today’s news for Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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NASFAA reminds members that they must post their Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) quarterly reports for the April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022 reporting period to institutional websites by July 11. The final version of the report was emailed to institutional HEERF grant contacts on June 30. The Department of Education encourages institutions to also email a copy of their quarterly report to [email protected].

In this new monthly round-up in Today's News, we would like to highlight what is going on in your state and regional financial aid administrator associations. This month, we're excited to hear from the Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA). The MASFAA board recently gathered for its summer meeting at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.


Registration is now open for all of NASFAA U's 2022-23 online courses! Courses for the fall include Return of Title IV Funds, Higher Education Loans, and Fundamentals of Enrollment Management. Courses for the spring include SAP, Fundamentals of Student Financial Aid, Verification, Return of Title IV Funds, Administrative Capability, and Cost of Attendance. NASFAA U instructors will lead you through topics both simple and complex. All NASFAA U courses provide successful participants with either a NASFAA U certificate or complimentary access to the credential exam. Last year all classes sold out early. Don't miss out on this training opportunity — register now for any course!

Are you a new financial aid director with less than one year of experience at the director level? Join Blue Icon Advisors, NASFAA Consulting for the next New Director Group Coaching cohort in September! "I never thought I would be working as a financial aid administrator, let alone a director," said William West, director of financial aid at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. "Following the six week workshop, I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that I can be successful in financial aid." Read what other past participants have to say and register by September 2 for the next six-week session!

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