Webinars

NASFAA brings continuing education to you via livestreamed webinars and recorded sessions that you can view on-demand. You can invite an unlimited number of people from your organization to participate with just one site license. Learn at your desk, huddle up with others around a computer, or watch with a large group in a conference room. Webinars cover a variety of topics and last from 60 to 90 minutes. Get a preview.

On-demand archives are usually available after the webinar for purchase; these archives are also free to webinar package purchasers.

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Active NASFAA members should consider the webinar package. You'll get all of the 2022-23 Live and On-Demand webinars for a single price, and the package allows everyone at your institution or organization to register for as many as they like.

Value Plus members and webinar package purchasers: Your NASFAA membership must be paid in full for the checkout process to reflect webinars as free. Primary contacts can review and pay membership invoices online.

Upcoming Live Webinars

All available webinars are listed by date; check back often as new webinars may be added.


September 8, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Regent Fund provides a comprehensive, full life-cycle solution that automates and simplifies the process for students, staff, and donors from application to awarding to packaging. Harnessing proven expertise in financial aid automation, Regent Fund leverages data integration, flexible student applications, automated workflows, and built-in logic to minimize staff workload and maximize awarding. Learn more and see a demo of this new solution.

Professional Judgment: Best Practices
September 28, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Professional judgment (PJ) is sometimes viewed as one of the more challenging aspects of Title IV program administration. Aid administrators are required to act within the PJ authority and clearly document decisions made. This webinar will teach you guiding principles and assist in their application on your campus.

FAFSA Update: 2023-24
October 12, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

We’re not done with the expected family contribution (EFC) yet, so what are the changes for the 2023-24 application and processing cycle? What information will your students need to complete the FAFSA for the upcoming school year? Join NASFAA's Norma Robinson to review key aspects of the application process, address updates to the FAFSA application — including those made as a result of the FAFSA Simplification Act — and discuss answers to frequently asked questions. We will also take a brief look at the tables used to calculate the EFC.

Verification: 2023-24 (Extended Edition)
October 26, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | Two Hours
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

This webinar provides an overview of 2023-24 verification requirements and highlights any new or changed data element and documentation requirements. It will focus on some complicated cases and concerns that come up year after year. Join David Futrell, NASFAA director of institutional compliance, as he leads you through the latest verification requirements and challenging issues.


November 2, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Last-minute requests. Delayed implementations. Missed deadlines. You can avoid these experiences with a strong operational calendar. Join this webinar to learn from the Blue Icon Advisors consulting team how an operational calendar can become the backbone of your financial aid office.

On-Demand Webinars

On-Demand events are usually available for a year after recording date, regardless of purchase date. NASFAA reserves the right to remove access to an On-Demand webinar sooner for content considerations. If you registered for the live webinar, you do not need to also register for the On-Demand item; you'll be notified when it is available for viewing.

 


Recorded August 4, 2022 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

NASFAA staff examine the 10 most impactful challenges, trends, and opportunities facing the financial aid profession. This can't-miss webinar will focus on what's happening across the higher education industry, on campus, and in federal and state legislative houses across the country.

Return of Title IV Funds: To Freeze or Not to Freeze
Recorded July 27, 2022 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

This webinar takes a look at the use of R2T4 freeze dates. Practicing financial aid administrators join David Tolman, NASFAA instructional design and content specialist, to review available options and requirements when employing each option, and to discuss policies on their campuses.

NASFAA Webinar: Open Regulatory Q&A
Recorded June 8, 2022 | 90 minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Please join members of NASFAA's Training and Regulatory Assistance Team for an open webinar Q&A opportunity. This is a chance to pose your regulatory questions, in an informal setting, without the confines of a specific topic.


Recorded May 24, 2022 | 75 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

The NASFAA Policy Update will include the latest updates on what's happening in Washington related to student aid policy. The Policy Team will provide updates on Higher Education reauthorization, student aid funding, regulatory action, and close with a question and answer session. 

NASFAA Webinar: Your Top Ask Regs Questions
Recorded May 18, 2022 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

This webinar will review the top AskRegs questions NASFAA members have posed recently. In addition to providing answers, this session will review requirements related to these top issues and provide best practices when applicable.

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