Office of Student Affairs

Marshall Traverse, Dean of Students at DigiPen

Marshall Traverse

Dean of Students
Email: mtraverse[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5034


Heather Abi-Chahine, Associate Dean of Campus Engagement at DigiPen

Heather Abi-Chahine

Associate Dean of Campus Engagement
Email: habichahine[at]
Phone: (425) 629-5055

Mojan Ahmadi, Coordinator of Career Services at DigiPen

Mojan Ahmadi

Advisor of Career and Alumni Development
Email: mahmadi[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5014

Nik Bowen, Resident Director at DigiPen

Nik Bowen

Resident Director
Coordinator of Housing Placements and Operations
Email: nik[dot]bowen[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5044

Teresa Boyes, Director of Student Success at DigiPen

Teresa Boyes

Director of Student Success
Email: tboyes[at]
Phone: (425) 629-5088

Michelle Cooper

Director of Housing and Residence Life
Email: m[dot]cooper[at]
Phone: (425) 629-4847

Joanne Ho

Coordinator of Career and Alumni Development
Email: joanne[dot]ho[at]
Phone: (425) 895-4301

Caleb Flatau, Mental Health Counselor at DigiPen

Caleb Flatau, MS, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor
Email: cflatau[at]
Phone: (425) 629-4859

Caleb Flatau, Mental Health Counselor at DigiPen

Karen McCray

Coordinator of Disability Support Services
Email: kmccray[at]
Phone: (425) 895-4872

Heather Mueller

Student Life and International Student Advisor
Email: heather[dot]mueller[at]
Phone: (425) 629-5079

Benjamin Reed, Resident Director, Coordinator of Conduct and Residential Life at DigiPen

Benjamin Reed

Resident Director, Coordinator of Conduct and Residential Life
Email: ben[dot]reed[at]
Phone: 425-629-4847

Sydney Self, Student Success Advisor and Student Affairs Data Specialist at DigiPen

Sydney Self

Student Success Advisor (BAGD/BSCSGD),
Student Affairs Data Specialist

Email: sydney[dot]self[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 895 - 4445

Alyssa Voyles, Director of Student Life at DigiPen

Alyssa Voyles

Director of Student Life
Email: alyssa[dot]voyles[at]
Phone: 425-629-5021

Joanne Wang, M. Ed, Student Success Advisor, BFA/MFA/Sound Design & Coordinator of Tutoring Services at DigiPen

Joanne Wang, M. Ed

Student Success Advisor (BFA/MFA/BAMSD/BSCSDA),
Coordinator of Tutoring Services

Email: jwang[at]
Phone: 425-629-4846

Kay Widmer

Director of Counseling and Disability Support Services
Email: kwidmer[at]
Phone: 425-629-5015

Mission Statement

The Student Affairs Department is dedicated to supporting the academic goals of DigiPen Institute of Technology. Our mission is to advocate on behalf of students, provide programs and services that promote student success in academics, promote engagement in the DigiPen community, and prepare students for their professional careers and life after graduation.

Value Statement

Student Affairs strives to provide intellectual and emotional support to all students, promote healthy and active development and involvement in student life, and welcome and celebrate the diversity of DigiPen and the larger community. We are committed to providing an environment that ensures students’ safety and empowers them to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals.

Student Expectations

Students can expect that all Student Affairs staff will:

  • Treat every student with respect and dignity
  • Provide accurate information in a prompt manner
  • Respect diversity in our student body
  • Respect every students’ right to privacy