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Minnesota Association of Financial Aid Administrators 

Financial Aid for Other Professionals

  • 25 Jan 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Dakota County Technical College
  • 102


  • Individuals who currently hold a 23-24 MAFAA membership.
  • Individuals who currently do not have a 23-24 MAFAA membership.

Financial Aid for Other Professionals 

Registration closed

This training is geared toward academic advisors, admissions counselors, and other college access professionals. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

When: Thursday, January 25, 2024
Where: Dakota County Technical College 

Cost: $35/person 

Check-in and Breakfast 8:30 AM
Minnesota Financial Aid
 9:00 AM
Presenter: Shawn Reynolds, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Presentation: State Financial Aid Programs
Federal Loans & Grants 10:30 AM
Presenter: Michael Crider, Past President 
Presentations: Loans and Grants
Cost of Attendance 11:30 AM
Presenter: Pam Engebretson, President Elect
Presentations: Cost of Attendance
Lunch 12:00 PM
Boxed lunches from Jersey Mike's
*Please email us if you have special food requirements. We will have Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef, and Veggie sandwiches. Water, soda, and coffee provided. 
Impact of Withdrawals and Academic Performance 12:45 PM
This session will look into how enrollment, withdrawals, and academic performance impact a student's financial aid eligibility including SAP and R2T4's
Presenter: Amanda Cantú, President
Presentation: SAP: Impact of Withdrawals & Academic Performance
2024-2025 FAFSA Expectations & Top 10 Changes 1:45 PM
Presenter: Molly Flesher-Sanderson, Conference Planning Chair
Presentation: 24-25 FAFSA Expectations & Top 10 Changes/FAFSA Resources
FAFSA Resources 2:45 PM
Presenter: Molly Flesher-Sanderson, Conference Planning Chair
Q&A 3 PM

Deadline to register: January 18th
*Deadline is necessary to ensure we have enough food/beverages for everyone in attendance. 

Please feel free to share this event with your college access professionals on campus. 

Please note: this is a basic training for the professionals listed above and is not intended for financial aid professionals. 


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