Tiffany Jackson, Director, Student Financial Wellness Center, University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
iGrad is a financial wellness platform designed for colleges and universities looking to support their student-athletes' financial well-being. Our program offers a suite of interactive tools and resources that help student-athletes manage their finances, understand their tax obligations, and plan for a secure financial future.
iGrad is an innovative platform designed to provide comprehensive financial wellness support to student-athletes. Our program includes interactive courses, expert advice, financial calculators, and more. iGrad is customizable and flexible, allowing colleges and universities to tailor the program to their specific needs.
iGrad can be integrated with student portals using single sign-on and/or integrated with Learning Management Systems like Canvas, making it easy to access from anywhere, at any time. Whether student-athletes are on the field, in the classroom, or at home, they can log in to iGrad from their computer or mobile device and start learning right away.
The earlier student-athletes start building good financial habits, the better. We recommend colleges and universities implement iGrad as soon as possible, ideally during the student-athletes' freshman or sophomore year. By providing financial literacy education and support early on, student-athletes will be better equipped to manage their money throughout their college career and beyond.
iGrad provides a range of benefits to colleges and universities, including:
iGrad is designed to be flexible and customizable, allowing colleges and universities to tailor the program to their specific needs. Our team works closely with institution administrators to ensure iGrad is aligned with their goals and objectives. iGrad can be integrated with student portals via single sign-on, and also integrated with LMS systems like Canvas. This makes it easy for student-athletes to access the platform from anywhere, at any time. Our platform also supports tax prep education for NIL income and other customizations to meet specific institution needs.
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