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. Watch a preview.

  • Presentations usually range from 60 to 90 minutes, with live Q&A.
  • Webinars are recorded and made available on-demand shortly after the live event.
  • FAACs can earn one recertification point (RP) for most webinars.
  • Closed Captioning is available within the webinar platform.
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Browse our upcoming and available on-demand webinar topics below. 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.

Interested in a few topics? Active NASFAA members should consider the webinar package. You'll get all of this programming year's 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.

New to Financial Aid?

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

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.

October 11, 2023, 2:00 PM ET | 75 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

We've all had good customer service experiences, and those that left a lot to be desired. While financial aid is a student service function with customers at its core, aid administrators also must follow a plethora of rules that can come across as not customer-friendly. Join this webinar to learn how to balance following the rules with providing a positive customer experience.

Verification: 2024-25 (Extended Edition)
October 25, 2023, 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 will review the 2024-25 verification data element and documentation requirements resulting from FAFSA Simplification changes to the application process. While NASFAA hopes for a reduction in verification selections, verification will still be required in some cases. The webinar will discuss some of the more complicated issues that will remain even after FAFSA Simplification has been implemented. Join David Futrell, NASFAA Director of Institutional Compliance, as he leads you through the latest verification requirements and challenging issues.

Top AskRegs Questions: Student Eligibility
November 15, 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

This Q&A style webinar, will provide a baseline review of student eligibility, then test your knowledge on various student eligibility categories. Join Kochie Vaughan, Regulatory Specialist, to explore some of the most frequently asked questions related to student eligibility received by our NASFAA AskRegs service.

Professional Development Panel
December 6, 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

Making time for professional development helps you develop new skills, gain experience, improve your performance, and advance in your career. Join NASFAA's Susan Shogren and a guest panel as they discuss professional development topics of relevance and importance to financial aid administrators today and in the future. Leave with tools and resources to help you create your own professional development plan. Keep an eye on Today's News for more information.

December 13, 2023, 2:00 PM ET | 90 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, administration initiatives, 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 September 20, 2023 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

The biggest changes to the FAFSA in history will be implemented in the 2024-25 application cycle - are we ready? Explore the upcoming changes to the FAFSA, including direct data sharing with the IRS and a streamlined Federal Methodology, and learn more about the latest updates on implementation as we approach the launch of the new FAFSA in December.

Recorded September 6, 2023 | 60 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

In this session, Husch Blackwell will provide fundamental Clery Act Compliance requirements for the Title IV professional. This session includes best practices for the Annual Security Report and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA). Included will be lessons learned from recent U.S. Department of Education program reviews relating to the Clery Act.

Best Practices in Federal Work-Study
Recorded July 26, 2023 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free for Value Plus and Webinar Package; $120.00 for other members; $240.00 for Non-members

Join Tiffany Gibbs, NASFAA Director of Online Compliance Products, as she covers some best practices in the administration of the Federal Work-Study(FWS) program. The webinar will cover the general, prepandemic rules and best practices regarding FWS, the new campus-based schema in COD for the reporting of student earnings, as well as the end of the COVID-19 national emergency and what that means going forward for the FWS program.

Recorded July 19, 2023 | 90 Minutes
Price: Free; (members-only)

Join Art Coleman, managing partner and co-founder of EducationCounsel LLC, and representatives from higher education associations, as they discuss the implications of two recent U.S. Supreme Court cases — SFFA v. Harvard and SFFA vs. UNC — which challenged the legitimacy of race-conscious admission policies.

Preparing for Prison Education Programs: Tips for Administering Financial Aid for Incarcerated Students
Recorded June 15, 2023 | 75 Minutes
Price: Free

In July 2023, incarcerated students enrolled in eligible Prison Education Programs will gain access to Pell Grant eligibility for the first time since 1994. Join experts on administering financial aid in prison settings for a discussion of what financial aid administrators and prison education practitioners can do to ensure they are prepared to effectively support incarcerated learners. Learn tips to successfully administer Pell Grants for incarcerated students, and gain an understanding of the existing regulations and guidance impacting prison education programs and the tools available to assist the financial aid and prison education communities when serving this student population.

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