​Financial Aid Staff

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs staff offers so much more than just a presentation of facts and figures.

They're here to help you assemble your budget and remove any barriers that may stand in the way of your collegiate goals. Meet the staff that's dedicated to helping you realize your dream to attend Syracuse University, as well as offering financial literacy training that will improve your life now and for many years to come.

Contact your financial aid counselor


Ellen Boone PortraitEllen Boone
Undergraduate Counselor
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Christopher Johnson portraitChristopher Johnson
Undergraduate Counselor
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Danielle SwartzellDanielle Swartzell
Undergraduate Counselor
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Laura OrtizLaura Ortiz
Assistant Director
HEOP, SSSP, POSSE and other programs/partnerships

Cathy HillCatherine Hill
Assistant Director
Athletic Awards 

Lisa FolsomLisa Folsom
Graduate Counselor
Online Programs

Tamara White PortraitTamara White
Senior Assistant Director
Dependent Tuition Benefit and Tuition Exchange

Jaclyn Collins PortraitJaclyn Collins
Assistant Director
Transfer Students and Undergraduate Veterans

Cynthia Roach PortraitCynthia Roach
Assistant Director
Graduate Students

Kimberly Radcliffe-LoorKimberly Radcliffe-Loor
Assistant Director
Haudenosaunee Promise, Phanstiel Scholarship, Gerry Scholarship and endowed awards

Patricia Hennigan PortraitPatricia Ann Hennigan
Senior Assistant Director

Kristen Wagner portraitKristen Wagner
Assistant Director
Say Yes, University Scholarships and external scholarships

Ernest Matthews III PortraitErnest Matthews III
Financial Aid Assistant

Sayyed Brown portraitSayyed Brown
Financial Aid Assistant

Kelsey Woodford PortraitKelsey Woodford
Assistant Director
Syracuse Smart Money

Kenneth Woods portraitKC Woods
Associate Director