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West Chester University Financial Aid


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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

Meet Our Staff!

Staff Directory

Directors/Counseling Team

  • Mr. Brandon Vinson - AVP of Financial Aid
  • Mrs. Emily Hall-Wood - Administrative Assistant
  • Mr. Daniel McIlhenny - Senior Associate Director
    Available for appointments: Monday, Tuesday 
    Budget Adjustments, NCAA Processes, Athletics Awards, Graduate Assistant Waivers, PA National Guard, Special Situations, and Verification
  • 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 Loan, Perkins Loan, Nursing Student Loan and Private Educational Loans program responsibilities; Federal Eligibility Issues; Verification and Special Situations
  • Mrs. Carolyn Speidel - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments: Monday & Wednesday, Friday
    Administers all PA and out of state grant programs, Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Process-Lead, Special situations
  • Mrs. Tori Nuccio - Assistant 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. Ann Mitchell
  • Ms. Diane Weiss

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)

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  • Th
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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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