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Union workers protesting at the arts loop at Stony Brook University on March 29. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Assemblyman Ed Flood and State Senator Anthony Palumbo challenge new parking proposal

Sky Crabtree April 15, 2023
On March 22, 2023, Assemblyman Ed Flood and State Senator Anthony Palumbo wrote a letter to Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis requesting that the University reject the paid parking plan amid concerns that it would negatively affect the University.
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The Stony Brook University Administration Building on September 8th, 2018. EMMA HARRIS/ STATESMAN FILE

COVID-19 cripples the SBU’s finances, causing hiring freezes and “systematic changes” to future budgets

Alek Lewis August 20, 2020
In an email to faculty and staff sent out on Aug. 12, President Maurie McInnis outlined the university's major financial issues. She also touched on how the administration plans to combat the deficit caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook University updates students on initial plans for the fall

Alek Lewis June 4, 2020
President-Elect Maurie McInnis revealed that although the campus will be open in the fall, some courses will remain online or become a hybrid mix of online and in-person.
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SBU will eliminate $18 million debt by 2021, Provost Bernstein says

Samantha Robinson November 7, 2018
Provost Michael Bernstein announces plan to balance budget. This plan is aiming to stabilize the budget within the next three years.
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The increased mandatory Comprehensive Fee for the 2018-19 academic year covers expenses in technology, transportation, recreational activities for students and more. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

SBU proposes Comprehensive Fee increases in response to rising costs

Gary Ghayrat April 8, 2018
Stony Brook University is proposing raising the mandatory Comprehensive Fee for the 2018-19 academic year to $1,027.50 per semester for full-time undergraduate students.
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Students gather outside Heavy Engineering. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Despite similar acceptance rates, more men than women enroll at Stony Brook

Andrew Goldstein February 25, 2018
Women make up a smaller percentage of Stony Brook undergraduate students than they did a decade ago, despite having higher retention and graduation rates than their male counterparts.
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SBU Admissions launches Virtual Reality campus tours

David Vertsberger April 16, 2015
Prospective Stony Brook students can now use a virtual reality headset to navigate a photo tour of the campus either online or on mobile devices.
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Enrollment season highlights issues with registration process

Emily Benson November 21, 2013
As the fall semester comes to a close, that wonderful time of the year is coming the campus once again: Enrollment time. And I must say, there is nothing quite like the joy of sitting by your computer, refreshing your SOLAR account to make sure all your classes are still open only to have one close a minute before your registered enrollment time.
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It’s That Time of Year: Class Selection

Sara Sonnack April 10, 2011

College. The best four years of a student’s life, right? There’s so many exciting things that students can experience such as different clubs they can join, sports to participate in and, of course,...

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Enrollment Sidebar

Sara Sonnack April 10, 2011

Stop pulling your hair out about enrollment because Richard Gatteau, director of the academic and pre-professional advising center, has some options that can your make schedule look a lot better.   First,...

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