Update on scheduling appointments and presentations

The MoneySmarts Team can no longer schedule new virtual appointments and presentations for summer, but our availability for fall 2020 will be posted soon, so stay tuned! All MoneySmarts appointments and presentations will be conducted virtually for the fall semester. Learn more about IU's response to COVID-19 below:

Step 1: Get a grip on the numbers

So you’ve been admitted to IU (congratulations!). And you’ve got your financial aid package in hand (good for you). It’s tempting to assume that the whole money thing is all going to work out and concentrate on outfitting your dorm room.


Before you show up for classes, you need to make sure you know how much your degree is really going to cost—and make sure you have a plan to pay for it.

Our calculator can help you with the first part of that equation. Even better, it can help you find ways to save on things like housing and food.

Try the calculator now

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