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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 


Why is the Financial Literacy course required? 

It is important to be an educated consumer in order to make the decisions that are right for you. Obtaining a college degree is sometimes financially challenging and borrowing money is a serious decision. The goal of the UTTC Financial Literacy Program is to provide students with the information and tools to make informed decisions regarding budgeting, credit cards, personal finances and debt management so that you are making informed and responsible decisions that build a solid foundation for your future.

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What can I learn through Financial Literacy? 

Financial Literacy provides students and parents with information regarding the importance of financial planning, managing your money, and understanding debt.

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Who needs to complete the requirement? 

Students applying for a Federal Direct Loan, submitting a Financial Aid Appeal for Reinstatement of Eligibility, or applying for a Federal Work Study job are required to complete the Financial Literacy module.

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When should I complete the requirement? 

  • Direct Loans The financial literacy course must be completed before the loan application is processed.
  • Financial Aid Appeals The financial literacy course must be completed before you submit your appeal.
  • Federal Work Study The financial literacy course must be completed before the end of the first semester worked on the program.

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Contact Us

Financial Aid Office
3315 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504

(701) 255-3285 ext. 1256
financialaid@uttc.edu