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All GSI students will live on-campus in Stony Brook's West ApartmentsThe West Apartments include 9 buildings and 230 apartments with both double and single bedrooms. The Housing Office is located in West E Commons, which is attached to Building E. Amenities at West E Commons include a Computing Center and Fitness Center which are open to West Apartment residents.

Housing Application

You will submit your request for on-campus housing as part of your GSI application.  GSI housing cannot be requested through the Campus Residences portal.  

Once your GSI application has been submitted, you will not be able to change your housing request.  Any changes to your housing must be made by contacting You will not receive your room assignment until check-in.

Housing Check-in

The West Apartment Quad Office is located in E Building and is a one story annex to a three-story building.

You must arrive on campus between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to the extent possible.                  

You will receive a temporary card to enter into the building. When you receive your Stony Brook student ID card, you must register it at the Housing Office and return the temporary card to avoid a fee. 

Check-In Dates

Apartment Furnishings

Kitchen Common Area Bedroom
  • Full size refrigerator
  • Electric range
  • Microwave
  • Dining room table
  • Six chairs
  • Two couches
  • One coffee table
  • Twin XL bed
  • Desk with chair
  • Night stand
  • Dresser


Every building has a laundry room. Laundry is free for West Apartment residents, but you'll need to purchase detergent.  Laundry services are not available during quarantine.

Mail Room

Mailing Addresses

West Apartments
Your Building and Apt #
450 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3411


Residents are able to use the Wagner Mailroom for sending mail or to receive packages that are too large to fit in their residence hall mailbox.

Wagner Mailroom

Residential Safety Program

The Residential Safety Program is a student-based organization which consists of a staff of over 300 students.  The program offers a walk escort service at night (between  12 pm and 2 am ). Please call (631) 632-9255 (WALK) to request someone to walk with you.  

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