Contact Us

Office Location
Murray-Herrick Campus Center, Suite 152
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Mailing Address
University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152Q

Phone: (651) 962-6551 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6551 Fax: (651) 962-6599

mary.allen@stthomas.edu

Paula Benson

Paula Benson

Associate Director of Financial Aid
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 155

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 155

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

Elly Coppersmith

Elly Coppersmith

Senior Systems Programmer

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 155

Phone: (651) 962-6362 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6362 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 55105-1078

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

Mary Dvorsky

Mary Dvorsky

Financial Aid Assistant

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152Q
 
Mary joined St Thomas in 2001 and has enjoyed it from the first day. “The financial aid office is a wonderful place to work”. We always try to be as helpful and knowledgeable as we can in assisting the UST students and parents.

Phone: (651) 962-6551 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6551 Fax: (651) 962-6599

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 106A
 
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

Marla Friederichs

Marla Friederichs

Assoc. V.P. of Admissions & Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Admissions Office
Mail 5017
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 250a

Marla has been at St. Thomas for more than 25 years serving as the assistant director of financial aid, the director of undergraduate admissions and the associate vice president for admissions and financial aid.  She is a proud graduate of the University of North Dakota with a B.S. in Criminal Justice and an M.S. in Counseling with a concentration in management.  Although she did not attend St. Thomas (they weren’t coed at the time), she is proud to say that both of her sons are Tommie graduates.  Sam ’07 graduated with a major in biology and Jake ’09 graduated with majors in business and environmental studies.  Both are gainfully employed in their fields and neither of them lives in her basement.

Phone: (651) 962-6151 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6151 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Efrain Garcia

Efrain Garcia

Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152L

Efrain joined the Undergraduate Financial Aid Office in 2011. He is part of the undergraduate counselor team and primarily serves students in Northern Minnesota, and the Twin Cities Public Schools. Efrain received his B.A. in Marketing from UST in 2009. On his free time he enjoys video gaming, reading, biking and is currently pursuing his MBA in Finance at UST.

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

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 106B
 
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 instituitions 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

Heidi Hjort

Heidi Hjort

Systems Analyst

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 109

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

Sheila Keenan

Sheila Keenan

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152J
 
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 Assistant 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 55105-1078

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 55105-1078

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

Liz Reardon

Liz Reardon

Associate Director of Enrollment Operations

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152B

Phone: (651) 962-6158 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6158 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 55105-1078

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 Programmer

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 155

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

Jeff Schmidt

Jeff Schmidt

Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152M

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

Kevin Stanke

Kevin Stanke

Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152K
 
Kevin joined University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Financial Aid Office in 2009. Previously, he had been involved in financial aid at the College of St Catherine. Kevin graduated from University of Wisconsin- River Falls in 2004 and graduated from High School from Northfield, MN. Kevin is a sensible fit to be a representative to Southern Minnesota students considering UST, as well as students from most of the greater U.S.

Phone: (651) 962-6582 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6582 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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152Q

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 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152Q

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

briana.thein@stthomas.edu

Brian Weber

Brian Weber

Senior Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 152H

Brian graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2006 with a B.A. in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Theology. He received his M.A. in Leadership in Student Affairs from UST in 2009 and has served on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Association for College Admission Counseling. Originally an out-of-state student himself, Brian works primarily with our out-of-state students from Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota as a Senior Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor. Brian loves the Twin Cities for its vibrant music and arts scene and its many dog parks.

Phone: (651) 962-6167 Toll Free: (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6167 Fax: (651) 962-6599

Jami Winters

Jami Winters
Systems Analyst

University of St. Thomas
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Mail 5007
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1078

Office Location: MHC 108

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

jami.winters@stthomas.edu