Financial wellness involves successfully managing and budgeting your financial expenses. Keeping track of financial costs – food, transportation, social activities, among others – is stressful for many college students. The below resources are designed to help you make smart financial decisions, organize and keep track of your finances, and be better prepared for your financial future, from handling bills for the first time to saving for retirement, and everything in between.
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SCC is the central and first point of contact for students to help identify needs and determine the most appropriate resources in Vanderbilt’s Student Care Network and in the Nashville community to address concerns. Student Care Coordinators work collaboratively with students to develop a student success plan, share education about and facilitate connections to appropriate on and off-campus resources, and provide accountability through supportive follow-up meetings.
A series of workshops on a variety of topics including financial stress, saving and budgeting, mindfulness, resilience, and study skills.
Experience Vanderbilt (EV) provides undergraduate students on financial aid with resources to engage in extracurricular programs.
The Office of Student Accounts is the centralized billing and collection point for Vanderbilt student accounts.
Vanderbilt’s resource for need-based and merit-based financial assistance.
Peabody’s Office of Student Engagement and Well-Being promotes engagement and holistic well-being for all Peabody students through intentional community building and meaningful co-curricular programming.
The AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop provides college students with the confidence, knowledge, and skills needed to negotiate their salaries and benefits when they enter the “real world” after Vanderbilt. This workshop can be altered to your specific field or organization’s interests. Request a Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop.
An online web portal of detailed information about the Student Health Insurance Plan.
An online resource covering financial topics such as money management, paying for college, and real-world finance. Learn how to manage a budget, understand credit, and increase your savings.
An online resource for students receiving veterans’ educational benefits.