Advising Center Staff



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Jennifer Coogan, M.A., M.Ed.

M.A., M.Ed.

Director and Assistant Dean of Student Academic Affairs

Phone: (206) 220-8127

Building/Room: ENGR 300

Jennifer has worked in higher education for nearly 20 years. She has extensive experience in student services having served as an associated dean of advising and student support programs, English lead in a tutoring center, and advisor to TRiO or similar programs at public and private, 2- and 4-year institutions. She has also worked as a developmental English instructor, a research associate at a professional association in D.C., and a project lead on several U.S. government grants including school dropout prevention initiatives. She earned her M.Ed. in Reading from University of Maryland, a M.A. in Community Counseling and a B.A. in Psychology, both from Marist College. Several years ago, she moved to Washington from the east coast with her husband and dog. They enjoy exploring the beautiful surroundings of the PNW.

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Rebecca K. Pazdral, DE.d

Science and Engineering Advising Center

Academic and Pre-Health Advising Specialist

Building/Room: ENGR 300

Dr. Rebecca Pazdral joins us as the Academic and Pre-Health Advisor. Rebecca brings over 15 years of pre-health advising experience to the college. She earned her MA from Lewis & Clark College and her DEd in Educational Leadership in Higher Education at the University of Oregon. Most recently, she comes to us from Loyola Marymount University. She is often accompanied by Doozy, her service dog.

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Joy Crevier

Science and Engineering Advising Center

Senior Academic Advisor

Building/Room: ENGR 300

Joy is the newest member of our advising team and comes to us from our own Civil and Environmental Engineering department where she has been a Senior Administrative Assistant for the last 7 years.  Joy grew up on nearby Whidbey Island and, after graduating from the University of Washington with both her BS and MS in Chemistry, was a community college instructor for almost 12 years in Silicon Valley area of California.  Joy more recently earned a Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising from NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) and will be working with pre-science and pre-engineering students plus be the main point of contact for students transferring into our College.

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Sidney Richardson

Senior Administrative Assistant

Building/Room: ENGR 300

Sidney Richardson is a Seattle native. After graduating from the University of Portland with a BA in Psychology, she completed a year of service with Jesuit Volunteer Corps. There, she worked at a college access program in Newark, New Jersey, where she counseled low income, first generation students through the college application process. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in School Counseling at Seattle University.


Contact us

Monday - Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM*


Located in ENGR 300

*8:00AM appointments available upon request

Walk-In Appointments

These are for CURRENT SU students.

Prospective students should schedule an appointment by calling 206-296-2500.

We recommend calling ahead of time to confirm walk-in appointment availability.

General Advising Walk-Ins:

Tuesday & Thursday 1:30PM to 3:30PM

Pre Health Advising Walk-Ins:

Tuesday & Thursday 1:30PM to 3:30PM