Every student at DigiPen is assigned both a Faculty Mentor and a Student Success Advisor at the start of their first semester.
Faculty Mentors are available to help students create educational and professional goals and help each student develop a deeper appreciation of their field of study.
Student Success Advisors assist students with class registration, course selection, and academic success skill development, and answer questions regarding DigiPen’s academic policies and procedures.
Faculty mentors are assigned the third week of the semester. If students have questions before matriculation, they should contact the Student Success Advisor designated for their program. Matriculated students can use SRS to find their Faculty and Student Success Advisors. To do so:
Students should speak to their Faculty Mentors about:
Student Success Advisors
It is recommended that students meet with their Student Success Advisor at least once a year as well as when they are applying for graduation. This ensures that the student is meeting their academic objectives and enrolling in the correct classes. Students should speak to their Student Success Advisors about:
Students can seek academic advice through their Student Success Advisor as long as they maintain an “enrolled” status at DigiPen.
Contact studentsuccess[at]digipen[dot]edu or one of the following Student Success Advisors with any academic advising questions.
Director of Student Success (BSCS/RTIS/CE/MSCS)
Student Success Advisor (1st-Year BSCS/RTIS) and Communication Coordinator
Student Success Advisor (BAGD/BSCSGD) and Data Specialist
Joanne Wang, M. Ed
Student Success Advisor (BFA/MFA/Sound Design) and Coordinator of Tutoring Services