2018 PDG Student Financial Services Conference Presentation

November 5, 2018 8:18:53 AM EST / by GradGuard

GradGuard is pleased to participate in a panel discussion at today's PDG Student Loan 2018 Conference.  John Fees, co-founder of GradGuard and Paige Lee from Allianz Global Assistance will present on the topic:


This session will share data-driven insights compiled in the inaugural College Confidence Index identify several important trends for college and university administrators likely to influence their interactions with students and parents.

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Student financial services professionals including bursars, directors of finance and financial aid administrators all recognize the importance of financial literacy and this presentation helps them understand how careful decision design can also help them serve students better.


Please contact us if you would like to see the presentation and learn how colleges and universities are building confidence in the students and families they serve.  There are many easy methods that schools are implementing to help students make informed decisions such as:

  • FERPA notification;
  • Refund policy disclosures and tuition insurance programs;
  • Student health insurance and waiver processes;
  • Residential liability acknowledgement and renters insurance programs.


Topics: College Life Protected, Tuition Insurance, Best Practices by Colleges, business operations,, college refunds,


Written by GradGuard

GradGuard’s mission is to help schools protect the investment in higher education of the students and families they serve. Each student deserves the opportunity to succeed and protect their investment in college. By protecting students and their families from risks from college life, GradGuard helps reduce the cost of college and promote greater student success. GradGuard's modern tuition and renters insurance programs are valuable student benefits available through a network of more than 330 colleges and universities. Since 2009, GradGuard's insurance programs have protected more than 700,000 students and families. For more insights on #collegelife follow @GradGuard

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