Orientation for Transfer Students (Sunday, September 4, 2016 - Monday, September 5, 2016)

Whittier StudentsYou are at an exciting moment in your life - a time to continue your educational experience and earn a bachelor's degree. Transfer Orientation, facilitated by Transfer Peer Mentors, is designed to introduce you to Whittier College's academic programs, policies, and services. If you have not done so already, you will meet with faculty in your major, register for classes, and learn how to navigate the campus as well as meet new transfer students.


A memorable and enjoyable Orientation experience awaits our transfer students. You may view the schedule below or download the OrgSync app to your smartphone for easy access. 

1. Download OrgSync on GooglePlay or the AppStore.
2. Sign in using your Whittier College username and password.
3. Once logged in, click the "Whittier College" logo then the "Events" tab and the orientation schedule is available in addition to events throughout the academic year.

Arriving in Whittier

Sunday, September September 4 is the first day of Orientation. Orientation takes place over 3 days (2 of which are required fir Transfer students). A detailed schedule of Orientation events will be available below in May so please check back then.

Early Arrivals If you plan to arrive in Whittier prior to the start of Orientation, you will be responsible for arranging alternate accommodations as your residence hall room will not be available early. Click here for information about hotels near Whittier College.

Arriving by Air Super Shuttle is a 24-hour, shared-ride airport shuttle service provided at all major Los Angeles area airports. Super Shuttle can pick you up at the airport terminal and drop you off at the College. Super Shuttle can be reached at 800.554.3146. The fare to Whittier from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is approximately $45. Credit cards are accepted.