Financial Aid

Committed to helping Bennington students afford their college education

The Financial Aid Office will be closed Thursday December 22 through Monday January 2 for winter break. During Field Work Term, January 3-February 17, the office will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET. Please call 802-440-4325 to speak with a financial aid counselor or send an email to schedule an appointment to meet in person or remotely.  


Our Financial Aid team looks forward to speaking with you about financing your Bennington education. Please give us a call or email your questions to, and we will connect you with the appropriate counselor.

At times during the busy spring application season, staff may not be immediately available when you call, but be sure to leave us a message, and your call will be returned within 24 hours. 


  • 802-440-4325
  • 802-440-4880 (fax)
  • Mailing address:
    1 College Drive
    Bennington VT 05250


  • Barn 104


  • during term: M–F 9:00AM–5:00PM
  • summer/FWT: M–F 8:30AM–4:00PM
Tony Cabasco new headshot
Tony Cabasco
Vice President for Enrollment
Cricket Hill
call call 802-440-4312
Deirdre Bairstow-Allen
Deirdre Bairstow-Allen
Director of Financial Aid
Barn 104
call call 802-440-4477
Kereen Montgomery
Kereen Montgomery
Financial Aid Counselor
Barn 104
call call 802-440-4327
Michelle Rodda new headshot
Michelle Rodda
Financial Aid Counselor
Barn 104

Counselor for MFA and MFA in Writing students, Loan Coordinator

call call 802-440-4325
Amy Starr
Amy Starr
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Barn 104

Counselor for undergraduate and transfer students

call call 802-440-4355