Welcome Admitted Students


Congratulations on your admission to Whittier College! Here's a checklist of things to take care of as soon as possible.

  • Pay your Enrollment Deposit to hold your spot. Your $400 non-refundable enrollment deposit can be made by credit card with just a few clicks.
  • Visit Campus through our virtual tour and connecting with our Admission Counselors.
  • Check your Application Portal for updates to your Financial Aid Award and contact the Office of Financial Aid for any questions related to your award.
  • ​​​​​​Review all emails and mail from Whittier College to ensure you are not missing important information from various departments on campus who will help with your transition as a new student.
  • Veterans/Students Eligible for VA Benefits, please contact Erasmo Fuentes (efuentes@whittier.edu) to begin the benefit assessment process.

The Office of Admission is here to assist you with answering questions and serving as your liaison as you prepare to become a Poet.

Deferring Enrollment

It is possible for students to accept an admission offer but to enroll one or two semesters later than the term to which they were originally admitted.

To request a deferment, complete the Request to Defer form. Please contact Erasmo Fuentes at efuentes@whittier.edu with any questions, concerns, or to discuss your situation. 

Office of Admission

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST
888.200.0369 (Toll Free)