Office of Student Life

Center for the Study of Student Life

Presentations and Publications


Rehr, T. I. & Regan, E. R. (2020). An exploratory analysis of financial wellness of trans-spectrum college students. Journal of LGBT Youth. Advance online publication.

Letkiewicz, J. C., Lim, H., Heckman, S., & Montalto, C. (2019). Parental financial socialization: Is too much help leading to debt ignorance among college students? Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal. Advance online publication.

Regan, E. & McDaniel, A. (2019). Examining DACA students' financial experiences in college. Educational Researcher48(8), 564-567.

Montalto, C. P., Phillips, E. L., McDaniel, A., & Baker, A. R. (2019). College student financial wellness: Student loans and beyond. Journal of Family and Economic Issues40(3), 3-21. 

Baker, A. R. (2019). Implications of financial concerns for college goal commitment among undergraduate students in the United States. Social Psychology of Education22(1), 63-89.

Baker, A. R. & Montalto, C. (2019). Student loan debt and financial success: Implications for academic performance. Journal of College Student Development60(1), 115-119. 

Fox, J. J., Bartholomae, S., Letkiewicz, J., & Montalto, C. P. (2017). College student debt and anticipated repayment difficulty. Journal of Student Financial Aid, 47(2), 111-135. 

Shaulskiy, S., Duckett, K., Kennedy-Phillips, L., & McDaniel, A. (2015). Exploring differences in college student financial wellness by institution type. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 52(3), 250-261.

Letkiewicz, J., Lim, H., Heckman, S., Bartholomae, S., Fox, J., & Montalto, C. P. (2014-2015). The path to graduation: Factors predicting on-time graduation ratesJournal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, & Practice, 16(3), 351-371.

Heckman, S., Lim, H. & Montalto, C. P.  (2014). Factors related to financial stress among college students.  Journal of Financial Therapy, 5(1), 19-39.

Lim, H., Heckman, S., Letkiewicz, J., & Montalto, C. P. (2014). Financial stress, self-efficacy and financial help-seeking behavior of college students. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning25(2).

Recent Presentations

Montalto, C.P., McDaniel, A., Phillips, E., & Hoynacke, B. (2018). Stressed but Optimistic: Findings from the 2017 Study on Collegiate Financial Wellness. NASPA Symposium on Collegiate Financial Wellbeing, Columbus, OH.

Phillips, E. & Hoynacke, B. (2018). Optimistic Yet Stressed: Recent Research and Practices to Support Student Financial Wellness on Campus. NASPA National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Baker, A. R., & Montalto, C. (2017). Student loan debt and financial stress: Implications for academic performance. The American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

McDaniel, A. & Montalto, C.P. (2017). The Relationship between Financial Self-Efficacy and Financial Knowledge. NASPA Symposium on Collegiate Financial Wellbeing, Washington, DC.

Phillips, E., Baker. A. R., & McDaniel, A. (2017). Financial wellness among students with dependent children. College Student Educators International (ACPA), Columbus, OH.

Baker, A. R. (2016). Exploring the relationships between student loan debt, financial stress, and students’ goals for college. The Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Columbus, OH.

Montalto, C.P. & McDaniel, A. (2016). Do I Take it All or Do I Borrow What I Need? The Impact of Financial Education Courses on Student Loan Borrowing Decisions. National Summit on Collegiate Financial Wellness, Columbus, Ohio.

Montalto, C.P., Heckman, S., & Letkiewicz, J. (2016). Collegiate Financial Wellness: Understanding Stress and Worry. The American Council on Consumer Interests Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.