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: Center Stage: Verification and Challenging Issues 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.


November 2, 2021, 2:00 PM ET | 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. 

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.

NASFAA Webinar: Economics of Financial Aid: A Conversation
December 8, 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

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.


December 15, 2021, 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 reauthorization, student aid funding, regulatory action, and close with a question and answer session. 

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

The presenters will provide an overview of a national benchmarking study of student financial wellness programs, discuss how to develop a program on your campus that is scalable and personalized to student needs, and teach ways to successfully implement online interventions.

NASFAA Webinar: FAFSA Update: 2022-23
Recorded October 13, 2021 | 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: Always Never the Same: What's New with SAP and R2T4?
Recorded September 29, 2021 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Join NASFAA staff 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: Panel Discussion: Cohort Default Rates
Recorded September 15, 2021 | 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.


Recorded September 1, 2021 | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

This webinar will summarize the results from a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effects of college grant aid programs and highlight the implications for financial aid administrators. 

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