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Click on the 1-minute video below for easy instructions on how to enroll in CashCourse!

UMBC provides a free self-paced financial education program via BlackBoard. CashCourse is complete with presentations, informational guides, games, and how-tos on everything from bank accounts to investing.

Digital Badge - Financial Smarts - Cash CourseCashCourse Badge

All students who complete the full CashCourse will earn a FinancialSmarts Badge from UMBC. The badge can be prominently displayed in myUMBC and social media accounts…such as Facebook and LinkedIn. To learn more about the cash course badge click here.


CashCourse Prize

Each fall, the FinancialSmarts program offers three prizes to students who complete the CashCourse! Students who complete all course modules by September 15 are entered to win a $500 cash prize. Students who complete two modules are entered to win $300, and students who complete one module are entered to win $100. All prizes are delivered to students as deposits to their UMBC Campus Card account.

Recipients of the CashCourse Grant Program are not eligible for the CashCourse prize drawing.

Fall 2019 CashCourse Giveaway Winners:

Brianna Turgott for completing at least 1 module won $100!


Naphtali Remy for completing at least 2 modules won $300!


Stephanie Holley for completing the entire  CashCourse won $500!

Past Winners:

    • 2018- $100: Joe Fleming
    • 2018- $300: Katherine Thompson
    • 2018- $500: Briana Slater
    • 2017- $100: Jacob McCready
    • 2017- $300: Janae Tanner
    • 2017- $500: Alex Perry
    • 2016- GoPro HERO: Ashley Martin