Orientation for Transfer Students (January 28 & 29, 2014)

You are at an exciting moment in your life - a time to continue your educational experience and earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Transfer Orientation, facilitated by peer transfer students, 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.


A memorable and enjoyable Orientation experience awaits our transfer students. Download the Spring 2014 Orientation schedule.

Arriving to Whittier

Residential and Commuter Students

On January 28, 2014 – the first day of Orientation - students may arrive to the College any time between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Upon arrival, please go to Club 88 to receive your Orientation folder. If you are a residential student, proceed to your residence hall to check into your room. If you are a commuter student, you may want to visit the bookstore. Required activities for all new students will begin at noon at A.J. Villalobos Hall.

Early Arrivals. If you plan to arrive in Los Angeles prior to the start of Orientation, you will need to arrange for your own accommodations. Your residence hall room will not be available early. Click here for information about local-area hotels to the College.

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