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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
CoordinatorOpen PositionUndergraduate Students, Last Names H-O
CoordinatorKim JarrettUndergraduate Students, Last Names P-Z
CoordinatorOpen PositionGraduate Students
CoordinatorLinda LawrenceLaw Students, Athletes
CoordinatorTim GormlyHospital 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
AdvisorShahidah SalaamGeneral Financial Aid and Account Information
AdvisorOpen PositionGeneral Financial Aid and Account Information
CoordinatorTopher ShortSystem Operations
CoordinatorJenni HashmanSystem Operations
Assistant DirectorChelsie FriedmanAdministration, Scholarships
Assistant DirectorScott GuerreroHospital Hill (Medical, Dental, Nursing, and Pharmacy Students)
Assistant DirectorRachel RobinsonAdministration, Processing
Associate DirectorOpen PositionAdministration
Administrative AssociateMegan AlbertsonAdministration, SAP
DirectorScott YoungAdministration