Campus Life

Life at Brown is busy—in a good way

Brown students are curious and engaged; active involvement outside the classroom is central to Brown’s culture. Each day brings new experiences that allow students to engage their passions and live a balanced life within a diverse and supportive community.

Housing and Dining

Brown’s close-knit community is reflected in its housing and dining systems. Students live in residence halls arranged on scenic, grassy quads and courtyards and dine in campus eateries that serve a variety of delicious, healthy food options.

Student Organizations

With more than 400 student organizations to choose from, Brown students can pursue the activities they’ve always loved, discover new passions and find a diverse community of students who share their interests.

Health and Wellness

Services from multiple departments help Brown students maintain their physical and mental well-being.

Student Support Network

Brown is committed to supporting all of its students and offers a variety of resources for academic support, emotional well-being and finding community.

Arts and Culture

On any given week, Brown hosts an extraordinary variety of arts and cultural events. From lectures to performances, exhibitions, conferences, concerts, readings, film screenings and more, life on campus is rich in opportunity.

Athletics and Recreation

Brown has the nation's third largest collegiate athletic program (and first largest program for women), with 900 athletes competing on 38 varsity sports teams — 17 for men and 21 for women.

Life in Providence

Providence is known for its innovative arts scene, exceptional culinary offerings and unpretentious vibe.

Events & Activities

The University events calendar keeps track of all daily happenings on campus.