Director of Student Financial Services

Office of Student Affairs and Admissions

College of Pharmacy

Contact Information

Office: OSAA Suite

Office Phone:  (305) 760 – 7513


Office Hours:  By appointment

Education and Training

B.A. Business Studies

St. Thomas University

Miami, FL

Experience and Interests

Yaidani Rivero has worked in the financial aid profession since 2001. She began her career at St. Thomas University, where she worked for 14 years before joining Larkin University in 2016. In her former role, as Associate Director of Financial Aid at St. Thomas University, she managed all operations of the department as well as optimized operational efficiencies through the implementation of operational improvements. Yaidani served as the primary college contact point for all U.S. Department of Education Title IV, state, institutional and private financial aid agencies, lenders and parties. As Director of Financial Services, Yaidani is an essential part of the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions team. She has diverse and progressive experience working in academic settings advising and counseling students and parents regarding financial aid. She has extensive experience managing complex projects, interpreting and applying federal laws and regulations relating to the delivery of student financial assistance, supervising personnel and overseeing the effective use of diverse software applications including, Datatel Colleague, U.S. Department of Education federal electronic systems.