Staff Directory

Welcome to the Financial Aid Staff Directory!

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships welcomes the opportunity to assist you in making a quality education affordable. We encourage students and families to contact us by phone to 831-459-2963 or by visiting in person to 201 Hahn Student Services for more immediate support. However, you may also email our advising team to finaid@ucsc.edu and include your student ID number. Note that it can take up to 72 business hours for a response during standard times, and 7-10 business days during peak periods.

For a full list of advising program responsibilities and assigned student caseloads by last name, click here.

Office Peak Times

Fall: September 1 through October 1

Winter: December 10 through January 15

Spring: March 1 through March 31

Summer: June 1 through June  30

Lorena Lara Chavez Rodriguez

  • Title
    • Director
  • Department
    • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Individual profile page for Lorena Lara Chavez Rodriguez

Penny M Davis

  • Title
    • Deputy Director
  • Department
    • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Individual profile page for Penny M Davis

Kamil Shankar

  • Title
    • Associate Director of Financial Aid
  • Department
    • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Individual profile page for Kamil Shankar

Maria Orozco

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Customer Service, Special Programs, and Outreach
  • Department
    • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Individual profile page for Maria Orozco

Erin Burns

  • Title
    • Data Management Supervisor
  • Department
    • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Individual profile page for Erin Burns

Christine Camicia

  • Title
    • Business Manager
  • Department
    • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Individual profile page for Christine Camicia

Jessica M Moore

  • Title
    • Senior Financial Aid Adviser
Jessica M Moore

Luis Melgoza

  • Title
    • Financial Aid Adviser
Luis Melgoza

Amy Cruz

    Amy Cruz

    Frankie Quiroz

    • Title
      • Financial Aid Adviser
    Frankie Quiroz

    David Nelson

    • Title
      • Financial Aid Advisor
    David Nelson

    Stephanie Cabrera

      Stephanie Cabrera

      Joyce Marielena Parker

        Joyce Marielena Parker

        Kori L Calubaquib

        • Title
          • Scholarship Manager
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Kori L Calubaquib

        Savannah Calero

        • Title
          • Training Manager
          • Senior Adviser
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Savannah Calero

        Analuisa Chavez

        • Title
          • Compliance Counselor
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Analuisa Chavez

        Tara Redkar

        • Title
          • Lead Business Systems Analyst/Process Manager
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Tara Redkar

        Kelly Greer

        • Title
          • Business Systems Analyst
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Kelly Greer

        Rajvi Brahmbhatt

        • Title
          • Senior Business Systems Analyst
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Rajvi Brahmbhatt

        Cheryl Wical

        • Title
          • Sr. Business Systems Analyst
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Cheryl Wical

        Jaggi Krishna

        • Title
          • Sr. Business System Analyst
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Jaggi Krishna

        Stephanie Robyn Covey

        • Title
          • records coordinator
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Stephanie Robyn Covey

        Patrick Martin

        • Title
          • Financial Service Analyst
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Patrick Martin

        Paula Marie Rizzi

        • Title
          • Loan Coordinator
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Paula Marie Rizzi

        Halleigh Jamilla Charnell Farley

        • Title
          • Financial Management Data Analyst
        • Department
          • Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
        Halleigh Jamilla Charnell Farley