Ohio University

Contacting the Financial Aid Office

Availability of University Employees for Information Dissemination

The University is required to designate an employee or group of employees to assist enrolled or prospective students in obtaining all required consumer information. Ohio University has designated the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships to be available, upon reasonable notice, to any enrolled or prospective student throughout the normal administrative working hours - Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please be prepared to give your PID number when contacting our office.

Financial Aid Advisors
If your last name begins with ... ... Your assigned financial aid advisor is ...
A, D, F, J, X Christina Bratton, MS 
Assistant Director of Needs Analysis 
brattoc1@ohio.edu 
C, G, K, L James Bruggeman, BSME 
Assistant Director of Data Analysis 
bruggemj@ohio.edu 
M, R, W Amber Brookins, AS
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
brookins@ohio.edu
I, N, S, V Rachel West, MSP 
Assistant Director of Loans 
westr1@ohio.edu 
E, H, O, P, T Cyril Scruggs
Assistant Director of Federal Grants and Work-Study
cscruggs@ohio.edu 
B, Q, U, Y, Z Melissa Van Meter, MA
Associate Director of Operations
vanmetem@ohio.edu
   
Online Degree Students - A - L Steven Kowalczyk, BS 
Assistant Director of Financial Aid - eLearning 
kowalczs@ohio.edu 
Online Degree Students - M - Z Lisa Butler, MA 
Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid - eLearning 
butlerl@ohio.edu 

 

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Valerie Miller, MBA
Director
 
Jill Lallier, M. Ed.
Senior Associate Director
 
Melissa Van Meter, MA
Associate Director of Operations
 
Jennifer Longstreth, BA
Administrative Specialist
 

Auxiliaries

James Bruggeman, BSME
Assistant Director of Data Analysis
 
 
Amber Brookins, AS
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
 
Cyril Scruggs, BS
Assistant Director of Federal Grants and Work-Study
 

Client Services

Teresa Harris
Records Management Specialist, Client Services Manager
 
 

eLearning

Lisa Butler, MA
Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid - eLearning
 
Steven Kowalczyk, BS
Assistant Director of Financial Aid - eLearning
 
Jane Hollon
Accounting Support Specialist
 

Loans

Rachel West, MSP
Assistant Director of Loans
 
Tina Hale
Accounting Support Senior Specialist
 
Larissa Barnhart, AAFS
Accounting Support Associate
 
Magdalene McCoy, AA
Accounting Support Specialist
 

Scholarships

Sandi Krivesti, BSS
Senior Assistant Director of Scholarships
 
Pamela Stevenson, BA
Accounting Support Specialist
 

Verification

Christina Bratton, MS
Assistant Director of Needs Analysis
 
Bobbi Bowman, BS
Records Management Specialist
 
Angela Young
Records Management Associate