Financial Aid

Contact Info and Office Hours

At Fort Lewis College, students are assigned a financial aid counselor according to their last name.  Counselors are available to:

  • Counsel students and parents about the financial aid process;
  • assist students with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);
  • explain the criteria and award limits on Federal, State, and Institutional awards   so that students can manage their funds, and understand how to keep their aid.

All staff in the financial aid office is available to assist students and parents.  If you would like to contact your financial aid counselor you can call 970-247-7142 or email the Office of Financial Aid.

Si necesita asistencia sobre ayuda financiera, no dude en contactar a Manuel Gant en el 970 247-7302 o por correo electronico: Le atenderemos en español.

If you need assistance in Spanish about financial aid, do not hesitate to contact Manuel Gant at 970 247-7302 or by email: We will assist you in Spanish or English.


Student's last name
begins with:
A - D Diana Longwell
Financial Aid Counselor
970-247-7106 | Email
E – K Sue Ruetschle
Loan Coordinator
970-247-7105 | Email
L - R Manuel Gant
Financial Aid Counselor
970-247-7302 | Email
S – Z Crystal Fankhauser
Financial Aid Counselor
970-247-7102 |Email

Office Hours 
Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

101 Miller Student Services Bldg.
1000 Rim Dr., Durango, CO  81301




Associate Director - Marianne Gurule Hardy

Director - Tracey Piccoli