Financial Aid

Office of Financial Aid

At UNK's Office of Financial Aid, our mission is to ensure students graduate from UNK by providing access to funding to assist with higher education expenses. We're dedicated to providing effective and efficient financial aid service to help support the academic goals of our students.

Engage. Educate. Empower. Ensure.

The Office of Financial Aid is located in the Memorial Student Affairs BuildingIf you are on campus please feel free to stop by and meet us. We will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have concerning financial aid at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.


GENERAL CONTACT INFORMATION                                         

Email:    finaid1@unk.edu  
Phone:   (308) 865-8520
Fax:       (308) 865-8096
Mail:      University of Nebraska at Kearney
                  Office of Financial Aid
                  Memorial Student Affairs Building
                  905 West 25th Street
                  Kearney, NE 68849

Office Hours:
                  8:00 - 5:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
                  9:30 - 5:00 Wednesday (Closed 8:00 - 9:30 for an office staff meeting)

The UNK Office of Financial Aid staff strives to ensure the most equitable experience possible. Click here for the University of Nebraska Code of Conduct policy.

Mary Sommers    Renne Besse
Mary Sommers, Director
sommersm@unk.edu 
  Renee Besse, Associate Director
besser@unk.edu 
     
 Matt Johnson
 
   Becca Dobry
 
Matt Johnson, Counselor/Student Loan Officer
johnsonmd@unk.edu 
  Becca Dobry, Counselor/Student Employment
dobryrd@unk.edu 
     
  Marissa Ridenour
 
   Jacque Triplett
 
Marissa Ridenour, Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator
ridenourmm@unk.edu 
  Jacque Triplett, Processing Specialist
triplettj@unk.edu 
     
 Kristie Artz     Laurie Long
Kristina Artz, Office Associate
artzkm@unk.edu 
  Laurie Long, Office Associate
longlc@unk.edu
 Wilfredo Lopez
 
   Jessica Miner
 
Wilfredo Lopez, Peer Advisor   Jessica Miner, Peer Advisor
     
Abe Dush
 
   
Abe Dush, Peer Advisor

 
 
 Allen Smith    Geoff Florom
Allen Smith, Veterans' Services
unkveterans@unk.edu
  Geoff Florom, Veterans' Services
unkveterans@unk.edu