Student Guide

This guide will provide you with an overview on essential services offered by the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) that will enable you to be successful at Stony Brook University.

Students in Spring 2024 Semester Welcome Back Class for the Simons STEM Scholar Class.

Getting Started

Wi-Fi WolfieNet
Wireless Access

WolfieNet is Stony Brook University's wireless network on West Campus, Southampton, Manhattan, and parts of East Campus. It is available to all faculty, students, staff, and guests.

Records & Registration

SOLAR is Stony Brook University's enterprise-wide, self-service system which provides faculty, staff, and students with online access to manage personal information.

NetID and Duo
Password & Two-step Login

Use your NetID and NetID password to sign into many of our computing resources. 

Most systems also use Duo two-step login for an additional layer of security.

Computing Access

Quota and Release Stations

Students can print in SINC Sites and other computer labs on campus, or by using Stony Brook's Print From Anywhere service.

SINC Sites
SINC Sites
Computer Labs

SINC Sites are public computer labs that allow users to access both Windows & Mac computers. SINC Sites provide printing services and access to numerous academic software titles.

Software Catalog
Download & Use Software

Get access to the software titles you need and find out how you can download free software titles such as Microsoft Office and Windows OS upgrades.

Learning Tools

This section will help you learn more about Google Apps, Brightspace and ECHO 360.
Student Using Phone
Google Apps
Mail, Calendar and Collaboration

Stony Brook's Google Apps suite of products includes Mail, Calendar, Drive, Contacts, Sites, Groups, Hangouts and a host of other applications to enhance communication and real-time collaboration across campus.

Student Using SOLAR
Learning Management System

Brightspace is Stony Brook University's learning management system (LMS), which allows instructors to supplement face-to-face classes, or launch online classes.

Student Using NetID
Echo 360
Lecture Capture

Several courses utilize Echo 360 which is used to record lectures. In classes that use Echo 360, you can create study guides from both slides and class capture, take notes, bookmark important study spots and participate in a Q & A area with your peers and instructors.

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Where to Get Help

DoIT is committed to providing outstanding service to the Stony Brook University community. Submit a help ticket through our service management system, or contact the student helpdesk.