Early Awareness and Outreach Committee Update

We are in the midst of planning our fall Carnival of Learning to be held at Spark Academy in Lawrence, MA on October 20.  We have confirmed eight booths so far, but would like two more.  The topics represented to date include: Topic Computer Science Dance Therapy Graphic Design Legal Technical Theatre Environmental Science Plus…


Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Update

The Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee is currently preparing for our annual symposium, to be held on February 3, 2017 at the Harvard Gutman Conference Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The annual GPCC Symposium offers graduate-level financial aid administrators the opportunity to explore current topics and trends that affect the graduate aid community, participate in professional…


MASFAA Election Results

I am pleased to announce the outcome of the election for the upcoming 16-17 year. Thank you to ALL of the candidates who participated, and thanks to all of the members who voted!


Welcome to the new MASFAA Website!

Welcome to MASFAA’s new website.  We are excited with the opportunities and functionality the new site will bring to the membership.  Over the next few months we will be featuring and highlighting some of the new technology with you.  One of the most useful new tools involves the way we will be able to communicate…


More Pictures from the 2016 GPCC Symposium

The 2016 GPCC Symposium was a resounding success! See all the happy faces below:  


Student Loan Market Trends

On March 11, 2015 Citizens Bank presented a session titled “Professional Development Series: Financial Aid and Student Loan Market Trends,” at the W hotel. Well-attended, the event left participants with a few great takeaways – we hope you find the information interesting. Please comment with your thoughts:


GPCC Symposium Underway!

Leading the MASFAA GPCC Annual Symposium “Real Life Issues for Today’s Graduate Student” State Senator Michael Moore provided an excellent update on initiatives, bills and activities surrounding higher education in the Commonwealth. Next Bob Coughlin of Harvard Medical School provided information about NASFAA’s Graduate and Professional Issues Caucus (GPIC) Task Force activities and legislation important…


Your MASFAA Council Hard at Work

This month, Northeastern University hosted MASFAA’s Executive Council Meeting at its new Visitor Center – a stunning, high-tech facility on campus that serves as Northeastern’s foyer to new prospective students. More information and pictures about the Visitor Center can be found here: http://www.rawnarch.com/node/254

Recent News

  • Executive Council Retreat

    posted on September 15, 2016

    In early August, MASFAA Executive Council Members and Committee Co-chairs met for two days in Hyannis for our annual retreat.  It was a great experience to get together as a group to plan for the upcoming year.  There are many activities, trainings, and more in the works for 2016-2017 academic year.  Work has begun on…

  • Private Student Loan – Performance Report

    posted on July 13, 2015

    MeasureOne Private Student Loan Report – June 2015 The entire private student loan market is estimated to be 7.2 percent of the $1.27 trillion student loan market. The following is the latest MeasureOne Private Student Loan Performance Report – June 2015,  which analyzed loan data from the nation’s six largest active private student lenders and…

  • 2015 Winter Newsletter

    posted on February 4, 2015

    The latest edition of the MASFAA newsletter is now available online: http://newsletter.masfaa.org/. The newsletter serves as a repository of all the information MASFAA wants to get across to you now, as well as an archive of all the most important news and stories we’ve shared since the newsletter last appeared. This issue opens with a…


  • Sep28

    Just the FACTS Training

    Sep 28, 2016 - Oct 26, 2016

    Comprehensive Training Series

  • Nov16

    2016 MASFAA Conference

    Nov 16, 2016 - Nov 17, 2016

    Our annual member conference with exhilirating presentations and socializing

  • Feb03

    2017 GPCC Symposium

    Feb 3, 2017 - Feb 3, 2017

    The annual GPCC Symposium will again offer exciting speakers, informative presentations, and valuable professional development for the MASFAA community.

2016 MASFAA Conference

The 2016 MASFAA Conference is right around the corner! Please visit the Conference homepage for the most up-to-date information!