Visit Brown

Interested in visiting Brown, meeting our students, learning about our rich history? Visiting campus is the best way to determine whether Brown is the right fit for you. Explore our many campus visit opportunities. 

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Campus Tour

Led by a Brown student, the campus tour gives prospective students the opportunity to see campus first-hand and to learn about campus landmarks, residential life dining, University history and traditions.

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Information Session

The information session gives prospective students the opportunity to hear from current students and admission officers about academic life, the Open Curriculum, advising, study abroad, research opportunities, special programs, admission and financial aid.

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Physical Sciences Tour

The physical sciences tour is designed to give prospective students a glimpse of what it is like to study computer science, chemistry, physics, engineering, math, applied math, and earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown.

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Group Visit

Brown has a busy campus and many visitors. Accordingly, groups larger than 10 people are required to contact us at least three weeks in advance to schedule a visit.

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Class Visit

Each academic year, Brown University offers the opportunity for prospective students to visit a course during their campus visit. The Office of College Admission works with faculty and staff across the academic departments to ensure that students interested in attending Brown can fully observe the Open Curriculum in action.

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Brown Near You

Each fall and spring, Brown University admission officers take to the road to meet with prospective students.

Additional Tours

The School of Engineering is excited to offer tours designed to give prospective students an overview of what it is like to study Engineering at Brown University. Your tour will be led by current Engineering students and will visit classrooms and lab spaces. The Engineering tour lasts approximately 30 minutes. 

Register for an Engineering Tour

.The Brown Office of Sustainability is excited to offer the Brown Sustainability Tour!

The Sustainability Tour introduces prospective students to sustainable initiatives at Brown including compost, recycling, LEED buildings, local food, and alternative living options. Current Brown students share their experiences with sustainability at Brown and how students can get involved inside and outside the classroom. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour. 

For the Fall, the tour runs Mondays 12-1 p.m. and Fridays 11-12 p.m., from Monday, October 7th until Friday, December 6th.  (October 14th and November 29th excluded)

Register for a sustainability tour

For information about accessibility or any questions, please contact [email protected].

Virtual Tour of Brown

Virtual Tour


Campus Map

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Directions & Parking

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