Undergraduate Admission

Departmental and Center Open Houses

April 21 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Day On College Hill

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Applied Mathematics
182 George Street, Division of Applied Mathematics, Room 110
Visit our open house to meet students and faculty and to learn more about Applied Mathematics, our courses, and our concentrations, including our joint concentrations with Biology, Computer Science, and Economics.

Biology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology
91 Waterman Street, Arnold Laboratory, Suite 124
The Biology Undergraduate Education Open House will allow admitted students to meet with advisors and professors in Biology.

Brown Center for Students of Color
68 Brown Street, Partridge Hall, (corner of Brown and Waterman Street)
The Brown Center for Students of Color (BCSC) hosts events and programs that build and affirm community by centering our ways of knowing and being. We situate our lived experiences in a socio-historical context through self-reflection and critical dialogue. With an understanding of the structural causes of individual and communal experiences, we are then able to explore tangible ways to create change.

Brown RISD Hillel
80 Brown Street
Brown RISD Hillel, the center for Jewish life on campus, is one of the largest, most exciting, and versatile organizations at Brown and RISD. Brown RISD Hillel encourages and supports a diversity of students as they explore, develop and deepen their Jewish identities. We are committed to having Judaism serve as a source of meaning and growth during your time on College Hill and beyond.

Community Dialogue Project
75 Waterman Street, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, Room 312
We help students resolve conflict through open communication. We provide facilitation services to students across campus.

Computer Science
115 Waterman Street, Thomas J. Watson Sr. Center for Information Technology, 3rd Floor
Computer Science at Brown has the largest number of concentrators of any department at Brown. At our open house, you will hear from (and talk to) our faculty about intro courses, other courses, and doing research.

Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
180 Thayer Street, Lincoln Field Building (Ruth Simmons Quad), Lobby & Room 120
Our department offers opportunities for undergrads to get involved in research on climate science, oceanography, other planetary bodies, and more. Some faculty, undergrad advisors, and current concentrators will be present to describe courses, concentrations and possible career paths, and to answer any questions.

Economics
64 Waterman Street, Robinson Hall, Room 212, Office of Professor Alex Poterack
The Economic Department offers the standard economic, business economics, and public policy economics concentrations, and joint concentrations with Applied Math, Math, and Computer Science.

Engineering
345 Brook Street, Engineering Research Center, Barus & Holley
Brown School of Engineering is an inclusive and community focused program organized around students and learning, we do not have traditional departments or boundaries, and we emphasize interdisciplinary connections and hands-on learning.

2:00 - 4:00 Faculty + Staff Meet and Greet, Barus and Holley Lobby

2:00 PM & 3:00 PM Student Panel, Barus and Holley, Room 190

2:30 PM & 3:30 PM Engineering Tour with Dean Casasanto, Barus and Holley Lobby

*students may join any time between 2-4pm as the 3 programs will be repeated during these hours.

Health & Wellness
450 Brook Street, Sternlicht Commons
Health and Wellness at Brown holistically engages students in collaborative and compassionate care to support their self-discovery, intellectual growth and lifelong well-being. Four H&W departments will participate at this location, including: BWell Health Promotion, Counseling & Psychological Services, EMS, and Health Services.

International and Public Affairs
280 Brook Street, Watson Institute, 1st Floor Agora
Join faculty and staff at the Watson Institute to learn about International and Public Affairs (IAPA), the Watson Institute’s multidisciplinary and globally-comparative undergraduate concentration. IAPA equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary for engaged global citizenship at a time of rapid transformation and mounting societal challenges.

LGBTQ Center
22 Benevolent Street, Stonewall House
The LGBTQ Center welcomes you to Brown! Please join us for the opportunity to meet current students and staff, ask them about their experiences, and visit our brand new home, Stonewall House, at 22 Benevolent St.

Music
1 Young Orchard Avenue, Department of Music, Orwig 101
The Department of Music offers a wide range of ensembles and lessons for academic credit, as well as courses in composition, technology, history, theory, and ethnomusicology. Learn more from staff and current students.

Neuroscience
185 Meeting Street, Sidney Frank Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby (outside of room 318)
Neuroscience concentrators will explore fundamental cell properties and how these come together into circuits that lead to mental processes and behaviors. Department representatives will be available to answer questions about the concentration.

Office of Military-Affiliated Students
101 Thayer Street
The Office of Military-Affiliated Students (OMAS) assists student veterans, ROTC cadets, and other military-affiliated students in making successful transitions into and out of the Brown community.

Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life
69 Brown StreetPage-Robinson Hall, 4th Floor, Room 411
The Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life is home to the University Chaplains - Catholic, Jewish, Muslim and Protestant - and 40 affiliated colleagues that support over 20 religious and spiritual student-run groups on campus. Our Chaplains extend a warm welcome to students from all religious traditions, as well as those who identify as secular or spiritual. We pray, teach, share coffee and tea, hold confidential counsel, offer programs for the religious and the non-religious -- and more! We hope you'll stop by and say hello!

Political Science
111 Thayer Street, Koo Library, 3rd Floor
The Political Science department provides education in topics ranging from American elections to international warfare to theories of democracy, justice and resistance, and everything in between.

Residential Life
42 Charlesfield Street, Graduate Center, Tower E
The Office of Residential Life creates a meaningful, holistic residential experience where students can share a sense of belonging to the Brown community, practice and expand what they are learning in their course of study, be supported in the development of healthy practices, and cultivate connections with their fellow students.

Sarah Doyle Center for Women and Gender
26 Benevolent Street
The mission of the Sarah Doyle Center for Women and Gender is to engage the campus community through a feminist praxis of activism and academics. Our center provides programs, resources, and meeting space for any member of the campus community interested in examining issues around gender, especially as it intersects with other markers of identity.

Student Activities Office
75 Waterman Street, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 2nd Floor
Student Activities Main Office, Room 232
The Student Activities Office supports Brown's 400+ student organizations as they engage in identity and community building as well as leadership development through co-curricular involvement. Come by our open house to meet some of our staff and student leaders and learn more about student activities at Brown!

Swearer Center
2 Stimson Avenue
The Swearer Center is a community of scholars, students, practitioners and community members that work together to build on community strengths and address community challenges. Our work engages all as co-learners, co-teachers, co-actors and co-creators of knowledge and action. Through the creative capacities of our students, faculty and community partners we explore, build and implement collaborative and strategic projects, programs and initiatives. Our work yields transformative learning, and positive sustainable change, through collective action.

U-FLi Center
201 Thayer Street, Sciences Library, 5th Floor
The U-FLi Center supports the holistic success of undocumented, first-generation college, and low-income students at Brown University. Stop by our open house to learn about resources for U-FLi students and meet leaders from the U-FLi student community.