Financial $marts: ECC’s Financial Literacy Program

Financial problems are distracting and worrisome for students. The Student Financial Services Department at ECC is invested in student success. Sound financial health has been proven to be a catalyst to a student successfully completing college. The Financial Literacy Program program offers free services to students and community members.

Presentations & Workshops

Anyone can attend! Free to students and community members.

Budget Workshop

Budgeting is not hard! Come to this free Budget Workshop and find out how fast and easy it can be.

Financial Aid 101

Learn how to pay for college and more during Financial Aid 101!

Financial Literacy 101

Financial Literacy 101 is an engaging multimedia experience that combines a robust curriculum tailored to the needs of students with a learning model designed to actually prevent financial problems before they start. No registration or payment required.

Begin Financial Literacy 101 by visiting financialliteracy101.org.

When you first register, you must use one of the following log in access codes:

  • General users: ECCFIN101

Specific student cohorts (use under direction of your faculty/program director):

  • Student Support Services students: TRIOSSS11
  • Upward Bound students: TRIOUPB11

One-on-One Consultations

Private and individual financial counseling. Call 847-214-7380 to schedule your appointment. Limited appointments available.

Other Helpful Resources


Contact

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Building B, Room B156
847-214-7360
Fax: 847-608-5460
financialaid@elgin.edu

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Closed Tuesday: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: Closed

Student Accounts

Building B, Room B151
847-214-7380
Fax: 847-214-7445
studentaccounts@elgin.edu

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: Closed