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Financial Wellness

Meet with a financial consultant

The employee assistance program offers financial consultation/support services for benefited employees. Contact information for each plan can be found by calling Hokie Wellness at 540-231-8878 and pressing 2 or visiting the Employee Assistance Program website.

Your retirement provider offers individual consultation for retirement and general financial planning. If you are a benefited employee, you can schedule an appointment directly with your provider at no cost. Visit Fidelity or call 800-642-7131. Visit TIAA or call 800-732-8353.

If you are not a benefited employee with Virginia Tech, you can meet one on one with a financial wellness coach through Hokie Wellness. You can schedule an appointment online, email, or call 540-231-2233.

Workshops and Trainings

Typical workshops on financial wellness include budgeting, credit, student loans, house/car buying, and more. To see what is upcoming, check out the calendar of events to the right or go to the PageUp Learning Library and under “Level” select “Financial".

New River Community Action (NRCA) Emergency Assistance Program

This program offers a variety of temporary assistance for residents or transients who are 200% of poverty income or below who are experiencing financial crises. Some examples of crises that low-income people frequently face are: high utility bills, decrease in income, disabilities and chronic health issues, significant amounts of medical debt, housing costs greater than 50 percent of income, or homelessness. NRCA provides assistance with food, rent, mortgage, utility, heating fuel, medical, and gasoline to get to doctor or employment.

For more information and application materials, visit the Emergency Assistance Program website.