Poet Proxy for Students

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Poet Proxy allows students to grant My.Whittier account access to a parent or other responsible party.

The authorized party, also known as a proxy, can log in to My.Whittier using their own email address and password. The student determines the level of access they wish to grant their proxy including access to their account balance, class schedule, advising transcript, etc. 

Poet Proxy Assistance

ITS Help Desk
proxyhelp@whittier.edu
562.907.4287

Video Tutorials

Setup Instructions for Students

Creating a Poet Proxy Access Account

  1. Log in to your My.Whittier account and find the Poet Proxy Access link under the For Students tab.
  2. Click the Add New button to add a new proxy.
  3. Enter your proxy's information in the required fields. 
  4. The Start and Stop Dates will be set automatically.
  5. Enter a Passphrase your proxy can use when calling College personnel to obtain information about your account.
  6. Under Authorizations, select the information you wish to give your proxy access to. You can copy these authorizations if you create a second proxy access account.
  7. Click Submit

Once you've completed the process, you will receive a notice that the proxy account has been created successfully. Your proxy will also receive three separate emails with login information and set up instructions. Be sure to check your Spam folder for emails from proxyaccess@whittier.edu. The subject lines will read as follows:

  • Whittier College Temporary Initial Password (contains a temporary password for the proxy's first login)
  • Whittier College Proxy Access Permanent Login (use the link in this email to log in for the first time)
  • Whittier College New Proxy Temporary Link (contains a one-time link to access the proxy system for the first time)

Resetting a proxy's password

  • Login to My.Whittier.edu
  • Click on the For Students tab
  • Click on the Poet Proxy Access link
  • Click on the Proxy Management link
  • Click on the Edit Proxy button
  • Click on the Reset Password link
  • You will receive notification that an email with a temporary password and reset link has been sent to your proxy

Share your Passphrase with a proxy

  • Login to My.Whittier.edu
  • Click on the For Students tab
  • Click on the Poet Proxy Access link
  • Click on the Proxy Management link
  • Scroll down to the Additional Information section
  • Click on the E-Mail Passphrase link
  • You will receive notification that an email has been sent to your proxy which includes the Passphrase you entered

If the Passphrase is changed, scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on the Submit button before emailing the Passphrase.

Notify your proxy of the Authorizations they've been granted

  • Login to My.Whittier.edu
  • Click on the For Students tab
  • Click on the Poet Proxy Access link
  • Click on the Proxy Management link
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen
  • Click on the E-Mail Authorizations link
  • You will receive a notification that an email with a list of Proxy Authorizations has been sent to your proxy

If you make adjustments to the Authorizations, click the Submit button before sending the email.