Local Tours

Tour of Special Collections & University Archives

Wednesday, June 14, 6:00pm – 6:30pm

Special Collections, Melville Library E-2320

Tour of the Stony Brook University Special Collections Library. Unique materials include American Revolutionary War-era letters written by George Washington, 17th and 18th century maps of Long Island, and rare books, including the The Nuremberg Chronicle published in 1493. Limited to 15 people. Sign up at registration.


Tour of Newly-Renovated NRR and CRR

Thursday, June 15, 2:00pm – 2:45pm

Central Reading Room, Melville Library

Come take a tour of Stony Brook’s newly-renovated North and Central Reading Rooms. These reading rooms were planned and renovated over one year and opened August 2016 with enhanced collaborative and individual study spaces, cutting-edge technology, and new work spaces for library faculty and staff. Meet at the Central Reading Room.

Behind the Scenes – Staller Center for the Arts

Thursday, June 15, 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Staller Center

Join us for an informative, guided “Behind the Scenes” tour of Long Island’s premiere arts venue, the Staller Center for the Arts. The Staller Center is the home of the prestigious Stony Brook Film Festival, now in it’s 22nd year, as well as spectacular stage performances featuring world renowned artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Patti LuPone, the Martha Graham Dance Company, Ray Charles, Harry Belafonte, and many many others!

While there is no charge for this event, space is limited to 40 people. Will meet in the Staller Center lobby. Please sign up at registration. 


International Culinary Tour Dinner

Thursday, June 15, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

East Side Dining

Join us on Thursday, June 15, for dinner in our beautiful, new East Side Dining space for an “International Culinary Tour Dinner” – a food lover’s trip around the globe.

There will be an abundance of tasty treats from 5 regions around the world to tempt your palate:  Italy & the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Latin & South America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. There will also be a chance to watch the chefs in action!

Make sure to bring your sense of adventure…and your appetite!

Menu Available Here

Cost for Thursday night dinner: $25