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Registration Information


  • Complete your Advising Planning Form
  • Complete your Placement Exams
  • Send in your AP and Transfer Credits


  • Check your email for Registration Workshop Invitation
  • Check your email for Core Course Registration Information with SBC Recommendations and Workshop Reminder
  • Attend your Assigned Registration Workshop
Advising Planning Form

Complete your Advising Planning Form (APF) in SOLAR no later than May 27  to ensure you are registered in the appropriate courses.

The Advising Planning Form will:

  • Confirm your intended major
  • Allow you to self-report AP and transfer credits
  • Direct you to sign up for the Placement Exams you need

AP's and Transfer Credits

You should self report ALL Transfer and AP Credits on your Advising Planning Form.  In addition, if you have AP Math or Chemistry, please email a copy of your scores to

IMPORTANT for Transfer Credits:

Send  official transcripts from all colleges and universities to:

Academic and Transfer Advising Services
Suite 105, Stony Brook Union
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3217

Send e-transcripts to:

Report AP scores online through College Board . Code = 2548.


Placement Exams

New students are required to take different placement exams to ensure they are placed in the proper courses Students may have to take up to 4 different placement exams which are described below. Deadline to complete placement exams is June 17.

Math Placement Exam

Foreign Language Placement Exam

Chemistry Placement & Preparation Process

Writing Placement Exam

Registration Workshops  

Your Advisors and Student Enrollment Assistants will be enrolling you in your required courses.  You will be assigned a Registration Workshop Date (dates are listed below). You will be sent an invite via email to your assigned workshop.

Please check your Stony Brook Email for Advising Information and Registration Workshop Information during the week of May 31st.
The email will come from

You will be assigned to one of the following Virtual Workshops:

  • July 12
  • July 14
  • July 26
  • July 28
  • August 2
  • August 4

All workshops will take place via Zoom.

Registration for CEAS, Honors, University Scholars, and WISE Students

Special Populations (Honors, University Scholars, and WISE) will have their Registration Workshops during the 1st and 3rd week of July. More information to be provided from your program.

For CEAS advising and registration, contact