Exterior shot of Starr building during the fall with students passing through the quad in between classes.
Student Finance Staff
Office of Financial Aid
Roberta Frick
Director of Student Finance, Office of Student Finance
Office: Starr 116A
Phone: 860-570-5147
roberta.frick@law.uconn.edu

Roberta received her bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University, a master's degree in counseling in higher education from Central Connecticut State University and her M.B.A. from UConn. She has served the Law School as director of student finance for many years. Roberta is the past-president for the Connecticut Association of Financial Aid Administrators and serves as a mentor to new financial aid professionals. She has presented on numerous local and national panels regarding financial aid, financial literacy and financial aid in the changing economic times. In addition, Roberta has served on University committees regarding financial aid good practices, the RFI process for lenders, the Financial Literacy Committee, and Red Flags Identity Theft Prevention Program Committee.


Cathylene Black
Financial Aid Assistant, Student Finance
Office: Starr 116
Phone: 860-570-5147
cathylene.black@uconn.edu

Cathylene Black has served in the financial aid industry for 25+ years. Cathylene is always willing to serve and accommodate students and other members of the Law School community.


Office of the Bursar
Donna Gionfriddo
Bursar and Finance Director, Business Office
Office: Chase 201A
Phone: 860-570-5139
donna.gionfriddo@law.uconn.edu

Donna manages the day-to-day fiscal operations of the Law School, including purchasing, accounts payable/receivable and daily cash management operations. Donna also oversees the bursar functions related to student billing and accounts. She provides budgetary and financial support to the dean's office and all Law School departments by preparing and analyzing financial reports. Donna received her bachelor's degree in economics from UConn. She serves as the financial liaison to UConn's main campus.


Eric Rosario
Administrative Officer, Business Office
Office: Chase 202
Phone: 860-570-5140
eric.rosario@law.uconn.edu

Eric assists in the management of bursar functions including student billing, third party billing, student payment processing and the distribution of  student financial aid refund checks. In addition, Eric assists in the management of business office activities including the maintainence of adequate records of disbursements vouchers from Law School accounts. He processes all adjunct payroll employment paperwork and approval payroll payments for special payroll employees; authorizes and processes requisitions, and purchase orders for all Law School  departments; and manages the Law School's office supply storeroom.  


Mary Cassello
Office Assistant, Business Office
Office: Chase 202
Phone: 860-570-5139
mary.cassello@law.uconn.edu

Mary posts and assists students with  their PeopleSoft accounts. In addition, she processes bank deposits and maintain records for various Law School accounts and student organizations. Mary also processes reimbursements for staff, students and faculty travel; non travel; out of pocket and non employee's reimbursement; purchase orders; receiving; and payments to vendors.