Undergraduate Orientation

Welcome Brunonians

Your guide for getting started as a new student at Brown University

Whether you’re a traditional first-year college student, transferring from another institution, visiting for the semester or resuming your undergraduate education after a pause, you are a welcome addition to the Brown University community. We’re so glad you’re here.

We know that as a New Brunonian you’re looking for certain information to help you acclimate to campus and academic life. The resources included throughout this site will help you start your journey. Once again, welcome to Brown!

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COVID-19 Information

Learn more about the vaccination requirement and other ways Brown is protecting our campus community from the spread of COVID-19.

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Get Your Questions Answered

Email us at any time with your inquiries about the orientation experience at Brown.

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