Office Hours/Contacts

​​Main Financial Aid Office Location
Ankeny Campus, Building 1

Mailing Address
Des Moines Area Community College
Attention: Financial Aid Office, Building 1
2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023-8995

Important Phone Numbers
1-800-362-2127 (option 3)
515-965-7124 (Fax)

Hours of Operation
Weekdays 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours: Weekdays 7:30 am - 4 pm

When contacting the DMACC Financial Aid Office via e-mail, please include your DMACC ID number (900#).

Other Campuses
General information is available at Urban, West Des Moines, Newton, Boone, & Carroll campuses in the Student Services Office. For further information, call 515-964-6282 or 1-800-362-2127 (option 3).


Financial Aid Staff

Ean N. Freels
District Director
Oversees Financial Aid Department

Ben Rikkels
Return of Title IV, Non-Attending and Quit-Attending Procedures, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Graduation Plans, Developmental Course Approval, Refund Report

Barb Badger
Special Consideration Forms, Independent Appeal Forms, Pell Grant Reporting, Iowa Grant, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Consortium Agreements, Refund Report, Study Abroad, Gear-up

Don Enright
Coordinator of Veteran Programs
District-wide Coordinator for Veterans Affairs

Barb Wagner
Administrative Assistant
Assists Director, Specialists, Advisors, Coordinator, Timekeeper, Correspondence and Document Imaging

Phyllis Bailey
Financial Aid Specialist
Front Counter Specialist, ​Financial Aid Generalist

Melissa Mincy
Financial Aid Specialist
Verification Processing, Financial Literacy, Financial Aid Generalist

Natalie Coulson-Larmore
Financial Aid Specialist
Student Aid Reports (FAFSA electronic versions), FAFSA Corrections, Cancellation and Default Notifications, Authorization to Pay

​Lynnae McNamee-Charles
Financial Aid Specialist
Satisfactory Academic Progress, Iowa Vocational Technical Grant, Kibbie Grant, Distance Education Loan Processing, Fraud and Default Prevention

Sue Rardin
Financial Aid Specialist, Scholarships
DMACC Foundation scholarships, outside scholarships, Foundation Website

Sherry Untiedt
Financial Aid Specialist
Work Study, Verification Processing, Citizenship, Selective Service, High School Validity

Nancy Wille
Financial Aid Specialist
Direct Loan Processing, Direct Loan Reporting and Origination, 30-Day Warning Reports

Denise Boring​
Financial Aid Specialist
Alternative/Private Loans, Direct Loan Exit Counseling, Veteran Benefits Support