Benefits

The following benefits are available for all School of Public Health Faculty, Clinical Faculty, and Affiliates. For more information on Brown University employee benefits please visit Human Resources.  In addition please review further information for faculty.

Athletic Facilities

Bear Bargains

Brown ID Card

Brown Shuttle 

E-mail

Emerita/Emeritus

Events

Faculty Club

Faculty Development

Learn-Net

Library Resources

Parking

RIPTA

RISD Museum

Software

Working Advantage

Zipcar

Athletic Facilities
Your Brown ID card entitles you to membership at a reduced rate. To learn more, visit Brown Recreation. 

Bear Bargains
Need groceries?  A haircut? Sports equipment?  Show your Brown ID card at select merchants to get discounts. Visit Employee Programs & Discounts  under Bear Bargains for the most up to date discounts.

Brown ID Card
Your Brown ID card provides discounts on a host of services including riding the RIPTA bus, access to the Brown University libraries, and Brown Bookstore discounts. Visit the Brown Card Services to learn more. 

Brown University Shuttle
The Brown Shuttle is a scheduled fixed-route service that provides transportation between the School of Public Health, the Main Campus, and the hospitals via downtown and the Jewelry District. The service is available to all faculty with a Brown ID. ID must be shown before boarding the van. For shuttle schedules, click here.  To track the shuttle in real time, click here.

Email/Account Services
Available to faculty affiliated with Brown.  This provides you with an @brown.edu email address.  Use your Brown ID number to establish an account and to activate your email. Visit Activate Your Account to set up your Brown email. To learn more, visit Google Email on the CIS website.

Emerita/Emeritus faculty may continue to use their Brown ID’s to access their Brown email accounts, Brown libraries and databases. Their ID enables them to use city buses and shuttles at no charge.  They can access Brown Athletic Facilities at a reduced rate. Emeritus faculty also receive free membership to the Brown University Faculty Club. 

Events (theater, sports, concerts, lectures)
Brown University has three theaters, the Bell Gallery, sporting events, concerts across all genres, and lectures and presentations given by prominent leaders including scientists, heads of state, writers, and artists. Please visit Events at Brown for the most up to date information.

Faculty Club Membership
Membership in the Faculty Club is open to all Faculty.   Additionally, members of the Brown Faculty Club are entitled to reciprocal privileges at over 100 of the finest campus-based clubs in North America, England, Australia and Israel through the Club's affiliation with the Association of Faculty Clubs International. To learn more, visit Brown's Faculty Club website.  

Faculty Development Workshops on topics such as grant writing, professional development and faculty promotion are hosted throughout the year by The Office of Women in Medicine and Science. The Sheridan Center's programs, services and resources are available to all members of the Brown community, including full-time and part-time faculty, postdoctoral fellows, teaching fellows, and teaching assistants. Access their extensive teaching and learning resources here.

Learn-Net
A one-stop website for your training needs.  Courses are offered through Learning Point, CIS, Environmental Health and Safety, the Sheridan Center/Library and Wellness at Brown. Use your Brown User ID to access these opportunities. Visit the Learn-Net website for more information. 

Library Electronic Resources
Access books, journals, and other resources across Brown's library system.  You can use your Brown user ID to access electronic servicesYour Brown ID card provides access to Brown’s libraries where you can peruse the periodicals and take out books.

Parking
Faculty who have responsibilities for teaching  undergraduate and/or graduate courses, who serve on University committees, or have leadership roles that require them to park on campus can request parking privileges at a designated centrally located lot. To request campus parking, please contact the Transportation Office.

RIPTA
With your Brown ID card, you can ride any RIPTA bus or trolley anytime, anywhere in the state at no charge. You must swipe your Brown ID Card upon boarding the bus or trolley. Click here to learn more.

RISD Museum
Brown ID card holders receive free admission to the RISD Museum

Software
Available software includes anti-virus, anti-spyware, utilities, statistical, and reference tools, as well as Microsoft and Adobe products.  Use your Brown user ID to access the Software CatalogNot all software is available to all faculty/affiliates.

Working Advantage
Working Advantage provides members of the Brown community with discounts to movie theaters, theme parks, hotels, ski resorts, Broadway theatre, sporting events, gift certificates, online shopping, and more!  Use your active Brown email account.

Zipcar
Zipcar is an inexpensive, online reservation service that allows you to rent a car for an hour or two or for an entire day.  Vehicles are located on the Brown University campus.  Rates vary depending on the type of vehicle reserved. Click here to learn more.