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. 

Campus Tours

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.

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.

Experience Brown Program

The Experience Brown program aims to provide prospective students with the opportunity to get a sense of what it is like to be a student at Brown University by allowing them structured access to classes and one-on-one, non-evaluative contact with a current student. 

Group Tour

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.

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.

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

Please note, engineering tours are not offered in June, July, and August.

The Brown Office of Energy and Environmental Initiatives is excited to announce the launch of the Brown Sustainability Tour.

The Sustainability Tour introduces prospective students to sustainability initiatives at Brown, including compost and 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 50 minutes.

For the summer, the tour runs Mondays and Fridays at 12 p.m. from Monday, July 2 until Friday, August 31.

Register for a sustainability tour

For information about accessibility or any questions, please contact brownisgreen@brown.edu.

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. The tour visits classrooms and lab spaces and lasts approximately 80 minutes. (The physical sciences tour does not cover life sciences such as biology or neuroscience.)

Prospective students attending this tour are limited to one guest per student. Also, children under the age of 12 may not participate in the tour. 

Registration is required for the physical sciences tour. Lab safety practices limit the number of visitors to our laboratory spaces.

Register for the physical sciences tour

For information about accessibility or special accommodations while visiting our campus, please contact us at visitbrown@brown.edu

Virtual Tour of Brown

Virtual Tour

 

Campus Map

Campus Map Campus Map

Directions & Parking

The Walk on Brown's Campus Directions & Parking

Accommodations

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