The Division of Campus Residence offers students the leadership opportunity to help make Opening Weekend for new resident students a welcoming and inviting day. 

Welcome Wagon has become a growing tradition and is a part of move in day that many returning students look forward to as a way to interact with new students, contribute to the endless tasks required to make check-in run smoothly and to simply be part of the excitement of the back-to-school spirit.

Benefits of Volunteering with Welcome Wagon:

  • Help new students become acclimated to Stony Brook University.
  • Each selected volunteer will receive a Welcome Wagon t-shirt.
  • Each selected volunteer will be able to check in early to his/her Residence Hall room.


Applications are due by 5:00 PM on Friday July 18th.

A Judicial Check will be conducted on all applicants. Applicants must be in good standing with the University. Applicants will be contacted throughout the summer with information regarding their eligibility to volunteer.
Due to annual building renovations, at this time residents that will reside in Kelly and Roosevelt Quad for the Fall '14 semester will not be able to assist with Welcome Wagon.