Financial Aid Resources

ScarletHub Overview

ScarletHub provides students information regarding financial aid, billing and payment, registration, records, admissions, and upcoming deadlines in one place.

 

Introducing Scarlet$ense: Your Path to Financial Empowerment

Welcome to Scarlet$ense, a dynamic and all-encompassing money management toolkit tailor-made for the Rutgers student community. Comprising a diverse array of resources, including engaging in-person workshops, enlightening seminars, and an interactive online hub of self-paced modules, Scarlet$ense is your partner in navigating the world of financial management. Recognizing the significance of early financial education for our student population,  we’ve meticulously crafted Scarlet$ense to equip you with the essential knowledge and practical skills to effectively manage your personal finances. Whether you’re aiming to conquer day-to-day budgeting, plan for future investments, or achieve your long-term financial aspirations, Scarlet$ense is here to guide you every step of the way.

Backed by research demonstrating the transformative impact of financial literacy on students’ lives, Scarlet$ense is not just a program, but a commitment to your financial success. We understand the unique financial challenges faced by students, and our mission is to empower you with the tools you need to make informed decisions, secure your financial future, and thrive. As you embark on this journey with Scarlet$ense, rest assured you are not alone. Our dedicated team is enthusiastic about supporting your financial wellbeing and ensuring you have the resources to build a secure and prosperous future. Your dreams and ambitions matter to us, and together, we look forward to fostering a community of financially savvy individuals through the Scarlet$ense program.

 

Online Presence

We are proud to partner with our third-party vendor Financial Avenue to provide free access to the following online self-paced money management courses.

  • Psychology of Money
  • Foundations of Money
  • College and Money
  • FAFSA
  • Loan Guidance
  • Debt and Repayment
  • Earning Money
  • Spending and Borrowing
  • Credit
  • Future of Money and Investing

To register as a first-time user of the online courses, please follow the instructions below:

  • Click on the registration link.
  • Enter your valid Rutgers ScarletMail email address.
  • Enter your full name (first and last).

 

Financial Avenue/Canvas will send a confirmation link to your ScarletMail email address provided. Click the link to complete registration and set a password.
Note: The Rutgers Financial Avenue Canvas account is separate from your Rutgers Canvas account.

Collaboration and Presentation Requests:

Please reach out us via our Scarlet $ense email address at
nb-social@ofa.rutgers.edu

In-Person Presence
Upcoming Spring 2024 Scarlet$ense Events

  • February 7 – College and Money – How do your finances affect your academic success? Many students suffer with financial stress/anxiety due to personal financial situations. Let’s discuss the direct correlation between financial literacy and student success.
    https://go.rutgers.edu/5bx6k4zn
  • February 21 –  Psychology of Money – Understanding your individual and personal relationship with money is indeed crucial for making informed financial decisions and achieving financial well-being. The Psychology of Money module can be a valuable resource as it allows you to understand your specific spending, saving, and borrowing habits.
    https://go.rutgers.edu/fdv3e2nr
  • March 20 –  Budgeting, Saving, and Investing – Managing your personal finances can be challenging at times. Let’s discuss the importance of budgeting, saving, and investing while teaching you how to manage your money and make it money work for you.
    https://go.rutgers.edu/u644zn7q
  • April 24 –  Loan Guidance and Loan Forgiveness – Do you have student loans? Learn all you need to know about your student loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness programs.
    https://go.rutgers.edu/yk44i2e1
  • May 1 –  How to Grow and Build Credit – Discussion about building and growing your personal credit score. We’ll review the importance of understanding credit, how to grow your personal credit, and maintaining a good credit score.
    https://go.rutgers.edu/fz2xs3k

Upcoming Spring 2024 Workshops

  • New Student Orientation and Transition Program
    • January 25 – Budgeting, Saving, and Investing
    • January 30 – College and Money
  • Rutgers DICE Program – Access Week
    • February 19 – College and Money
  • Scarlet $ense Financial Literacy Week Workshop
    • April 2–5 – Registration link available soon