Division of Student Affairs > About > Staff Directory > Joplyn Raavel
Joplyn (she/her/hers) is the College Transitions Coordinator at DePaul University. In her role, Joplyn aims to create space for multiple, intersecting student experiences and foster belonging and community with the students she serves. She works with STARS peer mentor program and Generations Success to advance the success of first-generation, Pell-eligible, and students of color on DePaul’s campus. Joplyn is passionate about advocacy in many forms, especially access to higher education and Trans* and Queer Liberation.
Prior to joining OMSS, Joplyn was a TRIO SSS student at Purdue, a Graduate Assistant in Fraternity and Sorority Life at Western Illinois University, and a Purdue Promise Student Success Coach.
Joplyn earned her BS in Agribusiness Management at Purdue University and her MS in College Student Personnel—Student Affairs at Western Illinois University.