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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:
5/22/15

 
Refund: Prorated weekly if you withdraw or move

 
Discount: 5% + 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: Used to buy textbooks and school supplies. Recommended for students that receive financial aid.

 
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*
*Unused funds of $5 or more will be refunded to your student account. Unused funds of less than $5 will be transferred to your Wolfie Wallet account if you have prepaid for this expense. If you did not prepay for your BCA, then the balance will be credited back to your student account.

 
Discount: No

 
Minimum Deposit: $200

Wolfie Wallet

Purpose: Prepaid debit account that can be used almost anywhere on campus and nearby off-campus merchants. Recommended for students that do not receive financial aid.

 
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 (minimum balance of $20 required)

 
Discount: Some off-campus merchants offer a 10% discount

 
Minimum Deposit: $1 for cash-to-account machines. $10 for adding funds online.