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Welcome to Financial Literacy and Advising!

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Southern Connecticut State University has made financial literacy a priority by helping students pay for college.  Students will learn payment plan options as well as financial aid and scholarship opportunities through one-on-one advising, presentations and resources.  

A goal is to embed responsibility by providing strategies for short- and long-term financial obligations. Nearly 100 annual workshops such as $mart Money Management, Financial Aid 101, Credit Talk$,  Budget Talk$, Scholarship Talk$, Life After College, and Loan Repayment Talk$ provide students with tools for successful personal finance.  

More than 2076 individual financial plans have been created and aligned with academic goals for timely degree completion.   

Budget Challenge: Annually Southern students compete for prizes by estimating monthly expenses and then tracking actual monthly bills for comparison and discussion.

Debt letters:  Federal student loan debt letters are sent annually to returning students for repayment estimations along with alternative ways to pay for college.

Refunds and Withdrawals: Each semester students receive emails to avoid over-borrowing student loans and implications of loan repayment upon withdrawing. 

Good luck and hope to collaborate for financial success at Southern!  

Lewis J. DeLuca, Jr., M.Ed.
Coordinator, Student Financial Literacy and Advising
Wintergreen Building, Academic Advising Suite, Room 108E
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: (203)-392-8862, Fax: (203)-392-6541

Southern students — We care what you think! Tell us about your experiences with the following offices: Academic & Career Advising, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Financial Literacy & Advising, Registrar, School of Graduate Studies, Student Accounts/Bursar, and Undergraduate Admissions. We want to hear from you!

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