WPI’s financial aid staff is here to help you navigate the financial aid application process and to answer any questions you may have about paying for your college education. Please feel free to reach out to us, and we will help you in any way we can!

Effective now, all visitors to our office will check in at the 1st floor reception desk, and a representative from our office will then assist you in our counseling office.

Our office is open and ready to assist you during the office hours listed below.  We are also available via email at finaid@wpi.edu or phone at 508-831-5469

Contact:

Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy
Bartlett Center
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609
508-831-5469
508-831-5039 fax
 
  • Email is not necessarily secure against interception.  If your communication is very sensitive or includes personal information such as data from your tax return, we encourage you to either fax or mail it to our address above.
 

Office Hours:

Summer Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday - May 13, 2019 - August 16, 2019

Regular Hours:  9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday-Friday - August 19, 2019–May 11, 2020
 

Appointment Times:

While walk-ins are welcome starting at 9:00 am Monday - Thursday or 9:30 am on Fridays, to meet with a financial aid representative, scheduled appointments are strongly encouraged in order to reduce wait times.  Please call our office at 508-831-5469 to arrange an appointment.  Available appointment times include the following:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 2:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am, 2:00 pm

Friday: 9:30 am, 11:00 am, 2:00 pm

Meet the Staff

<a href="/people/staff/jsabourin">Jessica Sabourin</a>

Jessica Sabourin

Director-Student Aid & Financial Literacy
Jessica joined the team in July 2019. Prior to her arrival at WPI, she was at Harvard University managing the student accounts customer service team and student loan operations team. Jessica earned her Bachelors of Science degree from UMASS-Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management. She also holds a Master’s in Business Administration as well as Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study in Non-Profit Management. Jessica has been in higher education for 12+ years. ... View Profile
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Michael J. DiRuzza, Jr.

Michael DiRuzza

Director of Office Operations
Office: Bartlett Center
Phone: 508-831-5469
Mike’s primary responsibilities in the office are the Federal Work Study Program, as well as determining financial aid awards for a portion of the undergraduate student population. Mike joined the WPI Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy in December 1999. Prior to WPI, he worked in student loan collections and originations for Key Education Resources. Mike has his bachelor’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University and his MBA from Anna Maria. In his spare time, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, baking, and is a fan of all things Disney. View Profile
<a href="/people/staff/raalicea">Rosemarie Alicea</a>

Rosemarie Alicea

Asst Director, Financial Aid
Office: Bartlett Center
Rosie joined our team in March of 2014. She oversees a portion of the incoming first-year students and transfer students; and, is part of the Financial Literacy Outreach Program. She is responsible for the Gilbert Grant and Corporate and National Merit Scholarship Program. Fluent in three languages she values opportunities to travel with family and friends. On her spare time from WPI, you can find her biking along the Cape Cod Rail Trail or coaching soccer in her local community. ... View Profile
Sarah joined the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy at WPI in June 2017.  She is responsible for a portion of the undergraduate population and a portion of the financial literacy programs, as well as the state grants, ROTC and the Gilman Scholarship.  Prior to WPI Sarah worked in Campus Housing at various institutions.  Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and her Masters in Education degree from Endicott College. View Profile
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Anne Bouvier-Monroe

Anne Bouvier-Monroe

Financial Aid Counselor
Office: Bartlett Center
Phone: 508-831-5469
Anne joined the WPI Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy in 2014. Anne provides administrative support for the department, customer service to students and their families over the phone as well as walk-ins.  Anne received her Bachelor of Arts degree from UMass Lowell. Anne has 20+ years in the banking and customer service industry. In her spare time Anne teaches piano and enjoys reading, walking and gardening. View Profile
<a href="/people/staff/tbrenner">Todd Brenner</a>

Todd Brenner

Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Todd joined the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy in March 2019. He is responsible for a portion of the undergraduate population, summer financial aid awarding, and is a member of the Financial Literacy Team. Todd received a Bachelor’s of Science in Sports, Entertainment, & Event Management from Johnson & Wales University and began his career in Higher Education in 2010 at Northeastern University. ... View Profile
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Charity Enimil

Financial Aid Couns/Loan Spec
Charity joined WPI Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy in June 2017.  Charity’s primary responsibility as a Financial Aid Counselor/Loan Specialist is managing and processing all student loan programs including federal direct loans, and private student loan programs. Charity received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Ghana, and her Master’s degree from Clark University & Southern New Hampshire University.   View Profile
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Lillian Figueroa

Lillian Figueroa

Temporary Office Asst
Office: Bartlett Center
Lily joined the WPI Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy in April of 2015. She provides administrative support for the department, along with customer service to students and their families both on the phone and walk-ins. Lily earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Worcester State University. Prior to working at WPI, she worked at UMass Medical School as a Project Assistant for more than four years. Lily enjoys spending time with family and friends and going to Puerto Rico whenever possible. View Profile
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Jacquelyn Hayes

Jacquelyn Hayes

Financial Aid Counselor
Office: Bartlett Center
Jackie joined the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy in October 2015. She provides administrative support for the department, along with customer service to students and their families over the phone as well as walk-ins. Jackie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Stonehill College. Prior to WPI, she worked in the human resources field for twelve years. Jackie enjoys camping trips with her family and cheering on her children at their sporting events. View Profile
Bridget joined the WPI Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy in 2018. Bridget is responsible for a portion of the undergraduate population and serves as a member of the financial literacy team. Along with that, Bridget manages the Massachusetts No Interest Loan Program, Tuition Exchange and assists with the work-study program. Bridget received a Bachelor degree from Berklee College of Music and can be found playing music locally in her free time. View Profile
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Pamela Paskalis

Pamela Paskalis

Administrative Assistant VI
Office: Bartlett Center
Phone: 508-831-5469
Pam joined the WPI family in 2011. Pam provides administrative support for the office.  Her top two responsibilities include: generating and mailing all first year students’ award letters and manages the general financial aid email inbox. ... View Profile
Todd joined the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy team in February, 2018. His responsibilities include technical support, business analysis, and data retrieval and transformation. As an information analyst, Todd participates in working groups on campus that manage system and data enhancements and upgrades. Prior to joining WPI, Todd worked at his alma mater Boston University as well as other colleges supporting their administrative systems. View Profile
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Amanda Woodward-Mitchell

Amanda Woodward

Associate Director, Compliance and Training
Office: Bartlett Center, Office of Financial Aid
Phone: 508-831-5469
Amanda joined the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy at WPI in September 2011. In her role at WPI, Amanda’s primary responsibilities are to manage the Direct Loan program. She also determines awards for all Graduate students and a portion of the undergraduate population. Amanda earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Prior to joining the team at WPI, Amanda worked in the Office of Financial Aid at Brown University for more than seven years. ... View Profile