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Below is a list of campus resources.  This list is not comprehensive. Please visit Brown's directory for more information.

OFFICE/CENTER
PHONE NUMBER 
DESCRIPTION
The Dean of the College 401-863-9800

The Dean of the College Office primarily deals with undergraduate
education, including advising, curriculum, academic difficulty, etc. 
They also have limited funds available for course development/enhancement.

 

The Dean of the Faculty 401-863-2313 The Dean of the Faculty is a senior member of the University's academic administration and is directly responsible for the recruitment, retention, and developlment of University faculty. The Dean of the Faculty Office also has limited funds available for lectureships, faculty development, and other programming.
The Graduate School 401-863-2600 The Graduae School handles all things pertaining to the graduate program, including funding structure, academic issues, admissions, etc. They offer limited funding for graduate students for research and travel.
Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity 401-863-2216 The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) serves as a critical leader, resource, and support in sponsoring programs and events related to diversity and inclusion at Brown.
Title IX & Gender Equity 401-863-2386 The Title IX Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with Title IX, overseeing training and education, and gathering and reporting information to the campus community. The Title IX Program Officer and Deputy Title IX Coordinators are available to answer any questions related to the Policy, Complaint Process, available resources and reporting options, and remedial and safety measures.
Health Services  401-863-3953 On campus medical facilities.  Please visit their website for a full list of services.
Counseling & Psychological Services 401-863-3953 CAPS provides a range of mental health services to the Brown community, including individual counseling, medication management, skills workshops, referral services, mental health assessment, trainings, and consultation for facuty and staff, crisis stabilization, after hours assessment and urgent care, outreach programming, and groups.
Student and Employee Accessibility Services 401-863-9588 SEAS coordinates and facilitates services for students (including graduate students and postdoctoral trainees), faculty, and visitors with physical, psychological, and learning disabilities.
Office of International Student and Scholar Services 401-863-2427 The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (OISSS) supports the University's internationalization and to facilitate the integration of international students and scholars into the Brown community.  OISS serves as a resource to admitted international students, faculty, and researchers and their families as well as academic departments, and other administrative campuses on and off campus.
Office of Residential Life 401-863-3500 The Offie of Residential Life fosters a safe and inclusive living environment that promotes student learning and holistic development by providing tools to help students navigate the social, emotional, and academic elements of their residential experience.
Undocumented, First-Generation College Student and Low-Income Student Center [email protected] The Undocumented, First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center (U-Fli Center) is a communal, learning, and advocacy space for members of the Brown community who identify with the undocumented, first-generation college, and/or low income student experience.
Brown Center for Students of Color 401-863-2120 The Brown Center for Students of Color (BCSC) serves as a gathering place for communities of color.
LGTBQ Center  401-863-3062 The LGTBQ Center provides a comprehensive range of education/training, cultural, social and educational programming and support services and advocacy services to the entire Brown community.
The Sarah Doyle Centr for Women and Gender 401-863-2189 The Sarah Doyle Centr seeks to provide a comfortable yet challenging place for students, faculty, and staff to examine the multitude of issues around gender.
Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life 401-863-2344 OCRL's mission is to ensure that a diversity of beliefs have voice and vitality throughout the University community.
Brown/RISD Hillel 401-863-2805 Hillel is the center for Jewish life on campus.  Hillel is not just a religious organization, it also acts as a community for social events, service opportunities, lectures and discussion. 
The Harriet W. Sheridan Centr for Teaching and Learning 401-863-1219 The Sheridan Centr promotes evidence-based teaching to create an inclusive environment where all learners can succeed.  They offer workshops for both faculty and graduate students.
The Writing Center 401-863-3524 The Writing Center provides individual and group writing support free of charge to any member of the Brown community.  Writing Center staff assist students will all stages of the writing process.  They also provide English Language Learning specialists to provide additional support for those students whose first language is not English.
Center for Language Studies  401-863-3043 Brown's Center for Language Studies (CLS) has worked to strengthen language study at Brown University. By promoting research on language pedagogy and offering programming relating to the teaching and learning of languages, the CLS strives to facilitate communication among language faculty at Brown and to encourage students to pursue the innovative language-learning opportunities Brown makes available. CLS houses the Language Resource Center and affiliates include language faculty from every language department on campus.
The Cogut Institute for Humanities 401-863-6070 The Cogut Institute for the Humanities advances collaborative research and curriculare innovation in the humanities and across the university. The Cogut offers fellowships for both faculty and graduate students, and can provide fundng for lectureships or other programming.
The Watson Institue for International and Public Affairs 401-863-2809 The Watson Institute seeks to promote a just and peaceful world through research, teaching, and public engagement.
Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity if America 401-863-5775 CSREA is a leading voice on complex and important social issues and is at the fore of assembling scholars and practitioners to confront some of the most vexing matters facing the nation.  CSREA supports and generates rigorous and accessible research, performance, art and scholarship on a broad range of pressing issues related to race and ethnicity to help build greater understanding and a more just world.