Student Loan and Other Financial Resources

Student Loan Resources

The following resources are available to help borrowers determine their outstanding loan balance, interest rate, loan servicer as well as estimated monthly loan repayment under various repayment options.

Budgeting Resources

See the Budgeting section for an updated list of budgeting apps.

The following resources provide various options or methods for budgeting and managing your money.

Financial Aid Resources

The following provides basic financial aid information as well as payment options through the university’s Accounts Receivables Office.

Credit and Debt Management Resources

The following resources provide information on obtaining and reviewing your credit report as well as if you need help resolving credit problems.

Peer Financial Educator Opportunities

The Student Loan Education Office is currently hiring undergraduate students to serve as Peer Financial Educators.

Peer Financial Educators are responsible for conducting one-on-one financial counseling appointments with other students who are preparing to borrow loans for the first time and those who are preparing to enter student loan repayment. Peer Financial Educators will receive training on content prior to meeting individually with students. Peer Financial Educators will also receive training on the basic concepts of financial aid eligibility.

When the Peer Financial Educators are not counseling with students, they will be responsible for basic office tasks such as answering phone calls, directing walk-in traffic, scheduling appointments, and other clerical jobs as assigned.

Peer Financial Educators will be expected to work 10-15 hours a week while classes are in session.

Peer Financial Educators should have strong communication skills, the ability to understand and explain financial concepts, be able to work independently, have strong customer service skills and the ability to perform detailed and accurate work.

All applicants will be considered. Preference will be given to students in the Financial Planning and Counseling program, College of Business and students with work-study eligibility.

Students may begin training in December by shadowing. Students will earn $9/hr.

To apply, complete the Application for Employment. Once completed, submit to Jennifer Schroeder at, fax to 515-294-0851 or drop off at 0680 Beardshear Hall.