This guide introduces the concept of student financial stability and NCII’s approach to helping broad-access colleges address it. The guide also demystifies top concerns about the college’s role and responsibility in supporting student financial stability as well as perceptions about students experiencing financial insecurity.
What Does Student Financial Stability Look Like in the Student Experience?
This resource shows what a student learns, sees, hears, and does when a college makes student financial stability central to their experience, from first contact through completion.
As colleges pursue institutional efforts that prioritize student financial stability, this resource helps them answer critical questions including, What do these changes actually look like in the student experience? How do we know they are having the positive impacts we intend? For which students?
Student Financial Stability Scale of Adoption Self-Assessment
This self-assessment will help your college evaluate its progress toward strengthening students’ financial stability at scale. Your results can inform broader institutional plans centered on closing equity gaps and increasing student success.