Incoming student portal

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Here we have all the information of what the past and present graduate students have compiled that they can think of which could possibly be helpful for incoming PhD and Masters students

If you're starting a graduate degree in the Stony Brook physics department, here are some of the things you need to know:

Before you arrive

The 2017 orientation schedule is available here.

  • Getting housing - if you don't know where you'll be living when you get to campus yet, or you're thinking of moving out of on-campus housing
  • Mentorship program - as of 2017 every student gets two faculty mentors and two senior graduate student mentors

Once you arrive

For international students

  • SIM cards - Information about SIM cards for international students who will be arriving without working phones

For master's students