Identity or Affinity Clubs
Asian Students Association (ASA)
The Asian Students Association promotes Asian culture and traditions as well as the contributions of Asian-Americans, and coordinates a series of events throughout the year.
Black Student Union (BSU)
The Black Student Union (BSU) assists Black students enrolled at Whittier, both academically and socially, through events, programs, and activities held throughout the year. In addition, the BSU seeks to make an impact on the political, cultural, psychological, and intellectual development of its members.
Halo Halo Club
The Halo Halo club seeks to celebrate Pilipino heritage, to raise awareness, and further the understanding of its traditions and culture. Halo Halo club welcomes all individuals regardless of creed, religion, gender, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or physical handicap and thus strives to foster a sense of family through various activities and events.
Hawaiian Islanders Club (HIC)
The Hawaiian Islanders Club at Whittier College (HIC) supports students from Hawaii and other individuals who actively demonstrate an interest in Hawaiian culture and traditions. As an organization, the Hawaiian Islanders Club strives to develop and maintain a healthy, diverse community while seeking high moral standards and unity through numerous social events and community service activities.
The International Club at Whittier College provides interested students of all nationalities an opportunity to interact with one another and acquire an awareness of other cultures around the globe. The club also hopes to make the most of outings to cultural sites in Los Angeles and around Southern California to allow students to experience different cultures and to instill in its members an interest in other international cultures and customs.
Movimiento Esudiantil Chicano/a de Aztlan (MEChA)
MEChA promotes and encourages Chicano/a and Latino/a people to pursue and continue higher education, while maintaining a strong sense of self-identify and pride.
Transgender, Other Identified, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Allies for Diversity (TOBGLAD)
TOBGLAD is a confidential group that serves as a support system for students and involves them in crucial political issues affecting the bisexual, gay, and lesbian community. The organization's focus is to end discrimination through educating the Whittier College community.
The Whittier College Dance Team is an organization on campus that strives to incorporate and exhibit student creativity in the form of movement. They perform at school-wide events throughout the fall and spring semesters. The team recently started putting together an annual dance concert that takes place sometime between late January and early February to showcase dance talent and performances from both on- and off-campus organizations and individuals.
The purpose of Drama Club is to offer a meeting space for students interested in theater and dramatic arts. Drama club hosts workshops and provide resources to improve performance, research, design, directing and technical skills to the student body.Drama club aims to be inclusive to all.
Whittier Tells Funnies (formerly Improvisation & Sketch Comedy)
The first Whittier College Improv and Sketch Comedy Club was founded in September 2009. The group meets twice a month in the studio theatre. All students are welcomed and are able to submit their original sketches. We work towards expressing ourselves through performing original skits, and releasing stress through laughter.
Kinesiology & Nutrition Science (KNS) Club
An active club providing students interested in topics related to Kinesiology & Nutrition Science with connections to students, professors, and professionals in the major, as well as opportunities to serve the greater Whittier community. Members also participate in fun activity days such as hikes, trivia games, community service, and sports viewing parties.
The Math Club, a chapter of the Mathematical Association of America, was established to provide a network of acquaintances for those involved in or interested in mathematics, to advance the interests of the members in the areas of mathematics, and to provide assistance to the Whittier College community in said areas.
The Society of Physics Students is all about physics! Come chat with us, watch sci-fi movies with us or go on awesome field trips, such as to Joshua Tree Park to camp out and look at nearby planets and the moon or to the Griffith Observatory.
Artorian Order Of The Knights Of Pendragon (AOKP)
Do you ever feel like your owl-post got lost in transit? Add adventure to your life with the Artorian Order of the Knights of Pendragon (AOKP)- a Medieval and Renaissance- based live action role-playing club. Join us for fantasy, fighting, feasting, and... fun!
Commuter Student Association
A group of Whittier College students dedicated to providing WC commuter students with opportunities for unity and voice on campus, as well as scholarly support, social enrichment, and encouragement to participate fully in their college experience.
First-Year Class Council
The First-Year Class Council was established to represent the Freshmen of Whittier College as a branch of the ASWC Senate. The club is responsible for serving and representing the Freshmen of Whittier College and abiding by all rules and regulations of the Whittier college community.
The primary objective of the Program Board is to provide balanced programming and high quality entertainment that is consistent with the educational objectives of the College, the priorities of the Associated Students of Whittier College, and the needs and interests of the entire College community.
Politically-Minded and Activist Clubs
Richard M. Nixon Republican Club
The Richard M. Nixon Republican club is founded to bring together students interested and passionate about Republican politics on this campus. Although, not all members are republican, we strive to educate students on current political topics through trips to local museums, movie nights and debates. We also wish to bring about a greater awareness of Richard Nixon to the campus as well as provide other extracurricular events to the students at Whittier College.
Food Recovery Network
Food Recovery Network unites students on college campuses to fight waste and feed people by donating the surplus unsold food from their colleges and donating it to hungry Americans. Founded in 2011, FRN has grown to include chapters at more than 95 colleges and universities in 26 states, DC and Puerto Rico that have recovered over 400,000 pounds of food.The club works with on-campus dining halls and other, off-campus eateries to divert food from the landfill to community members in need, while also raising awareness on issues of food waste and hunger in America.
Whittier College Sustainability Club
The focus of the Whittier College Sustainability Club is to raise awareness for how to manage a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Through projects, fundraisers, and field trips we will incorporate this idea into our academics, our community, and ourselves as members of society. WCSC will be working closely with faculty in various departments to help students learn about sustainability and how to support self-sufficient businesses.