Undergraduate Bulletin

Spring 2024

Other Financial Assistance

Student Employment Opportunities

The University provides a number of student employment opportunities not based on financial need. Wages vary and are paid by the employing department of the University. To find out about such opportunities, students should attend the Part-Time Job Expo organized during the first week of classes in the fall semester. On campus job opportunities are posted in a variety of places: the SOLAR system, and through the Career Center's ZebraNET online jobs database.

Faculty-Student Association

The Faculty Student Association (FSA), which operates an array of auxiliary business services and programs for the campus such as Campus Dining, Bookstore, Student Health Insurance, and Shop Red.

For more information, visit  stonybrook.edu/fsa.

Parents' Affiliation

If a student's parents belong to a union or fraternal group, the student could be eligible for financial aid. Other sources of scholarships include Boy or Girl Scouts, Chambers of Commerce, Daughters of the American Revolution, Elks, Junior Achievement, and Parent-Teacher Associations.

Scholarships and Grants from Private Sources

Many private student aid programs are available. Awards may be based on need, need plus other criteria, or other criteria alone. Students are encouraged to investigate scholarships for which they may be eligible. Among the criteria considered may be academic achievement, artistic talent, athletic ability, career plans, community activities, leadership potential, parents' employers, proposed college major, religious affiliation, and special interest.

Job Locator Service

The Career Center's Job Locator Service provides job listings for paid, part time work off campus through ZebraNET, its online jobs database. Some off campus employers require students to have transportation; others are on the bus or train routes.

Professional Associations

Often organizations of professionals in specific career fields will provide scholarships, fellowships, or internships for college students. To learn more about professional associations, visit the Career Center.