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The below workshops are for school counselors and financial aid professionals only. If you should have specific financial aid questions, please email or call our customer care line at 609-584-4480.

Fall 2022 Secondary School Counselor Training Institute Registration

HESAA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2022 Virtual Secondary School Counselor Training Institute and, as always, it is FREE.

  • Federal and State Aid Updates
  • 2022-23 FAFSA completion
  • NJFAMS System
  • Financial Aid Resources for New Jersey Dreamers

Please select the training date that is most convenient for you and register below.

Spring 2022 Training Institute for School Counselors

10/5/2022 Rider University
Bart Leudeke Center
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

10/6/2022 Sussex County Community College
One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860
10/12/22 St. Peter’s University
2641 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306
10/13/22 Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028
10/19/22 Ramapo College of NJ
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07630
10/20/22 Bergen Community College
Lyndhurst Campus
1280 Wall Street
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
10/26/22 Stockton University
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205
10/27/22 Middlesex County College
Crabiel Hall Room 110E
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
11/2/22 Rowan College at Burlington County
900 College Circle
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
11/3/22 Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carney’s Point, NJ 08069
11/4/22 Virtual
11/18/22 Virtual
12/1/22 Felician University
One Felician Way
Lodi, NJ 07070
12/2/22 Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Center
South Orange, NJ 07079




9:00am – 10:45am General Session
10:45am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:00pm FAFSA Hot Topics (for virtual) and Case Study (for in-person workshops)

Session Descriptions:

  • General Session -- Financial aid updates on Federal and State aid, EFC, NJEI, college planning tools, and more.
  • FAFSA Hot Topics -- This breakout session will be led by a seasoned financial aid administrator from one of our New Jersey colleges or universities. The discussion will address some of the most commonly asked topics that families may ask when completing the FAFSA. This informative session will enable school counselors to better guide families though specific FAFSA questions or concerns.
  • Case Study Analysis (in-person only) - This session will cover the most common scenarios you may get from your students and parents. You will have an opportunity to share your own scenario you may have experienced at your school.

If you should need help registering or have questions about the Training Institute, please contact Maryann Stone at