The Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is your first stop when starting your journey at Carl Sandburg College. We are available to help you through the enrollment process, answer questions about our academic programs, and provide tuition information. If you have any questions or need help with any of our steps to enroll, please give us a call, or email. We encourage you to make an appointment to visit with an admissions recruiter to ask questions, and talk about all Sandburg has to offer you. 309.345.3500,

Whether you are a high school senior looking to explore your college options, or if you are looking to advance your career (or change your career), we encouraged you to make an appointment to visit. See you soon! 

Welcome Center 
Main Campus - Building B
M - F, 8am-5pm (summer hours 8am - 4pm)


Welcome Center Staff



Mollye Craterfield, MLD 
Director of Recruitment
Phone Contact: 309.341.5230
Email Contact:


Favorite thing about Sandburg: Diversity and blends of culture on campus are amazing. A great community of students that promote a successful environment for all! 

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: The support and resources we provide our students, from first inquiry to graduation (and beyond), is exceptional.  Sandburg strives to prepare each student for success, which then allows them to carry these skills throughout their careers and lives. Let us help you get started today!


Amy Brooks

Amy Brooks
Enrollment Services Specialist
Contact Phone: 309-345-3500
Contact Email:


Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Carl Sandburg College is a great school to attend because students receive a quality education at an affordable cost. At Sandburg you will find supportive and caring faculty and staff.


Anthony Law

Anthony Law III
Admissions Recruiter / Diversity Coordinator 
Contact Phone: 309-341-5439
Contact Email:

Recruitment Programs: Associate Degrees for Transfer

What is your favorite Sandburg place/memory: My favorite Sandburg memory is from when I attended my first G.E.D. graduation and heard the courageous stories told by the graduates.

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Sandburg is a GREAT place to attend because the faculty and support staff genuinely want to see each student succeed. The institution is structured towards success and shows a real commitment towards the student.



Megan Jones
Coordinator of Recruitment and Dual Credit
Phone: 309-341-5229

Recruitment Programs: Health Care Program Degrees and Certificates

Dual Credit Schools: Farmington, Galesburg, Galesburg Christian, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, United, ROWVA and Homeschool Students 

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Sandburg is a great school to attend as we treat everyone like family, have the best professors in the area, and provide excellent retention services in order to see students succeed.


Linda Thomas

Linda Thomas
Coordinator of Branch Campus, Carthage 
Contact Phone: 217.357.3129 Ext: 7243 
Contact Email:

Dual Credit Schools: Abingdon-Avon, Bushnell-Prairie, West Central, West Prairie, Hamilton, Warsaw, Illini West

What is your favorite Sandburg place/memory: My favorite memories are watching students overcome many of life’s obstacles to obtain their career dream.

Why Sandburg is a great school to attend: Sandburg is a great school to attend because we care about you, and want to make sure you have the necessary tools to achieve your dreams!

Recruitment Materials Request Form

This form is for internal requests and is for use by staff and faculty at Carl Sandburg College.

In order to better serve the needs of the College, we ask for 5 working days notice for all brochure and swag requests. 1 day notice for table top banners or table covers.

Upon completion of this form the welcome center will be notified of your request. You will receive an email when your request has been sent, and we will contact you for any clarification we need. We will notify you by email when your request is complete and ready for pick-up!

The Welcome Center staff appreciate your cooperation, and if you have any questions please call us at ext.3500