Undergraduate Bulletin

WorkingCopy 2022

Technology Services

Stony Brook University provides a wide array of information technology resources designed to assist students in communicating, learning, and conducting day-to-day tasks at the university. As new technologies emerge and best practices evolve, the Division of Information Technology will keep students informed of Stony Brook's latest student services. 

Getting Connected 

A NetID , in conjunction with Duo 2-Step login, is needed to access much of the technology on campus, including public computers, email, learning management systems where instructors can post information and assignments, WiFi, library databases, web conferencing technologies and file storage. For more information about services accessible through NetID, visit netid.stonybrook.edu

Stony Brook University uses Google Mail . Students are required to use their Google Mail for all coursework, University business, and communication from the University. Other services provided with Google Mail include Google Drive storage, Google Calendar, Google Meet, Google Sites, and more. For more information, visit google.stonybrook.edu

To connect to the Campus Wifi (WolfieNet), visit wolfienet.stonybrook.edu or use Eduroam (a Wifi service that lets you connect at other participating campuses: https://it.stonybrook.edu/services/eduroam )


Educational discounts are available to students purchasing Dell, Apple, or Lenovo computers. Bundled packages come with three-year warranties and accidental damage insurance. For more information, visit hardware.stonybrook.edu .


Symantec AntiVirus is available to all registered Stony Brook students. Download Symantec AntiVirus through Stony Brook's software distribution site Softweb.  For more information, visit: http://www.software.stonybrook.edu

Microsoft Office is available at no additional cost. Visit: https://it.stonybrook.edu/software/title/microsoft-office for details.

The Virtual SINC Site provides a way for students, faculty, and staff members to access site-licensed, academic software titles directly from their personal computers from either on or off campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Students can also use the Virtual SINC Site to access the Print From Anywhere service using any device or operating system. For more information, visit  https://it.stonybrook.edu/services/virtual-sinc-site


Students can print from anywhere to a printer on campus. For more information, visit https://it.stonybrook.edu/services/printing.

Computing Facilities

Public computer labs at Stony Brook are called SINC (Students In Need of Computers) Sites and are located throughout the campus. There are SINC Sites on West & East Stony Brook campus. SINC Sites provide students with computers (both Windows and Mac), software, printers, scanners, and multimedia hardware. Student consultants are available to answer questions in the SINC sites. For more information, visit: sincsites.stonybrook.edu

The Division of Campus Residences offers Residential Computing Centers for students. These computer labs are available in each residential quad. For more information, contact Campus Residences at (631) 632-6966. For more information, visit https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/studentaffairs/res/services/computer_centers.php

Visit https://it.stonybrook.edu/services/computer-labs/map to find the nearest computer lab, SINC Site, Tech Station, or Printer Release Stations.

Laptop Loans

Students may borrow a laptop from the library for 60 days with renewal options based on availability. Visit library.stonybrook.edu/laptop-loan for more information.

Technology Workshops

Technology workshops are developed and delivered by students for students. Visit stonybrook.edu/sbengaged for workshop information.

Technical Assistance

DoIT staff are available Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm E.S.T via phone : 631-632-9800; chat: it.stonybrook.edu, and walk-in assistance at the Tech Station: techstation.stonybrook.edu . Submit a service request any time online at service.stonybrook.edu