Great Lakes Smartsessions for August

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August 2014 Webinar Titles and Descriptions

 

Counseling Borrowers about the New 150% Direct Loan Limit

New regulations may impact your students’ eligibility for funding. Do you know how to help borrowers understand the implications of the 150% Limit for Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans? Attend this session to review new regulations which limit Direct Subsidized Loan eligibility to 150% of a student's academic program length.  Join us as we discuss ways to educate your borrowers.

  • Specific topics covered include:
  • ·         Understanding the maximum eligibility period
  • ·         Examining loss of eligibility 
  • ·         Exploring ways to educate your borrowers

             

August 5th @ 3 PM, Eastern time

Counseling Borrowers about the New 150% Direct Loan Limit

August 21st @ 12 PM, Eastern time

Counseling Borrowers about the New 150% Direct Loan Limit

Presenters: Tasha  McDaniel and Jamie Malone

       

FERPA: Interpreting the Intricacies

Protecting student privacy is paramount. Understand what needs to be included in your school’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) policy and gain a working knowledge of how to ensure FERPA privacy requirements are met in real-world scenarios. Consider this course not just an introduction to the basics of FERPA, but also an in-depth guide to understanding the rights of students and their parents regarding student education records. The materials presented have been vetted by our privacy specialists to ensure that you get the most accurate and comprehensive assistance available.

Specific topics covered include:

  • Review of final rules
  • Student and parent rights and FERPA
  • Right to access, review, and amend an education record
  • Compliance, complaints, and enforcement

August 6th @ 12 PM, Eastern time

FERPA: Interpreting the Intricacies

August 20th @ 3 PM, Eastern time

FERPA: Interpreting the Intricacies

Presenters: Keyimani Alford and Linda Peckham

Student Employment: A Whole Different Class

Student employment provides a valuable resource to both the campus and the student. Does your office know how to maximize this resource? Attend this webinar to learn about the benefits you can reap from your student employment office, regulations for using Federal Work Study, and techniques for improving the overall student experience.

Specific topics covered include:

  • The benefits of student employment
  • The core components of the Federal Work-Study Program
  • Ways to maximize efficiency
  • Best Practices to Improve Your Program

August 5th @ 12 PM, Eastern time

Student Employment: A Whole Different Class

August 19th @ 3 PM, Eastern time

Student Employment: A Whole Different Class

Presenters: Keyimani Alford and Linda Peckham

 

Consumer Information Requirements

Increased attention being paid to transparency in higher education has resulted in recent changes to consumer information regulations. This session will help you maintain compliance with a review of existing and new consumer information requirements.

Specific topics covered include:

  • Overview of basic consumer information requirements
  • Loan counseling
  • Misrepresentation
  • Campus security

August 6th @ 3 PM, Eastern time

Consumer Information Requirements

August 28th @ 12 PM, Eastern time

Consumer Information Requirements

Presenters: Linda Peckham and Keyimani Alford


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