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LGBTQ* Center

Est. 2018

An open and inclusive environment for LGBTQ* people in the Stony Brook University community.

Come visit today!











LGBTQ* Center at West Side Dining

Fall 2021 Hours (8/23 - 12/15)

Monday - Friday:     12 pm to 10 pm 

Saturday:     1 pm to 5 pm

Sunday:     3 pm to 7 pm 

New Health and Safety Protocols

The LGBTQ* Center will be following all University and State guidelines with regard to health and safety protocols and expect the same from all guests of the LGBTQ* Center. 

LGBTQ* Center Closures

The LGBTQ* Center will be Closed on the following dates: 

9/4 - 9/6 - Labor Day

11/23 - 11/28 - Thanksgiving Break





About the LGBTQ* Center

The LGBTQ* Center, creates an open and inclusive environment for LGBTQ* people in the Stony Brook community interested in finding community, developing their understanding of LGBTQ* issues, and seeking support or advocacy for their needs. 

At 1,967 square-feet, the Center  includes a multipurpose lounge, a fully functional collaborative learning area (CoLA) featuring state of the art technology for students to utilize, and a spacious conference workroom. The Center is open for all in the Stony Brook community to come and relax, meet up with friends, study, and engage in a wide range of discussions. 

The LGBTQ* Center one of several initiatives created by the University to support LGBTQ* communities, including the adoption of the Preferred or Chosen Name Policy (P400), the addition of all-gender restrooms, and the creation of more gender-inclusive housing options on campus. 


Located on the second floor of West Side Dining, the best way to access the LGBTQ* Center is through the east entrance to the building near the Market at West Side. When coming into the building make a left and go up the stairs, or take the elevator, where you will then reach the Center. Please call the Center for accessibility needs,  (631) 632-1690.

For more information or if you have any questions about the Center, the hours of operation, contact us at or call us at  (631) 632-1690.