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Accounts Comparison

Scroll down to view our various accounts below or download a .pdf.
To sign-up for one of these plans, please use the links in the sidebar.

 

Resident Meal Plan

Purpose: Required for resident students in meal plan rooms or students in the first two semesters at Stony Brook.

 
Where It’s Used:

  • Campus Dining
  • Jasmine

 
Billable to SOLAR: Yes

 
Sales Tax: No

 
Fees: Yes

 
Must be used by:
Fall 1/1/15
Spring 5/22/15

 
Refund: Prorated weekly if you withdraw or move

 
Discount: 4% + sales tax waiver

 
Minimum Deposit: The new student default plan is Gold

Apartment/Commuter Meal Plan

Purpose: Optional for commuter students and students living in apartments.

 
Where It’s Used:

  • Campus Dining
  • Jasmine
  • Medical Center Dining

 
Billable to SOLAR: Yes

 
Sales Tax: No

 
Fees: Yes

 
Must be used by: 5/22/15

 
Refund: Prorated weekly

 
Discount: sales tax waiver

 
Minimum Deposit: $250

Budget Meal Plan

Purpose: Optional for commuter students and students in cooking rooms & apartments.

 
Where It’s Used:

  • Campus Dining
  • Jasmine
  • Medical Center Dining

 
Billable to SOLAR: No

 
Sales Tax: No

 
Fees: No

 
Must be used by: 5/22/15

 
Refund: No

 
Discount: sales tax waiver

 
Minimum Deposit: $20 if you open an account online

Bookstore Campus Account

Purpose: Buy textbooks and school supplies without cash or credit card. Textbooks are tax exempt.

 
Where It’s Used:

  • University Bookstore
  • Seawolves MarketPlace
  • Matthew’s HSC Bookstore

 
Billable to SOLAR: Yes

 
Sales Tax: Not on Textbooks

 
Fees: No

 
Must be used by:
Fall – October 15
Spring – March 15

 
Refund: Refunded to student account after end date

 
Discount: No

 
Minimum Deposit: $200

Wolfie Wallet

Purpose: Debit account that can be used almost anywhere on campus and nearby off-campus merchants.

 
Where It’s Used:

 
Billable to SOLAR: No

 
Sales Tax: Yes

 
Fees: No

 
Must be used by: Plan continues as long as you are an enrolled student

 
Refund: Refunds are given if your request is made in writing

 
Discount: Some off-campus merchants offer a 10% discount. On-campus laundry rooms offer a discount.

 
Minimum Deposit: $1 for cash-to-account machines. $20 for adding funds online.