COVID-19 Resources

Nelnet Campus Commerce
9/29/20

Building Confidence on Video

One tip is to press record, then give yourself some time before starting your presentation, as you can always trim down or edit videos. Besides practicing the delivery of what you’ll be sharing, it can also be beneficial to practice the simple act of being on camera.

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Nelnet Campus Commerce
9/10/20

How COVID-19 Changed Higher Education

Many institutions have been asking how COVID-19 will impact enrollment numbers – though the answer tends to rely on a number of factors, our survey respondents have actually seen fairly positive results. Institutions had to change rapidly in early 2020, but there was still a lot of work to do before re-launching in the fall.

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Nadine Nelson
8/10/20

Cybersecurity and Working From Home

CampusGuard, a cybersecurity and compliance company, discusses the transition to working from home came with a lot of challenges – especially when it comes to cybersecurity and technical needs. Make sure staff members aren’t just using a dedicated work space – but are protecting it as well.

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Nadine Nelson
7/27/20

CampusGuard: Cybersecurity Q&A Session

Ed Ko, Co-founder and Director of Information Security Services of CampusGuard shares best practices to keep your information secure. Tips on how often to change wi-fi passwords, how to store corporate documents, strategies for single sign-on, password management, vpn access, and using wifi in public spaces.

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Nadine Nelson
7/13/20

COVID-19: Perspectives from Strategist Jeff Selingo

As we move toward a new semester, a lot is still unknown for what higher education will look and feel like, this year and for years to come. Nelnet discussed with Jeff Selingo, New York Times best-selling author and higher education strategist, about what the future looks like on campus and online in “Facing Today’s New Norm in Higher Ed: Perspectives from Strategist Jeff Selingo.”

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Nadine Nelson
7/9/20

COVID-19: Perspectives from the Enrollment Office

In higher education, summer looks a lot different. Campuses that would normally be filled with student visits and orientation are now relatively empty. In Facing Today’s New Norm in Higher Ed: Perspectives From the Enrollment Office, Nelnet sat down with enrollment professionals to hear how their institutions adjusted to challenges caused by COVID-19.

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Nadine Nelson
6/30/20

COVID-19: Perspectives from the Technology Office

In Facing Today’s New Norm in Higher Ed: Perspectives from the Technology Office, Nelnet spoke to three IT leaders to discover how they adapted to meet challenges caused by COVID-19. The world is changing – and higher education needs to change with it.

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Nadine Nelson
6/24/20

COVID-19: Perspectives from the Business Office

In the second edition of our June 2020 webinar series, David Glezerman, former vice president and bursar at Temple University, moderated a conversation between four business office leaders in higher education. Planning ahead and actually executing are two separate things — but these institutions were able to learn and adapt quickly.

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Nadine Nelson
6/24/20

COVID-19: Perspectives from the President’s Office

Nelnet met with leaders from three universities to see how they are adapting to that change and learn strategies that could be useful as you prepare for the 2020 fall semester. Institutions needed to transition to virtual learning and find new ways to support their students. It may not have been a simple endeavor, but it’s clear that staff across the country were able to rise to the challenge.

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Nelnet Campus Commerce
6/12/20

Bringing your Campus Tours Online

The new normal for student experience is going to shift towards online classes, digital learning material, and virtual forms of recruiting that were predominantly delivered in person. It will be critical for institutions to continue to put students first and leverage technology to remain flexible in the ever-changing enrollment management climate.

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Nadine Nelson
6/6/20

Incoming Student Insights | Nelnet Campus Commerce

How are current high school and college students reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic? How has it affected their perception of higher education? Let’s find out.

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Nelnet Campus Commerce
5/22/20

Navigating COVID-19 and CARES Act

We scoured the internet to find the top 10 websites or articles for your institution to get financial information quickly through COVID-19. NACUBO drafted a great summary article on accommodating students, distance education, and general provisions as it relates to course audits, cash management, academic terms, and Clery Act and emergency notifications.

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