Doors and Arrival to Ceremony
Degree candidates will check in one (1) hour prior to their scheduled ceremony in the lobby of the Sports Complex. On Commencement morning the doors will open one (1) hour prior to the ceremony. Parents and guests of degree
candidates should plan their arrival accordingly.
Guests with Disabilities
Parking for ADA Permit Holders will be located on Gym Road. Proper identification is required. Stony Brook University’s ADA Transport Services van will be accessible from the Gym Road parking lot on Commencement Day.
For more detailed information on disability access for all campus locations please see the Disability Access Index by visiting http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/map/ada/index.html
Restrooms for the general public are located in the lobby of the Pritchard Gym as well as on the first floor of the Stony Brook Union. These restrooms are wheelchair accessible.
Parking at Stony Brook University during Commencement is limited. Please refer to the parking section of this website to view the map for guests parking locations.
If you have questions regarding parking at Stony Brook University, please visit our Parking and Transportation website at www.stonybrook.edu/parking.
Getting to Campus
Stony Brook University is situated on an 1,040-acre site on the North Shore of Long Island in southeastern New York.
We are approximately 60 miles east of New York City. Campus maps with transportation and parking information will be mailed.
The live webcast may be viewed via computer at 10 am and 2 pm from the following Stony Brook University website:
Due to limited seating, an alternate viewing location has been secured in Frey Hall for all non-ticketed guests.
Food and Beverages
Guests may purchase refreshments at:
1. SAC Food Court – 7:30 am to 6 pm – Student Activities Center
2. Starbucks – 8 am to 4 pm – Student Union
3. Union Deli – 8 am to 4 pm – Student Union
4. Administration Cart – 8 am to 2 pm – Administration Building
5. Jasmine – 11 am to 5 pm – Charles B. Wang Center
6. Simons Café –11:30 am to 3:30 pm – Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
Graduation flowers will be available for purchase on site
the day of the ceremony. To pre-order your flowers and guarantee your color preference, place your order at www.commencementflowers.com.
The Hilton Garden Inn, located on the Stony Brook University main campus. See more information about nearby accommodations on the Visiting Stony Brook page.
For overnight stays, the area offers accommodations within five miles of the campus. The Three Village Inn features a “taste of New England” in historic Stony Brook Village. Nestled in the heart of historic Port Jefferson, Danfords provides quality accommodations, many with harbor views. The Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook is also nearby. The Marriott Residence Inn in Holtsville is a few minutes away by car. Useful information for planning your visit is available from the Long Island Convention Visitors Bureau at www.discoverlongisland.com.
Danfords Hotel & Marina, Port Jefferson, NY
(800) 332-6367, www.danfords.com
Holiday Inn Express, Stony Brook, NY:
(631) 471-8000, stonybrookny.hiexpress.com
Marriott Residence Inn, Holtsville, NY
(631) 475-9500, www.residenceinnholtsville.com
Three Village Inn, Stony Brook, NY
(631) 751-0555, www.threevillageinn.com
Stony Brook Memorabilia — Get Your Red On
Purchase your Stony Brook memorabilia at the Barnes & Noble University Bookstore located in the Melville Library.
The store will be open from 8:15 am to 6 pm on
Show your Stony Brook spirit through a class ring or announcement:
Stony Brook Ring: Students may purchase their class ring online at www.balfour.com