Computer Aided Design (CAD) Services
Brown University Staff and Faculty may request custom maps or floor plan output in support of the Plan for Academic Enrichment (PAE). These maps and plans may be used for presentations, analysis, or for general purposes. Custom requests will be ordered on a First-In, First-Out (FIFO) method.Request Custom Output
Facility floor plans and campus mapping files (Buildings, Roads, Infrastructure, etc…) are available upon request. These files will only be distributed to either those affiliated with or, those performing official business with Brown University.
Students requesting CAD files in support of academic projects must have their professors provide a written request via email to the CAD Office. Request CAD Files
Hard Copy Maps / Plan Room:
The Plan Room is located within the Facilities Management building and houses hard copy plans and specifications for University facilities. Access to the Plan Room requires prior approval by the CAD Office. Access will be granted to either those affiliated with or, those performing official business with Brown University.
Copy jobs exceeding a total of 10 copies will be sent out to a local reprographics shop for printing. Jobs sent out require the customer to provide either a charge account number or a purchase order number. Request Plan Room Access
Utility Mark-Outs (Brown Dig Safe):
The CAD Office is responsible for locating and marking campus utilities. Utility mark-outs must be performed prior to any work that could affect underground utilities. Work requiring notification includes: excavation, borings, or installing tent stakes. Request for Utility Mark-Outs are to be made directly through the Facilities Management Service Response Center.
Utility Mark-Out procedures can be found at Marking Utilities/Brown Dig Safe.