Getting Here

Stony Brook University is located in the village of Stony Brook, New York, a residential neighborhood 65 miles east of New York City. The main campus is easy to reach by air, rail, ferry, or car.

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Campus Tours

The Undergraduate Admissions Office offers Campus Tours on weekdays and Saturdays through most of the academic year and during the summer when classes are in session.

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Staying Here

For overnight stays, the Stony Brook area offers plenty of accommodation, with options both on-campus and within five miles of main campus.


The Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook is conveniently located on the Stony Brook campus. Call (631) 941-2980.

Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook, on Route 347, is located less than two miles from the Stony Brook campus. Reserve online or call (631) 471-8000 (1-800-HOLIDAY).

The Three Village Inn, featuring a “taste of New England” in historic Stony Brook village.

Nestled in the heart of historic Port Jefferson, Danfords Hotel & Marina on the Sound provides quality accommodations, many with harbor views.

Hampton Inn Brookhaven in Farmingville.

Marriot Residence Inn in Holtsville offers spacious studio and one-bedroom suites.

Getting Around Campus

Stony Brook's campus is set among 1,039 wooded acres, complete with a nature preserve.

Bring your bike for the best tour! The Paul Simons Memorial Bike Path, six miles of pristine pavement for walking, biking, running, and rollerblading, encircles the campus. Nearby villages and harbors of the beautiful North Shore of Long Island are just a leisurely bike ride away.

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus or consult the Campus Map for more information.

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Parking is available in the parking garages on East and West Campuses, and in metered parking areas, as shown on the campus map.

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