NASFAA University Self-Study Guides

NASFAA University Self Study Guides

We're pleased to introduce Self-Study Guides as part of NASFAA University. Self-Study Guides are the answer to your training needs. Written for the independent learner, each Self-Study Guide includes multiple lessons with a variety of exercises to reinforce each lesson.  You'll do independent study and take quizzes in a traditional paper format (not online). Then you can qualify to take an examination and earn a professional credential. NASFAA University Self-Study Guides are available for purchase in our online store as downloadable PDF documents or printed books.

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  Preview Self Study Guide Self-Study Guides include: 

  • Learning objectives
  • Key concepts
  • Quick quizzes
  • Reflection questions
  • Learning activities

Choose from thirteen topics now available in Self-Study Guides, including the newest release, Satisfactory Academic Progress.

For individuals new to financial aid, NASFAA recommends moving through the credentials in the order shown. This is not a requirement but suggested, especially for those new to the profession.




Overview of Financial Aid Programs

August 2015 Order Now

Part 1


Application Process

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Student Eligibility

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Cost of Attendance

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Part 2

Federal Pell Grants and Afghanistan Service Grants August 2015 Order Now

Campus-Based Programs

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TEACH Grant Program

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Direct Loans: Eligibility & Frequency

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Direct Loans & FFEL: Repayment & Counseling Requirements

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Packaging and Notification of Awards

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Part 3


Return of Title IV Funds

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Satisfactory Academic Progress

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Consumer Information

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Need Analysis

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Administrative Capability

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Cash Management Coming Soon  

Professional Judgment

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