Enrollment Management

Emerging Cyberthreats to Higher Education

Colleges and universities are a prime target for hackers simply because of the amount of payment and student/alumni PII data that they process over multiple campus locations. With malware and ransomware attacks poised to significantly increase in 2021, it’s more important than ever that higher education institutions implement a holistic payment cybersecurity strategy.

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Managing Receivables During a Pandemic

For many Higher Ed institutions, balancing the goals of enrollment management and accounts receivable is an ongoing struggle. Covid has amplified this challenge as many institutions may have relaxed tuition delinquency policies in an effort to maintain enrollment levels. 

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5 Drivers of Business Acumen

The 5 Drivers of Business breaks down the questions "what do I really know about the business of our business?" In this session we will cover the fundamental elements for any company. By using the core financial statements—statement of cash flows (Cash), the income statement (Profit), and the balance sheet (assets)—as the foundation.

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Payment Plans and Campus Financial Health

In 2020, Nelnet data scientists teamed with a number of our partner institutions to empirically measure the impact of payment plans on a number of key data points, for both 2-year and 4-year institutions. The results were positive.

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Meet our Newest Partner: Workday

Join us to learn more about our newest partner, Workday, and how they support higher education with their student information system.

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Think SMART in 2021

Learn how to Think SMART in 2021. The SMART acronym will help provide a foundation of success that is clear and achievable as you plan out the year.

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Students Demand Contactless Options

With higher education leaders confronting the unknown and unexpected, the traditional education model is modernizing quickly. New student expectations allows your institution to offer the best experience possible to students, families, and staff – and creating a contactless campus that operates everywhere is the key.

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Creating a Cashless Business Office

Going cashless has been an increasingly popular way for business offices to streamline their processes and, with the effects of COVID-19, promote health and safety. In this web seminar, we explore the benefits of being a cashless business office - and what it would take for your institution to make the transition.

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Payment Performance Analytics

Studies of student accounts at the end of a term reveal that it is common for students to have small outstanding balances. While the majority of balances are resolved prior to the start of the next term, unpaid balances are one of the leading barriers to student retention.

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Institutions Benefit from Payment Plans

Research shows students who utilize a payment plan are nearly 8% more likely to retain from semester-to-semester.

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The Benefits of a Cashless Business Office

Becoming cashless has been an increasingly popular way for business offices to streamline their processes, and with the impact of COVID-19, almost a necessity. This seminar will outline effective implementation strategies, and identify the best tactics to communicate new processes to students and constituents.

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Payment Platform Overview

Our Nelnet Campus Commerce Payment Platform accommodates Nelnet payment plans, real-time payments, automatic notifications, authorized third-party payers, saved student financial profiles, refunds and a single common student/administrator portal making it incredibly easy to use.

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