Health Sciences Bulletin

Financial Information

  • Tuition and Fees

    Tuition and Fees

    For information on Tuition and Fees, visit Bursar/Student Accounts.

    New York State Residency 

    For information on New York State Residency, visit Bursar/Student Accounts.

  • Payment Procedures

    Payment Procedures

    For information on Payment Procedures, visit Bursar/Student Accounts.

    Time Option Payment Plan (TOPP)

    For information on the Time Option Payment Plan, visit Bursar/Student Accounts.

    Payment and Anticipated Aid

    For information on Payment and Anticipated Aid, visit Financial Aid.

  • Insurance Programs

    HEALTH INSURANCE

    For information on Student Health Insurance, visit Student Health Services.

    Health Insurance For International Students

    For information on International Health Insurance, visit Student Health Services.

    LIABILITY INSURANCE

    Students admitted to most academic programs are required to purchase liability insurance prior to participating in clinical assignments. For more information, contact the appropriate Health Sciences school.

  • Living Expenses

    CAMPUS RESIDENCES

    For information, rates and fees, pictures and virtual tours of the facilities, visit Student Affairs.

    Requests for Campus Housing

    Only matriculated students are eligible for on-campus housing. Students currently enrolled in the Health Sciences programs, and Stony Brook students who are applying to any of the Health Sciences programs for the following fall have an opportunity to select housing accommodations in the spring. Students newly admitted to the Health Sciences programs from other educational institutions will be given information on applying for on-campus housing at the time they are accepted.

    Housing is not guaranteed to transfers so applicants are encouraged to submit their request for housing as quickly as possible.

    OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING

    An off-campus housing service is available to assist students in finding living arrangements off-campus. This service maintains up-to-date listings of available facilities to rent or share in the area. It also provides useful information about leases, transportation, the community, and safety guidelines.  For information visit Student Affairs.

    FOOD AND MEAL PLANS

    Campus Dining Services offers students many different dining venues as well as meal plan options.  For information about meal plans, rates, nutritional information, dining hours and other services visit Campus Dining.

    EDUCATION-RELATED EXPENSES

    These include primarily the estimated costs of transportation to clinical facilities, books and other instructional materials, equipment, and supplies. More information can be obtained from the different Health Sciences programs.

    For information on text books, please visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/bookstore/index.php.

    TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING OPTIONS

    Students are advised to take advantage of the public transportation network that services Stony Brook University to travel both on and off campus. The Stony Brook University Bus Service, which provides transportation on campus, and Suffolk Transit, which provides service to all local off-campus destinations, are both available for students to utilize. The Stony Brook University Bus Service is available free of charge and operates seven days a week throughout the calendar year. For specific schedule and destination information, please visit Transportation and Parking.

    For students who travel to Stony Brook University via personal vehicle, limited parking is available in the Health Sciences, Hospital and Administration Parking Garages. A monthly Health Sciences Parking Garage card is available to qualified students for a fee, or students may park in the Hospital or Administration Parking Garages for a daily fee. Evening students may purchase a monthly evening Parking Garage card. Other surface parking options are available to students. For more information please visit Transportation and Parking.

    All vehicles parked in surface parking lots must display a valid parking permit obtained through Parking Services.

    The University Police Motorist Assistance Program provides assistance with common personal vehicle problems such as battery jumps, locked-in keys and empty gas tanks. For assistance or more information, please call University Police at 333 from any on campus phone, or (631) 632-3333 from any off campus/cell phone.

  • Refund Policy

    ALL REFUNDS

     For additional information on the University Refund policy, contact the Office of Student Accounts at (631) 632-2455.

    TUITION AND FEES

    Students who officially withdraw from Stony Brook University or reduce the number of credits for which they are registered may be entitled to a prorated refund of tuition or a prorated adjustment of tuition charges. Fee charges billed will not be removed or refunded after the first week of classes. For more information on withdrawals and refunds, visit the Bursar/Student Accounts.

    HOUSING DEPOSIT

    For information on housing deposit refunds, visit Bursar/Student Accounts.

    MEAL PLAN

    For information on cancelling a meal plan, call (631) 632-6517 or visit Meal Plan.

    WITHDRAWALS

    The process of withdrawing from the University is a formal procedure which the student has the responsibility to initiate. Non attendance of classes does not classify as an official withdrawal and does not relieve the student of his or her financial obligation or entitle the student to a refund.  Students must contact their Health Sciences School to complete the necessary paperwork to withdraw from the University.  Students requesting a review of tuition and fee liability must submit a separate written appeal to the Student Accounts Office with all appropriate documentation.  A student withdrawing shall be responsible for payment of tuition and fees in accordance with Tuition & Fee Refund Schedule. A "W" is recorded on the academic transcript.

    For information about requesting a refund, visit Bursar/Student Accounts.

    CANCELLATIONS

    No grade is recorded on the academic transcript. A student who is given permission to cancel his or her registration shall be responsible for payments of tuition and all fees in accordance with the Tuition and Fee Refund schedule.

    For more information visit Bursar/Student Accounts.

    DISMISSALS

    A student who is dismissed for academic or disciplinary reasons prior to the end of an academic term shall be liable for tuition and fees due for the term according to the Tuition and Fee Refund Schedule.

    CHANGES IN ENROLLMENT AND FINANCIAL AID IMPLICATIONS

    For information on changes in enrollment and financial aid implications, visit Bursar and Student Accounts.

  • Financial Assistance

    FINANCIAL AID

    For information on financial aid, visit Financial Aid.

     

    NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS SCHOLARSHIPS (NHSC)

    Full-time students enrolled in the physician assistant program, nurse practitioner, midwifery, medicine and dental medicine  are eligible to apply for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). The program pays tuition and fees, a monthly stipend for living expenses and an allowance for reasonable educational expenses. Applicants must agree to practice their profession in designated areas of the country as determined by NHSC and must be committed to primary healthcare practice.

    The application deadline is usually in March. For more information visit www.nhsc.hrsa.gov.

    REPAYMENT, DEFERMENT, FORBEARANCE AND LOAN FORGIVENESS 

    For information on repayment, deferment, forbearance and loan forgiveness visit studentaid.ed.gov.

  • Employment

    FEDERAL WORK STUDY PROGRAM (FWS) AND FWS COMMUNITY SERVICE

    For information on the Federal Work Study Program please visit Financial Aid.

    STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

    Students not eligible for FWS funds can work on campus under the student employment program. Job listings are available on the Career Center website career.stonybrook.edu.

    Jobs are also announced in campus newspapers and on bulletin boards. To be eligible, a student must be matriculated and enrolled for at least six credits.

    FACULTY STUDENT ASSOCIATION

    The www.stonybrook.edu/fsa operates many different auxiliary business services and programs for the campus, such as dining, bookstores, and the campus ID office, and employs close to 500 students. For information and job listings visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/fsa/jobs/index.php

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