Experience Stony Brook (Orientation Part II)

Mark Your Calendars!
New student move in day: Friday, August 22, 2014
Experience Stony Brook: Friday, August 22 - Sunday, August 24, 2014 (required)
Classes begin: Monday, August 25, 2014

What is Experience Stony Brook?

Students at Experience Stony BrookExperience Stony Brook is a three day program. You will attend a series of programs and activities designed to acclimate you to Stony Brook and introduce you to faculty, staff, and fellow students. You will receive important information about your rights and responsibilities as a Stony Brook student, including policy information on issues such as drugs and alcohol, sexual assault, hazing, and the University code of conduct. You will also receive your student ID card and have the opportunity to visit an information fair consisting of various university departments.

These days are required for all new students. Students who do not attend Experience Stony Brook will receive an Orientation Hold on their account and will be required to participate in the Required Orientation Makeup Experience (ROME) during the semester.

What is the schedule for the weekend?
Residential students are required to attend all three days and will receive agendas for the weekend at residence hall move in and at Convocation. Commuter students are required to attend on Saturday and Sunday and will receive an agenda at Convocation on Saturday. More information about check in time and location will be sent to you via email in mid August.

What should I bring to Experience Stony Brook?
For Experience Stony Brook, students are required to bring their student ID to all events, as student attendance will be taken via their ID cards. Student IDs will be picked up when residential students check-in to the residence halls or at Convocation for commuter students.

Can I bring a guest to Experience Stony Brook?
Guests are welcome to assist residential students with move-in and attend our Family Farewell event, however, they are not able to attend Experience Stony Brook events. Tickets for the Family Farewell Barbeque can be purchased at www.campusdining.org during the summer.

Who can I contact if I have questions or need accommodations?
Students who have questions about orientation or require an accommodation should contact the office of New Student Orientation and Family Programs at 631-632-6710.