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Email Policy

All official correspondence from the UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships Office will be sent to your UMKC assigned email address. It is important that you monitor and regularly check this email account.


Financial Aid Coordinators

Each student is assigned a Financial Aid and Scholarships Coordinator based on program of study and/or last name.

TitleStaffStudent Population
CoordinatorMark JeffriesUndergraduate Students, Last Names A-G
CoordinatorLisa PowerUndergraduate Students, Last Names H-O
CoordinatorKim JarrettUndergraduate Students, Last Names P-Z
CoordinatorAlyssa DickGraduate Students
CoordinatorLinda LawrenceLaw Students, Athletes
CoordinatorTopher ShortHospital Hill (Medical, Dental, Nursing, and Pharmacy Students)

Customer Service and Administrative Staff

All of our staff are available to assist students with questions and concerns regarding Financial Aid.

TitleStaffQuestions Concerning
AdvisorSteve BarnesGeneral Financial Aid and Account Information
AdvisorTim GormlyGeneral Financial Aid and Account Information
AdvisorMeghan WhelanGeneral Financial Aid and Account Information
CoordinatorFinancial Aid Open PositionSystem Operations
CoordinatorJenni HashmanSystem Operations
Assistant DirectorChelsie FriedmanAdministration, Scholarships
Assistant DirectorScott GuerreroHospital Hill (Medical, Dental, Nursing, and Pharmacy Students)
Assistant DirectorRachel RobinsonAdministration, Processing
Associate DirectorCarol RotachAdministration
Administrative AssociateCynthia SipesAdministration, SAP
DirectorScott YoungAdministration