Campus Visits and Appointments

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Whether you're local, visiting Southern California, or learning about Whittier College from afar, there are numerous ways to discover Whittier College and everything it has to offer.

In-Person Campus Tours

These tours are geared toward prospective students and their families. If you are a counselor or teacher who wishes to schedule a tour for a group of students, please navigate to the Counselor Resources menu below to request a group tour.

Class Visits

A class visit is a great way to experience a class taught by Whittier College faculty. 

Lunch with a Professor

A lunch visit with a professor is a great way to meet faculty and ask questions - all while enjoying a meal at the Campus Inn. 

Self-Guided Campus Tours

Self-guided tours are offered every day, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Take a Self-Guided Virtual Tour of Campus

Available 24/7, this virtual tour lets you imagine yourself in every corner of the Whittier College campus.

 

First-Year Appointments

We understand you may have unique questions that our website did not answer. Admission Counselors are available for one-on-one virtual appointments to answer questions, conduct Instant Decision interviews, review your application or admitted student checklist, discuss financial aid options, or just talk more about Whittier in general. 

Transfer Appointments

All transfer applicants are encouraged to schedule an initial appointment with a Transfer Admission Counselor. During your appointment, a counselor will review your transcripts and give you a personalized transfer pathway to Whittier College.

You can also make an appointment to apply via Instant Decision.

International Students

Starting your college career in a different country can certainly be daunting. Director of International Admission & Services, Shim Shimaz is here to work with you and your family to ensure that this transition is as seamless as possible.

Meet with a Student Ambassador

Our Student Ambassadors want to meet you. Gain insight into student life, academic workload, things to do in the Whittier area, athletics, campus safety, and all Whittier-related questions from a student perspective.

High School Group Tours

Group visits are ideal for any high school counselor or teacher who would like to bring a group of students to tour Whittier College. Please fill out a Reservation Request if you wish to participate. Your request will be reviewed by the Campus Visit Coordinator within 2 business days. If you have any questions about requesting a group visit, please email vprogram@whittier.edu.

Bus Scholarship

The Office of Admission is happy to offer our Campus Visit Bus Scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year. This scholarship aims to alleviate some of the costs associated with field trips and transportation expenses. If selected, this scholarship will cover the costs of transportation to our campus and a meal for your attendees.

Campus Tours

Register to attend one of our virtual or in-person tours. This option is meant for individual counselors or teachers who would like to attend one of our daily campus tours and learn a bit more about Whittier College. Please note that these tours are geared toward prospective students and their families. If you wish to schedule a tour for a group of students, please see the group tour information above.