2013-2014 Webinars

The following topics are scheduled for 2013-2014. Please note that they are subject to change; be sure to return in the coming months for more information.

Each webinar is $115 for members, and $230 for non-members. Webinar Package purchasers still need to register in advance for each webinar they plan to attend; during the registration process, the balance will be $0.

Past Events & Available Archives:

June 18, 2014 - 150% Subsidized Direct Loan Eligibility Limitation

Although this July will mark one year since the 150 percent Direct Subsidized Loan eligibility limitation went into effect, schools still face many challenges in implementing the requirements. These include understanding the nuances of the limitation and implementing major changes to institutional systems and operations as well as the evolving reporting requirements for the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System and National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). This webinar will review the requirements of the 150 percent Direct Subsidized Loan eligibility limitation and will provide best practices for implementing the requirements on campuses. School panelists will share the approach their institutions have taken to meet the reporting requirements, including how they addressed issues encountered in implementing the requirements on their campuses. They also will discuss the methods they use to inform students of how this limitation can affect their Direct Subsidized Loan eligibility. No longer available 

May 21, 2014 - Preparing for an Audit 

In this webinar, learn how to prepare for an audit, including how to respond to document requests, how to prepare your staff to interact with auditors, and how to prepare other departments on your campus. Learn what tools are available to assist in your preparation efforts, and receive valuable tips and insights from your experienced colleagues. No longer available 

February 26, 2014 - Nontraditional Program Issues– Do You Know if You Offer Nontraditional Programs?

As nontraditional program formats become more popular, do you know if you have nontraditional programs on your campus? This webinar will review the characteristics of nontraditional programs and the impact this program structure has on processing and disbursing Title IV aid. No longer available  

December 18, 2013 - What is Conflicting Information and How Do You Resolve It

In this webinar, you will learn the definition of conflicting information, sources of conflicting information, and how to resolve it. No longer available 

November 20, 2013 - Verification for 2014-15

Have you started planning for the 2014-15 award year? This online broadcast will review verification requirements for 2014-15, including FAFSA information subject to verification and acceptable documentation. No longer available  

October 17, 2013 - Federal Update

This Federal Update will provide a high level landscape of current updates in federal financial aid policy, and how institutions and students are impacted. Archive available to NASFAA members only. No longer available 

September 25, 2013 - Working with Unaccompanied Homeless Youth: Access and Compliance 

Offered in collaboration with the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAECHY), this webinar will discuss best practices for working with special populations such as unaccompanied homeless youth. Archive link was sent to webinar package purchasers; an archive is available for sale for all others. No longer available