NASFAA is pleased to offer the following NASFAA U online facilitated courses. These collaborative learning sessions bring minds and ideas together despite distances. Online courses help you become more proficient, more knowledgeable, and more valuable to your organization. They give you the ability to interact with your colleagues through discussions and offer you the option to work towards earning a NASFAA Professional Credential or NASFAA U Certificate.
Learn more about the upcoming class schedules, topics covered, and instructors for each of our online courses and register using the links below. For additional questions, please review the helpful guide of Online Course Frequently Asked Questions.
This four-week interactive online course will focus on the 2023-2024 processing year, and concentrates on the principles of verification, information subject to verification, acceptable documentation, processing data corrections, how to verify applicant files in accordance with Title IV verification requirements, and options for institutional verification.
This five-week interactive online course provides an overview of the return of Title IV funds (R2T4) regulations, including the regulations that went into effect on July 1, 2021. Course participants will learn what happens to Title IV funds when a student withdraws before completing the period of enrollment, withdrawal from programs offered in modules, and how to apply the R2T4 formula in order to calculate the amount the school must return to the Title IV programs, or the amounts the student could receive as post-withdrawal disbursement.
This four-week interactive online course will focus on an overview of the administrative capability requirements. The compliance of these requirements is a cornerstone of the participation in the Title IV programs. The administrative capability requirements are not just the responsibility of the financial aid office, but a campus-wide commitment and responsibility.
This four-week interactive online course will focus on cost of attendance (COA) components and calculations, including the items that must be included in a student's COA and those which can be applied through the use of Professional Judgment (PJ). They’ll also cover COA construction and elements of a school's COA policies and procedures, including policies on required and optional COA recalculations.
This four-week interactive online course will focus on the fundamentals of financial aid including applying, financial aid concepts, categories and types of financial aid, the Title IV aid programs, other federal sources of student assistance, and comparing financial aid offers.