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



Office of Student Life

Michelle Cooper, Director of Student Life

Michelle Cooper

Director of Student Life
Email: m[dot]cooper[at]
Phone: (425) 629-5055


Counseling Center


Kay Widmer

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

Caleb Flatau, Mental Health Counselor at DigiPen

Caleb Flatau, MS, LMHC

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


Disability Support Services


Kay Widmer

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

Caleb Flatau, Mental Health Counselor at DigiPen

Karen McCray

Coordinator of Disability Support Services
Email: kmccray[at]
Phone: (425) 629-4872


Office of Housing and Residence Life


Jayme Brunner, Housing and Residence Life Manager

Jayme Brunner

Housing and Residence Life Manager
Email: jayme[dot]brunner[at]
Phone: (425) 629-4847

Lyndsie Wickham, Resident Director

Lyndsie Wickham

Resident Director
Email: lyndsie.wickham[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5037

Lyndsie Wickham, Resident Director

Woosol Kim

Phone: (425) 629-4858


Office of Career and Alumni Development


Mojan Ahmadi, Coordinator of Career Services at DigiPen

Mojan Ahmadi

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

Courtney Ramsey

Career Services Coordinator
Email: c[dot]ramsey[at]


Office of Student Success


Teresa Boyes, Director of Student Success at DigiPen

Teresa Boyes

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

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

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

Nik Bowen, Resident Director at DigiPen

Nik Bowen

Student Success Advisor (1st-Year BSCS/RTIS)
Communication Coordinator
Email: nik[dot]bowen[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5044

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