Orientation for Transfer Students (Sunday, September 6, 2015-Tuesday, September 8, 2015)

Whittier StudentsYou are at an exciting moment in your life - a time to continue your educational experience and earn a bachelors 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.

Schedule

A memorable and enjoyable Orientation experience awaits our transfer students.

Arriving in Whittier

Residential and Commuter Students Sunday, September 6, 2015 is the first day of Orientation. A detailed schedule and list of Orientation events is listed below.

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.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

8:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M.

International Student Orientation

Dezember Alumni House                      

8:00 A.M. — 11:00 A.M.

Residential Student Check-In

North Lawn

10:00 A.M — 12:00 P.M.

Commuter Student Check-In

North Lawn

8:30 A.M. — 3:00 P.M.

Business, Financial Aid, and Admissions Offices are open

Mendenhall Building & Weingart Hall

11:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M.

Welcome Session for Students & Families of African Descent

Club 88

11:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M

Asian and Pacific Islander Student & Family Welcome

Villalobos Hall

11:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M.

Disability Services Meeting

Wardman Library, Lower Level

11:00 A.M. — 2:00 P.M.

Lunch

Campus Inn

12:00 P.M. — 1:00 P.M.

Commuter Student Information Session

Shannon Center

1:00 P.M. — 2:00 P.M.

Latino/Latina Student & Family Welcome

Villalobos Hall

2:00 P.M. — 3:00 P.M.

Sesión Informativa en Español        

Villalobos Hall

2:30 P.M. — 5:00 P.M.

Faculty Mentor Meetings

Various Locations

5:00 P.M. — 6:30 P.M.

New Student Welcome Dinner with Mentor Groups (Required for all new students)

Campus Inn

7:00 P.M. — 7:15 P.M.

Line Up for President's Convocation

Harris Amphitheatre

7:15 P.M. — 8:15 P.M.

President's Welcome and Convocation

Harris Amphitheatre

8:15 P.M. — 10:15 P.M.

Family Reception

Campus Center Courtyard

9:15 P.M. — 10:15 P.M.

Transfer Meet-and-Greet

Setà in Uptown

10:15 P.M. — 11:15 P.M.

ASWC Meet-and-Greet

Johnson & Stauffer Residence Halls

Monday, September 7, 2015

7:00 A.M. — 8:00 A.M.

Breakfast

Campus Inn

8:00 A.M. — 9:30 A.M.

Diversity Session

Shannon Center

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M.

Singing Auditions

Music Building, Room 106

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M. 

Lunch

Campus Inn

1:00 P.M. — 3:00 P.M.

Faculty Speaker

TBD

3:00 P.M. — 5:00 P.M.

Title IX Speaker

TBD

5:00 P.M. — 6:30 P.M. 

Dinner

Campus Inn

5:00 P.M. — 8:00 P.M.

Whittwood Mall Shuttle

Philadelphia House Parking Lot

8:30 P.M. — 10:30 P.M.

Transfer Mixer

Hartley House

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

7:15 A.M. — 8:30 A.M.

Breakfast

Campus Inn

8:30 A.M. — 11:00 A.M.

Taking Care of Business

Various Locations

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M.

Lunch

Campus Inn

11:30 A.M. — 2:30 P.M.

Music Theory Placement Exam

Music Building, Room 106

11:30 A.M. — 2:30 P.M.

Singing Auditions

Music Building, Room 106

1:00 P.M. — 2:30 P.M.

Work-Study Fair

Villalobos Hall & Club 88

2:45 P.M. — 5:00 P.M.

Introduction to Student Life

TBD

5:30 P.M. — 7:30 P.M.

President's Dinner

Wardman House

8:00 P.M. — 10:30 P.M.

Residence Hall Meetings

All Residence Halls

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