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Meet the Financial Aid Staff

If you have questions about financial aid at Upstate and would like to speak with a member of the Financial Aid Office, please contact us directly.

To reach out to a financial aid advisor please email finaid@upstate.edu.

Jennifer Welch, Associate Dean of Admissions
Jennifer Welch
Associate Dean of
Admissions and
Financial Aid and
Chief Enrollment
Nicole Morgante
Nicole Morgante
Assistant Dean of
Financial Aid and
Student Data Systems
Vanessa Decker, Senior Associate Director
Vanessa Decker
Senior Associate Director
Tanya Milazzo, Financial Aid Advisor
Tanya Milazzo
Associate Director
of Financial Aid
Danielle Emeny Senior Financial Aid Advisor Staff Photo
Danielle Emeny
Senior Financial Aid Advisor
Meagan Dennison
Meagan Dennison
Financial Aid Assistant
Jim Rugg, Application Processor
Jim Rugg
Admissions and Financial Aid Application Processor
Rita Trusievitz, Support Staff
Rita Trusievitz
Admissions and Financial Aid Support Staff