Living Off Campus

Whittier College Dorm RoomAll first-year students, sophomores, and juniors are required to live in Whittier College housing unless:

  • The student resides with their parent or legal guardian at their legal residence which is within a 20 mile radius of the Whittier College campus. The Office of Residential Life will verify this information with the address on record in the Registrar’s Office.
  • The student is or will be 22 years of age on or before the first day of classes for the fall semester.
  • The student is married or in a domestic partnership.

In order to request a housing exemption, returning students who DO NOT meet any of the above criteria must complete a Housing Exemption Form and submit it to the Office of Residential Life by the following deadlines:

For Spring 2017: December 4, 2016 by 11:59 p.m.​
For Fall 2016: March 20, 2016 by 11:59 p.m.

Returning Student Housing Exemption Request Form

Financial Hardship - Housing Exemption Request Form