Global Brown

Global Brown represents all of the offices at Brown that support the global mobility of the Brown community to various corners of the globe, and the mobility of international students, scholars, and visitors to the Brown campus. 

Centers & Programs

Office of International Student & Scholar Services (OISSS)

Located within the Office of the Vice President for General Counsel, the OISSS provides advising services with respect to immigration and visa matters, work permission, cultural adjustment, and personal concerns.

Global Brown Center for International Students

Located within the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life, Global Brown Center for International Students coordinates international orientation with IMP, offers resources and support for internationally-focused student organizations, provides social and cultural programming, and advocates for the international student community at Brown.

English Language Learning at the Sheridan Center (ELL)

Located within the Office of the Dean of the College in the Sheridan Center, the ELL team offers language and culture workshops and individual appointments for students who first language is not English. They also coordinates the Conversation Partners Program, which pairs staff with students who desire to improve their English.