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2017 PacFAA Conference

  • 13 Mar 2017
  • 9:00 AM
  • 14 Mar 2017
  • 5:00 PM
  • Ala Moana Hotel


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Be Knowledgeable.
Be Empowered.
Be Credentialed.

The annual PacFAA Conference provides essential training through relevant sessions to enhance participants' professional development. By attending training with other aid administrators from different types of educational institutions, the conference creates an environment in which participants can increase their professional growth by networking and collaborating with fellow participants.


*Early Registration Period is January 13 – February 17, 2017
2016-17 PacFAA Members, $235; Non-Members, $305
  **Regular Registration Period is February 18 - March 3, 2017
2016-17 PacFAA Members, $285; Non-Members, $355
  *If you are registering during the Early Registration Period, please submit your payment no later than February 28, 2017 to complete your registration. If payment is not postmarked by February 28, 2017 you will be invoiced the Regular Registration Period Rate.

**If you are registering during the Regular Registration Period, your payment must be received no later than March 7, 2017 to complete your registration.

NOTE: Current PacFAA members must be logged in to pacfaa.org to receive the member rate.

Included with Conference Fee:
2017-18 PacFAA Membership (May 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018)
Pre-conference training for Pacific Islanders, March 12, 2017

Breakfast and Lunch (Click here for Conference Menu):
       Continental Breakfast, March 13, 2017
       Lunch Buffet, March 13, 2017
       Breakfast Buffet, March 14, 2017
       Lunch Buffet, March 14, 2017

All General and breakout sessions

Training Presentations (subject to change):
5 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Aid, Administering Add, Drops, & Withdrawals, Campus Based Aid, Consumer Information, Developing an Office Calendar, E-App/Eligibility and Certification Approval Report (ECAR), FAFSA Application Process, Federal Update, FERPA/HEA, Gainful Employment, How to do a Presentation, Leading with the Heart, Mind, Soul, Packaging & Notification of Awards, Professional Judgment, Return to Title IV, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Student Eligibility, Verification, Yield & Retention.

Conference Agenda is located in the Forms & Documents page.

Conference Hotel Information
Ala Moana Hotel

401 Atkinson Drive

Honolulu, HI  96814

Tel: (808) 955-4811

Fax: (808) 944-6839

PacFAA Group Room Rates (Rates are per night)





* Kona Tower




** Waikiki Tower




* Queen Bed (triple occupancy not permitted)
** Choice of King or Two Double Beds/room. Existing bedding only, no rollaways.
Rooms subject to general excise tax of 4.712% and transient accommodations tax of 9.25% (subject to change).

Reservation rates are good for three (3) nights prior and three (3) nights after the conference dates of March 13, 2017 – March 14, 2017 (subject to availability). Last day to reserve at the group rate is February 09, 2017. Click here to make your hotel reservations.

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