Commonly Used Brown University Resources
Academic Support (Office of the Dean of the College): Provides academic support services that supplement the support provided by course instructors.
Brown Center for Students of Color (68 Brown Street): The Brown Center for Students of Color is a student-focused center designed to provide students of color with a base for social, academic, administrative, cultural, and organizational support. While their work is primarily focused on domestic students, various programs and resources of the Brown Center for Students of Color can assist and enrich the experience of any student.
First Generation College Student Initiative: The First Generation College Student Initiative is committed to providing academic and social opportunities for first-gen students. The group aims to foster discussion about the first-gen experience and nurture a community open to all interested students.
Health Education Services: Make an appointment with the nutritionist, talk with a Health Educator about alcohol or sexual health, and get information about sexual assault.
LGBTQ Center (Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 3rd Floor): Provides a comprehensive range of education, information and advocacy services and 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.
Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life (J. Walter Wilson, 4th Floor): Works to ensure that a diversity of beliefs has voice and vitality throughout the University community. OCRL sponsors programs, coordinates a broad set of chaplains and affiliates that advise a breadth of spiritual traditions, and is a gateway to resources related to religious, faith, and spiritual life on campus.
Office of Institutional Diversity (University Hall, 4th Floor): Provides leadership for the formulation and oversight of policies related to pluralism and equity and initiates programs and practices that promote diversity, inclusion, and fair treatment for all members of the Brown community, including national and ethnic origin.
Office of International and Student Scholar Services (J. Walter Wilson, 5th Floor): Supports the University’s internationalization and facilitates the integration of international students and scholars into the Brown community. OISSS provides advising services with respect to immigration and visa matters, work permission, orientation, cultural adjustment and personal concerns.
Office of Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs (J. Walter Wilson Room 317): The office is available to support the experience of all student veterans, including students who have served in the military for countries other than the United States.
Sarah Doyle Women's Center (22 Benevolent Street): Seeks to provide a comfortable, yet challenging place for students, faculty, and staff to examine the multitude of issues around gender.
Student and Employee Accessibility Services (20 Benevolent Street): Works with any member of the Brown community who may need accommodations or services due to a disability or medical condition. They are also available to meet with individuals who are wondering if they may have a disability or would benefit from an evaluation or more information.
Student Support Services (Graduate Center E, 4th Floor): Provides a variety of services, support and outreach to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students designed to promote academic achievement and personal development.
Substance Abuse Support: Resources to support students in recovery from chemical dependency and to assist all students who are negatively affected by their own or others' substance abuse. Includes schedule of AA meetings close to campus.