About Us


Financial Aid staff members are available to assist with inquiries via phone or in the Lommasson Center.

The office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Individual appointments are available by request, usually between 9:30 AM and 4:00 PM.


Phone Number: (406) 243-5373
Fax Number: (406) 243-4930


Email your questions to the Financial Aid Office at faid@mso.umt.edu. We try to respond to all inquiries within two business days.


The Financial Aid Office is located in the Emma B. Lommasson Center, room 218, on the second floor. A campus map is available to help you find the building.

Staff List

Kent McGowan - Director of Financial Aid
Dala Gant - Director of Scholarships
Carol Durnford - Associate Director
Diane Llewellyn - Senior Financial Aid Evaluator, Loans
Ellen Smith - Senior Financial Aid Evaluator, Work-Study
Sandy Christiansen - Financial Aid Evaluator
Sophie Haugsjaa - Financial Aid Evaluator
Ginger Lowry- Financial Aid Evaluator
Sarah Wade - Financial Aid Evaluator
Theresa Brown Fritz- Customer Care Coordinator
Cassie Clark - Financial Aid Assistant
April Wilbur - Financial Aid Assistant