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On this page, you'll find a directory of Financial Aid experts who work in our office. For the most efficient response, be sure to provide the following information when you send an email to anyone in our office:

  • Student ID number (CWID)
  • First and last name
  • Phone number

The first red accordion will show you the staff members can help with many common issues, including

  • Bank Mobile Disbursements
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • California Dream Act
  • Disbursements
  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)

The second red accordion shows a list of other topics and the staff members who can assist with those.

Please contact the person who is designated to assist you, based on the first letter of your last name, or as listed for additional topics.


If Your Last Name Begins With

If your last name begins with A-H

Students with last names starting with A-H should contact Mari Betosip, financial aid specialist, at betosipmari@deanza.edu about

  • Bank Mobile Disbursements
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • California Dream Act
  • Disbursements
  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)

If your last name begins with I-O

Students with last names starting with I-O should contact Laura Hiler, financial aid specialist, at hilerlaura@deanza.edu about

  • Bank Mobile Disbursements
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • California Dream Act
  • Disbursements
  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)

If your last name begins with P-V

Students with last names starting with P-V should contact Claudia Ruelas, financial aid specialist, at ruelasclaudia@deanza.edu about

  • Bank Mobile Disbursements
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • California Dream Act
  • Disbursements
  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)

If your last name begins with W - Z

Students with last names starting with W-Z, should contact Millie Perez-Perea, financial aid specialist, at perezpereamillie@fhda.edu about

  • Bank Mobile Disbursements
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • California Dream Act
  • Disbursements
  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)


For Assistance With Other Issues

Appeals for Extended Probation

Contact Gary Valentine, assistant director of financial aid, at valentinegary@deanza.edu

Book Vouchers

Contact any of the following

California College Promise fee waivers

Contact Sandra Magallon, financial aid specialist, at magalloncervantessandra@deanza.edu

Chafee Grants for Foster Youth

Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez, financial aid coordinator(student employment specialist), at godoy-rodriguezmayra@fhda.edu

De Anza College Promise

Contact Sandra Magallon, financial aid specialist, at magalloncervantessandra@deanza.edu

Dependency Status Review

Contact Gary Valentine, assistant director of financial aid, at valentinegary@deanza.edu

Pell Overpayment

Contact Thao Nguyen, financial aid coordinator, at nguyenthao@deanza.edu

Requests for Extension

Contact Gary Valentine, assistant director of financial aid, at valentinegary@deanza.edu

Satisfactory Academic Progress 

Contact Gary Valentine, assistant director of financial aid, at valentinegary@deanza.edu

Scholarships

Contact Millie Perez Perea, financial aid specialist, at perezpereamillie@deanza.edu

Work-Study or Student Jobs

Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez, financial aid coordinator (student employment specialist), at godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu 

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