Advocacy Issue One-Pagers

The Advocacy team has created the following one-pagers on key current issues. Each provides a summary of the issue, and the desired congressional action.
Campus Based Programs
Campus-based federal student aid includes the Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs. Funds from these programs are given to the institution for distribution, rather than directly to the student. Institutions value these programs highly because t...
Consumer Disclosure
Providing accurate and helpful consumer disclosures for students and families regarding college cost is of great value and utmost importance. Postsecondary education is likely one of the largest investments that families will make and they deserve to have proper and timely information to make those decisions. This is ...
Graduate and Professional Issues
Within the NASFAA membership a substantial number of schools indicate they have significant responsibility for administering aid programs that serve graduate and professional school students. Advocating on behalf of these schools and their students, GPIC works to build awareness of aid issues specific to graduate stud...
Reauthorization
NASFAA began the process of eliciting recommendations for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act over a year and a half ago. A task force of experienced and well-respected financial aid professionals from NASFAA’s member institutions began the effort by conducting listening sessions in various professional venues, att...