The unique nature of this year's Graduate Celebration calls for procedures and scheduling different from other years. More information will be provided in the days leading up to the Celebration. Distribution of Diplomas Graduates who have fulfilled all academic and financial obligations to the College by the end of the spring semester will have their diploma and cover mailed to them at the mailing address on file. Outstanding holds, financial obligations, and disciplinary sanctions with Whittier College will prevent the release of your diploma. Please make arrangements to resolve any outstanding holds and obligations prior to your graduation.