Financial Aid

Contact Financial Aid

Note: The Financial Aid Office phone line closes 30 minutes before close of business each day. See office hours below. 


Office Hours
 Lab Hours 
Financial Aid Staff

In-Person and Remote Services Hours August 27 - December 20

In-Person Hours:

Monday - Thursday  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In-Person FA Lab Hours:
Monday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Phone  Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

You can reach the Office of Financial Aid by phone at (925) 473-7525 and/or email at financialaid@losmedanos.eduPlease include your LMC student ID#, your full name and detail of your inquiry.

Financial aid coordinators are assigned based on the 1st letter of a student’s last name.  You can find your coordinator’s contact information by selecting the "Financial Aid Staff" tab at the top right of the page. 

 All responses will be sent to your INSITE STUDENT EMAIL.


2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 473-7525
FAX: (925) 473-1651

Our office is located in the Student Services Center, Room 309.


Financial Aid Zoom Virtual Drop-In

Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In-Person Lab Hours

Monday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

At the lab you can receive assistance with:

  • Creating a FSA ID and password
  • New FAFSA/CA Dream Act or
  • New Email Access
  • Adding School Code
  • Insite for Financial Aid

Please bring a Photo ID!

  Below are some resources that you may find helpful to assist you in applying for financial aid or with answering your general financial aid questions.

Contact Us

Who Do I See When I Have Questions?

To provide better and more comprehensive services to Los Medanos students, each team member is assigned a caseload by students' last names. If you have questions regarding your financial aid file, contact the team member assigned to your last name. Listed also are the specific programs monitored by each team member.

MAIN CONTACT  Phone: 925.473.7525 

CASELOAD CONTACTS:  See contact information for team member in table below based on letter of your last name.

  • A-C & S-Z -  Nick Diaz-Galarza
  • D & E - Beverly Bui
  • F-L -  Faidra Lopez
  • M-R - Deborah Baskin

Nick Diaz-



Financial Aid Assistant I







Brentwood Campus




Case Load:
A-C & S-Z

*First-Time, Full-Time, Free Tuition (FT3) Program

*FA Appeal Coordinator

Beverly Bui

Financial Aid Assistant II/Scholarship Coordinator


Case Load: 
D & E

*Cal Grant

*Dream Act 


Faidra Lopez

Financial Aid  Assistant II


Case Load:

*Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

*FA Appeal Coordinator

Deborah Baskin

Financial Aid Assistant II


Case Load:

*Federal Student Loans

*FA Appeal Coordinator

Tamara Carreon

Financial Aid Specialist


*Federal (Title IV) Program Compliance


*FA Appeal Coordinator

Eva Monteverde

Financial Aid Lead Specialist


*Federal Work Study

*Foster Youth Coordinator

Tammy Oranje

Interim Supervisor


*Federal *(Title IV)/State Compliance Related Matters-Institutional Eligibility