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Clarissa Gentzler
Clarissa Gentzler

Grant-In-Aid Specialist

Clarissa Gentzler has worked for the University of Illinois since 1998. After completing her Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University in 2000, she was promoted to supervisor of the University Payables department for the U of I campuses. Gentzler made the move to Athletics in July of 2003 when she accepted the Grant-in-Aid Specialist position. Her responsibilities include monitoring/managing special accounts, scholarships and financial aid within NCAA and Big Ten rules for the student-athletes for all 19 varsity sports. Gentzler resides in Paxton, Ill., with her three children.