Joslin Award Recipients 2015
The Joslin Award, given in the name of Judge Alfred H. Joslin '36, recognizes a small group of seniors who have contributed in a very significant way to the quality of student life at Brown. The 2015 Joslin Award recipients were honored at a ceremony Friday of Commencement Weekend. The names of the students and descriptions of their involvement in and contributions to the Brown and Providence communities may be read on the Joslin pages.
First Generation College Students
While the term typically references students whose parents did not complete a four-year college education, our FirstGen Initiative programs are open to any student who feels the academic, social, and peer advising may be helpful.
Living@Brown: Financial Considerations
As a result of conversations with students, we have published a new document Living @ Brown: Financial Considerations, which is available in English, en Español, 在中國, 在中国.
Orientation | Fall 2015
Information about new undergraduate student Orientation is available on the Orientation website. For undergraduates, Orientation begins September 5, International orientation begins September 2, and optional pre-Orientation programs before that. Throughout the summer, new undergraduates receive information, updates, and reminders to their Brown email accounts; many of those weekly emails are also posted to the Orientation website under Preparing for Brown.
Information about orientation for new graduate students may be found on the Graduate School website.
Year at a Glance
Download a Year at a Glance document from the Important Dates page.
Safety at Brown
The Safety at Brown website provides summary information about safety-related services, tools, policies, and best practices that will help protect members of the Brown community.
Residence Halls open| September 6, 2015
Residence halls reopen for continuing students on Sunday, September 6, 2015; students will need to pick up their brass room key at Residential Life. Students whose participation in specific University programs requires that they arrive early will be notified by the program and Residential Life of their arrival date.
Communications about sexual assault
On April 7, President Paxson wrote to all students, faculty, and staff to disrtibute the Final Report of The Task Force on Sexual Assault. This communication was forwarded by email to parents, and may be read in full on the President's website.