Poet Homecoming: October 16, 2021


Whittier College is excited to launch a new Homecoming tradition: the Poet Uptown Experience.

The Poet Uptown Experience begins with check-in at Poet Gardens where alumni and friends will be given a Poet Uptown Experience passport to guide them through a number of participating restaurants and shops in Uptown Whittier. 

Schedule of Events

2 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Poet Social | Poet Gardens, 13002 Philadelphia Street

4 p.m. | Alianza de Los Amigos Social                 

5:30 p.m. | Black Alumni Association Social

Important Information

  • Requirements may change to comply with public health guidance from the CDC, State of California, or the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
  • Your Uptown Experience Passport will be emailed to you the week of Homecoming.
  • Purchased Spirit Packs will be available for pick up on October 16 at Poet Gardens between 2 and 6 p.m. only.

Homecoming Checklist

  • Register for Homecoming
  • All guests must complete a College Visitors health screening form prior to their arrival at Poet Gardens
  • Follow us on FacebookInstagram, and LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on all the Homecoming details.
  • Contact your classmates and make plans to attend Homecoming in Uptown

If you have any questions/comments, please e-mail alumni@whittier.edu.  

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