The only constant in Title IV administration is change. That's where we come in. NASFAA's primary function is to keep you aware, informed, and up to date on what you need to know to remain in compliance and serve your students to the best of your ability. We collaborate with the Department of Education, offer continuing education opportunities your staff can utilize to maintain and strengthen your knowledge of Title IV programs, and provide compliance resources to help streamline your processes.
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Institutional membership in the association is open to institutions of postsecondary education having an interest in promoting the effective administration of student financial aid which meet the following criteria:
When your institution joins NASFAA, you designate a Primary Contact to serve as the institutional voting representative. The primary contact automatically receives all the benefits to which the institution is entitled, and is responsible for designating the staff members who may access your member benefits and entitlements.
We offer three great institutional membership package options:
Standard and Value members may add the Webinar Package and/or P&P Builder onto their membership à la carte. Value Plus membership includes the Webinar Package and the P&P Builder Package. Read on to determine which membership package will best suit your needs and your budget.
Optional Add-ons (in addition to Standard Dues)
(Dues Calculation for all Institutions =
|Value Plus Package
+ FTE x 9.5%
Prices effective July 1, 2021. Membership dues include benefits for 12 months, July 1 to June 30. If joining mid-year, Standard Dues are pro-rated. Add-on options are unable to be pro-rated.
Our basic membership includes unlimited:
Our upgraded Value membership package offers discounted access to select training materials for you and your staff.
Our Value Plus membership package was developed for institutions that desire even more unrestricted access to NASFAA's training resources.
The Webinar Package includes all fee-based webinars offered between July 1 and June 30 each year. The package also includes unlimited site licenses, which means everyone on your membership roster can participate from their own computer when they register for the live event or watch the on-demand version. Live webinars are available on demand for up to one year, though they may be removed if regulations change.
The Value Package includes the first six guides in the NASFAA Self-Study Guide series: Overview of the Financial Aid Process, Application Process, Student Eligibility, Cost of Attendance, Need Analysis: Federal & Institutional, and Verification. With this package, you can download the PDFs from the online store and make unlimited copies for you and your staff. The Value Plus Package includes all of the guides. Visit our Self-Study Guides page for a full list of all that are available.
The NASFAA Unlimited Professional Credentials Package (available for purchase between April through August) grants institutions with Value Plus-level memberships unlimited credential tests for anyone on their NASFAA roster. In conjunction with the NASFAA U Self-Study Guides, which are available as downloadable PDFs to all Value Plus members, this package creates the opportunity to credential multiple staff on numerous topics.