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Financial Literacy

The Office of the Dean of Students sponsors and coordinates the UNC Financial Literacy Consortium. This partnership between the UNC Financial Literacy Initiative, Coastal Federal Credit Union, Franklin Street Partners, and the Davis Library aims to help students develop knowledge and practices for a financially successful future. Workshops on a variety of financial wellness topics will be available throughout the semester for students to learn more. Refreshments and/or a meal is served during each workshop.

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Request a Workshop: Faculty and student leaders can request a presentation for their class or student group and presenters will provide information on the topic of your choice.

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Upcoming Workshops and Registration

Ballin’ on a Budget    

Tuesday, September 5 2017 at 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Eringhaus Residence Hall

No money, no problems! Start your semester off right by creating a budget and learning how to stick to it. Dinner will be provided. 

Please register for this workshop through Student Life at


Ballin’ on a Budget  2.0: Ways to Save  

Tuesday, September 26 2017 at 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the Graham Residence Hall- Aycock Lounge

This workshop is designed to share shopping tips and apps to help you make your money stretch and protect your budget. Dinner will be provided. 

Please register for this workshop through Student Life at


Swiper, No Swiping: Debunking Credit Myths

Wednesday, November 8 2017 at 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Hinton James Residence Hall

Myth or Fact? Checking my credit report will lower my credit score. The more money I make the higher my credit score will be. Bad credit stays with you forever. If I never get a credit card my credit score will always stay high. Do know you know which of these are myths vs facts? Learn the answers, and so much more, during this fun and interactive workshop! Lunch will be provided. 

Please register for this workshop through Student Life at


For more information about the financial literacy consortium, event, workshops, or general information please contact Dawna Jones, Student Assistance Coordinator, at


VC 55+ VITA Free Income Tax Assistance

VITA is an Orange County Volunteer Connect 55+ (VC 55+) volunteer program that provides FREE federal and state income tax preparation to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income, regardless of age or county of residence.

For more information, visit the Orange County Tax Assistance website