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Fast Facts

  • Campus Residences houses over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate residents in 28 residence hall buildings and 23 apartment style areas. 
  • Over 83% of first-year students live on campus.  
  • All of our communities and areas have computing centers, fitness centers, lounges, laundry rooms, study spaces and more available for all residential students.
  • All residential students have access to a variety of television programming on the variety of stations provided while they are living on campus. For a current listing of channels provided visit
  • Laundry services are included in the cost of housing for all residential students.  
  • The student to staff ratio in Campus Residences is 36:1. 
  • All of our residence halls and apartments areas are managed by Residence Hall Directors  in order to assist residents in their personal and academic development.  

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Safety & Policies

Campus Residences has an entire department, Safety and Support Services, responsible for managing a variety of safety functions including but not limited to: 

  • A Residential Safety Program which provides radio dispatched late night escort services, late night desk monitors, and daily campus patrolling.
  • Manages communication and safety measures during snow storms.  
  • Blue Light Phone System, where over 100 phones are placed in areas around campus that directly links to the University Police Department. 
  • Conducting programs throughout the year in order to educate students on fire safety. 
  • Works closely with Office of Emergency Management in order to  manage emergency situations.
  • Works with  Stony Brook University's fully accredited law enforcement agency, University Police Department. (UPD) 




Central Office

Campus Residences Central Office is available for students who need assistance with room selection, academic year  and summer housing, or if they have any questions about the on campus living experience.  The office is located at 100 Circle Road in Mendelsohn Community between Irving and O'Neill Halls.  

For students who have specific questions about housing, they should first check with their individual Area Office.  

For more information you can email us at or call (631) 632-6750.