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Budgeting Tool

This budget worksheet is designed to assist you with managing your finances. You will enter your total income and expenses for the future term.

To complete the Income Section you will need to refer to your Award Letter, bank statement and paycheck stub. Remember to enter the total amount for the future term for each entry. Please be as accurate as possible.

IncomeAmount Per Term
Money from Savings
(Funds from personal savings that you will use toward the term)
(Total earnings for the term. A typical term is about 16 weeks long.)
Hours Per Week:
Parent Contribution
(Or other family/friend contribution)
Financial Aid
(Loans, Scholarships, grants for the term)
Loan Amount: $
Scholarship/Grant: $
Total Income $
ExpensesAmount Per Term
Housing (Monthly)
Meal Plan
Required books can be looked up in the schedule of classes.
The suggested budget amount is $908/semester.
Past Due Balance
Amounts owed from previous terms
Total Expense $
Additional Expenses
ExpensesAmount Per Term
Having a car on campus comes with expenses. Be sure to budget for oil changes.
Monthly Car Payment: $
Monthly Gas Expense: $
6 Month Insurance Premium: $
Registration ($52.75/year): $
Inspection ($39.75/yr): $
Misc Car/Repairs: $
Cell Phone
Monthly Cell Phone Bill: $
In addition to a meal plan and Dining Dollars, how much money is spent on groceries, fast food, vending machines, snacks, restaurants.
Weekly Food Expense: $
Going to the movies, buying songs on iTunes, concert, sporting events, etc.
Weekly Fun Expense: $
Credit Card Payment
Monthly Payments: $
Please list other expenses
Total Additional Expenses $
Combine TotalsAmount Per Term
Total Income
Total Expenses
Net Residual $

This worksheet is provided for budget planning purposes only and should not be used as a statement of the cost of attendance at the University.

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