Stony Brook Graduate Student Organization

Now Hiring: Graduate Student Advocate


Now Hiring: Graduate Student Advocate

The GSO and graduate school are hiring two graduate student advocates: Doctoral Student Advocate and Master Student Advocate.  Find the job description here.
The position starts in August 2017 and ends in June 2018,
The compensation is a full Tuition Scholarship and $19,360 for the academic year,
Some of the main responsibilities are: i) assisting students in the solution of difficulties encountered relating to both academic and personal matters, ii) providing campus resources to students, iii) providing assistance to Graduate School for various events (i.e. orientation; commencement week and other annual events), and  
iv) development of events: professional/ career development; workshops and symposiums catered to Masters and Doctoral students

Application Requirements: 
1. A cover letter describing why you want to be the graduate student advocate and what makes you the best candidate for the position.
2. A resume.
3. Recommendation letters are optional.

Application deadline is May 25th

The application should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Sprintax (Tax Filing Code)


You can file your taxes online as an international student with a code from the GSO. All you need to do is:
(1) Register and follow the simple instructions here:

(2) Complete the online questionnaire

Enter the code SSB2016B for Federal tax filing and the code SSB20165 for State tax filing in the box on the ‘Review your order’ page.

Sprintax will prepare your tax return and check if you are due a refund.
After you enter all your information, you will pay $2 for Federal and $20.95 for State.


Legal Clinic

Below you will find the proposed dates for legal clinic for the Spring 2017 Semester. No appointment is necessary. It is a first come, first served basis. All dates are on Wednesday and all sessions are from 5:30pm to 7:30pm:

1) February 8, 2017;
2) March 1, 2017,
3) March 22, 2017, 
4) April 12, 2017,
5) May 3, 2017
6) May 24, 2017