Brown University’s Wintersession immerses students in a distinctive educational experience. Whether it’s an on-campus, destination, or online course, Wintersession allows for intensive and hands-on learning in an energizing and engaging environment.

Where will you be this winter?

Applications for courses that are by application only (noted in the individual course descriptions) were due November 1, 2017. 

Registration for Wintersession 2018 opens 9:00 am EST on November 15 and ends 5:00 pm EST December 1, 2017.
*Note there is no shopping period during wintersession due to the condensed, accelerated time frame.

See the Academic Calendar for Wintersession 2018 on the Brown University Registrar's Website


Wintersession 2018 Information Sessions

Date Time Location Corresponding Financial Aid Hours*
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 4:30 p.m. Robert Center, Faunce Memorial Room (229) Thursday, October 12th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:00 p.m. 85 Waterman Street, Room 010 Tuesday, October 17th from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:30 p.m. 85 Waterman Street, Room 010 Friday, October 27th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

*The Office of Financial Aid has regular advising hours daily; these are times dedicated to students interested in participating in Wintersession 2018.