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Jesse Knappenberger

Advising and Enrollment Services

Phone: (206) 592-3054

Office: 6-216

Mailstop: 6-11


Jesse (he/him) is honored to serve as Dean of Advising and Enrollment Services at Highline College. He supports Enrollment Services (registration, records, admissions, credentials), Entry Advising, Pathway Advising, Student Success, Running Start, Career & Transfer Center and Veteran’s Services.

Throughout his career, he has consistently focused on providing students access and support in higher education. He started his career at the University of Washington Seattle in undergraduate admissions, moving on to an advising role in the College of Engineering, then eventually a student services leadership role at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. He was then lucky enough to land at South Seattle College where he held various leadership roles with Running Start, Advising, Guided Pathways and Enrollment Services.

Jesse is was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and has lived in the Seattle area for the past 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Economics and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Student, both from the University of Washington.