Financial Coaching

Working one-on-one with a financial coach is the best way to make progress towards your financial goals. Coaches most often help students with budgeting, managing debt, student loanscredit cards, and credit reports. Here are your three options for meeting with a coach (all satisfy the requirement for the Rainy Day Savings Program incentive!):

Financial Coaches @ ACC

ACC’s financial coaches meet with students at Highland, Round Rock, Northridge, Cypress, and South Austin campuses.

New appointment slots are added weekly. Coaching is available to currently enrolled ACC students. Students may meet with an ACC coach up to 3 times per semester. Appointments must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance (same day appointments are not available).

View Appointment Availability

To book your appointment email graciela.lugo@austincc.edu with the following information:

  • Name, ACCeID, phone, and email address
  • Appointment slot you want (example: April 15 at 9:30 at Highland)
  • Topics you would like to cover with your coach

Recommendations provided by Student Money Management Office staff during financial coaching appointments are only suggestions for consideration. The student is solely responsible for any action(s) taken based on information provided. Student Money Management Office staff are not licensed or regulated financial planners, and do not offer investment, legal and/or tax advice.


Virtual Coaching

Our partners at Adventures in Education (they also go by AIE, Trellis, & TG!) offer ACC students free virtual coaching via phone and webcam. Get coaching from home or between classes.  Daytime hours available. Evening hours by special request (please email money@austincc.edu for help setting up an evening appointment with Adventures in Education).

Schedule Your Appointment

 


Foundation Communities Coaching

Coaches from the local nonprofit organization Foundation Communities meet with students in-person at one of two locations:

  • North Austin Community Financial Center, 5900 Airport Blvd, across from Highland Campus
  • South Austin Community Financial Center, 2600 West Stassney Ln, less than a mile from South Austin Campus

This service is provided for free to households with up to $55,000 of annual income. Coaches meet with students by appointment.  Daytime, evening, and Saturday appointments available.

Schedule Your Appointment

 

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