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. Watch a preview.

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

Select a topic for more information, or use the "Proceed to Webinar Registration" button to choose one or more events for you and your colleagues.

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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.


December 6, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Getting timely financial aid is critical for many learners, especially as college costs climb. One of the biggest challenges facing campuses is communicating with the students who need financial assistance to ensure they meet critical deadlines. How can staff generate connections to help keep students on track?

Satisfactory Academic Progress
December 7, 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

Join NASFAA's Tiffany Gibbs as she covers the top AskRegs questions NASFAA members have regarding Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).  Questions will range from topics that include evaluating SAP, student appeals, probation and the use of academic plans. In addition to providing answers, this session will review requirements related to these leading issues and provide best practices when applicable.


December 14, 2022, 2:00 PM ET | 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 Act reauthorization, student aid funding, regulatory action, and close with a question-and-answer session.


January 18, 2023, 2:00 PM ET | 90 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

In fall 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases involving the use of race in admissions brought forward by Students for Fair Admissions Inc. against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. This webinar will explore the potential impacts of those cases on how colleges and universities admit and award financial aid to students.

A Conversation With: Guest Speaker TBD
January 25, 2023, 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 President Justin Draeger and a guest speaker for a discussion on some of the most pressing issues facing students and schools today. Audience questions and participation throughout the session are welcome. Keep an eye on Today's News for updates regarding this webinar.

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.

New to Financial Aid?

NASFAA members are encouraged to check out our New Aid Officer Training Webinar Series.

 

Cash Management: Late Versus Retroactive Disbursement
Recorded November 16, 2022 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Not sure whether a student who ceased to be enrolled can still receive funds? Wondering if the student who just completed verification in the spring can still receive fall funds? Join NASFAA's Lissa Powell as we explore the cash management rules related to retroactive and late disbursements, and delve into the differences between the two. We will review scenarios and lead you through determining whether disbursements may be made.


Recorded November 15, 2022 | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Trellis’ Student Financial Wellness Survey (SFWS) is implemented each fall and covers a broad range of topics, including financial behaviors and decision-making, financial knowledge, paying for college, financial security, basic needs security, and mental health. The survey allows for the exploration of the connection between student finances and student success. Participation in the SFWS is free and all participating institutions receive a school-level report of findings. In this session, Trellis will provide an overview of some of the findings from the fall 2021 survey and the process to participate. Co-presenters from the University of Oklahoma and Imperial Valley Community College will then describe their experience with the process of participating and the various ways they have used the information in their financial aid offices and throughout the institution.


Recorded November 2, 2022 | 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.

Verification: 2023-24 (Extended Edition)
Recorded October 26, 2022 | 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.

FAFSA Update: 2023-24
Recorded October 12, 2022 | 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 Staff 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.

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