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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

Meet Our Staff!


Directors/Counseling Team

  • Mr. Dana Parker - Director
    Available for appointments: Tuesday, Wednesday
    Budget Adjustments, Consortium Agreements, Enrollment Changes-Adjustments, Federal Perkins/Nursing Student Loans, Special Situations, Study Abroad, Veteran Assistance
  • Mr. Daniel McIlhenny - Senior Associate Director
    Available for appointments: Monday, Tuesday 
    Customer Service Manager, NCAA Processes, Athletics Awards, Graduate Assistant Waivers, PA National Guard, Federal Direct and Private Student Loan Compliance, Lender Liaison, WCU PASSHE Center City Financial Aid Contact, 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, FAO Facebook Administrator, 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
    Federal Pell and TEACH Grants, Financial Literacy Coordinator, Federal Work Study, Special Situations, Verification
    , Return of Title IV funding, Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Liaison
  • Mrs. Michele Bogdon - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments:Thursday & Friday/ COD: Tuesday
    Verification, Out of state student liaison
  • Mrs. Kristy Slusser - Assistant Director
    Available for appointments:Tuesday & Wednesday / COD: Friday
    Financial Aid contact for Out-of-State students; Assist in the Administering of all Scholarships, Verification and Special Situations, Veteran's Certification.

Information Specialists

  • Ms. Kathy Brady
  • Ms. Marisol Padilla
  • Ms. Diane Weiss

Coordinators and Program Support Team

  • Administrative Assistant - Mrs. Gail D'Isidoro
  • Business Analysis - Mrs. Yaoli Xiong - Financial Aid and Bursar Offices

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
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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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