Contact Us

Office Location
Murray-Herrick Campus Center, Suite 152
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Mailing Address
University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Main Telephone and Fax Numbers
Phone: (651) 962-6550
Toll free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6550

Fax: (651) 962-6599

E-mail
financialaid@stthomas.edu

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Find your Financial Aid Counselor

Mary Allen

Mary Allen

Financial Aid Assistant University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152

Phone: (651) 962-6602 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6602 Fax: (651) 962-6599

mary.allen@stthomas.edu

Kelly Beck

Kelly Beck
Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152-L

Kelly graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2009, earning his Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with a minor in Political Science. Before arriving at the University of St. Thomas, he spent more than 4 years in youth-focused business management and in the world of student-specific finance at Wells Fargo Bank on the campus of MSU Mankato. Kelly is thrilled to have the opportunity to help students achieve their academic dreams every day, and to be a part of an outstanding institution like the University of St. Thomas.

Phone: (651) 962-6557 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6557 Fax: (651) 962-6599

kelly.beck@stthomas.edu

Paula Benson

Paula Benson

Associate Director of Financial Aid
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152O

Phone: (651) 962-6547 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6547 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Susan Brady

Susan Brady

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152N

Phone: (651) 962-6553 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6553 Fax: (651) 962-6599

susan.brady@stthomas.edu

Joan Cleereman

Joan Cleereman

Information and Database Analyst

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 155

Phone: (651) 962-6625 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6625 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Lindsay DeVore

Lindsay DeVore

Systems Programmer

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 155
Phone: (651) 962-6491 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6491 Fax: 2-6599

Kelsie Edwards

Kelsie Edwards

Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152K
 
Kelsie joined the University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Financial Aid Office in 2014. She received her B.S. in Education from the University of North Dakota in 2010, further fueling her desire to continue in the higher education work place. Kelsie enjoys meeting with students and families to help them with their plans to finance their education at UST. During her free time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Phone: (651) 962-6167 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6167 Fax: (651) 962-6599 kelsie.edwards@stthomas.edu

Tammy Eickholt-Schroyer

Tammy Eickholt-Schroyer

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152C
 
Tammy joined the University of St. Thomas in 1999 as an administrative specialist in the Undergraduate Financial Aid Office. In 2001, she joined the undergraduate counseling team for the department and in 2005 became an Assistant Director. Tammy received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Iowa State University and received her Master of Social Work degree from the College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas in 2003. Her primary roles are providing financial aid counseling to undergraduate transfer students and administering the Minnesota State Grant program.

Phone: (651) 962-6552 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6552 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Kate Emmel

Kate Emmel

Financial Aid Assistant

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152

Phone: (651) 962-6551 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6551 Fax: (651) 962-6599 kate.emmel@stthomas.edu 

James Hammar

James Hammar

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152J
 
James graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2002 with a BA in Journalism  and completed a MA in English Literature in 2010. James transferred to UST from the University of Wisconsin-Madison after a year of lectures with 300+ classmates and no professor interaction. James found exactly what he was looking for at UST and currently works with other transfer students from four-year public institutions as well as students from area high schools to help them access a St. Thomas education. James paid for 100 percent of his college education at UST through a combination of hard work and financing and he is eager to help you determine how you can do the same.

Phone: (651) 962-6555 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6555 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Kristy Hartung

Kristy Hartung

Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152H
 
Kristy graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2011 earning Bachelor’s degrees in Leadership and Management and Business Communications. She then worked in Residence Life and completed a Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2014 in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development with an emphasis in Higher Education. With her love for the St. Thomas community, Kristy then returned to UST in 2014 to join the Financial Aid Team.

Phone: (651) 962-6582 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6582 Fax: (651) 962-6599 kristy.hartung@stthomas.edu

Liz Hayes

Liz Hayes

Associate Director of Enrollment Operations

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152B

Phone: (651) 962-6158 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6158 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Heidi Hjort

Heidi Hjort

Systems Analyst

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 107
 
Heidi joined the University of St. Thomas in March 2005 as part of the front office staff in the Financial Aid office and became Systems Analyst in July 2006.  She graduated from Concordia College-Moorhead with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Mathematics.  Her financial aid background started as a student worker in college.

Phone: (651) 962-6018 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6018 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Karen Julian

Karen Julian

Director of Enrollment Operations

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 109

Phone: (651) 962-6176 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6176 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Sheila Keenan

Sheila Keenan

Associate Director of Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152E
 
Sheila joined the University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Financial Aid Office in 2009. Prior to that time she worked as Assistant Director of Financial Aid at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design and as a loan manager at the University of Minnesota. A graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Sheila holds a Bachelor of Fine Art in Design. Sheila is currently an Associate Director within the Undergraduate Financial Aid Office where she counsels students and families primarily from Twin City Suburban Public and Private Schools.
 

Phone: (651) 962-6632 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6632 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Teresa Kohlbeck

Teresa Kohlbeck

Technical Process Analyst

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 155

Phone: (651) 962-6183 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6183 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Scott Meyer

Scott Meyer

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152G
 
Scott joined the University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Financial Aid Office in 2002. Prior to that time, he worked as a Management Control Analyst for a student loan service provider. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Scott holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in History and Broad Field Social Studies, along with a Religious Studies Minor. Scott is currently an Assistant Director within the Undergraduate Financial Aid Office, where he counsels students from the Catholic high schools located in the Twin Cities. He also oversees the Return of Title IV funds and the administration of various federal grant programs.

Phone: (651) 962-6635 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6635 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Kris Roach

Kris Roach

Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152F
 
Kris has been working in higher education (admissions and financial aid) for over 25 years, the last 19 of which have been at the University of St. Thomas. Kris is also active in MAFAA (the MN Association of Financial Aid Administrators), MACAC (the MN Association for College Admission Counseling) and NACAC (the National Association for College Admission Counseling). Kris earned her BA from St. Olaf College and MBA from the University of St. Thomas.

Phone: (651) 962-6168 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6168 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Yumi Scanlon

Yumi Scanlon

Systems Specialist

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 155

Phone: (651) 962-6631 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6631 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Jeff Schmidt

Jeff Schmidt

Senior Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152I
 
Jeff graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2003 with a B.A. in Financial Management and a Spanish Minor.  After three years in the financial services workplace, he is thrilled to be back on campus working with students as a Financial Aid Counselor.  In his free time he enjoys sports, cooking and fixing up his house. Jeff is pursuing an MBA in accounting. 

Phone: (651) 962-6586 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6586 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Mary Sokol

Mary Sokol

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152M

Phone: (651) 962-6556 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6556 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Robin Taney

Robin Taney

Financial Aid Assistant

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152

Phone: (651) 962-6637 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6637 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Briana Thein

Briana Thein

Financial Aid Assistant University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 152

Phone: (651) 962-6633 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6633 Fax: (651) 962-6599

briana.thein@stthomas.edu

Jami Winters

Jami Winters
Systems Analyst

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096

Office Location: MHC 108

Phone: (651) 962-6554 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6554 Fax: (651) 962-6599

jami.winters@stthomas.edu