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Financial Cents

Welcome to NIU Financial Cents! Through our peer educator group, course presentations, workshops and additional resources, we strive to give the NIU community, as well as local communities, a better understanding of important financial decisions that will impact their lives before, during, and well beyond their college careers.

What's New with Financial Cents

Preparation has begun for the 2014-2015 calendar of events.  Last year brought many changes to the NIU Financial Cents Program including major expansion of:

  • UNIV 101 Presentations
  • Money Smart Week
  • VITA FREE tax preparation
  • one-on-one FAFSA registration workshop
  • and much more! 

Continue to check the IMPORTANT DATES AND EVENTS tab to stay current with everything Financial Cents has to offer.


Financial Cents Peer Educator Program

Financial Cents Peer Educators help lead the effort to increase financial literacy to NIU students and the local community through:

  • Marketing
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Graphic Design
  • And much more!

Peer Educators are awarded scholarships, internships, and valuable volunteer opportunities to help build their resume.  To apply, click to BECOME A PEER EDUCATOR and submit your application for the Fall 2014 semester.

The NIU Financial Cents program is housed in the Office of Student Academic success located in the Academic Advising Building (AC 113).  Stop by and visit or contact us at 815-753-5759 or