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First-Year Students

Steps to Enroll

To reserve your space, complete these steps in the SOLAR System using your Stony Brook ID number and password by December 1 for spring admission or May 1 for fall admission or the date on your letter of admission.

  1. Pay your $150 Tuition Deposit
  2. Pay your $200 Campus Housing Deposit*
  3. Pay your $300 Orientation Fee
  4. Complete your New Student Preferences

Enroll Now in SOLAR

*If requesting campus housing. New full-time first-year students are guaranteed housing provided the tuition/housing deposit is received and their new student preferences are submitted online by December 1 for spring admission; May 1 for fall admission.

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Next Steps

Steps to complete after those above. Several days after completing the steps above, you’ll receive your NetID, which will serve as your single sign-on login for many University systems, including the campus housing portal and your SBU e-mail.

Your Journey Begins

The first day of classes is Monday, February 1, 2021 for the spring 2021 semester. Click here to view the University's academic calendar.