About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Financial Aid office is to assist prospective, current students and families reach the student's educational goals by providing relevant information regarding financial resources.  Successful achievement of these goals incorporates the delivery of exceptional service in a timely, efficient, and equitable manner while maintaining confidentiality of personal information with the utmost integrity and remaining in compliance with applicable federal, state and institutional policies.

Through access to Financial Aid, all types of students are able to take advantage of the expansive educational experiences that engage students in transformative learning, leadership and research opportunities, and a unique liberal arts education that allows them to be better global citizens.

Meet Our Staff

The Office of Financial Aid is located at 107 Parks Hall and office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our office staff strives to meet individual needs in a timely and efficient manner. Providing exceptional customer service is our first priority. Please utilize our staff to assist your family in early planning for all educational expenses. While Financial Aid Advisors are assigned to students based on their last name as specified below, any available advisor can assist you with your questions.

Meet the Team

Financial Aid Staff

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Beth Gamble

Beth Gamble

Financial Aid Advisor (A-C)
Federal Work-Study Coordinator
478-445-1827
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Maddy Duke - Financial Aid

Maddy Duke

Financial Aid Advisor (D-G)
Verification Coordinator
478-445-2114
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Julia Harris

Julia Harris

Financial Aid Advisor (H-L)
State Scholarship and Grant Coordinator
478-445-5406
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Lindsey

Lindsey Newell

Financial Aid Advisor (M-R)
Scholarship/NCAA Compliance Coordinator
478-445-5854
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Jamicheal Williams

Financial Aid Advisor (S-Z)
Student Loan Coordinator
478-445-5855
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Synethia Brookins - Financial Aid

Synethia Brookins

Processing and Communications Coordinator
478-445-0807
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Shakira Tillman

Shakira Tillman

GCSU Scholarships Coordinator
478-445-3648
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Alma Ely

Alma Ely

Office Assistant
Parks Hall 107
478-445-5149
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Keorra Harper

Financial Aid Advisor/EligibiIity & Processing Coordinator
478-445-5150
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Carla Morris

Carla Morris

Systems Coordinator
478-445-5887
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Alyson Smith

Alyson Smith

Assistant Director
478-445-4752
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Shannon Simmons

Shannon Simmons

Director
478-445-5153