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.

Your Brown ID card entitles you to membership at a reduced rate.

Visit Brown Recreation

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.

The Brown Business Center (BBC) at Brown University offers select human resources and financial services to all members of the Brown community.

Brown Business Center

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 Brown Card Services

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.

See shuttle schedules

track the shuttle in real time

Available to faculty affiliated with Brown.  This provides you with an 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.

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 Faculty Club.

Visit the Brown University Faculty Club

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 the University Events Calendar for more information.

The Brown University Events Calendar

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.

Brown's Faculty Club

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.

Sheridan Center Teaching & Learning Resources

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

Learning & Development

Access books, journals, and other resources across Brown's library system.  You can use your Brown user ID to access electronic services. Your Brown ID card provides access to Brown’s libraries where you can peruse the periodicals and take out books.  The SPH librarian Erin Anthony can provide assistance with building advanced searches for literature and systematic reviews. Please feel free to stop by her office #362 with reference or research questions.

Resources for the Brown Public Health program

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.

Transportation Office

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.

Learn more about the RIPTA UPass

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

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 Catalog. Not all software is available to all faculty/affiliates.

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 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.

learn more about Zipcar