We're Here To Help!

While you won't be able to visit us in person during the 2020 fall quarter, there will be no interruptions in our normal services, including disbursements and refunds for eligible students. Our office hours will be:
  • Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m..
Here is a list of topics, in alphabetical order, and the names of Financial Aid staffers who can help with each one. Further down on this page, you will find a list of staff names, in alphabetical order, along with their phone numbers, email addresses and more detailed descriptions of their responsibilities.

Please be sure to provide the following information when you send an email or leave a voicemail for one of our staff:

  • Student ID
  • First and Last Name
  • Phone Number

You can also send a message to our office by using our secure contact form, and it will be routed to the right person. 

For Questions About

Appeals for Extended Probation

Contact Gary Valentine at  valentinegary@deanza.edu

BankMobile Issues

Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez at godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu

De Anza College Promise Program

Contact Lisa Mandy at mandylisa@deanza.edu

Book Vouchers

Contact Nina Van at 408.864.5431 or vannina@deanza.edu, Sandra Magallon at magalloncervantessandra@deanza.edu or Lisa Mandy at 408.864.8403 or mandylisa@deanza.edu

Cal Grants

If your last name starts with

A-F:  Contact Mari Betosip at betosipmari@deanza.edu

G-N: Contact Laura Hiler at hilerlaura@deanza.edu

O-R: Contact Claudia Ruelas at ruelasclaudia@deanza.edu

S-W:  Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez at  godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu

X: Contact Sandra Magallon at magallonsandra@deanza.edu 

Y-Z: Contact Karen Hunter at hunterkaren@deanza.edu

California College Promise Grant (fee waivers)

Contact Sandra Magallon at magalloncervantessandra@deanza.edu or Nina Van at 408.864.5431 or vannina@deanza.edu

California Dream Act

If your last name starts with

A-F: Contact Mari Betosip at betosipmari@deanza.edu

G-N: Contact Laura Hiler at hilerlaura@deanza.edu

O-R: Contact Claudia Ruelas at ruelasclaudia@deanza.edu

S-W:  Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez at godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu

X: Contact Sandra Magallon at 408.864.8493 or magalloncervantessandra@deanza.edu 

Y-Z: Contact Karen Hunter at hunterkaren@deanza.edu

Chafee Grants

Contact Lisa Mandy mandylisa@deanza.edu

Dependency Status Review

Contact Gary Valentine at 408.864. 8227 or valentinegary@deanza.edu

Foster Youth

Contact Lisa Mandy mandylisa@deanza.edu

Loans (Direct Student Loan)

If your last name starts with

A-F: Contact Mari Betosip at betosipmari@deanza.edu

G-N: Contact Laura Hiler at hilerlaura@deanza.edu

O-R: Contact Claudia Ruelas at ruelasclaudia@deanza.edu

S-W:  Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez at godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu

X: Contact Sandra Magallon at 408.864.8493 or magalloncervantessandra@deanza.edu

Y-Z: Contact Karen Hunter at hunterkaren@deanza.edu

Pell Grants

If your last name starts with

A-F: Contact Mari Betosip at betosipmari@deanza.edu

G-N: Contact Laura Hiler at hilerlaura@deanza.edu

O-R: Contact Claudia Ruelas ruelasclaudia@deanza.edu

S-W:  Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez at godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu

X: Contact Sandra Magallon at magallonsandra@deanza.edu 

Y-Z: Contact Karen Hunter at hunterkaren@deanza.edu

Requests for Extension

Contact Lisa Mandy at mandylisa@deanza.edu

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Contact Gary Valentine at valentinegary@deanza.edu

SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants)

If your last name starts with

A-F Contact Mari Betosip betosipmari@deanza.edu

G-N: Contact Laura Hiler hilerlaura@deanza.edu

O-R: Contact Claudia Ruelas at 408.864.8377 or ruelasclaudia@deanza.edu

S-W:  Contact Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez at  godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu

X: Contact Sandra Magallon at magallonsandra@deanza.edu 

Y-Z: Contact Karen Hunter at  hunterkaren@deanza.edu

Work-Study or Student Jobs

Contact  Karen Hunter at hunterkaren@deanza.edu

Staff list (alphabetical): 


Mari Betosip

Financial Aid Assistant

Contact Mari if your last name begins with A-F

betosipmari@deanza.edu

  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Disbursements
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)
  • Cal Grants and  Student Success Grants
  • Bank Mobile

Mayra Godoy-Rodriguez

Financial Aid Assistant

Contact Mayra if your last name begins with S-W

godoy-rodriguezmayra@deanza.edu

  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Disbursements
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)
  • Cal Grants and  Student Success Grants
  • Bank Mobile

Laura Hiler

Financial Aid Assistant

Contact Laura if your last name begins with G-N

hilerlaura@deanza.edu

  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Disbursements
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)
  • Cal Grants and  Student Success Grants
  • Bank Mobile

Karen Hunter

Financial Aid Assistant - Interim Student Employment Specialist

Contact Karen if your last name begins with Y-Z 

hunterkaren@deanza.edu

  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • Disbursements
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • Bank Mobile
  • Pell reporting and reconciliation

Sandra Magallon

Outreach Assistant

Contact Sandra if your last name begins with W

 magalloncervantessandra@deanza.edu

  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans)
  • California College Promise (BOG Fee Waivers)
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • Disbursements
  • Bank Mobile
  • Book vouchers (backup to Nina Van)
  • Financial aid presentations

Lisa Mandy

Director of Financial Aid

mandylisa@deanza.edu

  • Requests for extension
  • Direct loan reconciliation
  • Cal Grant reconciliation
  • California Community College Completion Grants
  • De Anza College Promise Program
  • Americorp
  • Alternative (private) Loan Processing
  • Book Loan Vouchers (backup to Nina Van)
  • Foster Youth Questions
  • Chafee Grants 

Thao Nguyen

Financial Aid Coordinator

nguyenthao@deanza.edu

  • Financial Aid Consortiums
  • Return to Title IV (R2T4)
  • Dataload
  • Disbursement
  • Pell Overpayment

Millie Perez Perea

Financial Aid Outreach Assistant

Contact Millie if you have questions regarding scholarships

perezpereamillie@deanza.edu 

  • Scholarships

Claudia Ruelas

Financial Aid Assistant

Contact Claudia if your last name begins with O-R

ruelasclaudia@deanza.edu

  • Federal programs (Pell Grant, SEOG and Direct Student Loans) for students whose last names start with X-Z
  • Disbursements
  • Unusual enrollment history (UEH)
  • Cal Grants and Student Success Grants
  • Bank Mobile
  • California Dream Act Applications 

Gary Valentine

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

valentinegary@deanza.edu

  • Ability to Benefit
  • Appeal for Extended Probation
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Process
  • Dependency Status Reviews
  • College Application Fee Waiver 
  • BankMobile Refund Issues

Nina Van

Outreach Coordinator

vannina@deanza.edu

  • California College Promise (BOG Fee Waiver) applications or revision requests
  • Book vouchers
  • Financial aid presentations and financial literacy presentations 
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