Brown University Undergraduate Summer Session

Undergraduate Summer Session
Residential Information

Enrich Your Undergraduate Experience

Summer Housing  

On-campus housing for the Undergraduate Summer Session is available for students enrolled in Summer Session courses. Housing will begin on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 9am and closes on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 12pm noon. Rooms are furnished with a bed, desk and chair, dresser, wireless internet and trash can. Students will have the opportunity to rent fans, refrigerators, microwaves, linens and laundry services.

Room keys will be available to be picked up from Graduate Center E at the 3rd Floor Key Room (42 Charlesfield Street). Brown ID cards will be activated for students automatically. All students are required to check out of their rooms by noon Saturday, August 8, 2020. At the time of check out, the room should be clean and vacant and the key returned to the 3rd Floor Key Room in Graduate Center E (42 Charlesfield Street).

All students living on campus are required to complete the Physician Immunization & Medical Report and Medical Authorization & Health History Form.

Summer Meal Plan

Brown Dining Services offers a 21-meal-per-week plan during the summer session, beginning on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 12pm noon and ending on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 12pm noon.

How to Request Summer Housing and/or Meal Plan (only if enrolled in Summer Session)
Once students are enrolled in their summer course(s), the Division of Pre-College and Summer Undergraduate Programs will contact them via email to inquire about their need for summer housing and/or summer meal plan. Please contact [email protected] with any questions related to requesting summer meals or housing.


Student and parents are encouraged to review our Policies page to learn about important payment deadlines, refunds, code of conduct, and more.

Health Services

Health Services is open for summer program participants from 8:30am to 4:00pm for administrative needs and 9:30am-3:30pm for medical appointments, Monday though Friday only. Health Services is located in Andrews House on the corner of Brown and Charlesfield Streets. Situations involving medical attention after business hours are referred to local area hospitals. For more information visit the Health Services website.

Personal & Community Safety

Brown University Public Safety personnel are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department is composed of more than 70 men and women, including police officers, security officers, communications control officers, and building guards. Brown University Public Safety routinely patrol the campus and surrounding Providence neighborhoods in cars, bikes, and foot patrols. Of the University personnel involved in providing police and security services, approximately 25 are commissioned police officers, authorized by the state of Rhode Island to enforce its laws.

Residence Hall Security

All residence hall entrances are locked 24 hours a day and can only be accessed with an authorized I.D. card. All residence halls and classroom buildings have an emergency blue-light phone at each entrance. Students can call anywhere on campus, dial 911 for emergencies, or call the Department of Public Safety for assistance.


Brown University emergency service (Police, Medical and Fire) is available 24 hours a day to students and their families by phoning 401-863-4111 (emergencies), 401-863-3322 (routine business). There is an Administrator On-Call 24 hours a day to support anyone who is affiliated with Brown during the summer session. To speak with the Administrator On-Call, contact the Department of Public Safety at 863-3322.