Let's Talk!

Let's Talk

Blue Icon hosts Let's Talk events to give you the opportunity to engage with peers, learn from presenters and each other, share information, and discuss best practices. 

Let's Talk is using the NASFAA registration system. You will receive a Zoom Link and Access Code in your confirmation email. Please save this email. 

  • The maximum capacity for each event is limited, so register one (1) individual from your school and do not share the link with others. Learn more >>
  • If you cannot attend, please cancel your registration so someone from the waitlist can participate in your place.
  • Registration is open to institutions only.
  • There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.
  • A NASFAA account is required to register; you will be prompted to log in to proceed.
  • To participate, you will need a webcam and a phone or a microphone and speakers.
  • For the best conversation, we request everyone turn on their webcam.

Let's talk! Join the discussion today.

Date: January 21, 2021
Topic: Looking Back to Fall; Looking Ahead to Spring

Join your colleagues by sector to share lessons learned from the fall and how to best approach aid delivery and student services in the spring.

Sector
Time
Registration
4-year Public Schools

11:00 a.m. ET

Register
Private Non-profit Schools

11:00 a.m. ET

Community Colleges

12:30 p.m. ET

For-profit Schools

12:30 p.m. ET

Graduate/Professional Schools

2:00 p.m. ET

Clock Hour Schools

2:00 p.m. ET

 
Date: February 25, 2021
Topic: Taking Care of the Financial Aid Team

Financial aid can be stressful. Share and learn strategies and ideas for celebrating and motivating yourself and/or the financial aid team at your institution.  Please select a session based on the total number of staff in your financial aid office.

FAO Staff Size
Time
Registration
FAO Staff Size: 1

11:00 a.m. ET

Register
FAO Staff Size: 2-10

12:30 p.m. ET

FAO Staff Size: 11-24

2:00 p.m. ET

FAO Staff Size 25+

3:30 p.m. ET

 
Date: March 25, 2021
Topic: Using Data in the Financial Aid Office

KPIs, metrics, and dashboards (oh my!). Join us to discuss what kinds of data you track and what data you should you be tracking. 

Sector
Time
Registration
4-year Public Schools

11:00 a.m. ET

Register
Private Non-profit Schools

12:30 p.m. ET

Community Colleges

2:00 p.m. ET

 
Date: April 8, 2021
Topic: Best Practices in Policies & Procedures

Strong, compliant, and up to date policies and procedures are critical to effective aid delivery. Join your colleagues to learn and share best practices for developing and maintaining your policies and procedures. 

Sector
Time
Registration
All Sectors

11:00 a.m. ET

Register
All Sectors

2:00 p.m. ET

 
Date: May 27, 2021
Topic: Spring 2021 Debrief

Join your colleagues by sector to share lessons learned from the spring and how to best approach aid delivery and student services for the summer and beyond.

Sector
Time
Registration
4-year Public Schools

11:00 a.m. ET

Register
Private Non-profit Schools

11:00 a.m. ET

Community Colleges

12:30 p.m. ET

For-profit Schools

12:30 p.m. ET

Graduate/Professional Schools

2:00 p.m. ET

Clock Hour Schools

2:00 p.m. ET

 

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