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Moving In/Check In

You selected your arrival date as part of your application. On your arrival date, you should check in between 9am-4pm. Please read below for further details:

If you are living in Kelly, Roosevelt, H-Quad, Mendelsohn, Tabler, Roth, and Chávez or Tubman, on weekdays you will go to your Quad/Area office to check-in (except for Monday, January 20). On weekends and Monday, January 20, you will go directly to your building to check-in.

If you are living in West Apartments, Schomburg, or Chapin, you will check in at your Area Office. West Area Office is located in Building E Commons. Chapin Area Office is located in the Chapin Office. 

If your travel to campus gets impacted and you cannot arrive prior to 4pm, please contact your Quad/Area Office email by 4pm on weekdays with your Name, SBU ID number, building, room number, and what time you are arriving so that they can prepare keys for a late arrival that the RA on duty can access.

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Opening Weekend for New First Years and New Transfers:

Opening Weekend is a multi-day program where students are introduced to life at Stony Brook University. Students will attend a series of programs and activities designed to acclimate you to Stony Brook and introduce you to faculty, staff, and fellow students. You will receive important information about your rights and responsibilities as a Stony Brook student, including policy information on issues such as drugs and alcohol, sexual assault, hazing, and the University code of conduct. You will also receive your student ID card and have the opportunity to visit an information fair consisting of various university departments.

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