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Webinars

We regularly host webinars throughout the year on a wide variety of higher education topics. Find our on-demand webinars below, or register for an upcoming webinar event.

Upcoming Webinars

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Past Webinars

    • One Letter, Big Results: Using Debt Letters to Encourage Smart Borrowing
      Join us as we present the findings from our latest research brief, “Loan Summaries: Nudging Students Toward Responsible Borrowing.” We will examine preliminary results of institutional loan summary initiatives at three large universities and the science behind effective debt letters. A case study from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities will demonstrate how the school is integrating letters into student portals as well as training staff to address responsible borrowing during standard student interactions. Finally, we’ll discuss strategies for integrating loan summaries into broader financial education programs to support student success. View webinar.

 

    • Financial Aid Management Practices: The Benefits of Outsourcing Verification
      Join Inceptia as we present highlights from our latest research brief, “Progressive Financial Aid Management Practices: The Benefits of Outsourcing Verification.” We will look at the pain points financial aid professionals are experiencing today, according to the latest NASFAA data. We’ll also address the benefits of outsourcing verification and their impact on helping institutions refocus their resources, get a positive return on investment and built their reputation as an innovative higher education industry leader. View webinar.

 

    • The ROI of Financial Education
      Join us as we present the findings from our latest research brief, “The ROI of Financial Education.” We will examine the effects of financial education on student satisfaction and financial stress levels, retention and cohort default rates, and lifelong financial behaviors. A simplified review of the numbers will provide a basis for calculating the return on investment for financial education programs, and we’ll share examples of recognized institutional success through financial education initiatives. View webinar.

 

    • No Student Left Behind: Adult Learners and Financial Literacy Programming
      Join us during Financial Literacy Month as we present Inceptia’s latest survey findings regarding the financial attitudes, behaviors and literacy levels of adult learners, followed by an exploration of adult learning theory by Terry Porter, Sociology instructor at Franklin University. Finally, we’ll discuss ways to integrate adult learning theory into financial education programs to more effectively engage non-traditional students. View webinar.

 

    • Draft Cohort Default Rates: The Who, What, Where, When and Why
      This webinar will help you understand the importance of analyzing your borrowers as well as provide a clear understanding of the challenge options available with regards to your draft Cohort Default Rate. Plus, we’ll cover some key questions to ask yourself when determining whether or not you should challenge. Finally, we’ll discuss the process of creating or updating a default prevention plan along with hearing best practices and mistakes to avoid, including suggestions on activities and timing. View webinar.

 

    • Developing a Social Media Program That Delivers: Practitioner Insights on Social Media Use within the Financial Aid Office
      This webinar will provide fantastic insight into the special considerations necessary to build a successful social media plan, including real examples of how this medium has contributed to thoughtful and, surprisingly, personal interactions with students. View webinar.

 

    • Reaching Generation Hashtag: Leveraging Social Media to Support Student Success
      Join us as we hear from Dr. Reynol Junco, author of the forthcoming book, “Engaging Students Through Social Media.” Attendees will come away from this session with a research-based approach to implementing and assessing an effective social media plan at their schools, and a better understanding of how to harness social media to support institutional goals. View webinar.

 

    • Financial Literacy Education Case Study: One of the Nation’s Largest University System’s Approach to Combat Student Debt
      During Financial Literacy Month we highlighted how one of the largest comprehensive university systems in the United States, the State University of New York (SUNY), makes available every useful means of measuring, comparing, and planning for the costs of college, by providing tools for SUNY students, that promote student success. View webinar.

 

    • On-the-Job Pressure: Reducing Stress in the Financial Aid Office
      In a recent study, Inceptia unveiled the top stressors that affect financial aid office leadership and staff. Learn about these stressors and some simple steps you can take to relieve them; ultimately, making an impact on the well-being of staff, and in turn, the students and parents the financial aid office serves. View webinar.