Group of college students who took the Herculite Roommate Agreement Quiz

Welcome to college! Hopefully, this is the only time in your life you’ll be forced to share a tiny living space with a complete stranger.

In some cases, the best way to maintain a healthy relationship with your roommate is to decide on ground rules together.

Are you the kind of person who would benefit from a written roommate agreement?

How do you like to organize your clothes?
  • I fold them and place them carefully in the dresser
  • I stuff them into the drawers
  • The whole world is my dresser
How do you feel about eating in the bedroom?
  • I'm okay with snacking, but I'm careful not to spill
  • I'd eat a spaghetti dinner in my bed
  • I wouldn't sleep in a bed that had crumbs on the sheets
How do you like to listen to music?
  • I turn the speakers up to 11
  • I put headphones in so I don’t bother anyone
  • I play it out loud at a low volume
Is it okay if people touch your stuff?
  • Sure, why not?
  • Absolutely not
  • Only with my permission
How deeply do you sleep?
  • Loud noises wake me up
  • I'd wake up if someone coughed a mile away
  • I could sleep in an active construction site
Do you like having company in your room?
  • Leave the door open and let them come in!
  • I'm okay with having one or two people over
  • My room is my space to be alone
When do you like to go to sleep?
  • As early as possible. The early bird gets the worm!
  • I like sleeping but I won't miss the party
  • I'll sleep when I'm dead
How comfortable are you with a roommate's "intimate activities"?
  • Go for it!
  • Don't you dare do that in my room
  • Just let me know ahead of time
Where do you go to school?