The Essex County College Financial Aid Office is located in Room 3220, in the green” section. Our formal address is:

Office Of Financial Aid
303 University Avenue,
Newark NJ 07102-1798
Phone: (973) 877-3200
Fax: (973)877-3586
Room 3220

Customer Service Hours of Operation


Monday - Thursday9:00am - 4:30 pm
Friday9am - 3:00pm
Saturday & SundayClosed

Financial Aid Staff

Last NameFirst NameTitleResponsibilities / CaseloadEmailPhone
BarraganRitaFinancial Aid OfficerO, P, R, S, U, V[email protected](973) 877-3403
HowardPattyDirectorMaximum Time Frame Appeals, Income Adjustment Appeal, Independent Status Appeals[email protected](973) 877-3168
Lee PowNicoleCoordinatorE, F, G, H, I, M, private education loan inquiries [email protected](973) 877-3171
MentureLauraFinancial Aid Officer/FWSA, C, Q, T, W, X, Y, Z, Federal Work-Study Inquiries[email protected](973) 877-3097
RodriguesClaudiaAdministrative AssistantMapping Xpress, Financial Aid Probation Appeals & Unemployment Tuition Waivers[email protected](973) 877-3486
WalkerPhyllisAssistant DirectorB, D, J, K, L, N[email protected](973) 877-3173