Housing Information

Please take a moment to go through this section for any matters pertaining to Housing for your visit at SCGP.


What are the Housing Options?

Our housing options consist of houses and apartments in Setauket and Port Jefferson. For any specific questions, please email housing@scgp.stonybrook.edu.

When will I receive my housing confirmation and assignment?

Once you confirm your participation in a program or workshop, you will receive a confirmation email with your arrival and departure date. Our Housing & Visitor Relations Coordinator will arrange your local accommodations. You will receive your housing assignment, access information, and any pertinent house information 2-3 weeks before your arrival.

What should I do if I need to cancel or change my housing assignment?

If you are no longer able to attend, or will be arriving later than your scheduled check in date, this must be communicated to housing@scgp.stonybrook.edu prior to your arrival and with at least 24-48 hour notice.

How do I gain access to my assigned room/house?

You will receive a Housing Confirmation email prior to your arrival. If you missed an email or confirmation, please feel free to email housing@scgp.stonybrook.edu.

What are the house rules and emergency contact?

Please visit our Rules and Policies for SCGP Housing.  This information will also be available at each of our houses.

What if I need to bring my spouse/partner/children with me?

HOUSING IS FOR PARTICIPANT ONLY. If you are planning to bring any accompanying person(s), please respond right away so that alternative arrangements can be made. We cannot guarantee housing for your accompanying person(s) and our housing capacity is limited.

Is there internet at SCGP Housing and mail services?

Please visit our Internet & Mailing Information for SCGP Housing.



What Hotels are in the area and do they provide shuttle service?

Danfords Hotel and Marina – Port Jefferson, NY

Danfords is located in the heart of historic Port Jefferson, overlooking the marina. The hotel houses their restaurant, Ferryman’s Grille, is close to public transportation, restaurants, and a variety of shops. The hotel is 10 minute drive from campus and the Center will cover parking charges in the Danfords lot. Please visit the Danfords website for more information: Danford’s Hotel, Port Jefferson Village

The Danfords Hotel is located at 25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY. For more information about the hotel, please follow this link to their FAQ page: https://www.danfords.com/faqs/

** Please note: Daily shuttles will be provided for workshop participants who are housed at Danfords.

Hilton Garden Inn – Stony Brook, NY

The Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook is located on the Stony Brook University campus and is within walking distance of the Simons Center. If you are driving, the hotel provides free parking to guests. Please visit the Hilton’s website for more information:  Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook, Stony Brook University Campus

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

The hotels have a 24-hour cancellation policy – if you are no longer able to attend or will be arriving later than your scheduled check in date, this must be communicated to housing@scgp.stonybrook.edu. Late cancellations will result in a hotel fee.

What is the local area information?

Please visit our Local Area Information for information.



What kind of childcare is available in the area?

Short-term daycare in the Stony Brook area is on a first-come, first-serve basis. You must contact the daycares and complete a registration/application. Space may be  limited, depending on the time of year. SCGP does not handle daycare for visitors.

The following are local, recommended daycares:

Kiddie Academy of East Setauket – (631) 941-2100 – https://kiddieacademy.com/academies/east-setauket/

Noah’s Ark – (631) 473-2625 – http://pjpres.org/noahs-ark-day-care/

Stony Brook University Daycare – (631) 632-6930 – https://www.stonybrook.edu/childcare/
Mill Pond Nursery and Childcare – Setauket/Port Jefferson (631) 473-6000  & Stony Brook locations – (631) 675-6901 – https://www.setauketdaycare.com/

Are there summer camps available if I travel with children over the summer?

Benners Farm – (631) 689-8172 – https://www.bennersfarm.com/camps/kinders.html#
Explorium Children’s Museum – (631) 331-3277 – https://longislandexplorium.org/events/summer-camps-2024/
Laurel Hill School – (631) 751-1154 – https://www.laurelhillschool.org/summer-camps/welcome/

Camp Harbor – (631) 584-5534 – https://www.campharbor.org/programs

For nannies and babysitters, we recommend using care.com https://www.care.com/