Are You Ready To Move Off Campus?

18 Questions  I  By Commutersb
Please take the quiz to rate it.

 Are You Ready To Move Off Campus?
Moving off campus can be very rewarding, but it also comes with its own set of challenges. This quiz serves as a tool to help you better understand your level of knowledge on all things off-campus living! It will also provide helpful resources throughout to help you "fill in the blanks. "

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Questions and Answers

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
  • 1. 
    Can school loans or financial aid be used towards living off campus?
    • A. 

      No. Those things only go towards purchases made ON campus, like campus housing.

    • B. 

      Yes! You can use financial aid for any and all things that are school related--even gum at the Seawolves Marketplace!

    • C. 

      Yes, but only if you’re not a freshmen.

    • D. 

      In most instances the funds come back and are to be used towards education, including off campus housing. You have to check with the financial aid office.


  • 2. 
    When budgeting, how would you categorize the expense for rent?
    • A. 

      Fixed. It cannot be changed, or budgeted out.

    • B. 

      Flexible. Sometimes rent can be negotiated and on some occasions you do not have to pay the full amount.

    • C. 

      Bonus. It can be gotten rid of entirely or paid off later.

    • D. 

      Provided. Someone is always providing rent for every student, whether it be through parents or the university. No student pays on their own.


  • 3. 
    When budgeting, how would you categorize the expense for cable?
    • A. 

      Fixed. It cannot be changed, or budgeted out.

    • B. 

      Flexible. You can find plans that are less expensive

    • C. 

      Bonus. You do not need access to television.

    • D. 

      Provided. Someone is always providing cable for every student, whether it be through parents or the landlord. No student pays on their own.


  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a town within 10 miles of Stony Brook?
    • A. 

      Setauket

    • B. 

      Port Jefferson Station

    • C. 

      Nesconset

    • D. 

      Ronkonkoma


  • 5. 
    What kind of landscape is Stony Brook located in?
    • A. 

      Urban. The population of the college makes it qualify as a city.

    • B. 

      Suburban. We are close to the city, and we aren't as spread out as a rural area. It’s largely residential.

    • C. 

      Rural. We are too far from the city to be suburban,and have many small towns.

    • D. 

      Combination of all the above.


  • 6. 
    Which of the times would you NOT expect heavy car traffic?
    • A. 

      3 pm

    • B. 

      5 pm

    • C. 

      10 am

    • D. 

      8 am


  • 7. 
    Which is a train station on the Port Jefferson Line?
    • A. 

      Ronkonkoma

    • B. 

      Grand Central

    • C. 

      Stony Brook

    • D. 

      Lake Grove


  • 8. 
    What township is Stony Brook considered a part of?
    • A. 

      Suffolk

    • B. 

      Stony Brook

    • C. 

      Town of Brookhaven

    • D. 

      Three Village


  • 9. 
    Which is NOT a type of housing on the Stony Brook Off Campus Housing website?
    • A. 

      House to Rent

    • B. 

      Apartment to Rent

    • C. 

      Studio Apartment

    • D. 

      Room to Rent


  • 10. 
    Is there a set time you should look for housing?
    • A. 

      Yes,always look a month before you’re looking to move in.

    • B. 

      No,it depends on the person. There’s absolutely no way to know when someone should be looking.

    • C. 

      There is no hard and fast rule,but we suggest looking about 3-4 months before you need to move in.

    • D. 

      It varies,but we recommend about a year before.


  • 11. 
    Which of these SHOULD you do when leaving you house unattended over a break?
    • A. 

      Do not tell ANY neighbors that no one will be in your home. You don’t want anyone taking advantage of your home.

    • B. 

      Turn your heat off in the winter.

    • C. 

      Throw out all perishable items in your fridge,particularly if you’ll be gone more than a weekend.

    • D. 

      Keep your TV running so it sounds like someone is home.


  • 12. 
    Which is TRUE of the commuter meal plan?
    • A. 

      You can add more funds if you run out.

    • B. 

      Tax is still charged when you have a commuter plan. It’s only tax free if it’s the residential plan.

    • C. 

      All commuters are required to sign up for a meal plan.

    • D. 

      Commuter meal plans don’t work at Jasmine.


  • 13. 
    Which is TRUE of parking on campus as a commuter?
    • A. 

      The Commuter Pass is valid in the "Red" Parking Zones.

    • B. 

      Stadium Parking is available to students who buy a pass. It is $200 for two years.

    • C. 

      The bus from South P to campus runs continuously from 6:30 am to about 10:48 pm on weeknights.

    • D. 

      You must renew or obtain a parking pass in person in the administration building.


  • 14. 
    Which is TRUE of fire safety?
    • A. 

      All fires in the kitchen,including those due to cooking or grease,can be put out with water.

    • B. 

      You can use a fire extinguisher simply by pressing the top button on the nozzle.

    • C. 

      It is safe to use a room as a bedroom if it has no windows as long as it has a door.

    • D. 

      Smoke alarms should be placed on every level of the house,as well as inside every single bedroom.


  • 15. 
    What is TRUE of garbage collection in the Town of Brookhaven?
    • A. 

      Recycling must be separated by paper,glass and plastic,and have a designated sticker on it from the Town of Brookhaven.

    • B. 

      All bins must be brought to the end of driveway,or to the curb,prior to about 7 am,when it is collected.

    • C. 

      Garbage goes out three times a week,and recycling is collected twice a week.

    • D. 

      Pizza boxes can be recycled.


  • 16. 
    What is legally considered a "safe"condition,according to the Renter’sChecklist on the site?
    • A. 

      Sinks are rusty

    • B. 

      Hallways and common areas are not illuminated.

    • C. 

      Bedroom have locks on the outside of the door.

    • D. 

      Stoves use gas.


  • 17. 
    What is TRUE of students who live off campus in terms of the code of conduct?
    • A. 

      Commuters are still bound by the code of conduct,and must follow the rules only when they are on campus.

    • B. 

      The code of conduct still applies to students living off campus,even when they are at home.

    • C. 

      Serving alcohol to minors is only an offense if you are over 21 years of age.

    • D. 

      The code of conduct is unenforceable to commuter students. Only police handle these cases.


  • 18. 
    Which off the following are TRUE when looking to rent off-campus?
    • A. 

      Any and all security cameras inside the home are illegal.

    • B. 

      There should be no more than 3 unrelated people renting the property. The legal limit may be less than that depending on what the individual town permit allows.

    • C. 

      While it is a landlord 's final say whom they choose to have as their tenants, they cannot discriminate based race, sex, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual preference, disability, marital status, veterans status, or level of education.

    • D. 

      You should absolutely see a property in-person, even if you have built a good relationship with the landlord over the phone/email. You are unable to fully assess the safety and conditions you will be living in without an in-person visit.

    • E. 

      ALL OF THE ABOVE.


Back to top

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz
We have sent an email with your new password.