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First Year Students: Home

A guide to help new students succeed at Stony Brook University.

Off-Campus Access

Library databases and other resources are available both on and off-campus. When accessing resources from off-campus, simply enter your NetID and password (the same ID and password you use for Blackboard) when prompted to authenticate.

For more information check here.

Really Want to Cite Wikipedia?

Try Britannica Online! It's also an online encyclopedia but it's not a wiki so there is less risk of incorrect information.

Once you find your topic, check the bottom of the page for citation information.

Where To Start?

Use the tabs above or click on the links below to get more information:

Library Information

Research

Other

  • Finding a Computer- Check here to see where computers are available or text 'SINC' to (631)546-8606 (regular SMS charges apply) to find out which SINC sites have open seats.

  • WolfieNet - WiFi is available in most areas of the library. 

Other Information about SBU

Library Website

Check out the library website @ http://library.stonybrook.edu/.

Lockers for Commuter Students

If you need a place to store your books, bags, etc., lockers are available for a nominal fee in the Commuter Student Study Center on the first floor of the Melville Library, the bottom floor of the Student Activities Center. To rent a locker in the Library, call the Faculty Student Association at (631) 632-6517 for more information. To rent a locker in the Student Activities Center, visit the Seawolves Market in the SAC Lobby.