Financial Aid


The Office of Financial Aid and Outreach Services coordinates state-level student financial aid programs, serving as a resource for institutional and external grants, scholarships, loans, and student work-study programs across West Virginia’s higher education system. In addition to administering all state-funded financial aid programs, the office assists students in fulfilling their academic aspirations through outreach programs aimed at educating them and their families about financial aid opportunities.


Financial aid hotline: 888-825-5707

304-558-4618 (office)  |  304-558-4622 (fax)  |  1018 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV

Office suite: Boulevard Tower, 5th floor

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Brian Weingart

Brian Weingart, Senior Director of Financial Aid

304-558-4618 ext. 234
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August Kafer, Financial Aid Outreach Counselor

304-558-4618 ext. 258

Judy Kee Smith, Statewide Coordinator

304-558-4618 ext. 322

Karen Martin, Administrative Assistant Senior

304-558-4618 ext. 271
 Tana Pendell

Tana Pendell Mounts, Program Administrator

304-558-4618 ext. 316

Kathryn Staats, Administrative Associate

304-558-4618 ext. 313

Carrie Watters, Program Specialist

304-558-4618 ext. 315