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MAFAA 2022 Spring Conference

As MAFAA members, you receive access to all upcoming, current, and previous conference handouts. Use this service as a repository for up-to-date materials at conference and within your office. For questions, please contact the Conference Planning Committee.

The conference planning committee has prepared a robust agenda for the 2022 MAFAA Spring Conference at Maddens, Welcome Back! We look forward to seeing you!

The detailed agenda with session descriptions is available to download here and print if you wish to have it for the conference. There will be a pocket agenda available for you at registration. Session presentations can be viewed and printed here.

Below you will find the summary for each day of the conference with the general and breakout sessions scheduled.

Wednesday, May 4th

  • Opening Session

    • President's Welcome
    • Introduction of Business Partners
    • Charity - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • Keynote Speaker

    • Fearless - Kat Perkins
  • Interest Sessions

    • A Deep Dive into Student Loan Repayment Assistance
    • Appreciative Advising: Deliver What Your Students Need
    • Minnesota’s FAFSA Completion Initiative
    • Fostering Independence in Higher Education Grant
    • How America Completes College
    • Welcome Back! Verification, We Missed You…Not
    • Postsecondary Child Care Grant
    • Building & Managing Credit
  • Sector Meetings

    • Private Non-Profit
    • State Universities
    • Two-Year Public
    • Private For-Profit
    • University of Minnesota
    • Associate Members

THursday, May 5th

  • General Session

    • Top 10 Compliance Findings
    • Immigration Considerations in Financial Aid Advising
  • Interest Sessions

    • Financial Education & Issues of Student Inequity
    • MASFAA Diversity Book Club: Discussion of The Privileged Poor
    • Minnesota Future Together Grant
    • Navigating the Hybrid Work Environment
  • Keynote Speaker

    • From Broken to Beautiful: A Journey of Recovery and Rediscovery - Courtney Godfrey
  • Interest Sessions

    • Education for Native Students is Not a “One Size” Fits All Concept
    • Developing Focus
    • There is More to OHE Than You Know
    • Student Employment Panel
  • General Session

    • Inside the Beltway Update

Friday, May 6th

  • General Session

    • State Update
    • Business Meeting and Closing

EVENT Registration

The MAFAA 2022 Spring Conference registration is open. Please make sure to select the correct registration type, as well as make your lodging reservations with Madden's on Gull Lake as soon as possible! The conference and lodging reservation deadline is Friday, April 1.

Click here to Register

Previous Conferences

Presentation materials from previous conference should be considered valid only for the time in which the presentation occurred as the regulations and/or procedures may have changed.

2021 Conference

2020 Conference

2019 Conference

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