Entering Emergency Contact Information

In the case of an emergency the University needs to know who to contact on your behalf. Add or edit your Emergency Contact in SOLAR.

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students and Teaching Assistants

This KB Article References: SOLAR, SOLAR for Faculty & Staff, SOLAR for Students
This Information is Intended for: Faculty, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants
Last Updated: December 02, 2019

In the case of an emergency the University needs to know who to contact on your behalf. 

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  1. In a browser, go to stonybrook.edu/solar and click SOLAR LOGIN
  2. Sign into SOLAR with your Stony Brook ID# (9 digits) and SOLAR password.
  3. From the SOLAR Home Page, under Security and Personal Data, click Emergency Contacts (if you don’t see Emergency Contacts, click more and then click Emergency Contacts)
  4. Click Add an Emergency Contact to add a contact. Then complete the Emergency Contact Detail page. Be sure to enter Name, Relationship, and Phone:
    1. For Contact Name, enter first and last name
    2. For Relationship, select the most appropriate relationship from the drop down
    3. Enter the Contact’s Phone: If the phone is the same as yours, click to check the box “Same Phone as Individual”, select the phone type, and your phone will populate; otherwise, enter the phone number and, if applicable, extension and/or country code (i.e., the country code number).
    4. Optionally, enter Contact’s Address: If the address is the same as yours, click to check the box “Same Address as Individual,” select the address type, and your address will populate; otherwise, click Edit Address and add the correct address.
    5. Optionally, add another phone number: Click Add a Phone Number, select the phone type, and then enter the phone number and, if applicable, the extension and/or country code (number). 
  5. Click Save and then when you see the Save Confirmation, click Ok.
  6. If needed, on the main Emergency Contacts page, click Edit to change an existing emergency contact.
  7. If needed, on the main Emergency Contacts page, click Add An Emergency Contact and follow the steps above to add another contact.
  8. If needed, on the main Emergency Contacts page, click Delete to delete an emergency contact (you cannot delete the primary contact, so if you need to delete someone that is indicated as the Primary Contact, uncheck the primary contact box first, then click delete for that contact).
  9. On the Main Emergency Contacts page, be sure your primary contact is checked. 

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