UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Student Financial Education Center, created in a partnership between the University Park Undergraduate Association and the University Libraries, is now open for the fall semester.
Formed in January 2014, the SFEC provides student-to-student personal finance education focusing in the subjects of budgeting, credit, and student loans. The SFEC is staffed with students who have been trained in specific areas of personal finance, to work one-on-one with students to improve and sustain financial literacy.
The SFEC office is located in 309A Paterno Library and appointments can be set up by visiting pennstateupua.com/SFEC or emailing pennstateSFEC@gmail.com. In addition, office hours are offered at the following times:
Monday: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, 1:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM, 1:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, 1:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
The SFEC is also actively recruiting new members to become Peer Educators for the spring semester. Interested members should stop by the SFEC or email to obtain an application.
“I’m excited that the SFEC is open for business for its second straight semester,” said Student Director of the SFEC Tom Orr. “I hope that we continue to educate more and more students, and hopefully we become a well-known resource on campus.”
If there are any questions, please contact the SFEC by email at pennstateSFEC@gmail.