Arriving Visitors

How do I arrive at the Simons Center and what transportation is best?
What are the bus and train schedules for Stony Brook?
What are the Simons Center’s building hours?
What are the Simons Center Café hours?
How do I access the Simons Center parking lot?
How do I obtain an office key and is there a deposit due?
Who do I see when I arrive at the Simons Center and how do I obtain a Simons Center house key?
Where are the hotels located?

How do I arrive at the Simons Center and what transportation is best?

Please follow this link for directions to the Simons Center: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/about/directions

What are bus and train schedules for Stony Brook?

LIRR Train http://mta.info/lirr/Timetable/

Suffolk Transit (bus)  click here

What are the Simons Center’s building hours?

The Simons Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Generally, staff is available from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Once visitors receive an access key, they can enter the building after hours and on weekends.

What are the Simons Center Café hours?

Please follow this link for the Simons Center Café information and hours of operation: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/cafe

How do I access the Simons Center parking lot?

If you are driving to the Simons Center, the Simons Center Staff will provide you with an access key that will allow you access to the Simons Center parking lot.  Before you arrive and obtain your key, Melissa Wessler can give you a temporary access code.  Please email mwessler@scgp.stonybrook.edu, prior to your arrival for the gate code.

How do I obtain an office key and is there a deposit due?

In order to obtain an office key, you must see Melissa Wessler in office 408 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.  Please note that you must bring a $20 USD refundable deposit with you.  You will not be able to get an office key unless you leave a deposit.

Who do I see when I arrive at the Simons Center and how do I obtain a Simons Center house key?

Please see Melissa Wessler in office 408 when you arrive for a photo, office assignment, office key, and house key (if you are reserved at Simons Center housing).

Where are the hotels located?

Danfords Hotel and Marina is located at 25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY.  For directions to the hotel, please follow this link: http://www.danfords.com/directions.asp

The Hilton Garden Inn is located on the Stony Brook University campus and is within walking distance to the Simons Center. If you are driving, the hotel offers free parking to guests. For directions to this hotel, please follow this link: http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/hilton-garden-inn-stony-brook-ISPSBGI/maps-directions/index.html