Student Money Management Center

The SHSU Student Money Management Center (SMMC) is a financial outreach and educational program administered by the Sam Houston State University Division of Student Services

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NEWS 

Making Student Loans More Affordable 

Congrats to some of our 7th Annual Financial Literacy Week Scholarship Winners!

(top) Ballet Folklorico and Sigma Lambda Beta

(bottom) Summer Mitchell and Omega Delta Phi

Scholarship Winners

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Upcoming Events

*If you attend 3 or more events, you will be entered into a drawing for one of two $400 scholarships!*

EVENT DATE/TIME LOCATION EVENT OVERVIEW
Apartment Hunting 101

Wednesday,

January 14th

 at 6:00pm

LSC 320

Finding an apartment can be a stressful experience. Come learn about the pros and cons to living on and off campus and the costs associated with each. Residence Life, Student Legal & Mediation Services, and the SMMC will equip you with the tools necessary to find the best deals!

*Pizza and drinks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Credit Crash Course

Saturday,

February 7th

at 10:00am

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Wednesday,

April 22nd

at 6:00pm

TWC Room 111

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LSC Theater

Building your credit score is harder than you think. Let the SMMC and Student Legal & Mediaton Services help enhance your knowledge of credit and teach you the pros and cons of having a credit card.

*Pizza and drinks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis for the workshop on April 22nd.

7th Annual Financial Literacy Week

February 23rd-26th

LSC Theater Check out the Calendar of Events under our Events page for all of the details!

Life After Graduation: Student Loan Repayment

Wednesday,

March 4th

at 6:00pm

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Saturday,

April 18th

at 10:00am

LSC Theater

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Live Stream Presentation - TWC Room 110

You finally made it to graduation; but, how will you pay back your student loans? Through rebates and other options, it might be possible to reduce the amount you owe. Let us help you find the best solutions for your Financial Future.

This presentation will be available in person and in a live stream: www.shsu.edu/live-cast

*Pizza and drinks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis for the workshop on March 4th.

Professional Styles on a Dime

Monday,

March 23rd

at 6:00pm

LSC Ballroom

Do you have an interview coming up? Maybe you have a new job, or you're headed to a business social? Unsure how to dress for this new success? Let the SMMC, Career Services, Student Leadership Initiatives, and several student organizations show you how to dress for success on a dime!

*Pizza and drinks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Don't Get Hooked

Wednesday,

April 15th

at 6:00pm

LSC Theater

As you are seeking employment, don't get hooked by employment scams. Join Career Services and the SMMC as we show you the types of bait scammers use to lure you into unfavorable employment. Then let Student Legal & Mediation Services show you how to report poachers and untangle the phishing line if you do get caught.

*Pizza and drinks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Weddings on a Dime

Wednesday,

April 29th

at 6:00pm

LSC Theater

Weddings can be expensive and stressful and take a heavy toll on your finances. The SMMC will show you how to get the most bang from your buck on your special day.

Guest Speaker: Cameron Klepac

*Pizza, cookies, and drinks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.


**Click here for a printable Spring Workshop Calendar!

**Join our mailing list for information regarding future events!


                                                          Tip of the Week

Think of budgeting as a game or a contest that you play against yourself. Make it fun or challenging so you'll stick with it.

**If you have any questions about this topic or any other financial matter, please contact us to set up a consultation.**


Four easy ways to schedule an appointment:

Complete a Student Intake Form online

Visit us in the Estill Building, Suite 228

Call us at 936-294-2600

Email us at smmc@shsu.edu

 



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