The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has resumed on-campus operations, with some modifications for the fall semester. In a continued effort to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff, COVID-19 vaccines are required for anyone returning for in-person activities this fall, unless an exception has been granted. Face masks are required in indoor public spaces on campus. For additional details on public health protocols, please visit the USG Onward web page.


Center for Student Engagement and Financial Resources (CSEF)


The Center for Student Engagement and Financial Resources cultivates the personal, cultural, and social development of students by enriching their co-curricular education in the areas of financial literacy, community engagement, and global fluency.

Successful students will:

  • have the ability to use acquired knowledge and skills to effectively manage financial resources for lifelong financial well-being.
  • be responsible and engaged citizens who have sought out opportunities to further personal growth, as well as have contributed to community improvement.
  • have awareness of their own cultural identity and views; the ability to appreciate alternate attitudes, perspectives, and behaviors; and the capacity to motivate and empower others.