Syracuse University

Financial Aid

Life Skills

The Life Skills* program is a web based, self directed financial literacy program that provides students with financial information, tips, and skills necessary to be financially successful. The interactive format helps students connect with realistic content that relates to their everyday experiences to help them understand and take control of their debt. Students have online access to important financial information throughout their academic careers to reinforce time and financial management skills beyond higher education.

Before beginning your Life Skills session below, write down the following codes:

  • School Code   00288200
  • Student Access Code 00288200-01


Life Skills


*Life Skills is supported in partnership with USA Funds.  To view complete instructions on how to log on to USA Funds Life Skills click here.



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