About Us


Financial Aid staff members are available to assist with inquiries via phone or in Griz Central Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Staff members are also available at the Missoula College East Campus on Wednesdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Individual appointments are available by request at either location, 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 on the second floor in Griz Central. A campus map is available to help you find the building.

Staff List

Kent McGowan - Director of Financial Aid
Dala Gant - Director of Scholarships
Connie Bowman - Associate Director, Work Programs
Carol Durnford - Associate Director, Grant Programs
Cathy Johnson - Associate Director, Customer Care
Diane Llewellyn - Senior Financial Aid Evaluator, Loans
Tom Steigers - Computer Systems Analyst
Theresa Brown Fritz- Griz Central Supervisor
Sandy Christiansen - Financial Aid Evaluator
Danielle Dinges - Financial Aid Evaluator
Sophie Haugsjaa - Financial Aid Evaluator
Ginger Lowry- Financial Aid Evaluator, Document Management
Sarah Wade - Financial Aid Evaluator, Scholarships
Cassie Clark - Financial Aid Specialist, Loans
April Wilbur - Financial Aid Specialist, Scholarships
Jasmine Wingfield - Financial Aid Specialist, Work Programs