Directions to the Center for Korean Studies
We are located on the 5th floor of the Frank Melville LibraryRoom N5520 in the main campus. Please find section C3 of this campus map.
From New York City, take the Long Island Expressway (LIE-495) eastbound from the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Manhattan or the Throngs Neck Bridge or Whitestone Bridge in Queens to exit 62, and follow Nicolls Road (Route 97) north for 9 miles. The main entrance to the University is on the left. To find the campus via GPS, enter the following address: 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790.
Take the 7 bus if you are coming from or, going to Manhattan. The pick-up and drop-off location for the 7 bus is in front of the Student Activity Center. The bus also offers other Intra-Island locations such as Ronkonkoma, Melville and Riverhead.
By Train (LIRR)
Take the Long Island Railroad's (LIRR) Port Jefferson line from Penn Station in Manhattan to Stony Brook. The LIRR station is at the north end of the campus; bus service to the central campus is provided. Trains to and from Penn Station generally require transfers at Jamaica or Huntington. Hicksville is also a transfer point on some lines. Find schedule and fare information here.
Car ferries cross Long Island Sound at Bridgeport, Connecticut to Port Jefferson, Long Island. Take Route 25A west to Nicolls Road, and turn left on Nicolls. The University entrances are the first three intersections you come to. From New London, Connecticut to Orient Point, Long Island, take Route 25A west to Nicolls Road and proceed as above.
Long Island's Islip-MacArthur Airport is 16 miles from the campus and is serviced by direct flights by major airlines and commuter lines.
New York City Area Airports (JFK, LaGuardia and Newark) are 50 miles to the west. From Kennedy Airport, you may take the AirTrain to Jamaica Station and transfer to the LIRR for the train to Stony Brook (Port Jefferson line).
Driving directions to Stony Brook University from Islip-MacArthur Airport: Exit the airport and turn left onto Veterans Memorial Highway (Route 454 West). Merge onto Sunrise Highway (Route 27) and take the second exit onto Nicolls Road. Drive north for 12 miles. The main entrance to the University is on the left.
There are various public parking lots and facilities near campus. This list includes metered parking lots (orange color-coded) and municipal parking lots that are open to the public. Please consult signs for hours and fees prior to entering the facilities.
Parking is permitted in any unrestricted lot during evenings & weekends. Lots are generally unrestricted and available for anyone to park from 4:00pm to 7:00am, Monday-Friday, and at all times Saturday & Sunday unless otherwise noted. Check for signs at parking lot entrances for restrictions.