Tag Archives: first-year tips

April is Financial Literacy Month

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Throughout the month of April, UW-Stevens Point’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be hosting events and covering topics regarding financial literacy. Part of becoming financially literate, as a college student, includes the ability to use knowledge and skills to make good decisions related to budgeting, borrowing and repayment strategies. […]

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Greek Life on Campus and Why You Should Join

By: Sarah Sartell Joining a student organization can enhance a lot of your skills. Most organizations are similar, but there are ones that stand out from the rest. That’s Greek life. If you don’t know much about Greeks, I can tell you all about the one I’m apart of and why it’s so special to […]

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Natural Resources Organizations

Joining student organizations is an incredible way to make new friends, have new experiences, develop academically and professionally, and to enhance your time at UW-Stevens Point. There are over 170 student organizations on campus, with many of those focusing on natural resources. At the beginning of every semester, Campus Activities and Student Engagement hosts the […]

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Local Student Discounts

Reducing personal costs is tough for anyone, but especially students! There are many retail stores, food chains, and other businesses like entertainment and transportation, that recognize this continuous effort and they do their best to help out by offering some sort of compensation for students only.   Here are just a few local and worldwide […]

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Tips on Saving for Spring Break

Hello, Pointers! With spring break is just around the corner, I’ve put together some tips and tricks that will help you plan for a week-long getaway. Who knew saving for a trip to a warm vacation spot could be so easy? Read below to find out how you can plan and budget!   1. Save […]

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