Office of Student Affairs

Marshall Traverse, Assistant Director of Student Affairs at DigiPen

Marshall Traverse

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


Kay Widmer, Director of Counseling Services and Disability Support Services Coordinator at DigiPen

Kay Widmer

Director of Counseling Services
Disability Support Services Coordinator
Email: kwidmer[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5015
Office Hours

Heather Sitt, Student Affairs Coordinator at DigiPen

Heather Sitt

Assistant Director of Student Affairs, International Student Services
Email: hsitt[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5055

Dana Weaver, Career Services Coordinator at DigiPen

Dana Weaver

Career and Alumni Services Coordinator

Email: dana.weaver[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 895-4439

Teresa Lin, Career and Alumni Services Coordinator at DigiPen

Teresa Boyes

Academic Advisor
Email: tboyes[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5088

Mark Ward, Student Life Coordinator

Mark Ward

Student Life Coordinator
Email: mark.ward[at]digipen[dot]edu
Phone: (425) 629-5021

Megan Reardon, Counselor

Sydney Self

Resident Director & Housing and Student Life Advisor
Email: sydney.self[at]digipen[dot]edu

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