Brown Card

Lost or Stolen Card

The Brown ID Card should be protected in the same manner a credit or debit card would be protected. Lock your Brown ID card if you think it is lost or stolen, do not wait -- protect yourself and the Brown community.

Ways to lock your Brown ID Card:

Staff, Faculty, Students, & Affiliates with a MyBrown Account (i.e - sponsored ids, Jcb fellows)

  1. Lock and Unlock your Brown ID card either via MyAccount (myaccount.brown.edu) or through the MyBrown portal (my.brown.edu).
    1. MyAccount - Click “Lock/Unlock Brown ID Card” in the top right corner.
    2. My.Brown - Click on your user icon in the top right corner and select “Lock/Unlock Brown ID”.

Students (important note): 

  • Students can receive a temporary Courtesy Card for dormitory access by visiting Brown Public Safety (75 Charlesfield Street) upon providing positive proof of identification.
  1. If you are unable to use the online services,
    1. During regular business hours (8:30 am - 5:00 pm), notify the Brown Card Office (69 Brown Street, Suite 511) at 401-863-2273. Once notified, the Brown Card Office will lock the Brown ID Card, preventing others from utilizing Building Access and Bear Bucks associated with it.
    2. During non-business hours, notify Brown Public Safety (75 Charlesfield Street) at 401-863-3322.  Students can receive a temporary Courtesy Card for dormitory access upon providing positive proof of identification.

All Others Cardholders (Alumni, Contractors)

  1. If you are unable to use the online services,
    1. During regular business hours (8:30 am - 5:00 pm), notify the Brown Card Office (69 Brown Street, Suite 511) at 401-863-2273. Once notified, the Brown Card Office will lock the Brown ID Card, preventing others from utilizing Building Access.
    2. During non-business hours, notify Brown Public Safety (75 Charlesfield Street) at 401-863-3322.  

After reporting a card missing or stolen, you may replace your Brown Card by visiting the Brown Card Office during regular business hours. In order to obtain a new card, the cardholder must provide positive proof of identification (state-issued ID, driver's license, or passport, etc.).