What is OASFAA?
OASFAA stands for the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. OASFAA is a non-profit, professional organization for individuals actively engaged in the administration of financial aid within the State of Ohio for higher education.
As an educational organization, OASFAA strives to offer resources to students, families and high school advisors to promote higher education and increase awareness of financial aid opportunities.
As a professional development organization, OASFAA offers state-wide opportunities for training, through state conferences held twice a year and regional meetings and individuals sessions conducted throughout the year. These opportunities cover current topics, research and many other areas ranging from counseling techniques to the fundamentals of student aid delivery. As an organization representing over 600 members from over 200 institutions operating within the State of Ohio, OASFAA serves a diverse group of practitioners. As a unified voice for these individuals, OASFAA strives work to work with organizations across the State to address concerns relating to its mission and to promote the use of financial assistance to students and families facing the expenses of higher education.
The mission of the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators shall be to ensure access to higher education through the promotion of financial aid awareness.
Further, the mission of the Association is to affect public policy initiatives, to promote ethical administration of student aid programs, and to encourage an environment of cooperation among individuals, agencies, organizations and educational institutions to better serve all student populations.