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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, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Vendor Expo
Staller/Library Steps, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Family Farewell Barbecue
Staller Plaza, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance at

Catholic Campus Ministry Welcome
SB Union Chapel, Room 249, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Hillel New Student and Parent Brunch
SB Union, Delancey Street Deli, 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Visit the University Bookstore
Melville Library, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Get your books and enter to win prizes

University Scholars Reception
SAC Auditorium and Ballroom A, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Required for all University Scholar students.

Honors College Reception
Tabler Center, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Required for all Honors College students.

Building Meetings & New Resident Student Dinner
Residence Halls, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Required for all new resident students. See building for your assigned time.

Hillel's New Student Welcome Shabbat Dinner
Delancey Street Deli, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

First Night Out
SAC Plaza, 7:00 pm to 11:00 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.

Continental Breakfast
Residence Hall Cafes, 8:30 am to 10:00 am

New Student Sign-In
LaValle Stadium, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Required for all new students.

New Student Convocation
LaValle Stadium, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Required for all new students.

Transfer "Choose Your Own" Workshops and Lunch
Wang Center, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm. Required for all new transfer students.  

Tranfer Group A (black lanyards): Lunch: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm. Workshops: 1:00 pm
Tranfer Group B (white lanyards): Workshops: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm. Lunch: 1:00 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
12:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Required for all new first-year students.

ACH: Tabler
LDS: H Quad
SSO: Roth
ITS: Mendelsohn

Non-Traditional Student Program
Wang Center Chapel, 2:00 pm to 4:45 pm
By invitation only

Commuter Ice Cream Social
SAC Express Loop, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Strongly encouraged for new commuter students.

SAC/West Side/SB Union, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Second Night Out
Staller Steps, 8:00 pm

Sunday, August 24
This Community Belongs to All of Us
First-year students will attend programming by Undergraduate College affiliation from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. See your schedule for specific times and locations. Required for all new first-year students.

SSO & ITS: 9:00 am to 11:30 am
LDS & ACH: 12:15 pm to 2:45 pm
HDV & GLS: 3:30 to 6:00 pm
Taking Care of Business
Various locations, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Service offices will be open so you can take care of last-minute details.

Returning Students Move-In
Residence Halls, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Campus Community Info Fair
Academic Mall, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Campus departments provide students with info and giveaways.

WISE Orientation and Reception
Wang Center, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Required for all WISE Program students.

National Student Exchange (NSE) Orientation
Melville Library, Room N3090. 11:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Required for all NSE students.

Third Night Out: RHA Block Party
SAC Plaza, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Information Desk Sites
Administration Lobby • Student Activities Center (SAC)
Have a question? Need additional information? Want to double-check on things? No problem. Please visit Campus Services for hours. Information about student activities and other campus events is also available from the Department of Student Union and Activities at (631) 632-9392 or by visiting the office in Suite 218, Student Activities Center.

Client Support Help Desk
The Client Support Help Desk is available for computer support via telephone at (631) 632-9800 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm on Friday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Taking Care of University Business
Of course, we have made time for you to take care of business before you are consumed with classes. 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. Throughout Opening Week, Student Services offices will be open Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm, and Friday from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm. All Student Services offices are open until 7:00 pm on Tuesdays, and many services, including the University Bookstore, the Seawolf MarketPlace, and Parking Services, have extended hours throughout the first week of classes.