Students experiencing a financial crisis might reveal their situation with a trusted campus administrator, who should know where to refer the student for assistance. Administrators who can provide assistance need to know how to assess the situation and determine next steps. This video introduces the Emergency Aid Decision Tree, created by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) for StudentARC, which can be used to determine options and next steps.
On the Verge
Financial costs and challenges go well beyond tuition for lower income students who want to stay in school and succeed.