Speak to Financial Aid

ACHS's Financial Aid staff are here to help you successfully fund your education. Our financial aid advisors can assist you to understand your payment and financial aid options including semester and monthly payment installment plans, military and employer tuition assistance, and federal student loans and grants.

Call our Student Financial Services team at 800-487-8839, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Pacific time, or schedule an appointment using our convenient online scheduling tool below:

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Katie Stone

Katie Stone, Director of Student Financial Services: Katie began her career in higher education in 2003, and has held various roles including Director of Student Finance, College Controller, and Operations Manager. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in English in 2000 and has furthered her education while taking various accounting and business courses at Portland Community College. Katie is a member of the Oregon Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, the Western Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Katie’s passions include travel, good food, live music, and spending time outdoors. She is an avid sports fan and participant. She enjoys staying active and spending time with her husband, son, and her two French Bulldogs. Schedule a time to talk with Katie.

Stephanie North

Stephanie North, BA, GCERT.HIST., MBA: Stephanie joined American College in 2012. She came to ACHS with six years' experience as a Director of Financial Aid, Financial Aid Auditor, and Veterans Education Specialist. Stephanie has a B.A. in History and Political Science from Loyola University in Chicago and an MBA in Finance and Nonprofit Management from Regis University in Denver. She is also a member of both the Oregon and National Associations of Student Financial Aid Administrators and an executive board member of the Oregon Association of Veteran School Certifying Officials (ORAVSCO).

Stephanie is a world traveler and has lived in various parts of the globe. She moved to Portland with her daughter in April 2012 to be closer to the mountains and ocean. Stephanie is quite the outdoor enthusiast. In her free time she enjoys yoga, mountaineering, and scuba diving. She is a member of the Mazamas Mountaineering Organization and a certified PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. Stephanie is also passionate about holistic health practices and maintains a sustainable organic lifestyle. She has also taken several classes at ACHS to build her knowledge base in holistic nutrition. Schedule a time to talk with Stephanie.