State University of New York
Celebrating Detlef Gromoll's
October 9-11, 1998
How to get to the Stony Brook Campus
The State University of New York at Stony Brook is situated on a
1,100 acre site on the rural north shore of Long Island in southeastern NY.
The Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip is 16 miles from the campus
and is serviced by direct flights by some major airlines and commuter lines.
Kennedy and Laguardia
are 50 miles to the west.
From the west, take the Long Island Expressway
(LIE, I-495) eastbound
from the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Manhattan
or the Throgs Neck Bridge
or Whitestone Bridge in Queens.
Go east for approximately 50 miles until
Then follow Nicolls Road (County Route 97) north for nine miles. The three entrances to the West Campus of the University are on the left. The second is the main entrance. Use this one.
Car ferries cross the Long Island Sound
at Bridgeport, CO to Port Jefferson,
and also from New London,
CO to Orient Point, Long Island.
Take Route 25A west to Nicolls Road and then go south
for one-half mile on Nicolls Road.
Take the Long Island Railroad's Port Jefferson line
from Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan to Stony Brook.
The train station is at the northern border of the campus
and bus service to the central campus is provided.
trains require changing at Jamaica Station
and some at Huntington Station.
Here is the
schedule for Stony Brook.
For directions of how to find the Department of Mathematics
once inside the campus follow this