Thank you for your interest in NASFAA Webinars. The following topics are scheduled for 2017-2018. Please note that they are subject to change; be sure to return in the coming months for more information.
Most webinars are $120 for members, and $240 for non-members. Webinar Package purchasers and Value Plus members still need to register in advance for each webinar they plan to attend; during the registration process, the balance will be $0.
All webinars begin at 2 pm ET unless otherwise noted and last 60 - 90 minutes. Archives are usually available after the webinar for purchase; these archives are also free to webinar package purchasers.
Learn more about the topics covered and presenters for each of our webinars using the links below.
Best Practices in Applicant Data and Authentication Policies and Procedures
September 28, 2017 - With the release of its September 5, 2017, Electronic Announcement, ED reminded schools of their responsibilities regarding confidential information. In anticipation of the upcoming 2018-19 FAFSA application year and the masking of IRS DRT data, schools may experience more requests for financial aid data from students and families. NASFAA encourages schools to examine their policies and procedures in this area, especially as it relates to instances where the individual is not available in person.
The New Audit Guide for For-Profit Institutions
October 12, 2017 - The financial aid audit guide is now available and there are some significant changes that will affect your next financial aid audit. This session will walk you through the requirements of the new audit guide and help you prepare for your next audit.
Citizenship Issues Spotlight
October 18, 2017 - Learn what kinds of issues involving citizenship issues have been submitted to NASFAA's AskRegs service, and double-check your own knowledge, during this webinar.
November 1, 2017 - This NASFAA webinar will delve into verification issues with a review of 2018-19 verification data elements and documentation requirements, as well as U.S. Department of Education (ED) guidance provided over the past year.
NASFAA Tools: Why Your School Needs a Peer Review
November 16, 2017 - *NASFAA Product & Services Webinar* Register for this webinar to learn not only how to avoid costly fines, but other reasons your school needs a NASFAA peer review.
Direct Loan Issues Spotlight
December 6, 2017 - In this Q&A style webinar, we will test your knowledge on key aspects of the Direct Loan program, and share guidance NASFAA received from the U.S. Department of Education.
NASFAA Policy Update
December 12, 2017 - NASFAA Policy Updates provide an opportunity for the NASFAA membership to ask policy and regulatory questions. NASFAA staff will be on hand to answer questions and offer explanations.
Cash Management: Disbursements
January 10, 2018 - Join us to learn the different types of disbursements, the rules and timelines that apply to each, and how schools put these into practice.
Student Eligibility Spotlight
January 24, 2018 - In addition to explaining student eligibility database matches and the role of agencies such as CPS and NSLDS, this webinar will also shine a spotlight on interesting citizenship questions that have been asked by your colleagues around the country.
NASFAA Tools: How My School Benefited from a Peer Review
February 8, 2018 - *NASFAA Product & Services Webinar* Register for this webinar to hear from a panel of schools about the benefits of a NASFAA peer review.
The Ethics of Enrollment Management
February 21, 2018 - Join Ron Day of Kennesaw State University & NASFAA's own David Futrell to discuss the ethics of enrollment management.
Graduate/Professional School Town Hall
March 7, 2018 - NASFAA is providing this town hall webinar as a forum for graduate and professional aid administrators to discuss current issues of concern for graduate and professional students and aid administrators.
Trending Legal Issues in Financial Aid
March 14, 2018 - This webinar will provide financial aid directors with an overview of key legal issues emerging from current Title IV-related enforcement activities, both in and out of the Department of Education.
Student Financial Wellness in a Credit Card World
April 18, 2018 - Learn about JMU's course for seniors that reviews the affect a personal philosophy on money, influence of societal expectations, and management of personal finances, has on all aspects of life when it comes to securing the “American Dream.”
NASFAA Tools: Student Aid Index and Compliance Engine
May 10, 2018 - *NASFAA Product & Services Webinar* Learn how to utilize NASFAA's Student Aid Index and Compliance Engine.
Return of Title IV Funds: Modules
May 16, 2018 - This webinar provides an overview on how to determine when an academic program is offered in modules and when a student has withdrawn from such a program.
NASFAA Policy Update
May 22, 2018 - NASFAA Policy Update webinars provide an opportunity for the NASFAA membership to ask policy and regulatory questions. NASFAA staff will be on hand to answer questions and offer explanations.
Top Five Compliance Issues and How to Avoid Them
June 6, 2018 - In this session, we will review the top five compliance issues identified by the Department of Education, and discuss ways to avoid them.