A Message of Support to Students Affected by Natural Disasters

The Whittier College Office of Admission extends its sympathies to students and communities affected by the destruction of recent natural disasters across the US and abroad.   

In support for students and colleagues in the college application process, the Office of Admission is offering assistance and flexibility in the following ways:

  • Extensions for admission deadlines can be requested by emailing admission@whittier.edu
  • Application fee waivers can be requested by selecting the “school specific fee waiver” on the Common Application.
  • Flexibility will be offered for students who have trouble taking/requesting standardized tests due to a natural disaster, please notify us at admission@whittier.edu for specific assistance requests.
  • Flexibility is offered to all teachers and counselors for submissions of school profile, letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and other materials being submitted on an applicant’s behalf. Please email admission@whittier.edu for specific assistance requests. 

Questions about admission and financial aid can be answered by contacting the Office of Admission at 888.200.0369 or admission@whittier.edu.