Healthy Brown

What you need to know now:

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Campus Activity Status

Learn about the current activities allowed on campus and the health protocols in place.

Activity Status
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Brown no longer requires the COVID-19 vaccination for most faculty, staff, students and visitors. 

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Community Messages

Brown is committed to keeping the community informed with updates on COVID-19 planning and response.


Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown has remained focused on protecting the health of our community while delivering world-class education and research, and remaining a valued neighbor in our city, state and region.

“Healthy Brown” is a goal and a core value guiding efforts to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the University community. Brown has developed and implemented public health plans based on the guidance of medical and public health experts for managing infectious diseases in a pandemic, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Brown is committed to aligning its policies and health protocols with evolving public health conditions, and reducing the number of protocols in effect as conditions improve. In Summer 2022, the University began to transition operations to managing COVID-19 on campus in a similar way to how other infectious diseases are managed. That approach continues. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, planning is based on expert medical and public health guidance — if public health conditions change, the University will take appropriate steps at that time.

All current information about operations and allowable activities are outlined on the Campus Activity Status page, and announcements regarding updates are continually available via the Messages to the Community page.