Brown Graduate School:
The Graduate School is located at 47 George Street, in the Horace Mann building. (Graduate programs are housed in other campus buildings.) On-street metered parking is available on Prospect Street and other nearby streets; short-term non-metered parking is available on George Street and other nearby streets.
You can see an interactive and downloadable map of the campus and its buildings.
Directions to Campus:
By Train/Bus: Terminals for Amtrak, which offers national service, and MTBA, the Boston area commuter rail lines, are located in Providence's downtown district. Walk or take a taxi to campus from the terminals.
Peter Pan Bus Lines offers a stop at the Rhode Island Convention Center. From there, you can either walk "up the hill" (about 15 minutes), or take a bus or cab to campus.
By Automobile: to the Visitor Parking Lot
(Note: Construction projects in the city may require adjustments to the routes below.)
From the North or South: From either I-95 South or I-95 North, take Exit 22A, Downtown, Memorial Boulevard. At the fifth traffic light, turn left onto College Street. Cross the bridge and proceed up the hill. At the top of the hill, turn right onto Benefit Street. Go four blocks and take a left on to Power Street. Two blocks up on the left will be an entrace to the Power Street Parking Garage (upper level).
From the East: Follow I-195 West until exit 2, South Main Street. Travel down South Main Street to the first light. Turn right onto College Street. At the next stop sign, go straight up the hill. At the top of the hill, turn right onto Benefit Street. Go four blocks and take a left on to Power Street. Two blocks up on the left will be an entrace to the Power Street Parking Garage (upper level).
From the Northwest: Follow Route 146 to I-95 South. Once on I-95 South, follow the directions above (from the North and South).
Please Note: Certain GPS systems erroneously direct visitors to an address in North Providence. We suggest you check your GPS directions against a map before following them. If it appears as though you have the wrong address, route yourself to the Graduate School, 47 George Street, Providence, RI 02906.
Parking: See the Transportation Office’s suggestions for parking on or near campus.
In addition to the Visitor Parking Lot, metered spaces are available on a number of streets around campus. Most meters accept quarters only and are limited to two hours. Free parking spaces, although limited in number, are available on surrounding streets. Please be sure to read posted signs before parking.
Do not leave valuables — including GPS systems, laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices — in plain sight in your car.