Financial Aid Representatives

Office of Financial Aid

Weingart Hall
Phone 562.907.4285
Fax 562.464.4560


Julie AldamaJulie Aldama
Director of Financial Aid

Julie joined Whittier College in 2000, starting first in the Admission Office and then shifting her focus to helping students and their families understand the financial aid process. Julie is a proud Poet Parent and enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for the College with students and parents. Julie lives near Whittier College and is an avid LA Dodgers bobblehead collector.


Justin Jimenez '10
Justin Jimenez '10
Associate Director of Financial Aid

Justin joined the Financial Aid Office after graduating from Whittier College in 2010 with a degree in English. In his capacity as a Financial Aid representative, he enjoys working with students and their families. In his free time you can see him coaching young cheerleaders or wandering the streets of the Happiest Place on Earth.


Andrea Gonzalez
Andrea Gonzalez
Financial Aid Counselor

Andrea joined the Financial Aid Office in 2015.  She is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside, having majored in Global Studies and Business Administration. Andrea began her career in financial aid as a work-study student at her alma mater and loves being able to help students and families achieve a college education. Travel is her biggest passion and she hopes to one day set foot in every continent.