Conference Registration

Registration for this event is closed.

The NASFAA National Conference will be held in person June 26-29, 2022 in Austin Texas. In addition, two weeks after the in-person conference, NASFAA will offer a robust 100% online virtual conference that will consist entirely of unique sessions not offered at the 2022 in-person event. Registration for the virtual conference is institutional rather than individual, so for just one low cost everyone on your NASFAA roster can participate. More information is available at 

We encourage schools to register for both events since they will offer unique programming.

Registration Requirements (Updated March 2, 2022)

To ensure a safe and healthy environment for conference attendees, reduce the spread of COVID-19, forestall shifting guidance that could limit our ability to hold an in-person meeting, and be in compliance with all current and possible future federal and local requirements, all attendees at NASFAA's 2022 National Conference must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend. A fully vaccinated event is the best way to ensure that we can hold an event in a mask-optional environment. Attendees should be prepared to show proof of vaccination at the event. You may read below about additional safety measures we will be taking.

By registering for the conference, all attendees agree to comply with both the NASFAA Event Conduct Policy and accept a waiver of liability relating to COVID-19.

Registration Fees





NASFAA Retiree Group


Daily (Members)


Daily (Non-Members)


Your registration fee includes:

  • Beverage breaks and afternoon snacks.
  • An opening reception with drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres.
  • NASFAA City Limits Live special event on Monday night.
  • Access to all sessions and all exhibits.
  • Access to session handouts for six months following the event.

Each participant is responsible for covering their own travel, lodging, other meal costs, and incidental expenses. Please note, the registration fee for 2022 has been reduced from prior years to account for the fact that lunches are not being provided.

Food trucks will be available as a convenience for participants and will be located inside of our exhibit hall.

Additional COVID-19 Protocols and Safety Measures

  • Upon checking in on-site at the registration desk, attendees will be able to select a button to pin to their conference lanyard (red, yellow, or green) to indicate their comfort with socializing, with green indicating they are comfortable with normal contact and close conversations, yellow indicating their preference for minimal contact (think fist bumps versus hugs or handshakes), and red indicating their preference that other attendees maintain a distance of six-feet-away, as possible.
  • If you are symptomatic at the time of the event, or have been exposed to someone who has recently contracted COVID-19, please do not attend. Scroll down to read our policy on cancellation due to illness or potential COVID symptoms.


Members of the media will certainly want to attend the conference sessions on Monday and Tuesday featuring  the U.S. Department of Education’s top higher education policymakers, Under Secretary James Kvaal and Federal Student Aid Chief Operating Officer Richard Cordray.

Some other conference sessions that may be of interest to the media include:

To request a complimentary media registration, or an interview with a NASFAA spokesperson during the conference, please email Director of Marketing and Communications Erin Powers at [email protected].


Sign Language Service Requests

Requests for sign language interpreters should be emailed to [email protected] no later than April 22, 2022; requests for accommodations submitted after the deadline will be considered, but NASFAA may not be able to provide the requested accommodation due to lack of advance notice.

American with Disabilities (ADA) Act

The Austin Convention Center is ADA compliant.

Cancellation / Change of Attendee Policy

When you register for the conference, you are agreeing to comply with the following cancellation fee schedule:

  • $25 cancellation fee through May 13, 2022
  • $50 cancellation fee May 14 through May 27, 2022
  • $75 cancellation fee May 28 through 5:00 p.m. ET June 3, 2022
  • $0 refund on June 4, 2022 or later (see Cancellation Due to Illness policy below)

Please note: These fees apply to both "Pay Now" and "Pay Later" registrations. If you do not cancel, or complete the Change of Attendee Form to indicate who will attend in your place, by 5:00 p.m. ET on June 3, 2022 you will be responsible for the full amount of the registration fees and will be billed. Once you note a replacement attendee, no cancellation fees will apply.

Change of Attendee & Cancellation Form

Cancellation Due to Illness or Potential COVID Symptoms 

If you experience any symptoms associated with COVID-19 leading up to or during the conference, or are required to quarantine according to CDC requirements for having been exposed to COVID-19, or have other coronavirus restrictions that will not allow you to attend the conference, you may complete the Cancellation Form and indicate so in the "Reason for Cancellation" field. You will be issued a full refund. We thank you for your dedication to helping prevent any potential spread and to keeping other conference attendees and staff safe. 

NASFAA Event Conduct Policy

NASFAA is committed to providing a safe, productive and harassment-free environment at its conferences, training, board and committee meetings, and other NASFAA-sponsored events

Read Policy

Publication Date: 3/2/2022

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