Student Support Network

Brown students are part of a supportive community

The following offices give guidance, care, assistance and support to the Brown student community.

Office of the Dean of the College

This office offers resources for academic opportunities and support, including for issues and concerns of any nature that impact students' academic life.

Academic Support Services

Brown provides academic support services that supplement the support provided by course instructors.

Student Support Services

The Student Support Services staff is available to assist students with a wide range of personal issues and concerns that might arise during their time at Brown.

Health Services

This department offers comprehensive health care, including routine care and “well visits.” Services include pharmacy, lab, X-ray, health education and Brown EMS.

Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS provides a range of mental health services to the Brown community, including individual counseling, medication management, skills workshops, referral services, mental health assessment, trainings and consultation for faculty and staff, crisis stabilization, after-hours assessment and urgent care, outreach programming and support groups.

Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards

 This office is responsible for the administration of the student conduct system, campus no-contact orders or other services related to a campus incident, and receipt of complaints reporting misconduct by students.

Student and Employee Accessibility Services

SEAS provides information and coordinates services for those on campus who need accommodations or support due to physical, psychological or learning disabilities.

Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life

This office supports spiritual life, promotes religious literacy, interfaith dialogue and religious services and provides support and individual counsel.

First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center

Provides communal academic and social space for members of the Brown community who identify with the first-generation college and/or low-income-student experience.

Brown Center for Students of Color

The BCSC serves as a gathering place for communities of color and integrates academic and extracurricular interests through the celebration of diversity and promotion of cross-cultural understanding.

LGBTQ Center

The LGBTQ Center works to create and maintain an open, safe, and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students, faculty and staff, their families and friends, and the campus community at large.

Sarah Doyle Center for Women and Gender

The Sarah Doyle Center offers programs and services for all members of the Brown community and is a site for research into and exploration of gender issues that extend into and beyond the classroom.

International Student Resources

This site serves as a gateway to resources for Brown’s international students.

Department of Public Safety

The department provides professional police and public safety services to foster a safe learning and working environment for all.