Why Join OASFAA?

OASFAA's mission is to promote financial aid awareness and educational opportunities for students by providing professional development opportunities for its members.

From conferences to in-person trainings and webinars, OASFAA provides high quality, timely, and accurate training and professional development opportunities.

  • OASFAA Annual Conference
  • Financial Aid 101 & 201
  • Support Staff Workshop
  • Summer Drive In
  • Mentoring Program

Networking and Developing Friendships

OASFAA brings the higher education community together to discuss students’ financial aid needs and federal student aid programs and policies. We are exploring new communications outlets to help members stay connected and informed.

  • OASFAA website
  • OASFAA Listservs
  • Quarterly full color e-Newsletter
  • Facebook Group

Professional Development that Helps Members Grow Outside their Current Position

  • Serving on OASFAA Committees and developing new skills
  • Building long-term relationships and a good reputation
  • Getting to know people who can assist you and help you grow

Resources and Connections with Other Schools, Association Members, State and Federal Representatives

OASFAA advocates on behalf of the financial aid community and the students and institutions we serve.

Quality Conferences at a Reasonable Cost

Attend conferences and trainings that bring together student financial aid professionals and colleagues, at OAFSAA member’s reduced rates, including:

  • OASFAA Annual Conference
  • WASFAA Annual conference

The OASFAA Annual Conference brings together student financial aid professionals and colleagues for three packed days of workshops, educational sessions, networking opportunities, and special events.

The conference is held each February and offers beginning, intermediate, and advanced tracks.

Join OASFAA Now!

OASFAA now offers institutional and individual membership.  
Whether you sign up as an institution or as an individual, you have two options for membership:

Voting:  You are a voting member if you work at a post-secondary institution in Oregon.
Affiliate: You are an affiliate member if you work at an organization supporting
                 post-secondary education and/or students, but not at a college or university.

Institutional vs. Individual membership




  • Open to all institution/organization staff
  • Provides member reduced rates for conferences and trainings.
  • Voting or Affiliate-Corporate Partners.
  • Membership stays with the institution. Staff must be approved by designated contact.
  • Cost: $200 annually.
Request Institutional Membership
  • More economical if fewer than 6 people joining for an institution or organization.
  • Provides member reduced rates for conferences and trainings.
  • Voting or Affiliate-Corporate Partners.
  • Membership stays with the individual, so can migrate from institution to institution.
  • Cost: $35 annually.
Individual Membership Application

To update your Institutional membership roster, email [email protected].