Contact Financial Aid

Financial Aid administrators are available to speak with current and prospective students and families via email, phone, and in person at DigiPen's campus.

If you plan to visit the campus for a Student Shadow or Admissions meeting, contact the Office of Financial Aid in advance to make arrangements to meet on the same day.

In order to ensure your email is replied to in a timely manner, make sure to contact the correct Financial Aid Administrator.

Office Hours

The Office of Financial Aid is available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm (Pacific) to assist enrolled and prospective students in obtaining financial aid.

Mailing And General Contact Information

DigiPen Institute of Technology (map and directions)
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Phone: (425) 629-5002
 (425) 558-0378

Contact The Administrator Handling Your Account

To ensure your email is received and replied to as quickly as possible, please send emails to the Office of Financial Aid to one of the following email addresses, based on the first letter of your last name:




Financial Aid Staff

Adam Russell, Financial Aid Administrator

Adam Russell

Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Email: adam.russell[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 895-4427

Adam began his career in higher education in 2012 and began working at DigiPen in the Office of Admissions in 2014. Now working with Financial Aid, he is excited to be able to use his experience and enthusiasm to help students better understand the financial aid process to ensure students get the most from their DigiPen experience.

Barbara Hammer

Scholarship Manager and Senior Advisor
Email: barbara.hammer[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 895-4447

Barbara has been in higher education since 2015 and began working at DigiPen in 2016 after moving to Redmond from Florida. She currently works with scholarships and private loans and is happy to provide information to any student regarding financial literacy and the financial aid process.

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