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.


     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 strive 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 
  Renee Besse, Associate Director 
 Matt Johnson
   Becca Dobry
Matt Johnson, Counselor/Student Loan Officer 
  Becca Dobry, Counselor/Student Employment 
  Marissa Ridenour
   Jacque Triplett
Marissa Ridenour, Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator 
  Jacque Triplett, Processing Specialist 
 Kristie Artz     Laurie Long
Kristina Artz, Office Associate 
  Laurie Long, Office Associate
 Wilfredo Lopez
   Jessica Miner
Wilfredo Lopez, Peer Advisor   Jessica Miner, Peer Advisor
Abe Dush
   Kaelynn Davis
Abe Dush, Peer Advisor

  Kaelynn Davis, Student Employment Services

 Allen Smith
   Geoff Florom
Allen Smith, Veterans' Services 
  Geoff Florom, Veterans' Services