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Commencement and Reunion Housing 2015

Dear Commencement and Reunion Guests,

The information below is subject to change as the reservation date approaches. Bear in mind that the prices listed are from last year and subject to change.

Commencement and Reunion Weekend will be held this year from Friday, May 22, 2015 through Monday, May 25, 2015. Reservations for on-campus housing will be available for friends and family of students participating in commencement as well as alumni celebrating a reunion beginning in March 2015.

Accommodations will be available beginning Friday, May 22, 2015 at Noon through Monday, May 25, 2015 at Noon. We are unable to accommodate requests outside of these dates and times. There are four types of accommodations available: single (1 twin sized bed), double (2 twin sized beds), suite (4-6 twin sized beds) and apartment (4-8 twin sized beds). Each room includes a set of bed linens including pillow, blanket, sheets and towels.The standard room rate is $70 per bed, per night, and there is a two night minimum for all reservations. In addition to the standard nightly room rate, a $100 flat fee will be assessed for suite-style accommodations and $125 flat fee for apartments. Suite-style accommodations include a common area ; apartments include a small kitchen, common area and bathroom. Please note that there are a limited number of suites and apartments available. There are also a very limited number of rooms available with a private bathroom. Reservations with a private bathroom will be assessed an additional $50 flat fee. Assignments are issued on a first-come, first-served basis (including those with special housing accommodation requests or needs).

For those of you celebrating a reunion, we will do our best to assign you to a room with or near your reunion class. Your reservation requests will be processed in the order they are received. Please refer below for key pick-up locations and hours of operation for the Office of Residential Life and Alumni Relations. For information regarding specific reunion activities, please visit the Alumni Relations website.

For reservations, please follow the link below, if you have any problems accessing the site, please call our office at 401-863-2337 or e-mail us at with the subject line Commencement/Reunion 2015. The reservation deadline is Monday, May 4, 2015 by midnight ET. Reservations requests will continue to be accepted through Saturday, May 16, 2015 midnight ET, but there will be a $25 late fee assessed to reservations requested during this time period. Any requests after Saturday, May 16, 2015 by midnight ET must make arrangements on-site, and there will be a $25 on-site fee assessed. On-site reservations are provided on a first come first serve basis until there are no rooms left to offer. Please note that there will be no cancellations or refunds after Friday, May 8, 2015. Additionally, if you would like to be housed as part of a larger group, please designate one person to make your reservation as this is the only way we will be able to accommodate you together. After submitting your request, you will receive a confirmation followed by an invoice, which must be paid within five days, to the email account listed on your reservation. Please contact our office if you prefer a paper copy.

We look forward to having you on campus in May.


The Office of Residential Life

Hours of Operation

Office of Residential Life
Day Date Open Close
Friday 5/22/15 12:00PM Open All night
Saturday 5/23/15   6:00PM
Sunday 5/24/15 7:30AM 3:00PM
Monday 5/25/15 8:00AM 12:00PM
Alumni Registration
Day Date Open Close
Friday 5/22/15 12:00PM 10:30PM
Saturday 5/23/15 7:30AM 2:00PM
Sunday 5/24/15 CLOSED
Monday 5/25/15 CLOSED
Maddock Alumni Center
Day Date Open Close
Friday 5/22/15 8:30AM Midnight
Saturday 5/23/15 8:30AM Midnight
Sunday 5/24/15 7:30AM 2:00PM
Monday 5/25/15 CLOSED


Once you arrive on campus, please look for signs directing you to the appropriate key pick-up location. The below information is subject to change please visit frequently to not miss any updates.

Key Pick-Up Locations for Friday, May 22, 2015

  • 5th & 10th Reunion - Pembroke Green
  • 15th – 75th Reunion - Wriston Quad
  • Medical School - Wriston Quad
  • Non-Reunion Years - Wriston Quad
  • Commencement Guests - Wriston Quad

Key Pick-Up Locations for Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • 5th-75th Reunion - Wriston Quad
  • Medical School - Wriston Quad
  • Non-Reunion Years - Wriston Quad
  • Commencement Guests - Wriston Quad


Brown’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility will be reflected in this year’s Commencement with waste reduction and increased recycling initiatives.

The Brown community asks you be a part of our culture of sustainability and bring your own reusable water bottle.

In an effort to reduce Brown’s social and environmental footprint, plastic water bottles will not be available during the Commencement ceremony. Water stations will be available for you to refill your personal water bottle. Join Brown in making our university and community more sustainable.

To Request a Reservation for Commencement
or Reunion Housing Click Here