encouraged to reach out through email to set up a phone call or Zoom session. In the coming weeks OMAS will continue to update their website, newsletter, and social media platforms.

SARAH DOYLE CENTER FOR WOMEN AND GENDER

The Sarah Doyle Center for Women and Gender offers many resources on our website that continue to be available for all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school students. In addition, Gail Cohee and Felicia Salinas-Moniz are available for support or to answer questions. We are available by email or can set up video meetings during weekday business hours.

  • Please reach out directly to schedule a time. Gail Cohee, Director, Sarah Doyle Center, and Associate Dean of The College, [email protected] & Felicia Salinas-Moniz, Senior Assistant Director, Sarah Doyle Center, [email protected]

THE COLLEGE

If you have academic concerns, you may contact the College by emailing [email protected] or calling 401-863-9800 and you will receive a response within 24 hours. Academic Deans hold virtual drop-in hours during business hours via Zoom. Please visit the Healthy Brown - Academics FAQs for the most up to date information. 

UNDOCUMENTED, FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE AND LOW-INCOME STUDENT (U-FLi) CENTER

The professional staff of the U-FLi Center, Julio Reyes and Renata Mauriz, will remain available to offer virtual support and advising to all undergraduate students (on campus, off campus, or away from Brown), graduate students, and medical school U-FLi students. We can provide guidance and navigational support, as well as opportunities to reflect and check in. The center also hopes to find other avenues for continued engagement with the student community through virtual programming. Continue checking your emails and our social media accounts for more information.