Jess Cotton

RHA Advisor

Jess Cotton

Office Location:Anderson University Center - Room 157

Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Employed: 2 Years

  • Professional
  • Biography

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Student Engagement Coordinator


  • Masters, Higher Education, The University of Vermont, 2019
  • Bachelors, Sociology, Seattle University, 2010


Jess Cotton has worked at PLU since 2019 in Campus Life as the Community Director for Harstad (2019-2021) and helping Lutes with gaining a sense of belonging through different ways of student engagement. She is passionate about helping students with retention and persisting in their vocationalĀ goals. She volunteers with NASPA as the Knowledge Community Representative for Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (AER). When she is not working, you can find her walking her French Bulldogs, Potato and Oreo.