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Stony Brook University is situated on an 1,100 acre site on the north shore of Long Island in southeastern New York. We are approximately 60 miles east of New York City.

By Car

From New York City, take the Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) eastbound from the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Manhattan or the Throgs Neck Bridge or Whitestone Bridge in Queens to exit 62, and follow Nicholls Road (Route 97) North for 9 miles. The South entrance for West Campus to the University is on the left.

By Train

Take the Long Island Railroad's Port Jefferson line from Penn Station in Manhattan to Stony Brook. The LIRR station is at the North end of the campus; bus service to central campus is provided. Trains to and from Penn Station generally require transfers at Jamaica or Huntington. Hicksville is also a transfer point on some lines.

By Ferry

Car ferries, also, cross Long Island Sound from New London, Connecticut to Orient Point, Long Island. Once across, take Route 25A (approximately 65 miles) west to Nicholls Road and turn left on Nicholls.  The south entrance for west campus to the University is on the right, past the Main Entrance.  Follow Campus Directions below.
Car ferries cross Long Island Sound from Bridgeport, Connecticut to Port Jefferson, Long Island. Once across, take Route 25A west (approximately 5 miles) to Nicholls Road, and turn left on Nicholls. The south entrance for west campus to the University is on the right, past the Main Entrance. Follow Campus Directions below.

 

Once On Campus (Directions to the Student Activities Center (SAC)- From Nicholls Road)

 

From Two

  • Turn a left into the West Campus using the South Entrance (South Drive). 
  • At the first stop light, make a right onto Marburger Road
  • Proceed up Marburger to the traffic circle, turn right onto Circle Road
  • Pass through 3 stop signs, at the 4th stop sign, make a right onto Campus Drive 
  • Make quick left onto John S. Tolls Road
  • Make first right into parking area
  • Follow the signs to the Student Activities Center, which is within walking distance from the parking area

From One

  • Turn right into West Campus using the North Entrance (Shirley Kenny Drive) 
  • At the first stop light, make a left onto Circle Road
  • Follow Circle Road to the traffic Circle and yeild right.
  • Pass through 3 stop signs, at the 4th stop sign, make a right onto Campus Drive 
  • Make quick left onto John S. Tolls Road
  • Make first right into parking area
  • Follow the signs to the Student Activities Center, which is within walking distance from the parking area

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