Where to ask for help?

Let us help you navigate resources related to diversity and inclusion. Dean Kuo is open to answering any questions you have around resources that can support your success. Please contact her anytime via email ( or during Open Office Hours, Thursdays between 2-4 PM at 121 South Main St., Room 406.




Diversity and inclusion at the School of Public Health: Contact Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Caroline Kuo

Diversity and inclusion for the Graduate School:  Contact Associate Dean of Diversity and Initiatives at the Graduate School, Marlina Duncan

Diversity and inclusion for Undergraduates: Contact Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of the Dean of the College, Maitrayee Bhattacharyya

University Diversity and Inclusion: Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion


Seeking confidential, off-the-record help for diversity and inclusion?

Reach out to the Ombuds Office


Other Diversity and Inclusion Resources:

First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center

Undocumented and DACA students including counseling, legal support, and financial advising

The Brown Center for Students of Color

The LGBTQ Center

Sarah Doyle Women’s Center

Office of Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs

For International Students:


Other resources:

Center for the Study for Race and Ethnicity in America

Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

DACA Repeal: Resources

Language Matters: Considering Microaggressions in Science



Questions about your academic progress and/or milestones?

Contact your department administrator, your Department Chair, the Director of Undergraduate or Graduate Studies, or your Advisor.


Seeking confidential, off-the-record help for issues that may be difficult to discuss with your department or school representatives?

Reach out to the Ombuds Office


Want to discuss your academic concerns or advocate for help?

Reach out to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the School of Public Health (Don Operario)


Questions about... a personal, medical or family matter?

Talk with Deans in the Office of Student Support Services: 401-863-3145 or


Looking for funding for learning opportunities, professional development, networking, and/or mentorship. . .

the School's Student funding page

The Leadership Alliance

Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD)

Women in Science and Engineering

Professional Development Webpage


the School's research funding page


Looking to develop or build your scholarly skillset?

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning


Looking for academic funding?

The Loan Office

Office of Financial Aid 


Seeking confidential advice on mental health and physical health or wellness?

Make an appointment for confidential advice on mental health and physical health or wellness:

Health Services
Free access to services is included with your health fee; Confidential resource
Appointments: 401-863-3953 
Advice: 401-863-1330 (24/7)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 
Free access to services is included with your health fee; Saturday hours for graduate students; Confidential resource
Appointments Mon - Sat and 24/7 Crisis phone: 401-863-3476


Seeking confidential counsel or support? 

Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life
Brown's multifaith team of professional chaplains care for community members of all spiritual identities and those who are not religious. 
Appointments/daily drop-in hours: JWW 4th Floor
Phone: 401-863-2344  


Seeking confidential help for sexual violence or abuse? 

SHARE Advocates
(Sexual Harassment & Assault Resources & Education)


Seeking help for Sexual Assault:
Call 911 or the
Sexual Assault Response line: 401-863-6000

The Title IX Office & The Title IX Coordinators for undergraduates, graduates, medical students, staff, and faculty also serve as points of contact.


Have an emergency?Emergency call 863-4111 (or 911), Brown’s Department of Public Safety, 24 hours a day


Seeking accommodations or services for a disability or medical condition?

Student and Employee Accessibility Services


Want to find out more about wellness resources or a consultation?

B’ Well Health Promotion

Peer Mental Health Advocates 
Offers peer counseling support


Seeking information on how to handle discrimination and harassment?

See the Discrimination and Harassment Grievance Policies


Looking for fitness and recreation? 

Fitness, free membership and 18 intramural sports



Childcare Resources

Educational benefits for faculty and staff's college age children via the Tuition Aid Program