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WE ARE
THE
EXPLORERS.
THE
CURIOUS.

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We're unbound by tradition and
unburdened by our
journey.
We're passionately engaged in the issues
of
our time and empowered to build
a bold new future.

WE GO
FAR
BEYOND
THE
EXPECTED

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Who we are, what we learn and
where it takes us.
We emerge from
Stony Brook with the

MOMENTUM
TO MAKE
A REAL
DIFFERENCE

in a field we love but maybe one we
never imagined.
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We are Stony Brook University, and
we know
that how far we go is the
difference between
affecting just
one thing and

CHANGING
THE
GREAT
BIG
WORLD

WHAT IS A BRAND?

A brand is not a logo, color scheme or tagline. It’s a perception, a feeling, a stake in the ground.

The Stony Brook University brand is built on the experience we offer across our campuses, classrooms, research facilities, websites, communications and events. How it is brought to life captures our vision, momentum and passion as a world-class public research university.

Maintaining a consistent and powerful brand identity such as ours takes great attention to detail; these guidelines are here to ensure that you have the right tools to present the Stony Brook brand in the best, most engaging and appropriate way possible at all times.

Promise

To empower Stony Brook’s driven, imaginative community in the relentless pursuit of tomorrow’s big ideas.


Position

As society stares down global issues that challenge our health, natural resources, economy and social well-being, the true champions will be the ambitious learners who can work across boundaries, find focus and emerge with inventive solutions.

Stony Brook University complements its extraordinary strengths in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine with a dedication to the humanities and social sciences, forging graduates ready to inspire our complex, connected world.


ESSENCE

Ambitious
Ideas.
Imaginative
Solutions.
Exceptional
Leadership.

BRAND PILLARS

 

STEMM

Our roots in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine have earned us an international reputation and an ability to innovate like no other university.

VALUE

We offer a top-tier education that is accessible to all, and we position our graduates to make an immediate positive impact on the world.

DIVERSITY

Our community is a mosaic of cultures, backgrounds and interests that represent and celebrate contemporary and global perspectives.

STEWARDSHIP

We’re committed to engaging and leading in the understanding and advancement of issues critical to our community, society and world.

MOMENTUM

The youth of our University and the opportunities it provides our students, faculty, researchers and alumni are evident in every step we take. Not steeped in tradition, but propelled by vision.

PERSONALITY

Driven
Curious
HANDS-ON
WELCOMING
PROUD


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BRINGING THE BRAND TO LIFE

The Stony Brook brand should permeate every experience and publication we create. That’s why we offer detailed guidance on producing materials that reflect the brand in an appropriate and consistent way.

CONTENT GUIDELINES