Getting to Stony Brook is easy, either by car, bus or train. And parking for CommUniversity
Day is free!
From New York City, take the Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) eastbound from the
Queens Midtown Tunnel in Manhattan or the Throgs Neck Bridge or Whitestone Bridge
in Queens to exit 62, and follow Nicolls Road (Route 97) north for 9 miles. The main
entrance to the University is on the left. To find the campus via GPS, enter the address
"100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790."
Call (631) 852-5200, or visit the
Suffolk County Transit website for schedules, rates, and routes for public bus service between campus and off-campus
Long Island Railroad's Port Jefferson line from Penn Station in Manhattan to Stony Brook. The LIRR station
is at the north end of the campus; bus service to the central campus is provided.
Trains to and from Penn generally require transfers at Jamaica or Huntington. Hicksville
is also a transfer point on some lines.
Get Google Directions to Stony Brook
Parking is free at all University parking lots for CommUniversity Day except for the
LaValle Stadium lot which will be closed to those without parking passes.
The nearest parking areas to the Academic Mall are the Administration parking garage
and the lot behind Earth and Space Sciences
Download a Parking Map
Restrooms are available in the Humanities Building, the Charles B. Wang Center, the
Frank Melville Library, Frey Hall, Harriman and the Student Activities Center. In
addition, portable restrooms will be located near the Student Activities Center.
The restrooms are identified on the
CommUniversity Day map. Gender neutral and handicap accessible restrooms are available and are indicated
- Disability Accommodations
Disability Accommodations are available. Please let us know by September 20 if you
need an accommodation to participate in CommUniversity Day. Contact Joan Dickinson,
Community Relations Director, at