Experience Stony Brook Fall 2014
For all new students, Experience Stony Brook starts Friday, August 22 with move-in day. Required programming for all students begins on Saturday, August 23 with Student Sign-in, where you will receive your SuccessBook (the all-in-one planner and guide to success at Stony Brook) and your Experience Stony Brook schedule. New commuter students will receive their ID cards at Sign-In. New resident students must bring their ID cards with them in order to sign-In. Immediately following sign-In, students will attend the New Student Convocation. Have your ID Card with you at all times.
Friday, August 22
Move-In Day for New Students
Residence Halls, 9 am to 3 pm
Staller/Library Steps, 11 am to 3 pm
Family Farewell Barbecue
Staller Plaza, 12 pm to 3 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance at campusdining.org
Catholic Campus Ministry Welcome
SB Union Chapel, Room 249, 12 pm to 3 pm
Hillel New Student and Parent Reception
SB Union, Delancey Street Deli, 12:30 pm to 2 pm
VIP Shopping at the University Bookstore
Melville Library, 1 pm to 4 pm. Get your books and enter to win prizes.
★ University Scholars Reception
SAC Ballroom A, 2 pm to 4 pm
Required for all University Scholar students.
★ Honors College Reception
Tabler Center, 2 pm to 4 pm
Required for all Honors College students.
★ Building Meetings & New Resident Student Dinner
Residence Halls, 4 pm to 8 pm
Required for all new resident students. See building for your assigned time.
Hillel's New Student Welcome Shabbat Dinner
Delancey Street Deli, 7 pm to 10 pm
First Night Out
SAC Plaza, 6 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, August 23
Students driving to campus on Saturday should park in the LaValle Stadium parking lot and should leave enough time to walk to the sign-in locations. Look for Experience Stony Brook staff and volunteers stationed in the Stadium parking lot for directions to the various locations.
Residence Hall Cafes, 8:30 am to 10 am
★ New Student Sign-In
LaValle Stadium, 10 am to 11 am
Required for all new students.
★ New Student Convocation
LaValle Stadium, 11 am to 12 pm
Required for all new students.
★ Transfer "Choose Your Own" Workshops and Lunch
Wang Center, 12 pm to 1:45 pm. Required for all new transfer students.
Tranfer Group A (black lanyards): Lunch: 12 pm to 12:45 pm. Workshops: 1 pm
Tranfer Group B (white lanyards): Workshops: 12 pm to 12:45 pm. Lunch: 1 pm
★ "This Community" for Transfers
Staller Center, 2:15 pm to 4:45 pm. Required for all new transfer students.
★ Undergraduate College Program and Lunch
12 pm to 4:30 pm. Required for all new first-year students.
LDS: H Quad
GLS: GLS/HDV Center
Non-Traditional Student Program
Wang Center Lecture Hall 2, 2 pm to 4:30 pm
By invitation only
Commuter Ice Cream Social
SAC Express Loop, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Strongly encouraged for new commuter students.
West Side Dining, Union Commons, Roth Cafe, SAC Cafe, and Jasmine, 5 pm to 8 pm
SBU After Dark
West Side Dining, Union Commons, Roth Cafe, and SAC, 8 pm to 12 am
Sunday, August 24
Breakfast On Your Own
West Side Dining and Union Deli, 8 am to 10 am
★ This Community Belongs to All of Us
First-year students will attend programming by Undergraduate College affiliation from 9 am to 6 pm. See your schedule for specific times and locations. Required for all new first-year students.
SSO & ITS: 9 am to 11:30 am
LDS & ACH: 12:15 pm to 2:45 pm
HDV & GLS: 3:30 to 6 pm
Taking Care of Business
Various locations, 9:30 am to 5 pm. Service offices will be open so you can take care of last-minute details.
Find Your Class Building Tours
SAC Plaza Tent, 10 am to 1:30 pm
Returning Students Move-In
Residence Halls, 10 am to 5 pm
Campus Community Info Fair
Academic Mall, 11 am to 1:30 pm. Campus departments provide students with info and giveaways.
★ WISE Orientation and Reception
Wang Center, 1 pm to 3 pm. Required for all WISE Program students.
★ National Student Exchange (NSE) Orientation
Melville Library, Room N3090. 12 pm to 2 pm. Required for all NSE students.
Third Night Out: RHA Block Party
SAC Plaza, 6 pm to 10 pm
Information Desk Sites
Student Activities Center (SAC)
Have a question? Need additional information? Want to double-check on things? No problem. Visit the Opening Weekend Information Desk 8 am to 6 pm in the SAC Lobby during Opening Weekend and 10 am to 6 pm during the first week of classes. Information about other campus events is also available from Student Activities at (631) 632-9392 or by visiting Suite 218, Student Activities Center.
Computer Help Desk
The Client Support Help Desk is available for computer support via telephone at (631) 632-9800 from 8:30 am to 5 pm on Friday and Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm or visit S5410 Melville Library.
Taking Care of University Business
Upon arrival, you'll be able to take care of last-minute changes to your course registration, make payments, have questions about financial aid and student employment answered, buy books, and find out about parking. If you need help with your schedule or just some good advice, visit the Academic Advising Center in the Melville Library.
9:30 am to 5 pm: West Campus University Bookstore (Melville Library, lower level)
10 am to 2 pm: Administration Building:1st Floor: Financial Aid & Scholarship Services
2nd Floor: Bursar, Student Accounts, Campus ID Card, Parking Services, Registrar
10 am to 4 pm: Seawolves Marketplace (Student Activities Center)
11 am to 3 pm: Melville Library: Undergraduate Colleges (First-year advising), Room N3071
Academic & Transfer Advising Services (Transfer advising), Room E2360
Union, 2nd floor: Faculty Student Association (FSA); Meal Plan Office; Locker Rental; Wolfie Wallet; Bookstore Campus Account; Student Staffing Resources