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Maps & Directions

Brown Graduate School:
The Graduate School is located at 47 George Street, in the Horace Mann building. (Graduate programs are housed in other campus buildings.) On-street metered parking is available on Prospect Street and other nearby streets; short-term non-metered parking is available on George Street and other nearby streets.

Campus Maps:
In addition to a full, indexed campus map, you can see a variety of interactive and downloadable maps of the campus and its buildings

Directions to Campus:

By Plane: T.F. Green International Airport is located about ten miles south of Providence. The campus is served by a shuttle, Airport Limousine Co., which leaves the airport on the hour and arrives on campus about 15 minutes later. 

By Train/Bus: Terminals for Amtrak, which offers national service, and MTBA, the Boston area commuter rail lines, are located in Providence's downtown district. Walk or take a taxi to campus from the terminals. 

The Peter Pan Bus terminal is located to the north of downtown and provides a free shuttle to Kennedy Plaza. From there, you can either walk "up the hill" (about 10 to 15 minutes), or take a bus or cab to campus.

By Automobile: to the Visitor Parking Lot 

(Note: Construction projects in the city may require adjustments to the routes below.)  
 
From the North or South: From either I-95 South or I-95 North, take Exit 22A, Downtown, Memorial Boulevard. At the fifth traffic light, turn left onto College Street. Cross the bridge and proceed up the hill following College Street to the end. At the top of the hill, where College Street intersects with Prospect Street, you will see Brown’s Van Wickle Gates. Turn left onto Prospect Street. At the next light, turn right onto Waterman Street. At the third light, turn right onto Brook Street. The visitor parking lot will be on your left immediately after turning onto Brook Street. 

From the East: Follow I-195 West until exit 2, South Main Street. Travel down South Main Street to the first light. Turn right onto College Street. At the next stop sign, go straight up the hill. At the top of the hill, you will see Brown’s Van Wickle Gates. Turn left onto Prospect Street. At the next light, turn right onto Waterman Street. At the third light, turn right onto Brook Street. The visitor parking lot will be on your left immediately after turning onto Brook Street.    

From the Northwest: Follow Route 146 to I-95 South. Once on I-95 South, follow the directions above (from the North and South). 

Please Note: Certain GPS systems erroneously direct visitors to an address in North Providence.  We suggest you check your GPS directions against a map before following them.  If it appears as though you have the wrong address, route yourself to the Graduate School, 47 George Street, Providence, RI 02906.  

Parking: See the Transportation Office’s suggestions and map for parking on or near campus.  

In addition to the Visitor Parking Lot, metered spaces are available on a number of streets around campus. Most meters accept quarters only and are limited to two hours. Free parking spaces, although limited in number, are available on surrounding streets. Please be sure to read posted signs before parking. 

Do not leave valuables — including GPS systems, laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices — in plain sight in your car.