Recognition and Benefits

To recognize the achievement of those who earn the FAAC® designation, NASFAA created a multitude of opportunities for FAACs to share their accomplishment and benefit from being part of a strong community.

  • Certified individuals may use the FAAC® acronym after their name, including in professional settings, on resumes, email signatures, etc.
  • FAACs will receive an exclusive invitation to join a private LinkedIn Group where certified FAAs can connect and share opportunities, and reflect on the present and future condition of the financial aid profession.
  • NASFAA will provide all certified individuals with a complimentary certificate and lapel pin when they become certified and each time they recertify. They will also have the option to purchase add-ons such as frames or duplicate copies of their certificate.
  • NASFAA will provide a customizable announcement that can be shared with employers, professional associations, on social media platforms, etc.
  • Active certification holders will be listed on the FAAC® Registry. You can opt out of inclusion on this public list within the Dashboard
  • NASFAA will provide all FAACs with a digital badge that can be used to display their accomplishment social media, in an email signature, or embed it within a website.
  • FAACs® will be recognized at the NASFAA National Conferences with a special lanyard and ribbon.

Keep an eye out for news and additional opportunities for the FAAC® community in Certification News.

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