About Brown Blogs

BrownBlogs is a hosting platform for Brown faculty and staff. We have many web hosting solutions. If you’re not sure of the best solution for your needs, contact us.


Every user with access to a website on blogs.brown.edu is bound by the University’s Code of Conduct, administrative policies, and all other applicable policies across the University. These include, but are not limited to, policies limiting political campaigning and activity; governing use of the Brown University name, logo, marks and likeness; establishing permissions for image use and adherence to copyright; and limiting release of personal or academic information governed by privacy statutes, among other policies.

Removal of Outdated Websites

Websites hosted on blogs.brown.edu are checked for regular content updates and activity. Sites that don’t receive at least one annual content update will be removed from blogs.brown.edu. Site owners will be contacted before their site is decommissioned due to inactivity.

When Individuals Leave Brown

Individuals will lose access to their site on blogs.brown.edu when they leave Brown. Individuals leaving Brown are encouraged to export their site prior to their departure date. Sites without any active Brown content editors assigned to them will be archived and decommissioned within 12 months.