There is no escaping the influence that money can have on your education, career, relationships, extracurricular activities, health, and most aspects of life! While we live in unpredictable times, there are tangible steps to consider in order to improve your financial wellness over time. Build the fundamental tools and necessary skills that will help you make informed decisions about short-term and long-term finances.
- Learn more about Financial Aid and The California Promise Grant. Cost of Attendance
- Financial Wellness (UC Davis)
- Covered California - Health Insurance
- What is your financial attitude? It may help you understand how you feel about money and to work toward a better financial picture. Take this Financial Attitude Quiz to see where you stand (You can print this document or write down your answers on a piece of paper).
- How are your spending life choices? Take the Personal Financial Wellness Scale Quiz to help you figure out if you're off to a good start.
- Interested in applying for financial aid? Visit Federal Student Aid
- Visit I Can Afford College for a step-by-step guide to financial aid and a financial aid office locator.
- Your turn: Fill out your own Financial Monthly Budget and Planning Sheet.
- Visit NerdWallet for info on credit cards, loans, banking, investing, and more
- Beaver Food Pantry - This service is open to all ARC students, faculty, and staff. The Beaver Food Pantry started in Fall 2017 in collaboration with the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.
- Take the Hunger Quiz to find out what resources you have available to you!
- Learn more about how students can qualify for CalFresh Food Benefits
- Legal Resource for Homeless Youth
- Homeless Youth Handbook was developed through a multi-partner effort including Bay Area Legal Aid, the Tipping Point Community, Google and Baker McKenzie. This tool is rich with information.
- 2-1-1 California is a statewide network consisting of county databases of resources and information regarding service providers or community agencies, such as emergency housing or public benefits, transportation or health care. This is a 24/7 service. Simply dial 211 from your telephone to be connected, or go online to the 2-1-1 webpage to find resources in your county. 2-1-1 is not currently available in all counties, please check the website for availability.
- If you or someone you know is homeless, take the Homeless Quiz to find out if you're familiar with all the resources you can use.