University of Illinois System

Financial Literacy Badges

The goal of the Badges Program is to provide a structured option for expanding student’s financial skills and knowledge related to each one of the above financial topics or “financial core competencies”. To earn a badge, you must complete at least three badge-eligible learning activities in a particular badge.

Each course is free and open to the public.

Enrollment Instructions

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To enroll in a Badges course,

  1. Visit the course you want to enroll in (Buttons linked above to each course).
  2. Click the orange NetID Login button. 
  3. Log in with your NetID & password (requires 2FA).
  4. Under Self-enrollment (Student), click the "Enroll Me" button.*
  5. Complete the modules that interest you.

*​If you are using the Moodle-Only Login option (for those that are not students or employees in the University of Illinois System), you'll use the following password to enroll: SMMC.