Updates and Announcements

  • July 9

    In a community message, Brown announced that as of July 6, the community has achieved a 90% COVID-19 vaccination rate amongst students, faculty and staff who are engaged in in-person campus activity this summer. As such, mask wearing protocols and the?COVID-19 routine testing program will have changes immediately. Read the full announcement.

  • June 22

    Summary of Material Modifications:?You may have recently received a Summary of Material Modifications letter from University Human Resources regarding changes to our 403(b) plan. ?This disclosure is related to the plan changes implemented in November of 2020 and is not informing you of any additional changes. ?University contributions have been restored in March of 2021. ?This letter is a required disclosure under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974).

  • June 10

    The University is discontinuing the development, review, and approval of Return to Campus Plans (research, academic, and administrative).?They will no longer be required as of Friday, June 11, 2021. Instead, departments and labs will be responsible for reviewing, approving, and maintaining on-site staffing, and submitting all changes directly to University Human Resources (UHR). Please note that on-site work by essential research visitors, and field research by Brown faculty, students and staff still require University review as described on the?Resuming Research website.

    While the University’s asymptomatic testing program is in place, departments should submit changes to on-site staffing directly to University Human Resources using the attached, updated essential designation spreadsheet and send it to?[email protected]edu.?