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About Us

Mission Statement
The CSUN Financial Aid and Scholarship Department promotes access to higher education by delivering accurate funding to eligible students in a timely manner. As we fulfill this mission, we educate students through outreach and counseling about life-skills and how to access and manage resources.  We support students with empathy and encourage civic responsibility, accountability, and financial well-being from a holistic approach.

Through our work we express the following values: respect, fairness, flexibility, integrity, patience, empathy, tolerance, inclusion and sustainability.

Staff Directory

Alain Resurreccion, Communications & Systems Specialist

Andrea Bernal, FA Module System Specialist

Andrew Griffith, Loan Technician

Anthony Montanio, Functional Analyst

Armenka Khashmanyan, Financial Aid Counselor

Bhernard Tila, Financial Aid Counselor

Bianca Lorona, Loan Analyst

Boris Blanco, Functional Analyst

Cassandra Cervantes, Financial Aid Representative

Cesar Padilla, Financial Aid Representative

Denise L. Hansford, Compliance Officer

Diana Medina, FA Counselor/FWS Coordinator

Domenica Majalca, Associate Director, Student Relations & Financial Literacy

Domonique Isabeau, Financial Aid Counselor

Elizabeth Arias, Athletic Financial Aid Coordinator/Customer Service Lead Interim

Emily C. Fitch, FA Grad & Retention Specialist

Gina Perez, Internal Scholarships Coordinator

Jayne Ponce Calucag, File Center Assistant

Jasmine Mencias, Associate Director, Operations

Jesus R. Alvarez, Financial Aid Representative

Karla Maria Ruiz, Financial Aid Counselor

Kathryn Vanegas, Assistant to the Director/Office Manager

Laura A. Santa Cruz, Specialized Operations Coordinator

Mark Guzman, Scholarships Portal Coordinator

Michael Guerra. Campus Scholarships Coordinator

Melanie Zapata, Financial Aid Representative

Melina Gomez, Grant Technician

Mitchell V. Lieu, Information Technology Consultant

Pamela Arriaga, Financial Aid Counselor

Pedro Bolanos, Financial Aid Representative

Sabrina Tumler, Account Support

Sarah Perez, Financial Aid Counselor

Shelline Warren, Director

Sonya Adlersberg, Financial Aid Counselor

Tsubura Caroline Talactac, Senior Specialist, Financial Aid Systems

Contact Information

Financial Aid & Scholarship Department
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8307

1.818.677.4085 Financial Aid
1.818.677.4907 Scholarships
1.818.677.2373 Work-Study

Holiday Closures

Veterans’ Day – 11/10/23
Thanksgiving Day – 11/23/23 and 11/24/23
Christmas Day – 12/25/23
New Year’s Day – 01/01/24
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – 01/15/24
César Chávez Day – 04/01/24
Memorial Day – 05/27/24
Juneteenth – 06/19/24