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Pat Caporale


Admissions Clerk


Pat Caporale serves as an Administrative Assistant in the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid in the School of Law.  She began her tenure at the School of Law in January 1988 with the Registrar’s Office where she worked until May 1996 when she moved to the Office of Admissions.

Pat is responsible for processing current year applications from their inception to their completion and then to the Admissions Committee for review; generating all letters of decisions and subsequent information to applicants.  She advises and counsels prospective students and applicants on the financial aid process as well as serving as financial aid liaison for all law students.  Pat processes in-state residency applications, requests for budget increases and provides emergency short-term loans and assists in the processing of scholarships for entering and current law students.


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1209 W. Chautauqua Mailcode 6811
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8767