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Mission Statement

The financial aid team strives to educate, empower and support students with an understanding of financial aid options and resources in an approachable environment.

The Team

Mike Gosz

Vice President, Admission and Financial Aid

Abby McGrath

Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services

Elizabeth Wahlstrom Helgren

Director of Financial Aid
Email: ewahlstr@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.6917

Sandra Bollacker

Financial Aid Counselor
Email: bollacker@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.7219

Tanya Cantanvespi

Financial Aid Administrator
Email: tcantanv@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.7219

Melissa Hayne Loretto

Assistant Director, Communications
Email: mhayne@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.5826

Leticia Moreno

Assistant Director, Student Services
Email: lmoreno2@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.3422
One Stop office hours: Tues. & Thurs. 10am -12pm

Andrea Velazquez Duran

Financial Aid Counselor
Study Abroad Liaison
Email: avelazq1@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.7952

Aesha Williams

Assistant Director of Compliance
Email: awilli29@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.5730

Samantha Young-Montilla

Financial Aid Counselor
VA and ROTC Representative
Email: syoungmo@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.3842

Elizabeth Zeigler

Senior Financial Aid Counselor
Email: zeigler@iit.edu
Phone: 312.567.3079