- Statement of Purpose - Acceptance to the program is based primarily on your promise and motivation as a writer and less on your experience. Please provide a statement of purpose of up to three pages describing what you hope to accomplish in the program and what motivates you to apply. We are interested in your thoughts about how you will benefit from the experience of joining us and your insights into your own creative urges.
- Transcript - All visiting students will need to supply transcripts.
- Writing Sample - Secondary consideration will be given to your writing sample. Please submit three to five pages of creative writing in any genre, to give us a sense of your aesthetics and style. The sample should be double-spaced, in 12-point font with your name on each page.
- Application Forms – to access application form
Because enrollment in this program is limited and admission is on a rolling basis, applicants
are strongly advised to submit all application materials as soon as possible.
Email to: William.Burford@stonybrook.edu
Or mail to:
Stony Brook University
Semester By The Sea
118 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-1901
Students from other institutions who plan to study at Stony Brook as visiting students should
see a financial aid counselor on their home campus about continuing to receive financial aid. All students admitted to this program must fulfill health requirements set forth by Student Health Services. Students admitted to Southampton Arts' Semester By The Sea Program at Stony Brook Southampton who wish to continue their studies at Stony Brook beyond the Fall semester.
For more information about admission criteria, procedures for matriculated undergraduate admission, and costs, please visit www.stonybrook.edu/admissions.