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The Wisconsin Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators is a non-profit organization that provides support to financial aid administrators and other agencies involved in the administration of financial aid programs in Wisconsin’s postsecondary educational institutions. 


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Stronger Together: Shaping The Future

Just Imagine…………The perfect conference:

56 interest sessions to choose from

Nationally recognized presenters

Surrounded by colleagues who are invested in your profession and mutually interested in cross collaboration across campus…..

OH WAIT! No need to imagine, dream or even hope.  It’s really happening! 

Mark your calendars now for the joint conference of WASFAA and WACRAO:

November 2nd-4th  

Conference registration is now live!

Hotel registration has been open since mid-August and booking up quickly. The joint conference is taking place at the Hyatt Regency at 333 West Kilbourne Avenue in Milwaukee.  Make your reservation online now OR call the hotel at 888-421-1442 and reference the WACRAO/WASFAA room block. Registration for the hotel closes October 9th.   Please note special details regarding parking.

Should you have any doubts how fabulous this conference will be, here are a few highlights: 

Our conference will open with keynote speaker, Darcy Luoma, a dynamic motivational speaker with a focus on healthy leadership.  National and local well-known speakers include: Justin Draeger, Mike Reilly, Senator Tammy Baldwin (tentative), George Levanthes, Rick Torres, and we will close with Cheryl Weiss, Student Loan Specialist for WI Department of Financial Institutions.

You will have the opportunity to select from 56 sessions with topics ranging from Study Abroad, Foster Youth, Math Remediation, UTCA, Leadership, Athletics, Compliance, Mental Health and Wellness, to Veterans, Early FAFSA processes, Improving Customer Service, Millennials, and much, much, more!

On top of all that, we anticipate offering 3 preconference sessions: NASFAA Credentialing or Active Shooters or Veterans.

While you will work hard, you will also have an opportunity to un-wine’d! Relax and explore Milwaukee Wednesday Evening.  Thursday Evening will provide the opportunity for you to stay in and rock the night away with the Screamin’ Cucumbers, voted one of Milwaukee’s best local bands.   

The conference committee has selected two charities:    Pat Tillman Foundation and Care Kits for Kids. More information about how you can help support these two organizations will be coming soon! 

We hope you will join us in Milwaukee November 2-4, 2016 as WACRAO and WASFAA are: STRONGER TOGETHER: SHAPING THE FUTURE.

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