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Orientation for First Year Students

Welcome to Whittier College!  We are very excited to join you in your new journey at Whittier. You’ve made a wise choice. Whittier is a great place to study and live. Your opportunities are endless. Orientation is a comprehensive program that assists new students in making successful transitions, academically and socially, into the Whittier College community.

  • Friday, May 16
    Whittier College Celebrates 111th Commencement Ceremony

    Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium, the nearly 450 m... More

Whittier Weekend 2014

By now, you should have received your "Save-the-Date" postcard in the mail (see image below), and seen our Whittier Weekend 2014 banner in various emails. As we finalize our schedule of activities for the coming year, please bookmark this page and check back often for updates, news, and other relevant information. 

In the meantime, you can count on the following events to feature prominently in our weekend's calendar:

  • Monday, Apr 21
    Whittier College Honors Convocation Recognizes Outstanding Poets

    More than 100 Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and colle... More

Film Screening: "Fifty Lakes One Island"

Hartley House and ENVS/ENST invite you to take a "walk" on the wild side...

Join for us a film screening of Fifty Lakes One Island, followed by a discussion with filmmaker George Desort.

Backpack-to-Briefcase (B2B) Series: Careers in Arts & Entertainment

Backpack to Briefcase (B2B) workshops present students with the opportunity to connect with successful and seasoned alumni to receive mentorship, learn and develop practical career skills, and explore stories of traditional and not-so-traditional career paths. Discussions at each workshop center around diverse career options and paths in a variety of professional fields, and broach topics such as:

Backpack-to-Briefcase (B2B) Series: Careers in the Medical Fields

Backpack to Briefcase (B2B) workshops present students with the opportunity to connect with successful and seasoned alumni to receive mentorship, learn and develop practical career skills, and explore stories of traditional and not-so-traditional career paths. Discussions at each workshop center around diverse career options and paths in a variety of professional fields, and broach topics such as:

Commencement

President Herzberger at Memorial Field. Commencement at Whittier College is a very special event.

We are proud of our graduates and look forward to celebrating their academic accomplishments.

Study Abroad Fair

Interested in study abroad? Join the Office of International Programs (OIP) at our Spring Study Abroad Fair! 

- Meet OIP staff
- Discuss your options for different study programs with our program partners
- Learn about funding for study abroad
- Jump start your international education!

Visit the Poet World Portal to view our different program offerings.

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