ISFAA offers many training opportunities to our members. For the 2019-2020 year, we have purchased 10 NASFAA Credential Trainings which will be offered throughout the state. You must be an ISFAA member to attend the NASFAA Credential Training sessions. There is no cost for the training sessions or credential exams – this is one of the many ISFAA membership perks! 

Spring 2020 NASFAA Credential Training Sessions

Date Topic Location Registration
Tue, February 18 Cost of Attendance IUPUI Registration has closed

Tue, February 18

Cost of Attendance Goshen College Training Cancelled
Mon, March 2 Administrative
Saint Elizabeth School
of Nursing (Lafayette)
Registration has closed

Mon, March 16
New date TBD

Direct Loans Anderson University Postponed due to COVID-19
Mon, March 23
New date TBD
IUPUI Postponed due to COVID-19
Thu, March 26
New date TBD
IU South Bend Postponed due to COVID-19

Wed, April 8
New date TBD

Cash Management IU Northwest Postponed due to COVID-19

Tue, April 21
New date TBD

Student Eligibility Vincennes University Postponed due to COVID-19
Thu, April 23
New date TBD
Cost of Attendance Holy Cross College Postponed due to COVID-19
Tues, May 12 & Thurs, May 14 Administrative Capability Online via Zoom Available Now!

More spring 2020 sessions will be announced soon once dates & locations are finalized! If you are interested in hosting or presenting a NASFAA Credential Training session, please contact Danielle Hayden and Sarah Owen.

Online NASFAA Credential Trainings - Temporary Exception Granted

We have received requests to provide online NASFAA Credential Training sessions. We contacted NASFAA about this option and were told we could only offer the sessions in-person. If there is a particular topic you would like to attend but are unable to due to timing or location, please consider hosting a session at your institution. We will try to accommodate any specific topic requests based on trainers' availability in your area. Contact Danielle Hayden or Sarah Owen for more information on hosting a NASFAA Credential Training session.


ISFAA - ICHE Webinar Series

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) is offering a series of monthly webinars related to State aid. Registration information for each session will be sent out via the ISFAA listserv from ICHE. If you have questions about these webinars, please contact ICHE at [email protected].

All sessions will be held from 1 - 2:30 PM, Eastern Time.

Date Topic
Wed, February 26

Program Overview:
21st Century Scholarship, Frank O’Bannon Grant, 
and Mitch Daniels Early Graduation Scholarship

Tue, April 14 - New date
(Originally scheduled
for Tue, March 24)

Financial Aid Agreed Upon
Procedures (AUP) Guidelines
Thu, April 30 Program Overview:
Next Level Jobs, Adult Student Grant,
and Workforce Ready Grant
Tue, May 26 2020 -2021 Legislative and Policy Update 
Thu, June 25 Program Overview:
Tuition and Fee Exemptions (CVO) and
National Guard Supplemental Grant
July No Session
August No Session
Wed, September 23 Applying, Disbursing, and
Claiming State Financial Aid
Tue, October 27 Program Overview:
William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship,
Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship,
Earline S. Rogers Student Teaching Stipend for Minorities,
Student Teaching Stipend for High-Need Fields. 
Thu, November 19 Credit Completion and Credit Bank Reporting





















FSA e-Training / Coach Fundamentals

FSA e-Training is a FREE training program from the U.S. Department of Education. FSA Coach Fundamentals (formerly known as Introduction to Federal Student Aid), an online self-paced tutorial that introduces the concepts, processes, and systems that schools must utilize in administering the Federal Student Aid Programs.

To access the online FSA Coach Fundamentals course and receive information about the registration process, go to the Federal Student Aid E-Training website at
- Log in using your username and password. If you do not have a username and password for Federal Student Aid E-Training, click on "Create new account" on the homepage and follow the instructions to create a username and password.
- After logging in, click on the Fundamentals Training Series box in the middle of the homepage.
- Click on the Let’s Get Started tab, the link in the first bullet, and the FSA Coach Fundamentals course.