A Community Committed to Scholarship, Leadership, & Service

University Scholars at the Scholars Welcome ReceptionFall 2015 University Scholars Ice Cream Social2015 Admitted Students Day Panelists2015 Research Panel2015 Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Clean UpScholar Bryan Szeglin's Artwork at the Midnight in Paris Art Show2014 Cards for a CauseScholar Kristin Walter's Artwork at the Midnight in Paris Art Show2014 Scholars End of Year Banquet2014 Scholars Faculty PanelDelivery Delivery 2Committee and Administration Banner for WebsiteSet UpDonation New2014 Scholars Medical School Panel 2014 Scholars Academic Pentathlon 2014 Scholars Trip to the Museum of the American IndianScholars Making Valentine's Day Cards for Pediatric Oncology Patients

Welcome to the University Scholars Program!

The Scholars program is a vibrant community of high achieving students at Stony Brook. With this program, you can make connections with our world class faculty, participate in numerous activities, and obtain leadership and research opportunities on campus. The purpose is to create a community of learners focused around leadership, scholarship, and academic excellence.

University Scholars is a four year program. The Scholars admitted into this program are among the top 7% of the incoming class academically. Freshmen have the option to live with other Scholars within the six Undergraduate Colleges and take classes within the Scholars sections of first-year seminars. All Scholars are eligible to attend special symposia and field trips, obtain special academic advising, participate in the Scholars Council and Executive Board, help with mentoring, tutoring, and various outreach activities, and obtain priority registration for classes.

The Scholars staff (Jeremy Marchese, Dr. David Maynard, and myself) are here to help you reach your goals and to make your Stony Brook experience successful, rewarding, and fun. We look forward to meeting you and working with you.  

Best wishes,

Prof. Brian A. Colle
Faculty Director
University Scholars Program


  • Tue, Feb 9, 2016
    Committee Meetings - Spring 2016

    Academic Committee - Meets in SAC 303 from 7:30PM-8:30PM on the following Wednesdays - 2/10, 2/24, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 5/4

    Outreach Committee - Meets in the 3rd floor Lounge in Frey Hall on the following Thursdays - TBD

    Social Committee - Meets in the SSO Center (Roth Quad) room 121 from 7:00PM-8:30PM on the following Mondays - 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/11, 4/25

Upcoming Events

Office Hours

Wed: 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Available by appointment
Available by appointment
Mon: 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-11:00 am
Fri: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Available by appointment