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SOLAR is a system for viewing/enrolling in courses, billing, housing assignments, etc. For information on accessing SOLAR Click Here. Review "SOLAR Quick Facts" & "Online Help for Students".

Troubleshooting SOLAR Login:

If you are having problems logging in to solar, please Click Here and follow the steps in the link to set up your computer.

Net ID and Password:

Every Stony Brook University student is assigned a NETID which is used to access Stony Brook University email, blackboard, Wi-Fi, Computer lab computers and printers. The NETID is located on individual students’ SOLAR account. To locate and set up your NETID and NETID password Click Here.


Blackboard is a web-based course management system used to deliver course contents and communication to between instructors and students. A NETID and NETID password is required to log in to Blackboard. To access Blackboard Click Here.

Information Technology (DoIT):

Stony Brook University has a division of Information Technology that assist Faculty, staff and students with numerous IT and systems at SBU including access to internet, free software, computer labs etc. For more information please Click Here.

Bursar/Student Account:

This office assists with online and in person billing. The office handles all payments in regards to student accounts. For more information Click Here.

University Calendar:

The official university calendar provides information on holidays, recess and final examination schedules as well as semester start and end date. To access University Calendars please Click Here.

Mail Services:

In order to send anything off campus, you need to simply bring whatever you want to send to one of the on campus mail rooms during the hours of operation. You are able to buy stamps through the offices.For information about mailing services, as well as hours of operation, Click Here.
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