Return of Title IV Funds - Fall 2013

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This course gives 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. In addition, the course will teach you how to properly identify a Title IV recipient and the formula associated with the return of Title IV funds. Presentations, discussion topics, and homework assignments reinforce key course concepts. A credential is provided after successfully completing and passing the credential test, which is available at the conclusion of the course and included in your course fee. 

This six-week course is perfect for experienced financial aid professionals ready to expand their financial aid skills. Through this course, you will gain a better understanding of:

  • Return of Title IV funds requirements and when they apply, 
  • Determining the student’s withdrawal date, 
  • The return of Title IV funds formula,
  • Post-withdrawal disbursements, and
  • Time frames related to the return of Title IV funds.

The first four weeks of the course focus on learning the materials; the final two weeks provide ample study time so you can take the credential test, which is included in your course fee.

Coursework at a Glance:

  • Week 1 – Introduction to the Return of Title IV Funds
  • Week 2 – Determining the Student’s Withdrawal Date
  • Week 3 – The Return of Title IV Funds Formula 
  • Week 4 – Post-Withdrawal Disbursements and Time Frames 
  • Week 5 - Study for credential test
  • Week 6 - Study and take credential test (you can take the test two times)

NASFAA University courses are 100% online with an asynchronous focus, meaning the individual attendee can log on anytime/anyplace (assuming they have Internet access) and participate in course requirements – naturally there are due dates they will need to adhere to, i.e. weekly assignments that must be completed. There are also weekly synchronous class meetings. However, these “live” classes are optional and recorded for on-demand viewing by the course attendee. While there will be no grade reductions for students that do not attend the live classes, we do encourage attendance to due to the highly collaborative nature of the courses. Please see the following detailed schedule for the live weekly classes:  

  • Class Meeting 1: 10/15/13 6pm - 7pm ET
  • Class Meeting 2: 10/21/13 6pm - 7pm ET
  • Class Meeting 3: 10/28/13 6pm - 7pm ET
  • Class Meeting 4: 11/04/13 6pm - 7pm ET

As a course participant, you will: 

  • Review educational presentations
  • Complete learning assignments and quizzes
  • Participate in online discussions
  • Collaborate with other financial aid administrator. 

Cancellation Policy

We limit our online class size to ensure that we provide an effective, collaborative learning environment where participants receive experience and attention they need. Requests to cancel must be sent to

By submitting your registration, you agree to the following cancellation schedule:

  • $25 cancellation fee before October 11 
  • $50 cancellation fee October 12 - 13

If you do not cancel by 6:00 am ET October 14, you will be responsible for the full amount of the registration fee. Medical emergencies will be re-scheduled to another available course with a doctor’s note.