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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Active NetID holders

To enroll in a Badges course if you have an active NetID,

  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.

No Active NetID (Non-University-Affiliated Learners)

To view the content as someone who is not a student or employee in the University of Illinois System, you can use the Moodle-Only Login option and use the following password to enroll: SMMC.

If you'd like to earn a digital badge or take quizzes and receive a score, you'll need to email to request a Moodle account be set up for you.