Stony Brook Union
Stony Brook Union Scheduling Guide
Since it first opened in 1970, the Stony Brook Union has been a building block in
the longstanding traditions at our university. The newly renovated facility provides
a holistic approach to addressing students’ needs, as a home of centralized services,
programs and initiatives to provide a more efficient and holistic campus experience.
63.4 million dollar, 3 year renovation, 177,000-square-foot facility, situated at
the center of the Stony Brook campus
The building’s exterior combines modernist and neoclassic touches to create a timeless
style. Finishes include a mix of brick, stone, metal panels and glass assemblies
The interior features open spaces, high ceilings, and a grand staircase to the second
3 levels dedicated to student services and student-centric spaces
A main lobby that supports studying and collaborative learning through comfortable
seating, powered stations, and a DoIT help desk
4,000 sq. ft. Ballroom to support campus events, student programs and activities
3,500 sq. ft. of Tutoring Space, that includes private and collaborative spaces
100 seat auditorium - featuring a fixed podium for the presenter and plush audience
seats, each with their own convenience outlet and tablet arm.
Every level features either meeting rooms, conference rooms, or classrooms to serve
the campus community, each of which offer plug-and-play media stations and wireless
From the Stony Brook shuffle to the Stony Brook two-step: A central location for offices
and departments that are student-facing providing easy access and convenience
Dedicated lactation room available to faculty, students and staff
An enhanced space for the Stony Brook Food Pantry, available to students, faculty
Student Accessibility Support Center and Testing Rooms
Student Life Highlights:
Newly designated and centralized Office of Student Life combining Student Engagement
& Activities, Student Community Development, Commuter Student Services, Fraternity
and Sorority Life
Expanded footprint for nationally recognized Center for Civic Justice
Club Hub: a new 7,500 sq. ft. lounge featuring designated student club space featuring:
Brand new E-Sports facility to support top ranked competitive E-sport student organization
Recreational video gaming stations and consoles, traditional games such as billard,
Additional storage for student clubs and organizational equipment
Dedicated Fraternity & Sorority Lounge for chapter meetings, recruitment events and
community programs, and for the Commuter Student Association Office and Science Fiction
General lounge space
Athletic Band Storage, lounge and student performance group rehearsal space
The new Interfaith Center includes the Mark & Gloria Snyder Hillel Center for Jewish
Life, the Interfaith Chapel, Catholic Campus Ministries, Protestant Campus Ministries,
Islamic Ministries and a new Islamic Prayer Room
UNITI Cultural Center:
A long-standing campus facility and program that promotes cultural diversity and inclusion
at Stony Brook University, the UNITI Cultural Center or UCC is scheduled to open in
Fall 2021. The UCC offers all students opportunities to learn about our multicultural
campus community, which consists of people of different races, ethnicities, genders,
religions, abilities, socio-economic statuses, and other backgrounds.
3,500 square-foot inclusive space with a multipurpose lounge, study booths, a spacious
conference room, meeting room, group study area, and comfortable seating areas.
Made possible by a New York State Grant initiated by Stony Brook alumnus Carl E. Heastie
'90, Speaker of the New York State Assembly.
Students will be able to visit the UCC to relax, study, engage in a wide range of
discussions, and enjoy many cultural programs.
The UCC will build upon our current commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity
while also reflecting the rich history of the African American and Latino experience
at Stony Brook.
For more information about the UCC, visit