SCASFAA 2018 Annual Conference

  • 12 Nov 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • 14 Nov 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island; 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Registration for entire conference and all events, including meals.

    Meals included with conference registration:
    Monday Reception
    Tuesday Lunch
    Tuesday Dinner
    Wednesday Breakfast

Registration is closed

2018 Annual Conference
Sonesta Resort
130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

November 12-14, 2018

Are you ready to be All IN? If so, make plans to join your colleagues for our annual conference on the beautiful Hilton Head Island. This year's conference is being held Monday, November 12th - Wednesday, November 14th at the Sonesta Resort.

The Conference Committee has worked very hard to make sure the agenda meets the training and professional development needs of the conference attendees.   This year's conference highlights include an “Active Shooter Training” by Sheriff Underwood and staff from the Chester County Sheriff’s Office.  With the mass shootings occurring in society today, it is essential that campus administrators, staff, and students be prepared for the possibility of violent situations, so they will know how to ideally prevent such an incident, or if one should occur, minimize the loss of life.    

Special guests include our “FEDs” David Bartnicki and Tamy Garofano, NASFAA Director of Policy Analysis Karen McCarthy, and SASFAA President-Elect Bill Spires.

Back by popular demand, “Survey Says” our evening entertainment will be full of friendly competition and a “special guest” that promises to give you an evening of fun and lots of laughter.  

This will be a valuable time for training, compliance check-ups, networking, and professional development that will equip you with the tools that you need to better serve students and families.


The Conference registration is $195.00 - This includes the meals listed below.  Please note, you must be a SCASFAA Member to register for the Conference.  If you are not yet a member, please complete your membership application/renewal by clicking HERE.

Meals included with conference registration:
President's Reception - Monday
Lunch - Tuesday
Dinner - Tuesday
Breakfast - Wednesday


Room Rates: Single/Double $119.000+taxes/fee
Triple $139.00+taxes/fees
Quad $159.00+taxes/fees

The hotel group rate cut-off is October 11, 2018 and the priority conference registration ends October 19, 2018. The final day to register is November 6, 2018. Registration cancellations will not be accepted, and no refunds will be given after this date.


Our themed T-shirt is available for purchase with proceeds going to support our 1819 community service initiative of supporting victims of domestic violence and creating an awareness to stop the violence.  Please purchase a T-shirt in support of our efforts as well as show your SCASFAA pride!  Select your size when you register!  Cost is $15 for Small - XLarge and $17 for 2XL-5XL.  Shirts are not included in the registration cost.  Payment is due at time time of pickup at the conference.


Federal Update
State Update
Perkins Close-Out
Federal Q&A
Active Shooter Training
Ally Training: Understanding & Supporting the LGBTQ Community
Privacy Issues
Professional Development
Customer Service
TEACH Grant/Loan Panel
Going Paperless in Financial Aid
Office Etiquette
Cross Culture Generational Differences

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