ICERM Hours and Access

Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm during the academic year.
Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm during summer.

During workshop weeks, ICERM elevators are unlocked from 8:00am until 5:30pm, Monday-Friday. All participants are welcome to use institute space during these hours.

Long-term participants (10+ consecutive days) are issued a Brown University ID card, allowing 24/7 building and elevator access to ICERM.


There is an out-box for stamped and campus mail at ICERM’s reception desk. Stamps and envelopes can be purchased at the reception desk for non-ICERM related mail (up to 16 ounces). U.S. and campus mail is picked-up and delivered between 2:00pm and 3:00pm, M-F.

U.S. Post Office
2 Exchange Terrace
Providence, RI 02903
FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
236 Meeting Street
Providence, RI 02906

Brown University Facilities

Library Access

Per Brown University policy, only long-term participants (10+ consecutive days) are allowed access to the university’s online library resources. No ICERM participant can check-out materials from the Brown library system.

Recreational Facilities

Long-term participants (10+ consecutive days) with a Brown ID can purchase temporary membership through the "Brown Sponsored ID "program. All other participants can purchase access through the "One Day Guest Pass" program.


No city or campus is immune to crime. Using common sense regarding personal safety, and honoring our policies relating to building and ICERM access, helps to keep everyone safe. Safety tips can be found via Brown's Department of Public Safety.