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Things to Do in the Community

beach Stony Brook and the surrounding areas offer hundreds of opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment. 

PJ/SBU Shuttle

New for Fall 2019- Extended Hours! Free transportation from Stony Brook University to the Port Jefferson Village Center. Available from September 5 , 2019 - November 10, 2019. 


  • Thursdays, 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Fridays, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Saturdays, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sundays, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Shuttle Stops

  • Student Activities Center Loop
  • Chemistry Loop
  • Chapin Apartments Bus Stop
  • Port Jefferson Train Station
  • Port Jefferson Arden
  • Wild by Nature Market

The last pick-up on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays will be at 10pm at the Student Activities Center Loop. 

Things to Do

Discover Long Island

Beyond the Brook: This SBU Student Affairs site provides students with all the information needed to explore what Long Island and New York City has to offer socially, culturally, and recreationally. Visit this site for information on:

Stony Brook Village

Port Jefferson Village

Three Village


New York City

Town of Brookhaven Parks and Recreation

At the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation site, you can explore swimming, hiking, tennis and more.

Religious Directory

The Religious Directory lists local places of worship near the Stony Brook University campus.

Smith Haven Mall

Smith Haven Mall is located just a few minutes from the Stony Brook campus and is accessible by local bus.

Roosevelt Field

Roosevelt Field is located in Nassau County.

Tanger Outlets

Tanger Outlets have two locations in Suffolk County, in Riverhead and Deer Park.

Walt Whitman Mall

The Walt Whitman Mall is located on Route 110 in Huntington, NY, about 40 minutes west of Stony Brook.

Destination Accessible:

Destination Accessible gives accessibility information of leisure locations for people with mobility challenges.

Wolfie Wallet Partners

Some merchants may offer a 10% discount when you use Wolfie Wallet.

Local Beaches

Find your perfect beach right here on Long Island.

1. Fire Island National Seashore in Patchogue

2. Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh

3. Robert Moses State Park in Babylon

4. Tiana Beach in Hampton Bays

5. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk in Brooklyn

6. Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton Beach

7. Coopers Beach in Southampton

8. Hither Hills State Park in Montauk