Adviser Directory

Each student has a specific financial aid adviser - assigned based on the first letters of a student's last name (see the Alpha Sections below). However, advisers can help any student and at least one adviser is available on a drop-in basis each weekday.

You may also schedule an appointment to meet with your assigned adviser or you may write your adviser directly (making sure to put your student ID at the top of each page):

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
205 Hahn Student Services
1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064.

Patrick Register Patrick Register


Apri MedinaAprí Medina

Associate Director, Advising

Alpha Section: LAN-MOL

Jessica Moore Jessica Moore
Assistant Director

Federal and State Programs      

Alpha Section: A- BAR

GlenGlenn Gumin

Assistant Director

Customer Service & Special Programs                   


Liz Martin-GarciaLiz Martín-García                                

Financial Aid Adviser/Analyst

Alpha Section: Dreamers

Lorena RodriguezLorena Rodriguez
Financial Aid Adviser
Alpha Section: BAS - DAN

lindaLinda Copp
Financial Aid Adviser
Alpha Section: DAO - GR

Margie SpanoMargie Spano
Financial Aid Adviser
Alpha Section: GU - LAM


Rocky BarreraRocky Barrera
Financial Aid Adviser
Alpha Section: MON - RAMIREZ

Ann ThottamAnn Thottam
Financial Aid Adviser
Alpha Section: RAMOS - S

Education Abroad (A- L)

Susan GirardSusan Girard
Financial Aid Adviser
Alpha Section: T - Z

Education Abroad: (M - Z)

Diana SmithDiana Smith
Financial Aid Adviser
Alpha Section: Graduate Students

Maria OrozcoMaria Orozco
Financial Aid Adviser

Communication & Media Specialist

paolaPaola Gutierrez

Financial Aid Adviser

Private & Federal Loan Processor

christianChristian Regalado

Financial Aid Adviser

Customer Service