Contact Financial Aid

Taft College Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
29 Cougar Court
Taft, CA 93268

Located in the Administration/Student Services Building
Office 661-763-7762
Fax 661-763-7758

Financial Aid Directory


Contact a member of our financial aid team.

Name Phone Email
Amber Garcia 661-763-7745 agarcia@taftcollege.edu
Marlene Acosta 661-763-7782 macosta@taftcollege.edu
Elizabeth Hanel 661-763-7746 ehanel@taftcollege.edu

Student Services


Contact leadership in our student services areas.

Office/Department Phone Email
Athletic Director 661-763-7779 kbandy@taftcollege.edu
Bookstore 661-763-7731 bnorris@taftcollege.edu
Business Office 661-763-7713 nvalsaides@taftcollege.edu
Counseling Department 661-763-7748 acotto@taftcollege.edu
Dental Hygiene 661-763-7706 aomega@taftcollege.edu
Director of Admissions 661-763-7741 calvarado@taftcollege.edu
Disability Support Program & Services 661-763-7799 lturner@taftcollege.edu
Distance Learning Help Desk 661-763-7812  
866-464-9229 toll-free
hcash@taftcollege.edu
EOPS/CARE 661-763-7830 msanchez@taftcollege.edu
Student Housing 661-763-7847 acutrona@taftcollege.edu
Vice President of Student Services 661-763-7889 dbell@taftcollege.edu

Your financial aid information is available online

  • Go to www.taftcollege.edu and login to your CougarTracks account.
  • To find the status of your file or award information, click on the “Financial Aid” tab.
  • Go to eligibility and select the current aid year (example: 2023-2024).
  • You will be able to view your unsatisfied student requirements.