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Financial Aid In-Person Services Closed Due to COVID-19

Financial Aid In-Person Services Closed Due to COVID-19

Merritt College Financial Aid Department is temporarily closed for in-person service due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We may resume full operation on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.  Please follow the instructions below for assistance.

Questions about your Financial Aid status:

  • Send questions about your Financial Aid status to your Specialist. See alpha list below.   Include the following in your email.
  1. a) Full name
    b) PCCD student ID number
    c) Current phone number and mailing address

Financial Aid Staff listed below:

Antonia Andrew, FA Specialist – Last Name Alpha (ABCDEF)
Email: aandrew@peralta.edu  Phone: (510) 436-2695
Dream Act/AB 540

Alyson Hunter, FA Specialist Last Name Alpha (GHIJKLNO)
Email: ahunter@peralta.edu  Phone: (510) 436-2486
California Community College Promise Grant (CCPG) Appeal

Sahra Omar, FA Specialist – Last Name Alpha (PQRSTU)
Email: saomar@peralta.edu  Phone: (510) 434-3946

Pauline Pang-Sagara, FA Specialist – Last Name Alpha (VWXYZ)
Email: psagara@peralta.edu  Phone: (510) 436-2466
Federal Work Study

Phasasha Pharr, FA Specialist – Last Name Alpha (M)
Federal Direct Loans
Outside Private Loans
Outside Scholarships
Americorp
Chafee

Categorical Programs – Grants:
EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs and Next UP
Email: ppharr@peralta.edu  Phone: (510) 434-3947

General Financial Aid Questions Email:
Email: merfinaid@peralta.edu

To submit a document to Financial Aid:
If you are submitting documents, please send a high-quality scanned document or photo.  To scan, you can download Microsoft Office Lens on Google Play or the Apple App Store —or simply take a photo with your phone.  Make sure you submit your documents in a safe and secure manner.