Directions

From the North or South on Interstate 95:

Take Exit 22 to Downtown Providence. Continue straight on Memorial Boulevard, turn left onto College Street at the fourth set of traffic lights. At the top of the hill, turn left onto Prospect Street. Take your first right onto Waterman Street. Please take note of the parking information below.

From the East on Interstate 195:

Take Exit 2 to South Main Street and continue for half a mile until the first set of traffic lights. Turn right onto College Street and then left at the top of the hill onto Prospect Street. Take your first right onto Waterman Street. Please take note of the parking information below.

From the Northwest:

Follow Route 146 to I-95 South then follow directions above (from north and south). Please take note of the parking information below.

Parking

Visitors may find parking on the streets in and around campus, or in the Visitors Parking lot on Brook St. behind Minden Hall—at the intersection of Brook St. and Waterman St. View map. Much of the street parking around Brown is in the form of metered spots, which cost 25 cents, or one quarter, for every 12 minutes, or $1.25 in quarters per hour.

Visitor Parking Lot Rates

  • Mon - Fri 8am - 6pm $3.00/hour
  • All Day Rate until 6pm (M-F) $15.00
  • Weekdays after 6pm, weekends, holidays $1.50/hour

Note to departments: The pay stations do not allow for department-validated rates. The rate is the same for all visitors.

Visit the Transportation Office website for more information.