Student Support Services



Financial Literacy


  • Grants and Scholarships
    • Awarded funds that are gift/free aid
  • Federal Work-Study
    • Awarded funds earned through part-time employment
  • Loans
    • Awarded funds are repaid, usually with interest (available to both students and parents)
    • Can be federal and private

Cash Course Logo
CashCourse is your real-life guide to taking charge of your money. Online personal finance tools help you build real-life-ready financial skills. Students at more than 800 schools across the country use CashCourse.

Create a Budget

Avoid overspending and practice healthy financial habits by getting a picture of your spending.

National Average Budgeting

On-line Learning Tools and Study Skills

Online Learning Tools

Khan Academy 
This site offers a wide variety of college-level courses, from  math,  biology, U.S. history, macroeconomics. Khan Academy provides free guidance and  how-to videos, 

Top resource for more than 5,000 high-quality courses from expert institutions such as Yale, Google, and University of London. A detailed search filter helps users find  the courses they need to advance their school or work career. Take courses for free or pay to earn a certificate.

LinkedIn Learning
UWRF provides institutional access to LinkedIn Learning for current students, faculty and staff at no additional cost or need for an individual subscription. The LinkedIn Learning platform is an interactive online resource of over 16,000 videos, courses, and practice exercises for learning at all the business, creative, and technology categories.

Make, study and find online flashcards on Quizlet. Create your own or find cards already created by students and teachers for any subject. 


Academic Success Resources


Grammar and Writing Assistance

GPA Calculator
Use this calculator to calculate grade point average (GPA) and generate a GPA report. If you use percentage grades, have grades on a different scale or in high school with AP/IB classes, please change the "Settings" to input specific values. Also use the settings to group courses into semesters or to include past GPA.

Roadway to Success Workshops
University of Delaware

Academic Success Videos
Dartmouth College

Study Skills Workshops
Virginia Tech


Online Success Tips and Strategies


12 Study Tips For Online Learners

Tips for ASU Online from Students (video)

Checklist for Student Success

Tips for online students

7 Rules for Online Etiquette


Writing Assistance

UWRF Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The UWRF Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a virtual space where students may receive friendly, competent assistance to help them improve as writers. The OWL provides assistance during any stage of the writing process and provides interactive feedback to its clients through synchronous and asynchronous tutoring sessions. The writing lab offers a variety of online reference materials for students. The English Department also offers writing assistance in the University Writing Center.

Need some quick writing tips? Check out guidance from the Writing for Success text. Below is an excerpt describing a traditional essay outline.

Outline your writing

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