Getting to Know SBU


In just five decades, Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America’s most dynamic public universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks Stony Brook among the top 100 public universities in the nation, and the London Times Higher Education World University Rankings places us among the top 1 percent of all the universities in the world. A member of the elite Association of American Universities, Stony Brook is also considered one of the 61 best research institutions in North America.

Nobel laureates, Guggenheim fellows, and MacArthur grant winners teach on our campus, making it a magnet for outstanding students. The University offers more than 150 undergraduate and 140 graduate programs and has a total student population of 24,600.

Stony Brook’s reach extends from its 1,000-acre campus on Long Island’s North Shore — encompassing the main academic areas, an 8,300-seat stadium and sports complex, a performing arts center, Stony Brook University Medical Center, the Health Sciences Center, and the Long Island State Veterans Home — to Stony Brook Manhattan, a Research and Development Park, three business incubators, and our Southampton campus on Long Island’s East End. Stony Brook also co-manages Brookhaven National Laboratory, joining such prestigious schools as Cornell, MIT, and Princeton on the list of major institutions that run federal research laboratories.

If you would like to learn more about the wide range of scholarly and research resources available on campus, below is a list of links that will connect you to a variety of sites to give you insight into the vast array of opportunities at your doorstep. If you are interested in learning about the Human Resource amenities on campus or what’s of interest in the surrounding community, please visit New Postdocs.




On Campus Resources

Office of the President

Office of the Provost

Office of the Vice President for Research

Office of the Vice President for Research Annual Reports

Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action

Stony Brook University Medical Center

Stony Brook Children’s Hospital

Facilities and Services

Long Island State Veterans Home


Off campus resources

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Stony Brook Southampton

Stony Brook Manhattan

Calverton Business Incubator

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium



Centers and Institutes at Stony Brook University

Plans for the future

SUNY Strategic Plan

State of the University Address



Postdocs' Coffee Hour, First Tuesday of every month
Join us for special NPAW Breakfast!
September 2, 2014, 9:00am

National Postdoc Appreciation Week
September 15-19, 2014

Postdoc Picnic 
September 13, 2014, 11:30am-3pm

SBU Postdoc Spotlight
September 18, 2014, 9am-2pm

Postdoc Appreciation Luncheon
September 18, 2014, following Spotlight talks (postdocs only)

Strategies and Tactics for NIH & NSF Grant Writing
September 22, 29, October 6, 9:00-10:30am

NYAS Science Alliance Fall Programs
See upcoming programs from NYAS (some available as Webinars).


Recurring Events

Editors Club

Conversational English

Practice public speaking

Provost's Postdoctoral Lecture Series

Develop an E-Portfolio

Journal of Postdoctoral Research

Academic Advising Certificate Program

Corporate Education and Training

COEUS Training Workshops

Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship

Innovation Boot Camp

Training Scientists Who Mean Business



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