Individual financial aid advice

We are here to answer your financial aid questions

Feel free to ask questions specific to Bluffton University s financial aid and/or general financial aid questions. (Topics may include federal and state issues, the financial aid application process, grant and loan issues and any other question related to financial aid).
You do not have to be a current or potential student to use this service. This service is open to everyone!
Contact us by e-mail at:
Or, by phone at:
  • 1-800-488-3257 option 3 


Bluffton University financial aid staff: 

Chris Fowler
Director of financial aid

Cathy Yoakam
Assistant director of financial aid

Marie Yoder Dyck
Financial aid office assistant
Office hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Byers Hall, Riley Court, 1st floor


Federal student aid resources:
If you have general questions about the financial aid process, or specific questions about completing the FAFSA, you can also call the Federal Student Aid Information Center hotline
1-800-4FEDAID (1-800-433-3243) (available daytime, evenings and weekends)