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We are proud to serve the diverse and vibrant Stony Brook community. Facilities & Services is able to provide the essential services for building, operating and maintaining Stony Brook University on its four campuses: Main Campus, Stony Brook Southampton, Research and Development Park and Stony Brook Manhattan.

The mission of Facilities & Services is to:

  • Maintain and improve the campus buildings, grounds and infrastructure.
  • Save energy, reduce pollution and improve our impact on the natural environment.
  • Provide a safe and supportive campus community.
  • Build for the 21st century.

How Big Are We?

Stony Brook University is a city of 37,000 people. In order to keep this city running, we have:

  • Over 16 miles of roadways which we build and maintain
  • High temperature and chilled water systems on campus contain 700,000 gallons of water
  • We have 950 laboratories, 2,500 restrooms, 25 miles of underground high voltage cable, 166 transformers and 1,000 utility manholes

What we do

  • Over 16.5 million pounds of trash were removed
  • 101.9 million pounds of materials were recycled
  • Campus buses traveled 530K miles
  • Our custodial staff cleaned over 4.1 million square feet
  • 23.1 tons of hazardous waste were collected and properly disposed

What We Do Green

  • SBU named to the "The Princeton Review’s Guide to 334 Green Colleges" for the past five years.
  • University recycled the most e-waste nationally in RecycleMania 2013 & 2014 competitions, and placed 1st in SUNY in Gorilla category in 2013 & 2012.
  • Since 2006-07, SBU has planted over 4,900 trees, saplings, bushes and perennials using an on campus greenhouse and nursery.
  • SBU Named a Tree Campus USA in 2014.
  • SBU Named a Groundwater Foundation Green Site in 2014.
  • SBU Finished in 1st Place in the University category of Car Free Day Long Island 2013 and 2014 by having its community pledge to be car free.
  • University vehicles powered by a variety of sustainable propulsion systems, including bio-diesel/ultra low sulfur diesel, hybrid and electric only.
  • Solar powered Wolf Ride Bike Share, expansive Paul Simons Memorial Bicycle Path, bicycle lockers & bike racks on SBU Transit vehicles.
  • University partners with various entities, including Suffolk Transit and 7Bus, to offer enhanced mass transit alternatives.
  • Multiple solar installations, including arrays that partially power buildings, metered parking lots and exterior lighting.
  • SBU offers 10 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on campus.
  • Energy performance contracts have been utilized to implement a variety of building energy efficiency initiatives (such as lighting, HVAC), and have saved over $35 million since 2006-07
  • University uses energy efficient lighting, including LED, induction and fluorescent fixtures, as well as occupancy sensors in a variety of locations on campus.
  • University dining halls use biodegradable food packaging, offer reusable dining plates/utensils and recycle over 5,000 gallons of kitchen compost annually using an on campus, in-vessel food waste composter.
  • During the growing season, organic student vegetable garden provides dining hall with herbs and fresh vegetables.
  • Dining halls use biodegradable food packaging as well as an in-vessel food waste composter.
  • Implemented managed print initiative, which promotes networked printing, toner/e-waste recycling and buying of recycled paper.


Report all emergencies (e.g. smoke, fire, gas leaks, chemical spills, medical emergencies, etc.) to University Police:

  • 911 using an on-campus phone
  • (631) 632-3333 using a cell phone or off-campus phone
  • Other URGENT facility issues (e.g. water leaks, doors not working, loss of power, etc.) should NOT be submitted via FIXIT. These urgent issues should be reported to the numbers below:
    • West Campus, Research and Development Park, and Stony Brook Southampton:
      Please call (631) 632-6400
    • Stony Brook Medicine (University Hospital, Health Sciences Tower, Basic Science Tower, and other Hospital facilities): Please call (631) 444-2400
    • Residence Halls: Please call (631) 632-9585
    • Long Island State Veterans Home: Please call (631) 444-8780

FIX IT System

Building Related Issues:

  • Use FIXIT to submit work requests for maintenance, repairs involving pre-existing infrastructure, sign requests or special events setup.

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Interesting Facts

Buildings Net Square Feet Gross Square Feet Acres
Stony Brook Campus 124 8,561,369 10,990,494 1,039
Southampton Campus 42 396,839 446,565 82
Stony Brook Manhattan 1 12,220 13,442 N/A
Research & Development Park 6 185,561 210,104 246
Calverton Incubator 1 26,664 31,726 51
Old Field & Other Properties 5 41,835 46,539 36
Medical Center Leased Space 23 365,994 387,060 N/A
Totals 202 9,590,482 12,125,930 1,454