– Deadlines Extended –

Due to the delay in FAFSA data being supplied to the University of Oregon, the UO is extending the confirmation deadline to June 1, 2024, for first-year students admitted for fall 2024. We are also extending the priority FAFSA filing deadline to April 1, 2024, for all UO students.

Meet Our Team (Financial Wellness)

Meet Our Team

Professional Staff

Tennille Wait

Tennille Wait

Financial Aid Counselor – Financial Wellness
tennille@uoregon.edu

Financial tip I wish I knew as a student: It's OK to pause and take a breath when making financial decisions. Reach out for advice from knowledgeable sources when you need to.

Stephanie Peel

Stephanie Peel

Professor of Practice, George E. Porter Accounting Faculty Fellow
speel@uoregon.edu

Financial tip I wish I knew as a student: Take advantage of "free money" through employer match of 401(k)/403(b) contributions. Do it for any job that offers the benefit (because free money is pretty awesome).

Peer Financial Coaches

Alex

Alex

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Business Administration, Finance

Financial tip to my freshman self: It can be as negative to oversave as it is overspend. Money is important, but your happiness is too.

Angel

Angel

Pronouns: He/Him/El

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Journalism and Communication

Financial tip to my freshman self: Create an emergency fund; you never know when you'll need extra cash.

Arlo

Arlo

Pronouns: He/Him

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Finance, Economics

Financial tip to my freshman self: Invest everything you have into yourself and it will pay dividends for the rest of life.

Elena

Elena

Pronouns: She/They

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Architecture

Financial tip to my freshman self: Buy food in bulk if you can to meal prep!

Eliza

Eliza

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Graduating year: 2025

Major: Computer Science

Financial tip to my freshman self: Open a Roth IRA as early as you can!

Ethan

Ethan

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Sociology

Financial tip to my freshman self: Treat your credit card like a debit card!

Grace

Grace

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Graduating year: 2024

Majors: Economics

Financial tip to my freshman self: Practicing financial discipline doesn't mean sacrificing enjoying your hard earned money. There's a balance!

Jenna

Jenna

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Public Relations

Financial tip to my freshman self: Create a budget that keeps in mind your needs and wants.

Lisa

Lisa

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Graduating year: 2025

Major: MS in Couples and Family Therapy

Financial tip to my freshman self: Never pay full price!

Loul

Loul

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Business Administration, Finance

Financial tip to my freshman self: Use your credit card in a revolving fashion.

Nathan

Nathan

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Graduating year: 2026

Major: Business Administration, Finance

Financial tip to my freshman self: Start investing as soon as possible, and stay consistent.

Rohan

Rohan

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Business Administration

Financial tip to my freshman self: Before making a purchase online, check the price trends, make sure you're getting a good deal!

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Sofia

Pronouns: She/They

Graduating year: 2025

Major: Journalism

Financial tip to my freshman self: Set specific and realistic savings goals and plan how you'll reach them!

Solomon

Solomon

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Business Administration, Finance

Financial tip to my freshman self: Create a budget, build credit, and save as early as possible. Your future self will thank you.

Tevon

Tevon

Pronouns: He/Him

Graduating year: 2025

Major: Advertising

Financial tip to my freshman self: Budgeting is the foundation of financial management.

Tutu

Tutu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Graduating year: 2024

Major: Business Administration, Finance

Financial tip to my freshman self: If you can't buy it twice, you can't afford it.