Webinars

OSAC and ASPIRE offer a variety of webinars throughout the year for students, parents, and career/college practitioners. Our webinars provide up-to-date information about Oregon grant programs, scholarships, financial aid application assistance, and support via live Q&A. Our webinars are available at no cost. Registration is required to receive event link and reminder email. Follow us on social media and newsletters for new offerings and check this page frequently for updates.

High School and College Student Webinars

Webinars will relate to career and/or college planning and may include financial aid and scholarship support, student loan information, the Oregon College Savings Plan, and more.

Upcoming Webinars:

  • Dec 1st- 6-7pm Finding Funds- This presentation provides a general overview of the financial aid process including key terms and concepts, an overview of Oregon Grant programs, and the OSAC Scholarship Application. Facilitated by Kurt Reeser. Login
  • December 14th- 6-7pm Options Beyond High School- This presentation provides a general overview of common postsecondary pathways including college, apprenticeships, starting a career, and joining the military. Facilitated by Kurt Reeser. Login

Career and College Practitioner Webinars

Webinars geared toward counselors, teachers, career/college advisors, and ASPIRE coordinators who assist students and adult learners with career and college plans.

No need to register, just click on the links below. 

Student Portal/Application Overview & QA

  • November 29, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Login
  • December 1, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Login
  • December 6, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Login
  • December 13, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Login
  • December 20, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Login

Upcoming Webinars

  • November 30th- 9:30-10:30 Finding Funds- This presentation provides a general overview of the financial aid process including key terms and concepts, an overview of Oregon Grant programs, and the OSAC Scholarship Application. Facilitated by Kurt Reeser. Login
  • December 14th- 9:30-10:30 Options Beyond High School- This presentation provides a general overview of common postsecondary pathways including college, apprenticeships, starting a career, and joining the military. Facilitated by Kurt Reeser. Login

ASPIRE Webinars

Webinars geared toward ASPIRE coordinators and ASPIRE mentors who assist students and adult learners with career and college plans.

No need to register, just click on the links below. 

Mentor Connections Monthly - Tuesdays

All sessions include a 30-minute topical training followed by a 30-minute Mentor Training Basics with Q&A.

Coordinator Connections Middle School

Coordinator Connections High School

Partner Webinars

Webinars hosted by partner organizations that help students plan for their future, provide assistance during the college planning experience, or offer post-college success tips.

Federal Student Aid (FSA): Federal Student Aid (FSA) will be hosting a two-day, virtual financial aid boot camp on Oct. 18 and Oct. 20, 2022. This boot camp will feature day and evening sessions with subject matter experts providing information designed to help participants learn about

  • the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, including the limited waiver and how to apply;
  • how to complete the 2023–24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form; and
  • FSA tools and resources.

This boot camp is ideal for students, parents, guidance counselors, college access professionals, college and career coaches, and members of the financial aid community. Learn more here.

ECMC Recorded Webinars: If you missed out on attending the Paying for College webinars live, we recorded them! Please feel free to watch the videos!