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Rights and Responsibilities

Rights and Responsibilities of the Financial Aid Recipient

As a student financial aid consumer, you have the right to:

  • Information about financial aid application procedures, cost of attendance, aid available, and renewal requirements as well as about Paradise Valley Community College’s academic programs and policies
  • Confidential protection of your financial aid records. The contents of your financial aid file are maintained in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Request a review of decisions made by the Paradise Valley Community College’s financial aid staff. A letter discussing your situation in detail and the decision you wish to have reviewed should be submitted in writing to the Director of Student Financial Assistance at Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85032.

You have the responsibility to:

  • Complete applications correctly and on time.
  • Read and understand all materials sent to you from the Office of Student Financial Assistance and other financial aid agencies by e–mail and/or letter. Keep copies of all forms and materials submitted.
  • Review your financial aid information on your account
  • Know and comply with the rules governing your aid programs.
  • Comply with the provisions of any promissory note and all other agreements you sign
  • Register for the number of credits required and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • Request personal assistance if you have questions or do not understand the information provided to you.
  • Budget and manage your financial aid funds.
Contact Us

Kranitz Student Center 
Tel: 1-855-622-2332
Fax: (602) 787-7105
**All emails requesting specific account information
must be sent from an official student email address.
Please include your name and student ID number.**

Regular Office Hours
Mon-Thur 8:00am-5:30pm (Please arrive by 5:00pm)
Friday  8:00am-3:00pm (Please arrive by 2:30pm)

Summer Office Hours
(Beginning May 18, 2015)
Mon-Thur 8:00am- 6:00pm (Please arrive by 5:30pm)
Closed on Fridays

Office Hours Closures & Revisions:
CLOSED- February 11, 2014 9am- 12pm: Staff Training
CLOSED- February 16, 2015: Observance of Presidents' Day
CLOSED- March 13, 2015: Staff Training
CLOSED- March 16-22, 2015: Spring Break
CLOSED- May 25, 2015: Observance of Memorial Day
CLOSED- July 2, 2015: Observance of Independence Day

**Hours of operation may change around holidays & during the summer**



Financial Aid Staff Email

*All inquiries must be sent from an official Maricopa student email account.*
**Please include your name and student ID number (8-digit number beginning with 3)**

Financial Aid Director

Kathaerine Johnson

Technician III
Lola Quiroz

  • Federal Work Study
  • Financial Aid Awards 
  • General Financial Aid Assistance
  • Scholarships (Interim)

Technician II
Britney Corbitt

  • Financial Aid Awards
  • General Financial Aid Assistance

Kathy Tapia

  • Financial Aid Awards
  • General Financial Aid Assistance


Braxinton Kamper

  • Financial Aid Awards
  • General Financial Aid Assistance

Teresa Cisneros

  • Financial Aid Outreach

Cheryl Brinson

  • Financial Aid Outreach

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