Semester at SBU
Located on Long Island, an hour east of New York City, Stony Brook University is one of the premier research institutions in the United States. Stony Brook University offers semester or yearlong programs for exchange or visiting students from our prestigious partner universities around the globe.
In addition to the challenging courses, we encourage all students to engage in the numerous opportunities and activities we have to offer. Our students come to enjoy the campus life and have quickly become active member of our campus community.
- Course Offerings
Our student bulletin contains all undergraduate courses offered at Stony Brook University. Students have the ability to search courses by keyword, name or subject.
- Program Dates
Program Dates (Fall 2023)
First day new students are allowed to check into their room
Monday, August 21
Tuesday, August 22
Mandatory orientation for new exchange and visiting students Thursday, August 24 First day of class Monday, August 28 Last day of finals Thursday, December 21 Required dorm check out by 4:00PM Thursday, December 21
Program Dates (Spring 2024)
First day new students are allowed to check into their room Tuesday, January 16 Mandatory orientation for new exchange and visiting students Thursday, January 18 First day of class Monday, January 22 Last day of finals Wednesday, May 15 Required dorm check out by 4:00PM Wednesday, May 15
- Application Procedure
Phase One: Before acceptance students must provide the following documents.
*Note: Completion of phase one is due May 1 for Fall 2023 and October 15th for Spring 2024.
Complete the online application and upload the following documents:
Study Statement: A one page, typed Study Statement uploaded to your application.
Passport: Upload a clear copy of the information page of your passport.
TOEFL (if applicable): Exchange/Visiting students must have a minimum of 80 IBT, 9 Essential or 6.5 IELTS. Upload a clear image of your unexpired proficiency score. Stony Brook University does not accept MyBest scores.
Home University Transcripts: Upload a clear image of your home university transcripts.
International Academic Programs
E-1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3397
Phone: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
Begin the application process by following the apply link below.