Student Financial Services Directory

Student Financial Services consists of three departments designed to assist students with their financial needs. The Student Financial Management Centers are a student’s first point of contact for all questions related to financial aid and student accounts. Should you need additional support beyond what you can find at any of our centers, a list of our leadership and their roles has been provided below.

James Blackburn, Associate Vice President of Student Financial Services

Atia Lindley, Director of the Student Financial Management Centers
The Student Financial Management Centers located at each Georgia State University campus and the Call Center have specialists and counselors that can assist students with financial aid and student accounts questions.

Location Contact
SFMC Perimeter Colleges Bonita King, Associate Director
SFMC Downtown Center Selethia Bell, Assistant Director
SFMC Downtown Center Tara Woods, Assistant Director
SFMC Newton, Clarkston Brandon Burton, Assistant Director
SFMC Alpharetta, Dunwoody Felicia Alister, Assistant Director
SFMC Decatur, Online Samuel Ellison, Assistant Director
SFMC Call Center Alyssa Takatori, Assistant Director


Vacant-  Director of the Office of Student Financial Aid

Dr. Loucynda White, Associate Director of Financial Aid

Aria Simmons, Associate Director of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid processes student federal and state financial aid as well a private loan funding, scholarships, and federal work study awards.

Processing Units Contact
Compliance Unit Tamla Covington, Assistant Director
Document Processing Unit Willetta Shelby, Assistant Director
Electronic Processing Unit Jacqueline Frasier, Assistant Director
Federal Funding Unit Phyllis Smith, Assistant Director
State Programs & Scholarships Unit Joseph Steelman, Assistant Director


Torri Williams, Director of Student Accounts
The Office of Student Accounts processes all student tuition and fees, handles payments, sponsor billing, and refunds. They also partner with other departments to post waivers, VA Payments, as well as other housing charges and other departmental fees.

Accounts Receivable Operations Lekeia Brown, Assistant Director
Information Systems, Training & Quality Assurance Madara McCorkle, Associate Director
Collections, Loans, Receivables Vacant- Assistant Director


Required verification documents are submitted through Georgia State University's Verify My FAFSA portal.  All other documents may be submitted through the methods listed below.  Please include your Panther ID number on all documents.

Fax (678)-891-3427 (secure fax server)
Email Submit requests via Panther Answer
Mailing Georgia State University
Office of Student Financial Aid
P.O. Box 4040
Atlanta, GA 30302-4040

Student Financial Management Centers are available at six Georgia State University campus locations to help with your financial aid and student accounts needs.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:15PM
Phone: 404-413-2600
TTY: 404-413-2281 (Hearing Impaired Students Only)

Office: 227 Sparks Hall
Office: N 1520
Office: B 1400
Office: 112E
Office: F 1313
Office: Room 1 1120