Living Off-Campus Poughkeepsie NY

Living off campus can be a lot of fun, and a great learning experience. But, it can also be expensive. If this is your first year living off campus you may be in for a shock. Everything costs than you thought.

Local Companies

HSBC Bank
1.800.975.HSBC (4722)
5 Corners 119 Temple Hill Rd
New Windsor, NY
Chase Bank
(845) 565-5380
353 New Windsor Hwy
New Windsor, NY
Bank of America - North Plank Rd
800.432.1000
86 North Plank Rd
Newburgh, NY
Citizens Bank - Kingston NY
845-338-6200
273 Wall Street
Kingston, NY
Citizens Bank - Newburgh SS
845-566-4080
1429 Meadow Hill Rd./Rt. 300 Rt. 87
Newburgh, NY
HSBC Bank
1.800.975.HSBC (4722)
Near Ibm Plant 1941 Route 52
Hopewell Junction, NY
Chase Bank
(845) 831-4285
404 Main St
Beacon, NY
Bank of America - Vails Gate
800.432.1000
405 Windsor Highway
New Windsor, NY
Citizens Bank - Ulster
845-336-7920
1300 Ulster Ave. Suite 110
Kingston, NY
TD Bank
845-565-4001
800 Broadway
Newburgh, NY

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Living off campus can be a lot of fun, and a great learning experience. But, it can also be expensive. If this is your first year living off campus you may be in for a shock. Everything costs than you thought.

Buy a used bike. A beat-up bike will get you wherever you need to go, probably won’t get stolen, and save you a fair amount in gas costs and parking permits (both at home and at school).

Buy a dining hall card. This way you won’t have to waste time and money grocery shopping, cooking, and doing dishes. You can visit your friends while you eat, and you can actually do your shopping at school. Dining halls usually have a fair sampling of fruit, bagels, and cereal. Bring a few Tupperware containers and your dinner at the dining hall has just provided your breakfast at home.

Free connections. You may not believe me, but the Internet is not one of life’s basic necessities. When it comes to either paying your water bill or your wireless bill, water should win. So, either use the Internet only when you’re at school or move into an apartment building where wireless or DSL is included. Same goes for cable.

Fun without funds. Check out free campus events, including movie screenings, plays, and lectures.

Shop smart. Hit the discount stores. And I’m not talking about Target or WalMart. I’m speaking of real discount stores—Big Lots or dollar stores. Dishwashing soap, cleaning materials, Tupperware will all be significantly cheaper.


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