Contact the Financial Aid Office

If you have general questions regarding your file, the staff will be happy to assist you. Please make sure to bring a state-issued photo identification card with you, along with your Ohlone College student ID card, to the Financial Aid window.

Financial Aid Window Hours

Come no later than 30 minutes prior to the window closing time to ensure you will be seen.

Please note that all processing of financial aid files is done at the Fremont campus.  All staff is located on the Fremont campus.  Remember to contact your case manager, via email, with questions regarding the status of your file.  You can also refer to your Web Advisor account for status updates.

The Newark campus office is available to answer general questions and to drop off forms.

(Schedule is subject to change without notice.)

Financial Aid Hours - Winter Break and Spring 2015
Days Fremont Campus Hours
Second floor lobby, Building 7
Newark Campus Hours
Room NC1312, first floor, Wing 3
Through December 18
Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • 1pm - 4:00pm
Winter Break
Friday, December 19 - Sunday, January 11 Closed
  • Closed
Spring 2015 starting January 12, 2015
Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 1pm - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 1:00pm Closed
Saturday, Sunday, Holiday Closed Closed
Fremont Campus Extended Hours
  • Wednesday, January 21
  • Thursday, January 22
  • Monday, January 26
  • Tuesday, January 27
8:30am - 6:00pm -

Hours for Evening Students - Appointment Only

Financial Aid Office evening hours are available by appointment only. If you are unable to come by during our normal office hours, call (510) 659-6150.

Email, Location, Telephone

Important Financial Aid Dates.
  • financial_aid@ohlone.edu
  • Fremont Campus:
    • Room 7249, Building 7, second floor
    • (510) 659-6150
    • Fax (510) 659-7309
  • Newark Campus:
    • Room NC1312, first floor, Wing 3, Newark Student Services Center
    • (510) 742-2340

Financial Aid and Veteran's Affairs window.

Financial Aid Office Staff

Who Do I See When I Have Questions?

To provide better and more comprehensive services to Ohlone College students, each team member is assigned a caseload by students’ last names. If you have questions regarding your financial aid file, contact the team member assigned to your last name. Listed also are the specific programs monitored by each team member.

Financial Aid Staff Contact Information
Name & Program Telephone Number Email Last Names Beginning
Trang Banh,
Veterans Benefits, CalGrants
(510) 979-7548 tbanh@ohlone.edu A-C
Minh Dinh,
FSEOG and Pell Grants
(510) 742-2342 mdinh@ohlone.edu
Janice Fonteno,
Child Development Grant
(510) 659-7378 jfonteno@ohlone.edu D-H

Thao Nguyen,
Direct Loans, Loan Workshops,

(510) 659-6195 tnnguyen@ohlone.edu I-M
Spencer Washington,
Emergency Loans, Scholarships
(510) 659-7332 swashington@ohlone.edu N-R
Wing Hung,
Return to Title IV
(510) 659-6011 whung@ohlone.edu S-Z

Financial Aid Office Administration

Deborah Griffin
Director, Financial Aid
Foster Youth Success Initiative Liaison
Work-Study Coordinator
FAFSA /SAP Workshops & Outreach
(510) 659-6151
dgriffin@ohlone.edu