Workshops & Events

Workshops & Events

Attend a Workshop

SlugCents offers a series of rotating workshops focused on financial well-being topics like budgeting, credit building, saving and investing, and managing student loans and debt. Our workshops are typically an hour long and free to all students. 

Check out our upcoming workshops below: 

Request a Workshop

Want to schedule a workshop for your department, class, organization, or campus event? Let’s talk! We work hard to provide workshops that are informative, accessible, inclusive, and entertaining (when appropriate). Request a workshop here or send an email to slugcents@ucsc.edu with your name and a few details about your workshop: preferred date(s) and time(s), location, and topic(s).

Upcoming Workshops

How to manage money as a college student

Register for one of two online sessions:

Monday, September 19, 2022  |  2:00-3:00 PM - Register Here

Wednesday, October 12, 2022  |  5:00-6:00 PM - Register Here

Being a college student can be complicated, especially when it comes to managing money. Come to this virtual workshop to learn about student financial responsibilities and how to reduce financial stress during college. Recommended for first-year students, open to all students.

Hey! Where did all my money go?

Wednesday, October 12, 2022  |  4:00-5:00 PM

Online: register here

If you want to worry less about money, pay bills on time, save for the future, and still afford to have a little fun, budgeting is the way to go. Come to this free workshop to learn how to make a realistic budget that lets you plan for where you want your money today instead of wondering where it all went. Join us and start building a solid foundation for your financial future. Recommended for all students.

Credit 101: How to build excellent credit

Tuesday, October 18, 2022  | 3:00-4:30 PM

Online: register here

You may already know that having credit is important if you want to buy a car or a house, or use a credit card. But what does “credit” actually mean, and how do you build it? Join us to discover the valuable benefits of credit and learn the steps you can take to build excellent credit without going into debt at this free workshop. Recommended for all students, with or without credit experience.