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The Better Education About Money for Students (BEAMS) Program is a general financial education and individualized coaching program that sets students up for financial success by providing financial knowledge and skills.

Call 208-885-0697 for more information, set up a group presentation, or request a private, confidential appointment with a personal financial coach.

Our Services

Financial education is delivered through group presentations, deliverable resources, and online tools. We provide one-on-one personal financial coaching on a variety of issues. University of Idaho students may utilize coaching to assist with:

  • Accountability
  • Cash Management
  • Financial record keeping
  • Identity theft
  • Major purchase planning
  • Managing debt
  • Savings
  • Spending plans
  • Student loan management
  • Transitioning to work after college
  • Understanding credit


Looking for BEAMS flyers or Infographics? View and download all the BEAMS worksheets, flyers, and infographics here.

See the Infographics

Student Financial Aid Services

Physical Address:

Bruce M. Pitman Center
Room 101

709 Deakin Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
Student Financial Aid Office
875 Perimeter Dr
MS 4291
Moscow, ID 83844-4291

Phone: 208-885-6312

Fax: 208-885-5592