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New Seawolf  Winter Welcome: Thursday, January 19th through January 22nd

New Student Move In:

All International (first year, transfer) Students:  Wednesday, January 18th

First Year and Transfer Students (Domestic): Thursday, January 19th

Move in times and details to be communicated directly by Campus Residences.

Classes begin Monday,  January 23, 2023.


What is  New Seawolf Winter Welcome?

New Seawolf Winter Welcome is an experience geared toward getting you acclimated to Stony Brook University and to introduce you to faculty, staff, and fellow students. Each student has a unique schedule of assigned workshops and "Choose Your Own Workshops". All workshops can be found in SBEngaged, our online platform that houses campus events, organizations & involvement opportunities. View the step-by-step guide to access and manage your New Seawolf  Winter Welcome schedule.

Students who do not attend the required workshops will receive an Orientation Hold on their SOLAR account, preventing them from registering for the following semester, and will be required to participate in the  Required Orientation Makeup Experience (ROME).

What is the schedule for New Seawolf Winter Welcome?

Students will each have a unique schedule comprised of assigned workshops and "Choose Your Own Workshops".  In order to fulfill New Seawolf Winter Welcome requirements, students are required  to attend all of their assigned workshops. All programs are available on SB Engaged

Required Workshops and Events

  • Check In
  • University Welcome
  • Seawolves This Is Us
  • Professor Tell All/Seawolves 101
  • Civic Engagement Information Session
  • Non-Traditional Student Orientation Experience (by invite only)


Who can I contact if I have questions or need accommodations?

Students who have questions about orientation or require an accommodation should contact the Office of New Student and Transition Programs at (631) 632-6710 or at 


Dining During Welcome Week 

3 Apps You Need to Download

  • Nutrislice - view menus, nutrition information and heat maps showing density of dining locations 
  • GET mobile -  use for mobile ordering at dining retail locations
  • Stony Brook Campus Card - add Dining Dollars or Wolfie Wallet funds, check your balance and report your card lost