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Countdown to Family Weekend

Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29 

Family Weekend 2024

Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29

Hello Seawolf Community! We would like to invite you to our on campus Family Weekend event! Families and loved ones of a Seawolf from any academic year are welcome to visit our three-day weekend filled with activities. From Friday, September 27th through Sunday, September 29th, visit us at Stony Brook, located on eastern Long Island, to spend time with your student and enjoy all that our campus has to offer! Attend our Saturday night home football game or an evening show at our on-campus Staller Center for The Arts. During the daytime, Family Weekend will be packed with informational and fun events and our famous CommUniversity Day event, where our community hosts interactive activities, fun entertainment, and thought-provoking mini-talks. Don't forget to visit our on-campus bookstore to see the resources available to your student all year round and to pick up some SBU Swag! Check out the full list of our activities below! We hope to see you there!



Family Weekend Schedule

Please see below our full schedule of events for Family Weekend! To learn more about each event, please click on any part of the event information. The $ symbol details that there is a charge associated with the event. Clicking on an event will open our event platform SB Engaged where you can learn more about each event and RSVP!


Helpful Hotel Information

Hotel Address Phone Number Hotel's Website
Danfords Hotel 25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777 631-928-5200 Danfords Hotel & Marina
3 Village Inn 150 Main St, Stony Brook, NY 11790 631-751-0555 Hotel - Three Village Inn
Homewood Suites 65 Union Ave, Ronkonkoma, NY 111799 631-585-0080 Homewood Suites by Hilton Ronkonkoma
Courtyard Marriott 5000 Express Dr S, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 631-612-5000 Long Island Hotels in Ronkonkoma NY - Courtyard
Holiday Inn Express 3131 Nesconset Hwy, Centereach, NY 11720 631-471-8000 Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook-Long Island
Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook 1 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794 631-941-2980 Hilton Garden Inn Hotel on Stony Brook University
The following is a list of hotels near the Stony Brook campus. This list is by no means exhaustive. For additional hotels in the area, please click here. Please note that because this is a high demand weekend, we recommend you make your reservation as soon as possible.

Travel to Stony Brook


Looking for where to park on campus?


METERED LOTS: Visitors may park in any Stony Brook University metered lot for a fee of $2.50/hour payable at the lot with a debit or credit card only (no cash is accepted). Metered lots are enforced Monday-Friday from 7am-7pm. Outside of those hours, there is no fee to park in these lots. Parking garages are enforced every day. The Administration Garage, located on West Campus is free on Saturday and Sunday.

PARKING GARAGES: Visitors may park in any Stony Brook University parking garage for an hourly fee. The University has three parking garages. Two are located on East Campus (the Hospital Garage and the Health Sciences Center Garage) and one is located on West Campus (Administration Garage). View Parking Garage information and rates. 

Parking garages are enforced every day. The Administration Garage, located on West Campus is free on Saturday and Sunday.

For more info click here!

Campus Store and Dining Options

While on Campus, check out our campus store Shop Red West to get some SBU swag!  Also, check out our many dining options our campus has to offer at the link below!


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