News & Announcements

Winter Storm Update
The recent snowstorm has reduced parking around the Brown campus and has made parts of the campus difficult to navigate safely.  These conditions may affect your visit and we want to alert you that you may experience challenging parking issues for the next several days.

Ask A Student @ Brown
Interested in hearing from a current Brown student?  Ask a Student @ Brown is a great way to hear about life at Brown directly from undergraduate students.  Don't want to send an email?  The Bruin Club Blog is another direct line to Brown students and the Brown way of life.

Transfer Applicants
The Transfer Application deadline in March 1 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.  Time stamps may differ, and there is no need to worry if your time stamp for submission records as March 2.  If you experience technical issues trying to submit your application, please contact the Common Application.  In addition, as long as the Common Application has been submitted by the deadline, supporting material can be received slightly thereafter without penalty to the applicant.

Check the Status of Your Application
When you have received a Brown Account activation email from us, you may check the status of your application by visiting  If you need help, please contact Brown IT Services at 401-863-4357. 

The Resumed Undergraduate Education (RUE) Program Application is Now Available
The RUE Program is for applicants who completed high school at least six years prior to their intended enrollment at Brown and who have interrupted or delayed their pursuit of a college degree. The application deadline is March 1, 2017 for entrance in September 2017. Please see more information and a link to the application here. Effective 2017, all U.S. military service members and veterans automatically qualify for a waiver of the Brown undergraduate application fee and are guaranteed a phone interview.

Submitting Test Scores
We will accept scores as official scores if they are included on the high school transcript or if a certified score report is provided by the guidance counselor.  The guidance counselor should provide a cover letter to ensure that the scores are added to the applicant's file. This information should be sent by fax to 401-863-9300 or by email to




Contact us
Office of College Admission
Brown University
Box 1876
Providence, RI 02912
Phone 401-863-2378
Fax 401-863-9300