Financial Services

Divisions of Financial Services

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Budget Planning

The Planning and Budget Committee

This group compiles the District's annual budget and monitors projections during the fiscal year. It helps the District improve its internal controls, and operational efficiency and effectiveness to ensure excellent delivery of services to students, regulatory stakeholders, and the District staff.

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Finance Office


This group consists of the Payment Process, Reporting, Projects and Grant units. It is responsible for providing centralized recording, posting, analyzing, reconciling, and reviewing components of the District's financial statements. They coordinate the year-end closing process and general audit.

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Trust Fund Accounting


This group handles the accounting for the Student Financial Aid Trust Fund; including Federal Direct Loans, Federal & State Grants, and other Trust used to account for moneys held in a trustee capacity by the college for individuals, organizations, or clubs. This group is also responsible for coordinating the billing for the Chancellor's Office Tax Offset Program (COTOP).

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The function of the Cashiers Unit is to accept and process all payments, refunds, and deposits made to Southwestern Community College District.

Department Contacts

Name  Title Email Phone Location Office
Alvarez, Renee Senior Account Clerk Send Email (619) 421-6700 x5226 Chula Vista 46C-102
Carey, Hilda Account Technician Send Email (619) 482-6454 Chula Vista 46C-102
Dela Cuadra, Rizza Director of Financial Services Send Email (619) 482-6350 Chula Vista 46C-102
Estrada, Martha Senior Account Technician Send Email (619) 482-6453 Chula Vista 46C-102
Gapusan, Carl Senior Account Clerk Send Email (619) 421-6700 x5717 Chula Vista 46C-102
Hoang-Nguyen, Kim Account Technician Send Email (619) 421-6700 x5716 Chula Vista 46C-102
Howard, Veronica Account Technician Send Email (619) 482-6312 Chula Vista 46C-102
Mezquita, Carolina Senior Account Clerk Send Email (619) 421-6700 x5224 Chula Vista 46C-102
Monzon, Ronald Accountant Send Email (619) 216-6688 Chula Vista 46C-102
Morett, Maria Senior Account Clerk Send Email (619) 421-6700 x5229 Chula Vista 46C-102
Rearic, Sue Professional Expert Send Email (619) 482-6414 Chula Vista 46B-152