Links to Business Operations

As the University adjusts plans for on-campus operations in 2020-21, updates will be posted on services essential to the student experience at Brown.

For the most up-to-date information on the status of business operations, consult the policies currently in effect on the Campus Activity Status page.

Student Financial Services

Billing and student account statements will be sent to enrolled undergraduate and graduate students directly. Details on fees, the Installment Payment Plan, and spring and summer billing can be found on the Student Financial Services website:

Student Financial Services website

Health Insurance

Even in the semesters when they are not enrolled, returning students will continue to be covered by the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) or their family coverage if they waived SHIP.

Mailroom Operations

Visit the Mail Services website for updates on in-person services in Page-Robinson Hall and plans for providing mail services during 2020-21.

Mail Services website


The Brown University Shuttle will operate during 2020-21 and provide safe, reliable transportation for students, faculty and staff of Brown and hospital affiliates who have a Brown ID. As a reminder, passengers who use shuttle bus services must abide by health protocols to ride safely. Additional information about fall operations will be posted on the Transportation and Parking Services website:

Transportation and Parking Services website


Visit the Brown Bookstore website for updates on the store’s reopening and online orders.

Brown Bookstore website


Last updated Jan. 5, 2021. Information on this page may be updated as the University’s planning evolves and/or public health guidance prompts a shift in Brown’s operations and protocols.