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Nelnet Provides Free Training for Financial Aid Professionals: Join us for our June Webinar Wednesdays!

June 1, 2011

 As one of the nation’s premier education finance companies, Nelnet has been a proven leader in the industry for more than 32 years. Our products have helped students, families, schools, and organizations that serve them prepare for, deliver, and finance education while managing the administrative burden of doing so. As a Department of Education-contracted servicer, Nelnet continues to provide stability and expertise in a rapidly changing environment through delivery of premier service to schools and their students.

 In alignment with our customers’ needs, Nelnet Partner Solutions continues to offer our Webinar Wednesday series. Delivered on a weekly basis, Webinar Wednesdays feature important training and topics of interest geared specifically toward school personnel. Sessions are offered Wednesdays at both 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (Eastern). Registration is required.

 Using NSLDS (June 8 )

This session is an introduction to NSLDS. We will discuss access, security, enhancements, how the new loan servicers are reflected and what to expect in the future. We’ll also look at how the FSA Exit Counseling site is linked to NSLDS and what benefits that provides for both the school and the borrower.

  •  Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 809 107 136
  • Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 804 719 697

 Counseling Students Using Social Media (June 15)

This session takes a look at the millennial student and their communication preferences. It will also delve into Facebook, Twitter and other social media formats with an eye toward how aid offices can use these forums to connect with and counsel students.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 804 167 637
  • Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 800 962 105

 Understanding Federal Direct Consolidation Loans (June 22)

This session is an introduction to Federal Consolidation Loans. We will discuss benefits, eligibility, the current in-school consolidation option, and how consolidation impacts a school’s default rate. We will also cover the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The session will conclude with some common FAQ’s associated with Direct Consolidation Loans.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 804 722 588
  • Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 803 532 751

 Gainful Employment (June 29)

This session will take a look at the new regulations surrounding gainful employment. Program definitions, reporting requirements and disclosure requirements will be outlined.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 802 972 798
  • Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Session Number: 801 758 082

Please visit the Nelnet Loan Servicing website and click on the Training link to register for an upcoming session. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions for joining the meeting. Please leave a comment  below with any questions you might have.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Tim Ryan permalink
    June 2, 2011 7:34 am

    Only May registration is available on your registration site.

  2. June 2, 2011 8:00 am

    Hey Tim…they are out there now. Sorry for that. Let me know if you have other ideas for trainings you would like to see in the future. — Jim

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