NASFAA is pleased to introduce the following online facilitated courses as part of NASFAA U for the 2016-17 year. These collaborative learning sessions bring minds and ideas together despite distances. Online courses help you become more proficient, more knowledgeable, and more valuable to your organization, to interact with your colleagues through required discussions, and offer you the option to work towards earning a professional credential from NASFAA.
Learn more about the class schedules, topics covered, and instructors for each of our online courses using the links below.
Upcoming 2016-17 Online Courses
- Student Eligibility
October 3, 2016 - This course provides an overview of general student eligibility criteria, the role of the Central Processing System (CPS), student eligibility database matches, and the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).
- Cash Management
October 18, 2016 - This course provides an overview of the various methods for drawing down Title IV funds and the program-specific requirements for disbursing federal aid. You will also be introduced to cash management notification and authorization requirements.
November 7, 2016 - This course focuses on the principles & information subject to verification, acceptable documentation, processing data corrections, how to verify applicant files in accordance with Title IV verification requirements, & options for institutional verification.
- Return of Title IV Funds
January 30, 2017 - This course provides an overview of the provisions and examines how to handle a student's Title IV funds when they withdraw from school before completing the payment period or period of enrollment.
- Consumer Information
February 27, 2017 - Through this course, you will learn what your institution's disclosure and reporting disclosures are, when and how reports and disclosures are to be made, as well as best practices for compliance with consumer information regulations.
- Gainful Employment
March 27, 2017 - This course provides an overview of Gainful Employment requirements as well as an in-depth study of program data reporting, program disclosures, and debt-to-earnings ratios.
- Professional Judgment
April 25, 2017 - This course will provide the learner with a comprehensive review of the concept of professional judgment.
- Overview of the Financial Aid Programs
July 10, 2017 - This course introduces learners to basic financial aid concepts, categories and types of financial aid, the Title IV aid programs, and other federal sources of assistance to students.