Student Financial Services

An education at Seattle University is an investment in a student's future success. The Student Financial Services Office awards over 91% of undergraduate students and over 68% of graduate students with financial aid each year. These award packages assist in our mission to make Jesuit education affordable and accessible.

First-Year Confirmation Deadline Extended to June 17, 2024

In light of delays in the FAFSA rollout, the enrollment deposit deadline for admitted first-year applicants has been extended to June 17, 2024. Claim your spot by completing the Admissions Response Form in your Redhawk Admissions Portal.

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The Student Financial Services and Financial Aid website contains information for items related to bills and payment, scholarships, completing a FAFSA, student employment, and more.  The information can be used by students who receive financial aid or are interested in applying for it, including new students, continuing students, undergraduates and graduate students. 

Student Billing and Payments

We’re ready to assist you and your family in understanding and paying your bill. This includes responding to questions you raise when you visit our office in person, but also posting charges and updates to your account, distributing aid as applicable to your account, setting up payment plans and taking payments.

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Tuition and Fees

Financing a top-tier education may appear overwhelming, yet our goal is to ensure your educational investment is within reach. Tuition, fees, or expenses can differ based on program and degree, and we’re happy to share the cost of attendance to help you plan for your future goals.

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Whether you're exploring grants, loans, or scholarships, we’re here to guide you through the application process, ensuring you understand eligibility criteria and deadlines. We’ll also help you navigate the complexities of this process and make sure you know all the options available to you. Plus, you can learn how to leverage your merit, need and other specifics to qualify for specific scholarships.

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Meet our Redhawk Service Center Counselors

This team staffs the Redhawk Service Center on the second floor of Vi Hilbert Hall, providing the first point of contact for individuals visiting the Student Financial Services Office in person, by phone, or via email.

Jennifer Young
Assistant Director, Student Contact and Communications

John Wilkins
Senior Redhawk Counselor

Jensen Wills-Ching
Redhawk Counselor

Kristi Brown
Redhawk Counselor

Meet Our Counselors

Becca Bello
Senior Student Financial Services Counselor
Last Names: A-Cl
Tuition Remission

Angela Wuttig
Senior Student Financial Services Counselor
Last Names: Co-G
Education Abroad

Gabby Santos
Assistant Director SFS, Student Financial Services Counselor
Last Names: H-J
Athletic Student Aid & Veteran's School Certifying Official

Niall Quinn
Student Financial Services Counselor II
Last Names: K-M

Amber Brockel
Associate Director, Student Financial Services Counseling
Last Names: N-R
Student Employment

John Wilkins
Student Financial Services Counselor, Senior Redhawk Counselor
Last Names: S-Z

Meet Our Operations Team

Financial Services Loan and Operations team are responsible for much of the background work in the Student Financial Services Office. They are responsible for receipt and transmission of data between Seattle University and the federal financial aid systems, maintaining integrity between those systems. In addition to system processing and integrity, evaluators certify private educational loans and complete the federally-required verification process on students Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSAs).

Ben Lockyear
Assistant Director, Operations

Hieng Eng
Operations Specialist II

Matt Christian
Operations Specialist

Meet Our Student Account Representative Team

Student Account Representatives are responsible for third-party posting payments to students accounts and processing refunds due to students because of financial aid or overpayments on accounts. They also handle invoicing for third party sponsors, processing outside scholarships, processing requests for payment plans and questions about billing and late fees.

Mindy Hoover
Billing & Outside Scholarship Representative, Enrollment Services

J.B. Stetson
Billing Representative

Meet Our Account Resolution Specialist Team

Account Resolution Specialists are responsible for contacting former students who have outstanding debts to the University. Whenever possible, they establish special payment agreements to resolve past due debts and are responsible for referring accounts with unresolved delinquent balances to collection agencies.

Gena Asmore
Account Resolutions Specialist, Student Financial Services

Meet Our Leadership

The Student Financial Services Management Team works together to coordinate the efforts of all members of the SFS Staff.

Jordan Grant
Assistant Provost, Student Financial Services

Yen Ngo
Director of Student Financial Aid, Student Financial Services

Jim Austin
Associate Director - Technology, Student Financial Services

Sean Drew
Associate Director - Student Accounts

Amber Brockel
Associate Director - Counseling, Student Financial Services