Resources for Financial Aid Administrators: California


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HEAG’s financial aid consultants closely monitor federal and state news and trends impacting financial aid offices in California and across the country. Here are some resources for California schools.

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On January 31, 2018, the Department of Education released the latest Pell grant charts for the upcoming award year. The charts are based on level funding. The 2018-2019 award year maximum Pell Grant award will remain at $5,920 and the corresponding maximum Pel …

The Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act (PROSPER Act) It could be a very big year for the higher education sector, as Congress sets to act on a complete overhaul of the Higher Education Act (HEA) and has already put …

In case you missed it, here are some of our most popular blog posts from 2017 for college and university financial aid offices. HEAG’s financial aid consultants often write on issues related to Title IV compliance, verification, file review and processing supp …

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) has been a controversial program ever since it was introduced in 2007.  Here is a summary for college financial aid offices. Is this potentially the end of the program? PSLF promises student borrowers who have made ten ye …

On December 20th, the Department of Education announced sweeping changes to the student loan discharge process known officially as “Borrower Defense to Repayment”. Here is a summary for college financial aid offices. Department of Education Reforms Student Loa …


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California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

Casfaa is a non-partisan, non-profit professional organization with a membership of more than 900 California student financial aid administrators. Representing more than 240 colleges and universities, its members share a common goal of improving access to and delivery of federal, state, institutional and private donor financial aid to students in the State of California.


California Student Aid Commission

CSAC is the principal state agency responsible for administering financial aid programs for students attending public and private universities, colleges, and vocational schools in California.



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