Graduate Student Services | Student Affairs Division

Graduate Student Services



Graduate students have a variety of resources to meet their needs as they take the next steps in their education.
We have provided a list of valuable resources and opportunities available to specifically welcome graduate students.



On-Campus Job Opportunities

As a graduate student, there is a wide range of employment options on campus.

career center

Our Career Center offers our students a multitude of opportunities. While the Career Center offers workshops on writing your resume and cover letter, they also offer so much more. As a graduate student, you have access to on-campus career fairs, interviewing facilities, and a network of partner companies seeking Stony Brook graduates. Additionally, the Career Center can put you in touch with job opportunities abroad through the MyWorldAbroad and GradConnection portals.

Prevention and Awareness Center

The Prevention and Awareness Center aims to provide the campus community with prevention, early intervention, education and awareness services regarding public health issues that affect students, including but not limited to limiting, substance abuse, mental health, and sexual and interpersonal violence. .

Counseling and psychology services

CAPS, our counseling and psychology services, offers a variety of resources to help graduate students along their journey and support their mental health and well-being. Students can meet with available counselors to discuss or join a mindfulness mediation program. Here are some of the services offered by CAPS.


Families of graduate students

We understand that families come to Stony Brook University with their own unique set of opportunities and life circumstances. The Family Services and Support office is there to help you through difficult times with you and your family.

Financial Aid / Financial Support

Our financial aid office can help you navigate the options available to make Stony Brook financially possible. Also, scholarships are available only for graduate students.

Graduate Student Advocate

Graduate students have the unique ability to contact a dedicated graduate student advocate intentionally to help guide graduate students through various obstacles. Additionally, the Graduate Student Advocate can connect you with available resources.

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Student Health Services

Student Health Services is here to support graduating students and provide accessible, high-quality, and cost-effective primary health care to a diverse student population. They are committed to preventive health and comprehensive wellness, integrating primary care with other student needs inherent in a healthy lifestyle. Here are some of the services they can provide.

Student Support Team

The Student Support Team is designed to support all students facing adversity and difficulties in life. The Student Support Team coordinates efforts to help graduate students who face challenges or concerns to succeed at Stony Brook University. Their goal is to empower students to overcome obstacles and grow both inside and outside the classroom. Below are some examples of the types of challenges the Student Support Team can help with, but not limited to:

  • Medical emergencies
  • Death of a loved one
  • Unexpected financial difficulty
  • Food insecurity and housing