2017-2018 Online Courses

Online Course LogoNASFAA is pleased to introduce the following online facilitated courses as part of NASFAA U for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 Online Courses

  • Verification - SOLD OUT 
    October 17, 2017 - Waitlist Available - This course focuses on the principles of verification, information subject to verification, acceptable documentation, processing data corrections, how to verify applicant files, and options for institutional verification.
  • Overview of the Financial Aid Programs
    November 27, 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 student assistance.
  • Verification
    January 16, 2018 - This course focuses on the principles of verification, information subject to verification, acceptable documentation, processing data corrections, how to verify applicant files, and options for institutional verification
  • Return of Title IV Funds
    January 30, 2018 - This course provides an overview of the return of Title IV funds provisions and examines how to handle Title IV funds when a student withdraws from school before completing the payment period or period of enrollment.
  • Cash Management
    February 21, 2018 - This NASFAA U course will provide you with an overall understanding of the complex world of cash management in Title IV program administration.
  • Administrative Capability
    March 6, 2018 - This NASFAA U course focuses on the administrative capability provisions and examines what a school should do to demonstrate its continued compliance as a participant in the Title IV programs.
  • Need Analysis & Professional Judgment
    April 3, 2018 - This course will provide the learner with an understanding of the calculation of the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), as well as a comprehensive review of the concept of professional judgment.

Previously Offered Courses

  • 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.
  • Direct Loans
    September 11, 2017 - In this 8-week course, you will learn the fundamentals of the Federal Direct Student Loan programs, including loan types, loan features, and borrower eligibility.

Justify Your Attendance 

Are you eager to attend one of NASFAA's online facilitated courses? Not sure your manager will approve the expense? NASFAA has created a Microsoft Word letter template that you can easily customize to help your manager understand the return he or she will see on this important investment. 

Publication Date: 9/22/2017

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