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 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: Homeless Youth
January 26, 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

Approximately one in 10 American young adults ages 18 to 25, and at least one in 30 adolescent minors ages 13 to 17, are estimated to endure homelessness on their own over the course of a year. Youth who experience homelessness face unique barriers to accessing and completing higher education, including barriers to financial aid. Yet higher education is their best opportunity for economic independence and healthier lives.


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

Join this webinar for a panel discussion with current ScholarshipMagic customers and industry experts regarding how to use technology to support the prevalent institutional practices. The panel will discuss how the student experience can be improved by eliminating the need to navigate a complex portfolio of scholarships and be considered for them without the need for unnecessary scholarship applications.

NASFAA Webinar: Panel Discussion: 21st Century Skills for Financial Aid Administrators
February 23, 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

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, societal changes and advancements in technology were already affecting how, when, and where people work together. Will the skills we value now be the same skills needed in the future? How will financial aid office managers address gaps between their needs and the skills of current and prospective employees? Join this webinar to hear from a panel of financial aid administrators how they are preparing themselves and their team members for what’s ahead.


February 24, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Subscription Periods enable flexible academic programming within a term-like structure, while holding students accountable for academic progress benchmarks to continue receiving Title IV funding.

Join Sharon Clough, Vice President of Financial Aid Compliance from Regent Education, as she takes you through this new academic structure and discusses Subscription Period awarding, disbursing, SAP, R2T4, benefits, challenges, and potential implementation approaches.

NASFAA Quiz Show - Test Your Financial Aid Knowledge
March 9, 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

It’s back! NASFAA Quiz Show webinar season 2! If the Game Show Network is one of your favorite cable TV networks…then you are going to love our NASFAA Quiz Show webinar! Where we bring to life some of those very thought-provoking and sometimes mind blowing AskRegs questions in a manner that is considered edutainment. The goal is to provide a good mix of questions so even our financial aid neophytes can participate in the fun as well. So, join NASFAA’s Kochie Vaughan and David Tolman in this engaging webinar as they test your knowledge on a variety of financial aid topics. Have fun learning and see which staff members in your office are NASFAA Quiz Show Champions!

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.

 

NASFAA Training and Professional Development Webinar: What's Right For You?
Recorded January 12, 2022 | 60 Minutes
Price: Free

 Join Dana Kelly, NASFAA vice president of professional development & institutional compliance, as she reviews all of the opportunities available and helps you determine which path best aligns with your career goals or your office's needs.


Recorded December 15, 2021 | 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: Economics of Financial Aid: A Conversation
Recorded December 8, 2021 | 90 minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Sandy Baum and Justin Draeger will discuss some of the most pressing enrollment and financing issues facing institutions today. Topics may include tuition discounting, the structure of need analysis, and college access and affordability. They will address the issue of student debt and analyze some of the policy proposals currently getting attention through an economic lens.

NASFAA Webinar: Recognizing and Eliminating Bias in Aid Office Policies and Procedures
Recorded November 17, 2021 | 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.


Recorded November 2, 2021 | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Join this panel discussion to explore the kinds of skills enrollment management leaders are looking for and how to gain them while working as a financial aid administrator. 

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