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Rules and Policies

General Policies:

  • All guests staying overnight must be registered beforehand with Melissa Wessler
  • Please report any damage to furnishing and/or property to Melissa Wessler immediately at (631) 632-2858 or MWESSLER@SCGP.STONYBROOK.EDU
  • IN CASE OF FIRE OR MEDICAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911
  • You may call (516) 662-9288 with EMERGENCIES ONLY
  • During your stay, you may have visitors with you, but they must be registered with Melissa Wessler. There is a maximum overnight occupancy!
  • NO SMOKING IN THE HOUSE
  • NO PETS IN THE HOUSE
  • No personal property is to be left in the house upon departure
  • Our cleaning company will come weekly to clean the house. They are not responsible for laundering any personal items
  • No alterations to the home inside or outside are permitted

Garbage:

  • It is the responsibility of the guests to put out the garbage, bi-weekly.
  • Please take garbage cans and bring them out to the curb and return them to their original location once emptied

Parking:

  • If you are a registered guest and have received a key from us, you may park your vehicle in the driveway

No Smoking:

SMOKING INSIDE THE PREMISES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED!

  • PLEASE SMOKE OUTSIDE OF THE HOME WITHIN A SAFE DISTANCE (AT LEAST 5 FEET) FROM THE FRONT ENTRANCE AND BRUSH AREA
  • PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL OF OTHER GUESTS IN THE HOUSE THAT ARE NON- SMOKERS
  • DO NOT DISPOSE OF CIGARETTES ON LAWN
  • IF ANY DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY IS MADE DUE TO LACK OF CARE WITH SMOKING, GUEST WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COST OF REPAIR AND/OR REPLACEMENT

Renter’s Insurance:

  • The University provides an umbrella policy to cover general liability (such as accidental injuries) on leased properties. Each landlord provides homeowners insurance to cover the property and landlord’s belongings, including provided furnishings
  • Please be advised that neither policy will provide coverage for guest’s personal property in the event of theft or damage. If a guest is staying with the Center for a long stay, it is strongly suggested that guests purchase renter’s insurance to cover any items of value to the guest
  • Renters insurance is not mandatory. The Center will leave it up to the visitor/guest to decide if he/she would want to purchase insurance
  • Please see Melissa Wessler in Room 408 for more information

 Upon Departure:

  • Clean out all food items in the refrigerator and cabinets and bring to the garbage can
  • Strip your bed of sheets and compile all dirty towels
  • Leave the comforter and pillows on the bed
  • Load and run the dishwasher (if applicable) and ensure all dishes are cleaned and put away if hand washed
  • Leave your room and the kitchen clean with no food residue
  • Make sure to take all personal belongings
  • Leave the front porch light on and lock the door upon exiting
  • Make sure to return keys to Melissa Wessler
  • Return bicycle back to the Center (if applicable)