New Members

AASFAA currently offers two main membership types:

  • Institutional Membership (for colleges, universities, lending institutions, guarantors and other private and public entities)
  • Individual Membership (for individuals not employed at a member institution)
    • Individual members do not have voting rights.

Membership for 2019-2020 is $75 for those institutions who renew or begin their membership by September 30, 2019; afterwards, the the renewal or new membership fee is $85. The institutional membership fee is one flat rate per year; it is not charged per person. 

CLICK HERE to submit the form for new Institutional or Individual Membership with AASFAA.

If you have questions about membership, please contact the Membership Committee Chair, Phil LeBlanc, at [email protected]

 

Existing Members

If you are currently a Key Contact on your Institution's profile page, and you wish to add or remove members in your institution, please follow these steps:

  1. Log into the AASFAA site and click My Profile
  2. Hover over the My Profile Tab and select Your Organization
  3. Next, click Individual Profiles
  4. Then click the Create Linked Profile button to add a new member, or click "Unlink" next to a listed member to remove them from your institution. (If you are moving existing members from another Institution to your own, please email [email protected] to request an administrator make this change rather than creating a duplicate new profile)

 

About AASFAA

AASFAA is a non-profit association of professionals from post-secondary institutions and other related agencies and organizations interested in promoting the effective administration of student financial aid in the state of Arizona.

  • Organized in Flagstaff
  • Founded in 1967
  • AASFAA has changed outwardly over the years, but the basic mission remains the same.

Mission Statement

The mission of AASFAA is to provide our members with the highest quality of personal and professional
growth opportunities.  We do this by providing ongoing training and access to a broad network of financial
aid professionals spanning all types of institutions.

What are the benefits of AASFAA membership?

  • Exchange of ideas/networking with your colleagues
  • Discounted Member rates to our annual conference
  • Access to presentations/slides from our annual conference
  • Ability to post job vacancies on the AASFAA Career Center at a discounted rate
  • Professional and personal growth
  • Involvement and training opportunities
  • A strong, well-respected voice with NASFAA

 AASFAA membership type descriptions

 A.    Institutional Membership.

Shall be limited to postsecondary higher education institutions. People representing and voting for the
member institutions shall be financial aid, or other personnel who are responsible for duties in the direct
administration of financial aid, including title IV, state aid, institutional aid and scholarships, to students
at institutions of post-secondary education. Each member institution shall be entitled to one vote on all
matters brought before the Association. Examples of institutional membership may include financial aid,
admissions, enrollment management, registrar and business office employees. Individuals representing
this class of member may hold any Board position.

 B.    Associate Membership.

Shall be available to non-postsecondary organizations whose purpose relates to the administration of
Financial Aid and is consistent with the mission and purpose of the Association. People representing
the associate members shall be entitled to attend all activities, have a voice in meetings and sit on
committees and may vote as a member of the Association. Each associate membership shall be entitled
to one vote on all matters brought before the Association. The Board of Directors shall have within its
discretion to regulate Associate Membership. Examples of associate membership may include employees
of banks, lenders, educational services vendors, financial aid consultants and employees of secondary
schools and state agencies. Individuals representing this class of member may hold any Board positions
except for President-Elect and President.

 C.    Individual Membership.

Shall be available to individuals not meeting the definition of Active Membership or Associate Membership
whose purpose relates to the administration of Financial Aid and is consistent with the mission and purpose of the Association. Individual Members shall be entitled to attend all activities, have a voice in meetings and sit on committees, but may not vote as a Member of the Association, unless they hold a voting position on the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall have within its discretion to regulate Individual Membership. Examples of individual membership may include accountants, lawyers, consultants and other individuals whose profession is related in some way to financial aid. Individuals representing this class of member may hold any Board position except for President-Elect and President.

 D.    Honorary Lifetime Membership.

Shall include individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Association or in the area of
student financial aid and who are voted such by the Association. Honorary Membership includes all
Association privileges except dues, holding office and voting. 

 
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