Student Financial Services Center

Financial Aid Staff Listing

Joe Cooper

  • Director, Student Financial Services Center

Specialties

  • Oversee all functions the Student Financial Services Center.
  • Plan and implement financial aid operations.
  • Manage and project the financial aid budget.
  • Meet with prospective and current students about financial aid information.
Erik Crowley

Erik Crowley

  • Financial Aid Manager

Specialties

  • Administer Tuition Incentive Program (TIP), Michigan Competitive Scholarship and Gear Up
  • Meet with prospective and current students answering financial aid questions.
  • Perform analysis functions of FAFSA information.
Renae DesRochers

Renae DesRochers

  • Senior Financial Aid Manager

Specialties

  • Administer Federal Direct Loan Program.
  • Certify private/alternative educational loans.
  • Counsel students and families regarding loan programs and eligibility.
  • Perform analysis functions of FAFSA information.
Colleen Erva

Colleen Erva

  • Senior Associate Director

Specialties

  • Perform verification/reconciliation of financial aid applications.
  • Counsel students and parents on application preparation, aid delivery and financing options.
  • Financial Aid liaison to the athletic department.
  • Return of Title IV Aid.
Linda Fontaine

Linda Fontaine

  • Associate Director

Specialties

  • Administer the federal financial aid programs including the Pell Grant Program (PELL).
  • Coordinate the need-analysis delivery cycle and verification.
  • Coordinate the professional discretion and adjustment policies.
  • Participate in general financial aid counseling.
Alyssa Fredin

Alyssa Fredin

  • Assistant Director

Specialties

  • Administer and monitor university donor funded scholarship programs.
  • Administer the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver.
  • Meet with prospective and current students answering financial aid questions.
  • Perform analysis functions of FAFSA information.
Rachael Hathcoat

Rachael Hathcoat

  • Office Assistant
  • Provide professional and administrative support to the financial aid staff.
  • Process scholarships coming from non-Michigan Tech resources i.e. high school, community scholarships.
  • Coordinate the document imaging process.
  • Review and approve payroll for all departmental staff members.
  • Manage department budget.
Katie Lucca

Katie Lucca

  • Financial Aid Manager

Specialties

  • Monitor and Administer the Federal Work Study Program
  • Assist with administering university donor funded scholarship programs
  • Meet and counsel students looking to Study Abroad
  • Meet with prospective and current students answering financial aid questions.
  • Perform analysis functions of FAFSA information
Keith Machiela

Keith Machiela

  • Director of Accounts Receivable

Areas of Responsibility

  • Overseeing and directing student accounts
  • Managing the cashier's office
  • Assessing tuition/fees
  • Generating student billings
  • Communicating with students/parents regarding student bills
Andrew Miles

Andrew Miles

  • Senior Financial Aid Manager

Specialties

  • Administer Satisfactory Progress
  • Meet with prospective and current students answering financial aid questions.
  • Perform analysis functions of FAFSA information.
Heidi Schaaf

Heidi Schaaf

  • Administrative Aide
  • Provide administrative and customer service support for the Student Financial Services Center
  • Receive and process student tuition, rent, health insurance, and scholarship payments
  • Process Enrollment Deposits for prospective students
  • Process MTU Department Deposits, Accounts Receivable, and Sponsored Project Payments
  • Payment Plan enrollment and processing
Jamie Schultz

Jamie Schultz

  • Administrative Aide
  • Provide administrative and customer service support for the Student Financial Services Center
  • Receive and process student tuition, rent, health insurance, and scholarship payments
  • Process Enrollment Deposits for prospective students
  • Process MTU Department Deposits, Accounts Receivable, and Sponsored Project Payments
  • Payment Plan enrollment and processing
Joanna Wesner

Joanna Wesner

  • Administrative Aide
  • Provide administrative and customer service support for the Student Financial Services Center
  • Receive and process student tuition, rent, health insurance, and scholarship payments
  • Process Enrollment Deposits for prospective students
  • Process MTU Department Deposits, Accounts Receivable, and Sponsored Project Payments
  • Installment Prepayment Plan enrollment and processing
  • Third party scholarship maintenance and billing