About the Office of Financial Aid

Mission Statement

The Office of Financial Aid is committed to the success of our students by providing financial aid and advising services that support student recruitment, retention, and timely degree completion. We keep student success central while providing the highest level of service, and equal opportunity in awarding funds at Southeastern Louisiana University, while complying with Federal, State, and University policies and regulations. We increase opportunities for access and affordability by providing accurate financial information, and individualized guidance and support for students and families in an environment that embraces teamwork and collaborative partnership. We seek to deliver a culture of care and to deliver resources that will allow all students the opportunity for education through an ongoing commitment to our values: excellence and caring.


The friendly staff members of Southeastern's Office of Financial Aid are available to answer any questions you might have during regular business hours. Summer Business Hours are Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm and closed on Fridays. Phone: 985.549.2244 Email: FinAid@southeastern.edu for Financial Aid and Scholarships@selu.edu for Scholarships. 

Mandy Hoffman, Director of Financial Aid
Brad Meyers, Associate Director of Operations
Harold A. Martin, Assistant Director of Counseling
Katie Stewart, Coordinator of Financial Aid Counseling
Darian Perrin, Financial Aid Counselor (Last Names A-E)
Alex Mashon, Financial Aid Counselor (Last Names F-L)
Mary Plauche, Financial Aid Counselor (Last Names M-R)
Chancie Kinchen, Financial Aid Counselor (Last Names S-Z) 
Courtney Thomas, Assistant Director of Pell and Direct Loan Processing
Ashley Tolbert, Coordinator of Loans and Pell Grant Processing
Nell Votaw, Administrative Coordinator 3
Kelli George, Assistant Director of Scholarships 
Marcela Saavedra-Goings, Scholarships Coordinator