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McKenzie Beach
11/24/20

Seven Best Practices as You Navigate 1098-T Files

Nelnet Campus Commerce and TAB Service Company outline seven best practices when navigating 1098-T files. We highlight common errors institutions experience while processing 1098-T’s and insights on what is a qualified payment.

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McKenzie Beach
11/23/20

Student Feedback Enhances the Nelnet Campus Key® App

Our interns are provided a pitch competition to provide innovated ideas that would enhance Nelnet businesses or products because we value student feedback. An intern group pitched an idea to add a function to the Nelnet Campus Key® app that would allow on-campus organizations and clubs to benefit from the platform.

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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
6/23/20

Mobile Food Ordering

Mobile devices are part of everyday life — and lately, it’s one of the major ways students have been ordering food. When students return to campus, they’re going to be used to ordering food on their phone and having it ready for pickup shortly after. DishOut, a Nelnet partner, showcased the rise in mobile food ordering across campuses in a webinar in May 2020.

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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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Nelnet Campus Commerce
6/9/20

Safeguarding Against Money Laundering: Tuition Payments

The concern of possible money laundering has been brought to the forefront with several recent inquiries at different levels of government. Third-party tuition payment processors work best when integrated into student information systems. This integration allows for a single sign on approach for additional security and eliminates the risk of fraud and data breaches.

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Nelnet Campus Commerce
5/19/20

CARES Act and What to Know

Nelnet Campus Commerce partnered with the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) to share important insights on the Coronavirus Aid and Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Megan Schneider, senior director of government affairs at NACBUO, highlights how CARES Act funds are appropriated to colleges and universities.

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Nelnet Campus Commerce
5/14/20

Preventing Fraud in Crisis

During times of crisis, fake loans (along with tuition payment and loan repayment scams) bombard students with promises of relief for paying off their education or paying off debt. With COVID-19, new scams have also targeted students with the promise of helping obtaining government stimulus or unemployment checks.

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