Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us via phone or email, or use our online scheduler to schedule an appointment with a financial aid counselor.

Office of Financial Aid

27 Memorial Drive West
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Telephone: (610) 758-3181
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LU File Sender

The LU FileSender is a secure location that you can use to electronically submit information to the Office of Financial Aid. You should not submit the same document more than once. Allow 5-7 business days after submission of materials for the documents to be marked as received.  If you submit a document and it does not show that it is received on your checklist after 7 business days, contact our office to determine if you should resubmit the document.

Office Hours

Monday- Friday - 8:15 - 4:45

Financial Aid Personnel

Jennifer Mertz
Jennifer Mertz

Financial Aid Counselors

Find your Financial Aid counselor by the first letter of your last name. 

A - C

Joann Deppert

Joann Deppert
Assistant Director: Veteran's Benefits Certifying Official; Financial Wellness and Special Programs Coordinator
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E - J

Maria Tepa

Maria Tepa
Assistant Director: Endowed and Sponsored Scholarships Coordinator
Schedule an appointment

K - M

Tami Bauder

Tami Bauder
Assistant Director: Graduate Aid & Athletic Recruits Coordinator
Schedule an appointment

D; N-R

Johnnie Whisner

Johnnie Billings
Assistant Director: Work Study Program Coordinator
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Mary Fronheiser
Senior Associate Director
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Financial Aid Support Staff

Maria (Sally) Cruz

Sally Cruz
Undergraduate Student Loan & State Grant Coordinator


Sharon Rogers
Financial Aid Receptionist