Financial wellness is an intricate balance of the mental, spiritual and physical aspects of money. This unique combination is an ideal to strive towards in our dealings with money. Financial wellness is having an understanding of your financial situation and taking care of it in such a way that you are prepared for financial changes. Maintaining that balance consists of being comfortable with where your money comes from and where it is going.
Financial Wellness resources at USI include:
- Student Financial Assistance can help with all of your financial aid needs. Make sure you're maximizing the opportunities to access funds while in school.
- The Office of Career Services offers assistance that builds confidence through advising students and alumni in transitioning from the academic environment to the professional world. Effectively exploring internships, employment, and post-graduate study opportunities results in decreased anxiety during the years of academic study. Career Services provides instruction in resume building, interview preparation, assisting students of any major in identifying enriching internship experiences, job search strategy, and in developing the professionalism that employers and graduate programs expect. Career Services manages Eagle Career Launch, the campus web-based job board, hosts four career fairs annually and offers access to a national job search engine, making the job search more efficient through connecting students and alumni with a wide array of employers.
- The Counseling Center is available to assist students as they cope with any number of stressors, including financial.