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Phone  850.599.3505
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School of Graduate Studies and Research
515 Orr Drive
Room 469 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, FL 32307
Enhancing Student Financial Education Project

Did you know that according to the Project on Student Debt (
http://projectonstudentdebt.org), 85% of Florida A&M University graduates graduated in 2012 with $29,702 in debt?
In an effort to provide you with invaluable financial education, the Enhancing Student Financial Education Project* is offering you a free on-line Financial Literacy short course that will help you become better educated, financially, about your personal finances and help you better manage your money.  This short course with the following six modules will teach you how to:
  • Manage your student loans debt;
  • Manage your personal finances;
  • Manage your savings;
  • Set financial goals;
  • Prepare you for homeownership; and
  • Manage your credit.
You may complete this short course, at your convenience, during one sitting or by taking one or more modules over a period of time.  It is really very user friendly.  Sign up today and complete it before the end of the semester!  You may access this short course through Blackboard at https://famu.blackboard.com and click on “Community” to find the course, RFL001 Financial Literacy Course.   
When you show proof of completing the whole course, you will be entered into a drawing for great prizes, including the grand prize, an iPad!  Contact us at gradstudies@famu.edu or (850) 599 -3505, if needed.
*This course is a part of the Enhancing Student Financial Education project, which was funded in 2013 by TIAA-CREF, and awarded by the Council of Graduate Schools to Florida A&M University and 14 other universities to collaborate to develop financial literacy programs for students.