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, September 13, 2023 from 2-3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2023 from 3-4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 9, 2023 from 4-5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023 from 1:15-2:15 p.m. 

Any student attending office hours must have a valid and current Brown University student ID and is welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. 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. These sessions are not intended as an opportunity for student groups to request endorsement letters or funding.

At Brown University, 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.

Please email Sydney Menzin at with any questions or to schedule a 15-minute meeting with President Paxson.

  • Thursday, October 5, 2023 from 2-3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 3-4:00 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