Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Resources

Please note that these links will take you away from the OSU-OKC Web site. This information is provided as a service, and OSU-OKC is not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness or content of these sites.

Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program, www.ogslp.org

 

A division of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, OGSLP serves as the designated guarantor of Federal Family Education Loans for Oklahoma students. OGSLP also provides Oklahomans the resources needed to reach their education and career goals, offering information about scholarship opportunities, the student loan process, and managing personal finances.

 
 

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, www.okhighered.org

 

The State Regents are the coordinating board for Oklahoma public higher education. Among other responsibilities, the State Regents set academic standards, determine functions and courses of study at state colleges and universities, and grant degrees. The State Regents also manage 23 scholarship and special programs, and, in cooperation with the Office of State Finance, operate OneNet, the state’s information and telecommunications network for education and government. In collaboration with OGSLP and colleges and universities statewide, the State Regents developed a student portal, www.OKcollegestart.org, designed to serve as a one-stop shop for college planning resources for students, parents and counselors.

 
 

Oklahoma Money Matters (OKMM), www.oklahomamoneymatters.org

 

OKMM, the financial literacy initiative of the Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program, a division of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, offers information and resources about budgeting, credit cards, financial aid and saving to help students manage their personal finances independently.

 
 

studentloans.gov, www.studentloans.gov

 

This site is your source for information from the U.S. Department of Education about how to manage your student loans.

 
 

Center for Student Credit Card Education (CSCCE), www.cscce.com

 

The Center for Student Credit Card Education is dedicated to improving the credit card literacy of America’s students. CSCCE offers a free publication, The ABCs of Credit Card Finance, which covers topics like budgeting, interest rates, healthy credit use and identity theft.

 
 

Practical Money Skills for Life, www.practicalmoneyskills.com

 

Practical Money Skills for Life is a free Web site designed to help educators, parents and students practice better money management. Materials featured online include lesson plans, financial tools and games.

 
 

National Endowment for Financial Literacy, www.smartaboutmoney.org

 

Want to boost your money IQ? Visit the National Endowment for Financial Education’s (NEFE) Web site, www.smartaboutmoney.org, for tips and resources about financial planning topics like credit and debt, saving, investing and retirement. This resource center offers courses, workshops, tools, multimedia and printed materials to improve financial decision-making.

 
 

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy, www.360financialliteracy.org

 

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy, an effort of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), offers free tools and resources to help adults manage their finances through every stage of life. The Web site also links to the AICPA’s national public service campaign, www.feedthepig.org, which encourages adults age 25 to 34 to take control of their personal finances.

 
 

Federal Trade Commission (FTC), www.ftc.gov

 

The Federal Trade Commission’s Web site offers several publications and materials to educate consumers about issues ranging from credit to investments to privacy, among other topics. This site also features information about the FTC’s Deter, Detect, Defend campaign, which offers various instructional resources to prevent identity theft.

 
 

National Student Loan Database System, www.nslds.ed.gov

 

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the national database of information about loans and grants awarded to students under Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants during their complete life cycle, from aid approval through disbursement, repayment, deferment, delinquency, and closure.

 
 

Exit Counseling, www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA

 

Before you withdraw, graduate, or drop below half-time attendance (regardless if you plan to transfer to another school), regulations require that you complete an exit counseling session for your Federal Stafford Loan (subsidized or unsubsidized) and Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans. The counseling session provides information about how to manage your student loans after college.

This information is presented in cooperation with Oklahoma Money Matters, the financial education outreach initiative of the Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program. For more information about OKMM, visit their website or call 1-800-970-OKMM.