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Check Out Our November & December Webinar Wednesday Training Schedule

October 31, 2011

We hope you can join us for one of our free Webinar Wednesday training sessions. They happen every Wednesday at 11am and 2pm (eastern time). They are designed to be an hour or less, so you can fit training into your busy schedule. Just click on the link and register; we will take it from there!

Understanding Federal Direct Consolidation Loans (Nov 2)

This session is an introduction to Federal Consolidation Loans.  We will discuss benefits, eligibility,  and how consolidation impacts a school’s default rate.  We will also cover the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, as well as provide information on the new Special Loan Consolidation Program.  The session will conclude with some common FAQ’s associated with Direct Consolidation Loans. 

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Session Number: 805 608 068

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Session Number: 800 517 831

Income Based Repayment – IBR (Nov 9)

IBR is one of several repayment options available to student borrowers.  However, unlike other options, this repayment plan necessitates more understanding of specific requirements other constraints.  This session will delve to what IBR is all about – who can qualify, how to qualify, etc. and provide you with the necessary knowledge to assist your students.

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 808 967 290

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 801 396 159

Verification Basics and Program Integrity Changes (Nov 16)

Verification is an essential part of student aid.  This session covers the basic responsibilities associated with verification at present.  We will also take a look into the changes, which are significant,  that go into effect July 1, 2012 resulting from Program Integrity regulations.

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 808 416 798

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 801 260 626

The Loan Servicing Environment – Getting the Most from Nelnet As Your Servicer (Nov 23)

This session is designed to give you an overview of the federal loan servicing environment. In addition, Nelnet will highlight advantages and opportunities available to schools and their students.  We will take a tour of Nelnet’s newly launched School Portal, review self-service opportunities, innovations for both the school and borrower and give you the opportunity to tell us what you are looking for from your loan servicer.

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 800 868 263

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 806 395 265

The Importance of Financial Literacy (Dec 7)

Designed to provide you information on financial literacy efforts you can support in your office, this session is a “how to” for this important topic.  The advent of the 3 year Cohort Default Rate and challenging economic times makes financial literacy programs a must have for all financial aid offices.  Learn tips and access tools you can use to promote financial wellness with your students.

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 800 926 385

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 806 449 641

Using NSLDS (Dec 14)

This session is an introduction to NSLDS.  We will discuss access, security, navigation, 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, December 14, 2011
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 809 885 879

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 802 930 814

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