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  • Monday, Jun 02
    Alumnus Sworn in as Superior Court Judge

    Whittier graduate and former civil deputy prosecutor Bernard Veljacic '94 was recently sworn... More

  • Tuesday, Jun 03
    Alumnus to Head Michigan Water Polo Team

    Former Poet athlete Marcelo Leonardi ’98 has been named as the new head coach for the University of... More

41st Annual Poet Sports Camps

The Whittier College Athletic Department will offer three, two week, morning sessions of sports activity

instruction. The recreational activities rotate among basketball, kickball, track, soccer, softball and wiffleball among others. Additionally, other activities include group games and arts and crafts.

Each two week session will culminate with a Pentathlon where ribbons and certificates will be awarded.

  • Thursday, May 29
    Poet Novelist and Charity Founder Releases New Book

    Political science major R.J. Tolson ’15 has published a new self-improvement book, Project Limit... More

  • Thursday, May 29
    Alumnus Will Head Ball State

    Whittier College graduate Paul W. Ferguson '74, president of the University of Maine since 201... More

  • Friday, May 23
    Father Gregory J. Boyle—2014 Commencement Keynote Speech

    Thank you very much. It’s an honor to be with you, Class of 2014. The Poet Mary Oliver writes, “T... More

Career and Internship Fair

This annual event offers an avenue for students to build the necessary bridges for employment and to expand their professional network.

  • Friday, May 23
    Whittier College Leverages Challenge Gift to Raise $5 Million For Science and Learning Center

    A recent $1 million challenge gift has resulted in an additional $4 million in leadership contr... More

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.