NASFAA is pleased to introduce the following online facilitated courses as part of NASFAA U for the 2018-19 year. These collaborative learning sessions bring minds and ideas together despite distances. Online courses help you become more proficient, more knowledgeable, and more valuable to your organization. They give you the ability to interact with your colleagues through discussions and offer you the option to work towards earning a professional credential from NASFAA.
Learn more about the class schedules, topics covered, and instructors for each of our online courses using the links below. For additional questions, please review the helpful guide of Online Course Frequently Asked Questions.
Upcoming 2018-19 Online Courses
- Overview of the Financial Aid Programs
November 27, 2018 - This course introduces basic financial aid concepts, categories and types of financial aid, the Title IV aid programs, and other federal sources of student assistance.
- Verification 2019-20
January 14, 2019 - This course focuses on the principles of verification, information subject to verification, acceptable documentation, processing data corrections, how to verify applicant files, and options for institutional verification.
- Pell and IASG
February 19, 2019 - This course provides an introduction to Pell and IASG. Lessons focus on selecting the appropriate formula, calculating eligibility, recalculations, and year-round Pell.
- Consumer Information
March 5, 2019 - Through this course, you will learn what your institution's disclosure and reporting disclosures are, when and how reports and disclosures are to be made, as well as best practices for compliance with consumer information regulation.
- Direct Loans
April 1, 2019 - In this 8-week course, you will learn the fundamentals of the Federal Direct Student Loan programs, including loan types, loan features, and borrower eligibility.
- Nontraditional Calendars and Programs: The Title IV Implications
April 30, 2019 - This course covers the building blocks of Title IV program eligibility, including academic year, payment periods, and program structure.