Director of Admission & Financial Aid
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
Office Phone: (815) 753-8595
Sarah Scarpelli joined the College of Law as Director of Admission & Financial Aid in July 2010. In 1998, she began her career as an assistant director of admissions for the Illinois M.B.A. Program in Champaign, Illinois. In 2000, she joined the legal academy by way of the Admissions Office of the Northwestern University School of Law. She began as an Interviewer, eventually moving her way up to the position of Director of Admissions & Financial Aid for the Graduate & International Degree Programs. Scarpelli most recently served in the position of Director of Admissions at the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America, from 2005 to 2007.
As Director, Scarpelli coordinates recruitment, evaluation and scholarship allotment for all College of Law candidates. In addition, she is responsible for marketing the Law School at recruitment events across the country. She also assists and counsels prospective students not only on the particulars of the admissions process, but also on loans, residency requirements, and housing.