Office of the President

Contact Information

The Office of the President hosts office hours and offers other opportunities to engage with the office.

Mailing Address

Office of the President
Brown University
1 Prospect Street
Box 1860
Providence, RI 02912


(401) 863-2234


(401) 863-7737

University Hours

University hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer hours (early June through mid-August) are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Office Hours with President Paxson

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024 from 2:45-3:45 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 1:15-2:15 p.m.
  • Monday, April 8, 2024 from 2:15-3:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2024 from 2-3:00 p.m.

President Paxson's office hours give both students and the president an opportunity to meet and discuss a wide variety of subjects affecting them and the University. Pre-scheduled appointments are required. Any student attending office hours must have a valid and current Brown University student ID and are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a meeting with President Paxson during student office hours, please email Sydney Menzin at  

These sessions are not intended as an opportunity for student groups to request endorsement letters or funding. The UFunds website coordinates applications for a variety of funding opportunities. Students can access the Undergraduate Student Event Fund application at

All office hours are Eastern Time and are subject to change.

  • Friday, February 16, 2024 from 2-3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024 from 2-3:00 p.m.

Office hours are subject to change. Please call or email Marguerite Joutz at to schedule an appointment.

Additional media and photo requests for the President should be directed to the Office of University Communications. For more information, contact:

Brown University
Office of University Communications
Campus Box 1920
Providence, RI 02912 
Tel: (401) 863-2453