A Message of Support to Students Impacted by COVID-19


In response to the developing situation around the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Whittier College is making the following adjustments to the admission process for the fall 2020 incoming class.

  • The Application and Enrollment Deposit deadlines have been extended for for First-Years and Transfers
  • Application fee waivers can be requested by selecting the “school specific fee waiver” on the Common Application
  • If your SAT/ACT has been canceled, please notify the Office of Admission at admission@whittier.edu to switch your application to test-optional
  • 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.