Office of Information Technology

Information for Students

New to Brown?

  • Software
    Remember to bring software, receipts, and manuals for your electronics in case you need a repair or reinstallation.
  • Buying a computer?
    Lenovo and Apple are Brown's preferred vendors for personal computers; Lenovo and Apple computers under warranty can be repaired at the Brown Bookstore. Other computers can be repaired too, for a fee. Guide: Buying a Computer
  • Printers
    You may not find that you need your own printer; printers are available all over campus and you are provided with a printing credit at the beginning of the year. 
  • Learning Opportunities 
    Want to exercise your brain? Practice one of 30 languages on Rosetta Stone or learn a new skill with LinkedIn Learning.
  • Need software?
    We have your back! Download Microsoft OfficeAdobe Creative Cloud, and more.

Student Technology

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Maybe the most important service! Connect your devices by visiting If you have a browserless device like a gaming system or Roku, see

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You use your Brown username to log into almost everything at Brown! If you forget your password, you can reset it at

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Getting help:

Our IT Service Center is happy to help with questions, troubleshooting, loaner equipment, and more! For computer repairs, see the Bookstore Technology Center.

Featured Services

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Tools and Services

These are broader guides to IT services - if you are looking for help with a specific service, find it in the Service Catalog and click the Online Help link on the service's page.

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