As part of the Division of Campus Life, the Student Activities Office leads campus efforts to support 500+ student groups. We co-coordinate undergraduate Orientation with the Dean of the College and support the Brown Outdoor Leadership Training (BOLT)Brown Student AgenciesLiber Brunensis (Brown's Yearbook) and Greek and Program House engagement.

In addition, the office provides oversight and coordination for three facilities that serve the Brown community —the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, Greek and Program Houses, and both T.F. Green Hall and Alumnae Hall auditorium for student performing arts.


Our student group hub and student group database. To find out more click the link above.

Social Media

Like the SAO and Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center's on Facebook or follow us on Instagram!

Mandatory Fall Roll Call

Every year the Student Activities Office (SAO) requires all student organizations to update their portal on BearSync in order to remain an active organization on campus. Mandatory Fall Roll Call ended Sunday, September 22nd. Please conctact [email protected] if you have not yet submitted your Roll Call.

Event Planning 101 Slides

Thanks for attending Event Planning 101! If you need a refresher, click the link above for the slides.

Important Policies

Be sure to review our policies as your group begins planning events for the year.

Quick Access: Resources

NEW SAO Reservation Form

Use this form to reserve a folding table, cashbox, etc. from the Student Activities Office.

NEW Party Manager Training

Party Manager Training is required annually for any students working socials or parties on behalf of their group. It is now available as a Google sites & Google quiz!

SAO Guide to Financial Transactions

A Google site containing everything you need to know about transactions for your student group - includes our new online reimbursement process!

Event Equipment Form

Download and complete the form then email it to [email protected]. Staff from SAO will work with you to update and finalize your estimate. (If you have any trouble downloading the spreadsheet, you may access the link from this page.)