FAFSA Simplification: Finding the Right Way

Tuesday, July 21, 2015: 1:45 PM-2:45 PM
Strand 12AB - Level 2 (Hyatt Regency New Orleans)
Session Type: Interest Sessions
Track: Leadership/Manager's Track
Subcategories: Advocacy & Policy Making
Audience: All
Credit Type: Credit Hours and Clock Hours
School Type: All Schools
The wave to simplify the FAFSA has grown to epic proportions, but done thoughtlessly, a FAFSA too simplified would not provide sufficient data for awarding the “right dollars to the right students” at the federal, state, and institutional levels. This spring, NASFAA’s FAFSA Working Group accepted the challenge of finding the middle ground in FAFSA simplification. This session will summarize their discussions and recommendations.
Justin Draeger (NASFAA)
Justin Draeger (NASFAA)
Karen McCarthy (NASFAA)
Gail Holt (Amherst College)
Patricia Hurley (Glendale Community College)
Sarah Bauder (Gates Millennium Scholars)