Centers, institutes and labsVirginia Credit Union Financial Success Center at VCU

The new Virginia Credit Union Financial Success Center at VCU is dedicated to helping our community move forward to achieve financial success. It aims to increase the prominence of financial instruction, research, programming and monitoring among the VCU community.

The Financial Success Center (FSC) provides the VCU community with free personal and professional financial education, including assistance and counseling on budgeting, saving, credit, student loan repayment, career transitions and more. It supports all aspects of financial success through solutions, education and research-oriented financial programs that help reduce debt, build savings, and increase financial confidence.

VCU Students

The Money Spot helps current VCU students achieve financial freedom with expert (and free) advice from money coaches who understand the day-to-day challenges of college students — because they're students too.

The Money Spot provides one-on-one peer coaching sessions, financial education presentations for student organizations, classes and events, and financial literacy workshops open to all VCU students. Schedule an appointment with one of our expert Money Spot Coaches today. *Financial coaching is currently offered virtually*

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VCU Alumni

The FSC offers financial education and resources for the VCU alumni community through webinars and one-on-one financial coaching. Coaching is provided by trained and certified VCU professionals and community partners, including financial coaches, counselors, financial planners and advisors. 

To register for one of webinars, review our Upcoming Programs below.

VCU Faculty & Staff

Our Center supports financial wellness programming for VCU employees, currently offered through monthly workshops. For the list of upcoming financial wellness workshops for VCU professionals, visit the Learning Center in Talent@VCU and search for “Financial Wellness.”

Upcoming Programs

Managing Finances in College as an Adult Learner

Managing Finances in College as an Adult Learner

Date: Thursday, August 6 – Thursday, August 6
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open to:Prospective undergraduate students
Recession-Proofing Your Finances

Recession-Proofing Your Finances

Date: Wednesday, August 26 – Wednesday, August 26
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Open to:Undergraduate students
The Pay Check

The Pay Check

Date: Thursday, September 3 – Thursday, September 3
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Open to:Undergraduate students