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Financial aid is an important part of getting students enrolled and ready to progress toward their achieving their educational goals.  Financial aid requirements and regulations frequently change so it is critical that financial aid professionals stay informed. This group is for financial aid professionals who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 



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Accuracy of the Financial Aid Office | New discussion by Gheorghe Nastase

What is the best national training site? 

Best Practices | New blog by Wendel Brown

There were several valuable tips FA 120. In particular, the idea of providing a packet for financial aid was is a great strategy.  I appreciated the emphasis on taking advantage of the references...

Financial Aid | New discussion by MONICA ANDERSON

Where have you found the best in person Title IV funding training?

Admissions working together with the Financial Aid Office | New blog by Manuel Robayna

At Ana G Mendez University System admissions work together with the Financial Aid Office. Questions regarding catalogs, career curriculum, enrollment, class schedule, and financial aids are mostly a...

financial aid posters | New comment by Anthony Puccio

Great question! I ran into that issue a few years ago and luckily found DOE approved material. Here are the links: This takes you to the government website. Located under the first paragaph of...

Financial Aid Training | New comment by Anthony Puccio

The best training would come hands on from a seasoned financial aid officer. I find that the online trainings are great but the years of experience and situational knowledge is something that cannot...

Turning Ideas Into Action | New blog by Brooke Pillsbury

Welcome kits with information re: FA, forms, and repayment, Reference check and celebratory announcements, and Offering concise information, and repetitive contact, for maximum success. There w...

Default course | New blog by Rhonda James

Informative Session

Financial Aid Training | New comment by Mary Yoon

For training on Title IV, there is e-training available for free at www. You simply need to register for a username.   There are also regional workshops made available...

Financial Aid Training | New comment by Katherine Rolon

Great Lakes provides free training webinars on their website. I have found them to be very resourceful during down time.