Colleen Klinefelter has been in the financial aid field for 8 years. She began working in financial aid in 2014 with Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) as a loan counselor where she become well versed in repayment options, Pennsylvania grant programs, and title IV regulation and processes. She has since worked at multiple higher education institutions, as both financial aid counselor and financial aid specialist. In 2022, Colleen was named a Marquis Who’s Who in America Biographee.
Having worked at both private non-for profit & public non-for profit schools, Colleen has been responsible for counseling parents and students through the financial aid process. She has overseen special programs such as state grants, importing and exporting to COD for items including master promissory notes, and entrance/exit counseling. She has experience in performing verification, calculating satisfactory academic progress, packaging student award offers, and processing professional judgement and change in financial circumstances.
Colleen is proficient in both PowerFaids and Ellucian Colleague. Colleen has a Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University in recreation, park, & tourism management.