Academic Support 

The College

Provides academic support services that supplement the support provided by course instructors.

Academic Tutoring  

Sciences Library, 7th floor, 201 Thayer St | (401)-863-1219 |  [email protected]

Academic Tutoring is offered through the Sheridan Center at Brown. It offers group tutoring, individual tutoring, and language tutoring free of charge for certain Brown courses. Their goal is to have an inclusive group tutoring environment so students can grow and learn in their courses.

Addiction and Recovery

The College

Resources to support students in recovery from chemical dependency and to assist all students who are negatively affected by their own or others' substance abuse. Includes schedule of AA meetings close to campus.

Curricular Resource Center

Hemisphere Building, Lower Level, 167 Angell Street | (401)-863-3013 | [email protected]

The Curricular Resource Center is a place where undergraduates advise each other about how to best engage with Brown’s curriculum and utilize its academic resources. Student coordinators share their expertise with their peers, advising about proposing and implementing independent study projects, finding experiential learning opportunities away from Brown, planning for life after graduation, and maximizing the campus’s resources.

The College

University Hall, 2nd floor | (401)-863-9800 | [email protected]

The Dean of the College Office is the center for Brown Academics. It maintains programs in academic advising and course development while also able to help in concentration completion and navigating the open curriculum. They promote independent and critical thinking through undergraduate research, tutoring, and writing support, and encourage exploration of the world through fellowships, study abroad, internships, and public service.

English Language Learners (ELL)

Sciences Library, 5th floor, 201 Thayer St | (401)-863-1219 | [email protected] | [email protected] 

ELL offers help to students who need more proactive assistance with any aspect of English language learning. Students can book an appointment to develop a customized learning plan ([email protected]). ELL also offers workshops and a partner program that pairs native English- speaking students studying a foreign language with students who are native speakers of that language and who desire to improve their English.

Math Resource Center (MRC)

Kassar House, 151 Thayer St | (401)-863-2708 | [email protected]

The MRC is a walk-in help center designed for students taking MATH 50, 60, 70, 90, 100, 170, 180, 190, 200, 520, or 540 or APMA 330 or 340 at Brown University. The MRC is staffed by 2-3 graduate students and 1-2 undergraduates per night who help students on an individual or small group basis staff the MRC.

Science Center

Sciences Library, 3rd floor, 201 Thayer St | (401)-863-6890 | [email protected]

Brown's Science Center is a state-of-the-art facility that supports teaching and learning in the sciences. The Center houses academic mentoring and support programs and serves as the campus clearinghouse for information about research and fellowship opportunities at Brown and around the world.

Writing Center

Sciences Library, 5th floor, 201 Thayer St | (401)-863-1219 | [email protected]
*Appointments are required and should be made at least 2-3 days in advance

Writing Center staff members hold individual appointments with students to discuss all stages of the writing process, from finding a topic up through revision and editing strategies. Associates can help writers deal with writer’s block, audience awareness, argumentation, organization, grammar, research skills, the conventions of academic writing, English as a Second Language, and issues of clarity and style. The Writing Center Associates also offer various workshops on writing for interested groups. Experienced as well as inexperienced writers are encouraged to come to the Center.