Our goal is to help you navigate the financial aspects of your college career! 

Kelly RussellKelly Russell has been the Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Fresno State since fall 2016. Originally from Kansas, Kelly has over 25 years of experience in higher education and student services. Kelly is committed to helping students seek financial assistance to aid reaching their educational goals at Fresno State.  

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Our team looks forward to working with you! Come see us in the North Lobby of the Joyal Administration building, email us or contact us by phone at 559-278-2182!



Hosting an Outreach Event?

The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office provides information and support, at both on and off campus events, to assist students and families in navigating the financial aid process.

If you are interested in having staff from our office attend your event, please complete our online Outreach Request Form.

We will respond as quickly as possible to your request.


During the academic year, we are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm. In the summer, our hours change to 7:00am-3:30pm. Incoming calls are accepted until 15 minutes prior to closing.

  • Phone: 559-278-2182
  • Fax: 559-278-4833
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships General Email: financialaid@mail.fresnostate.edu (NOTE: For security purposes, we cannot accept documents via email.)
  • Mailing Address:
             Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
             5150 N. Maple Ave., M/S JA64
             Fresno, CA 93740-8026

If you aren't following us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram,@FSfinancialaid, make sure to do so! We post reminders and updates there regularly! 

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