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 2021-22 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.

NASFAA Webinar: Panel Discussion: Cohort Default Rates
September 15, 2021, 2:00 PM ET | 90 minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Schools are held responsible for their cohort default rates (CDR), yet they have very limited authority to impose restrictions on borrowing and are prohibited from requiring additional loan counseling. What can schools do to positively influence this measure of administrative capability? Join this webinar to review the factors that affect the CDR calculation and hear from a panel of financial aid administrators about their solutions for reducing CDRs and helping their borrowers navigate federal loan repayment successfully.

NASFAA Webinar: Always Never the Same: What's New with SAP and R2T4?
September 29, 2021, 2:00 PM ET | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Join NASFAA's Joe Massman, Regulatory Specialist, to review key SAP changes you may have missed and to cover frequently asked questions from our previous R2T4 webinar. Please note that because of the topics being covered, this session will primarily focus on term-based credit-hour institutions, particularly those with modules.

NASFAA Webinar: FAFSA Update: 2022-23
October 13, 2021, 2:00 PM ET | 90 minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

What information will your students need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) for the upcoming school year? Will there be changes for the 2022-23 application and processing cycle? Join NASFAA’s Lissa Powell and Jackie Cottom to review key aspects of the application process, discuss updates to the FAFSA application, and consider answers to questions frequently asked by applicants. We will also take a brief look at the tables used to calculate the expected family contribution (EFC) of applicants.

NASFAA Webinar: Center Stage: Verification and Conflicting Information 2022-23 (Extended Edition)
October 27, 2021, 2:00 PM ET | 120 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

This webinar provides an overview of 2022-23 verification requirements and highlights any new or changed data element and documentation requirements. It will focus on some complicated cases and verification-related conflicting information issues that come up year after year.

NASFAA Webinar: Recognizing and Eliminating Bias in Aid Office Policies and Procedures
November 17, 2021, 2:00 PM ET | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Did you know that your learned stereotypes automatically form unconscious bias? Of course, most of the time there are no intentional outcomes. While assisting students in achieving their education goals, financial aid administrators navigate through a sea of federal and state laws, regulations, and regulatory guidance, and we do so as fairly and equitably as we can. Kochie Vaughan and a distinguished panel of your colleagues will discuss the importance of initiating and advancing the conversation of unconscious bias on your campus. The panel will discuss the mission of recognizing and eliminating bias in financial aid policies and procedures.

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 July 20, 2021 | 75 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

The CARES Act and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund were quickly established in 2020 to provide students with support in a time of national crisis. To understand the success and challenges of this program, NASFAA, NASPA, and MDRC partnered to conduct surveys and focus groups with college and university administrators and students. Join us to learn about the experiences and perspectives of these administrators and students, and to learn how this can inform future emergency aid policies, programs, and practices.

NASFAA Webinar: Consortium Agreements, Written Arrangements & Study Abroad
Recorded July 14, 2021 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free

Join NASFAA staff as they cover reasons for written agreements, requirements, period of enrollment covered by agreement, cost of attendance consideration, cash management, and satisfactory academic progress.

Recorded June 17, 2021 | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Join ASR Analytics and College of the Canyons for a live webinar on how their Student Centered Funding Dashboards (SCFD) can help your office focus funds to increase diversity and equity, and identify students needing additional financial resources.

Recorded June 10, 2021 | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

You want to help students along their journey. They want the personalization and support they get from Amazon. With Salesforce for Higher Ed, you can have both. Join Bellevue University’s Scott Bierman, assistant vice president of student affairs, and Heidi Lupo, director of academic advising, to learn how they’re doing it.

NASFAA Webinar: Student Eligibility Spotlight
Recorded June 9, 2021 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Join NASFAA's Joe Massman for this Q&A-style webinar that will test your knowledge on topics related to student eligibility.

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