Graduate Living at Stony Brook

The Division of Campus Residences Stony Brook University

Telephone: (631) 632-6966
Fax: (631) 632-9211
E-mail Address: reside@stonybrook.edu
General Housing Information: www.studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/res/

Click to view floor plans for Chapin, Shomburg, and West Apartments.

Chapin Apartments

The Chapin Apartments, located on the east side of campus near the University Hospital and Health Sciences Center, are comprised of 12 separate buildings and a variety of floor plans. All apartments are fully furnished and carpeted, and include utilities, a telephone unit with phone-mail, Internet service, and on-campus phone service (off-campus and long distance are billed separately), as well as premium cable service. The Chapin Apartments have a remodeled children’s playground area equipped with swings, slides and a climbing gym. There are also community volleyball and basketball courts, laundry room facilities with mailboxes situated in the middle of the complex. In addition Chapin residents may also reserve and use the Chapin Community Center for birthdays, meetings, parties and other social, cultural events and activities.

Chapin Apartment Descriptions

1-bedroom apartments are for married couples, domestic partners, and single heads of household.

2-bedroom apartments are shared by four single graduate students of the same gender, two students per bedroom.

3-bedroom apartments are shared by six single graduate students of the same gender.

4-bedroom apartments are shared by four single students of the same gender. Note: most 4-bedroom apartments have no living room/common area.

SPECIAL NOTE: All apartments consist of a living room, (except most 4-bedroom apartments), kitchen facilities equipped with a full size refrigerator, and electric stove with oven, a dining room, and one or two bathrooms (depending on the apartment size).

Schomburg Apartments

The Schomburg Apartments, comprised of two buildings with a total of 72 apartment units, are conveniently located on the west side of campus near the academic mall. All the apartments are fully furnished and carpeted, and include utilities, telephone, air conditioning (in some apartments), and premium cable service. The Schomburg Community Center, known as the “Commons,” contains residents’ mailboxes, a laundry room, and the Schomburg Office. There is also a large lounge, which can be used for birthdays, meetings, parties, and other social or cultural events and activities.

Schomburg Apartment Descriptions

1-bedroom apartments are for married couples and domestic partners. (Note: children are not allowed to reside in Schomburg).

4-bedroom apartments are shared by four single graduate students of the same gender.

West Apartments

The West Apartments, comprised of nine buildings, are also located on the west side of campus, across from Schomburg. All apartments are fully furnished and carpeted, and include utilities, air conditioning, and premium cable service. Residents should bring their own telephone. There are mailboxes and laundry facilities in each building. Please note that the West Apartments do not have family accommodations.

West Apartment Descriptions

The West Apartments have six bedrooms and two bathrooms per apartment.

Staffing

The Chapin, Schomburg, and West Apartment Complexes are overseen by a Quad Director. Each building has a Building Coordinator or Resident Assistant who assists in the administration of the facility, provides 24-hour emergency coverage as well as general assistance to the resident population. The housing staff facilitates social, recreational, and developmental programs and workshops for apartment residents and their families.

Furnishings

All apartments are fully furnished and carpeted, and are equipped with kitchen facilities and a telephone (with the exception of West Apartments, which do not come equipped with telephones). Residents must provide their own kitchen utensils, light bulbs, linens, shower curtains, and towels. Air conditioners and other major appliances are prohibited in the Chapin Apartments. The West Apartments are equipped with air conditioners, as well as certain rooms in the Schomburg Apartments. No storage space is available except within the apartment itself.