Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

About Us

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is to provide access to financial resources in a fair, sensitive, and confidential manner; to inform and educate students and families about their financial options; and to continually improve services so students may take full advantage of their educational opportunities. The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is committed to promoting and maintaining integrity, accuracy, and timeliness in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies that govern federal, state, institutional, and private funds to serve the maximum number of UNI students.

Meet the Staff 

Tim Bakula
Kaili Benham
Counselor: Private Loans
Ieshia Brown
Assistant Director - Diversity & Retention
Michelle Herzberg
Rylan Johnson
Andrea Krafka
Clerk III
Jack Murphy
Counselor: Recruitment & Outreach
Heidi Patterson
Assistant Director - Loans
Kristin Peiffer
Assistant Director - Scholarships
Heather Stalzer
Associate Director
Jennifer Sullivan
Counselor: Financial Literacy