By joining the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), you'll gain access to up-to-date news and training you need to address the challenges you and those in your office face every day. You'll also get the opportunity to network with and learn from a peer group of more than 29,000 financial aid professionals who represent nearly 3,000 institutions nationwide. NASFAA membership is institution based, so everyone at your organization receives access to our member benefits. Join now and start benefiting from everything NASFAA has to offer, including:

  • Continuing education
  • Critical legal and regulatory updates
  • Student aid advocacy
  • Compliance resources
  • Valuable networking opportunities

Check out our member testimonials to see what current NASFAA members value most about their membership. If you're ready to open the doors to success for yourself and the students you serve, read on to determine which membership type is the best fit for you and join NASFAA today.

Which Membership Type Is Right for You?

Institutional Membership is open to all postsecondary education institutions with an interest in promoting the effective administration of student financial aid. (Note: must meet certain criteria, as outlined on the Institutional Membership page).

Associate Membership is open to educational associations, research organizations, government agencies, institutional system offices, and organizations that provide products and services to postsecondary institutions, as well as consultants, high school guidance counselors, and full-time graduate research students. Associate Members cannot vote or hold office.

Retiree Group Membership is available to those who have retired from the financial aid profession and are no longer employed full-time in financial aid-related enterprises.

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to learn more about membership? Visit our Joining NASFAA Frequently Asked Questions.

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