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West Chester University Financial Aid


Contact West Chester University Financial Aid  

West Chester University Financial Aid

25 University Avenue, Suite 030
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2627
Fax: 610-436-2574

Fall/Spring Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-4:30pm

Summer Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-4:00pm

*The Financial Aid Office will be closed from 12pm to 4pm for walk-ins and appointments on the following days: May 30th, June 6th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, and July 11th.

During this time we will be hard at work processing your financial aid awards, verification documentation, and loans. You can still call us or have questions answered 24/7 by Ask Rammy our financial aid chatbot found on any page of our website.”

Meet Our Staff!

Staff Directory


Directors/Counseling Team

  • Mr. Daniel McIlhenny - Interim Director
    Available for appointments: Monday, Tuesday 
    Budget Adjustments, NCAA Processes, Athletics Awards, Graduate Assistant Waivers, PA National Guard, Special Situations, and Verification
  • Mrs. Emily Hall-Wood - Administrative Assistant
  • Mrs. Barbara Fenton - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments: Wednesday & Thursday/COD: Monday
    Administer all Merit-Based Scholarships, PHEAA Special Programs, Process all outside scholarships, Verification
  • Mr. Robert Foultz - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments: Monday & Tuesday / COD: Thursday
    Lender Liaison; Federal Direct Loans, Nursing Student Loan and Private Educational Loans program responsibilities; Federal Eligibility Issues; Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Committee, Verification and Special Situations
  • Ms. Katrina Kelly - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments: Monday & Wednesday
    Administers all PA and out of state grant programs, Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Process-Lead, Special situations
  • Mrs. Tori Nuccio - Interim Associate Director
    Available for appointments: Monday & Friday / COD: Wednesday
    Customer Service Manager, WCU PASSHE Center City Financial Aid Contact, Federal Pell and TEACH Grants, Financial Literacy Coordinator, Enrollment Changes-Adjustments/ Return of Title IV Funding, Federal Work Study, Special Situations, Verification
    , ADP/Summer Bridge Liaison, Single Point of Contact for Unaccompanied Homeless/Foster Youth. 
  • Mrs. Michele Bogdon - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments:Thursday & Friday/ COD: Tuesday
    Verification, Manages FAFSA related Finanical Aid Alerts, Special Situations
  • Mrs. Kristy Slusser - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments:Tuesday & Wednesday / COD: Friday
    Financial Aid contact for Out-of-State students; Consortium Agreements, Study Abroad, Verification and Special Situations, Veteran's Certification.

Information Specialists

  • Ms. Anna Gardner
  • Ms. Ann Mitchell
  • Susan O'Doherty

Coordinators and Program Support Team

  • Business Analyst - Mrs. Yaoli Xiong

Student Loans (Private, PLUS and Federal Ford Direct) -

  • Loan Coordinator (A-K) - Mrs. Kristine Blakely
  • Loan Coordinator(L-Z) - Mrs. Dot Hurley


  • Verification Data Coordinator - Mrs. Armineh Edgarian
  • Data Coordinator - Ms. Kimberly Green - support services to SAP, Federal Work Study, Federal Nursing, and Perkins Student Loan Programs
  • Data Integrity Coordinator - Mrs. Denise Kucowski-Hughes - FAO Web site Administrator and Digital Signage

Counselor of the Day (COD)

  • M
  • T
  • W
  • Th
  • F
Mrs. Fenton
Mrs. Bogdon
Mrs. Nuccio
Mr. Foultz
Mrs. Slusser

*Counselors are also available for telephone and in-person appointments. To view available appointment times, please click on "Directors/Counseling Team."

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