A. Overview/ About the Program
Stony Brook University’s summer school is open to international students, providing a premier academic experience and the opportunity to live and learn alongside global peers.
Stony Brook University is a leading U.S research institution located between the busy streets of New York City and the tranquil beaches of the Hamptons. Courses will be offered during two summer sessions. Students will have the option to participate in one or both sessions for a minimum of six credits each.
We invite you to spend this summer at Stony Brook University and look forward to receiving your application.
Why Summer at Stony Brook?
B. Admission & Application
You will be required to submit the following documents electronically via SBU’s university database system (AccessVIS):
i) Financial Support Documents
All students must upload financial support documents showing the amount required in the DS 2019 Certificate of Eligibility. Proof can be in the form of a bank letter or an original bank statement which states your name or your sponsor’s name in English. Documents must be dated within 6 months of term start date.
These documents should be uploaded electronically via AccessVIS
ii) Affidavit of Support (only required if using a sponsor)
The name on the affidavit of support should be the same as the name on the bank letter/statement. Relationship to student should be indicated and signed by the sponsor.
This document should be uploaded electronically. (Download Affidavit of support form here)
iii) Proof of Income (only required if using a sponsor)
Your sponsor must show proof of income for the current year, which can be the form of an employer letter or income tax return. If sponsor is retired, this too must be stated in the form of a letter.
This document should be uploaded electronically via AccessVIS.
D. Course Selection
To view all courses offered at Stony Brook click here
Upon acceptance, students will receive information on how to view classes offered for their semester along with enrollment instructions.
On-campus housing is arranged for all students, instructions will be provided upon acceptance.Apply Now
For more information:
International Summer School Coordinator
International Academic Programs & Services
E-5340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3397
Phone: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396