BrownSites is the University's Drupal-based web content management system (CMS). BrownSites currently runs more than 500 websites hosted on 

The Office of University Communications partners closely with Computing & Information Services (CIS) to offer BrownSites to the University community. In this partnership, OUC provides leadership for visual design, content strategy and user experience. 

University Theme

University Theme is a new theme available for BrownSites 2.0. University Theme includes new components for displaying content in more dynamic ways.

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Training and Support

CIS offers training for new and continuing web content editors. If you are a trained web content editor and you need assistance, please visit the CIS Knowledgebase help pages about BrownSites.

New Site Requests

Send inquiries about new websites directly to


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