Academic life at Brown is rigorous. Students report that it’s less about competition and more about needing to meet their own high standards for participating fully in the life of the University. Brown provides an abundance of academic support services to help you achieve your academic objectives.
The College is home to Brown’s academic advising hub. Academic deans are here to:
- serve as advisors to first-year students
- hold weekly open hours for students to discuss academic issues
- oversee Brown’s academic advising programs
- assist students needing enhanced academic support
Academic programs housed in the College include the Curricular Resource Center, the Writing Center, the Science Center, and undergraduate research awards and fellowships. These services are complemented by the professional staff in Brown’s libraries and academic support programs in individual departments.