Q: When is TWTP and General Orientation?

A: TWTP 2018 is Tuesday, August 28 – Friday, August 31. Students participating in General Orientation arrive on Saturday, September 1. Classes begin on Wednesday, September 5.


Q: What if I need to come a day early or a day late for TWTP?

A: Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate early arrivals at this time. We can only arrange for your pick up on Tuesday, August 28. Even if you arrive early on campus independently, we will not be able to provide you with housing prior to Tuesday, August 28. If you come a day late, you will need to arrange for your own transportation to campus. Please indicate the day you will arrive on your registration form and email twtp@brown.edu to discuss late arrival.


Q: What room will I stay in during the program?

A: TWTP participants can move into their assigned residential space on the opening day of the program. Keys to your assigned space will be provided at the TWTP registration table.


Q: How do I get to Brown?

A: If you are coming by air, train or bus into Providence on Tuesday, August 28, we will have a shuttle service to pick you up from the airport, train or bus station. We will have students with Brown/TWTP signs, so please look out for them. We do receive students arriving on early morning or late night flights. This service is offered only to those arriving into Providence. If you are driving or do not need to be picked up, directions to Brown are available here. Parents can park at the Power Street Parking Complex located on Brook Street between Power St. and Williams St. 


Q: When do I get to Brown and where do I check in?

A: On Tuesday, August 28, you can check in for TWTP. We will provide more details about check-in as the date draws closer. When you check in for registration, you will receive keys to your permanent room assignment. TWTP staff will also be there to register you for TWTP and provide you with the program materials. Brown Center for Students of Color staffers will be at the residence halls to help you with your luggage.


Q: Are there any activities for my parents/guardians?

A: Yes, there are activities for parents on Tuesday, August 28. Schedule coming soon!


Q: Is there a listing of local hotels and transportation for my parents?

A: Yes, click here for a list of hotels and here for transportation


Q: Is there a listing of places to eat or things to do in Providence?

A: Yes, click here!