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.Get Started »
This section will help you learn more about Wi-Fi, SOLAR, and NetID.
This section will help you learn more about Printing, SINC Sites, Hardware/Software.
This section will help you learn more about Google Apps, Blackboard, and Lynda.com.
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.
Chat call or email the Student Helpdesk with issues related to Blackboard, SINC sites, or general questions about student technology services.
To access SOLAR visit solar.stonybrook.edu. Use your 9-digit SOLAR ID and password to login.
If you are a student, your initial password is your birthday in MMDDYY format.
How to Access SOLAR
In SOLAR you will be able to register for classes. You can use our new schedule builder tool that is integrated with SOLAR to help build your class schedule much quicker.
Learn More About Schedule Builder »
In SOLAR you will be able to pay room deposits, tuition fees, and pay other bills. You will be notified via email if there is an outstanding financial obligation in your account.
What Do I Owe? / Pay Tuition and Fees
Final course grades are posted in SOLAR. You can view grades from current and past semesters.
View My Course History/Grades
You can view your NetID and set your NetID password inside SOLAR.
View Your NetID / Where to Change NetID Password
SB Alert is the University's emergency notification system used to alert the campus community of major emergencies, immediate threats or impending situations that could pose harm, disrupt classes, impact facilities, activities, or other operations.
Configuring SB Alert »
Use for the first time when connecting to WolfieNet. This option configures Wi-Fi enabled devices to use WolfieNet properly.
This is the recommended network that should be used on a day-to-day basis after successfully configuring your Wi-Fi devices through WolfieNet-Get-Connected.
To be used by visitors to the University who do not have a NetID. Users must authenticate and agree to the Wireless Internet Policy.
Available only in residence halls for gaming systems. Do not use for academic work or transactions such as banking or online shopping.
Eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions.
Learn More About Eduroam »
How to Connect to WolfieNet-Secure on iOS
How to Connect to WolfieNet-Secure on Android
How to Connect to WolfieNet-Secure on Windows
How to Connect to WolfieNet-Secure on MAC
If you are experiencing WiFi issues it is recommended that you log a support ticket with Client Support via service.stonybrook.edu.
If you are unable to log a support ticket, call Client Support at (631) 632-9800.
Every active employee, student, and faculty member is assigned a NetID which is used to access various computing resources.
The NetID and SOLAR ID are two different identifiers. To view your NetID, log in to SOLAR, and select "NetID Maintenance".
View Your NetID / Where to Change NetID Password
If you are having issues with your NetID and are unable to log a support ticket via service.stonybrook.edu, please call Client Support at (631) 632-9800.
All registered Stony Brook students are provided with a semester long quota of 2100 black and white pages in the SINC Sites, Health Sciences Library, and Residential Computing Centers or by using the Print From Anywhere service.
Available Print Quota
To check your available print quota, log in to the Print Center with your NetID and NetID password.
Send a print job directly to a printer located in a SINC site from a SINC Site computer. For a complete list of SINC site locations visit sincsites.stonybrook.edu.
Print From Anywhere
The Print From Anywhere service allows students to send print jobs to the SINC Site print queue from their own computers whether on campus or off campus. Students need to install the Print From Anywhere Client on their personal machine(s).
Learn More About Using Print From Anywhere »
Send an email with an attached document from your @stonybrook.edu address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Use your Stony Brook ID card to release your job at one of our printing release stations.
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. These computer labs are located in a majority of the academic buildings on campus and have scheduled open hours.
SINC Site Promotional Video
The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) offers students free software, operating system upgrages, and antivirus software to ensure all students have the tools they need to be academically successful.
Students can recieve discounts on competitive brands like Apple, Dell, HP, and Lenovo.
If purchasing a laptop/computer, DoIT reccommends the following specifications:
There are six free-standing mobile charging stations in Frey Hall and Javits Lecture Center this semester as part of the University’s Mobile/Digital Now initiative. This particular project is considered a pilot to test the usefulness of electrical power charging stations that students and other members of the campus community can use to plug their mobile devices into whenever batteries run low.
Enjoy UNLIMITED storage in Google Drive. You can store all of your files in Google Drive and share with others.
To easily access your @stonybrook.edu email address go to stonybrook.edu/mycloud. All official University communications will be directed to your @stonybrook.edu email address.
Google Calendar allows users to easily create, share, edit, and delete meeting invitations, calendar events, and tasks. These are easily accessed and synced between computers and mobile devices.
Google Hangouts, on the Stony Brook domain, allows for video conferencing and live screen sharing for up to 15 participants.
Google Apps Training Playlist by DoIT Training
Blackboard is Stony Brook University's learning management system (LMS), which allows instructors to supplement face-to-face classes, or launch online classes. Blackboard includes a variety of features that allow instructors to do anything from uploading course documents, to posting an announcement, to collecting and grading assignments. For students, Blackboard offers an easy way to contact instructors, download and access course documents, and check grades.
From your browser, you can access Blackboard on a mobile device or desktop by heading to blackboard.stonybrook.edu. You will use your NetID and NetID password to log in.
Blackboard Mobile App
You can access Blackboard on your mobile device by downloading the Blackboard Student App. Log in with your NetID and NetID password once the app is installed on your device.
Lynda.com is available to all Stony Brook University students, faculty and staff at no charge. With Lynda.com, you can learn new computer applications, design and business skills or brush up on some old skills at your own pace at a time and location that works best for you.
From your browser, you can access Lynda via your browser by heading to lynda.stonybrook.edu. You will use your NetID and NetID password to log in.
Lynda Mobile App
You can access Lynda on your mobile device by downloading the Lynda App. Log in with your NetID and NetID password once the app is installed on your device.