Student Resources

The Office of the Registrar has compiled a list of important forms and resources students will need throughout their time at Whittier. Contact the Office of the Registrar for information not provided here.

All forms require 2 to 3 business days to process.

Academic Review Appeal Appeal academic suspension and full probation sanctions.

Academic Overload Petition: Petition to take more than 16 units during a regular semester or summer term.

Add/Drop: To add/drop classes. To apply Online for graduation - Bachelor of Arts Students Only. To apply Online for graduation - Master of Arts Students Only.

Change Major/Minor/Advisor: To change a major, minor or advisor.

Commencement Agreement: To participate in commencement while being short of completing graduation requirements.

Concurrent Enrollment: To take courses at another institution, including those through a study abroad program.

Data Order: To request data reports from the Registrar.

Degree Audit: Update DegreeWorks to substitute, waive, or change how a course is used.

Diploma Reorder: To order a duplicate diploma.

Directed Study Application: Directed Study is a tutorial arrangement with a faculty member when a course that is offered in the current catalog is not offered in a specific term.

Enrollment Verification Request: The National Student Clearinghouse provide lenders, insurance companies, employers, and other third parties instant enrollment and degree verifications. Current students who need to verify current term enrollment, should access the National Student Clearinghouse Student Self-Service link from login; select the "My Info" tab; and then click the "Enrollment Verification" link in the "Student Registration Tools" menu. There is no charge for this service.

FERPA Release of Records: Use Poet Proxy Access to grant a parent or another person access to specific pages the student authorizes. A Poet Proxy Access account must be established with a secure pass phrase before Registrar's Office staff will discuss a student's confidential information with a third party over the telephone.

FERPA Request for Confidentiality: To prevent the College from sharing "directory information" with an unauthorized third party.

FERPA Request to Inspect/Review Records: To review a student's official (paper) academic record.

FERPA Rights: To view a student's rights under FERPA.

FERPA Information for Eligible Students: Information from the US Department of Education explaining your privacy rights.

Incomplete Grade Application: To apply for a grade of Incomplete with an instructor.

Independent Study Application: Independent Study is a tutorial arrangement with a faculty member when a student would like to do research on a topic that is not offered in the current catalog.

Non-Degree Application - High School Dual Enrollment: Please review the Dual Enrollment policy before applying. If you are currently in high school and want to start earning college credit prior to graduation.

Non-Degree Application - Graduate: If you already have a bachelor's degree and are not seeking another degree but want to take courses at Whittier College.

Non-Degree Application - Undergraduate: If you are not a degree-seeking student but want to take courses at Whittier College.

Non-Returner: Completed the current semester and will not be returning next semester.

Online Course Search Instructions: Step-by-step instructions on how to search for classes online.

Online Grades/Schedule Instructions: Step-by-step instructions on how to view your schedule or grades.

Petition for Exception to College Policy: To petition a college policy.

Readmission Application: Students who have missed at least one term of enrollment must apply for readmission. Deadlines: Fall Term - April 1 / Spring Term - November 1

Student Travel: To be reimbursed for participation in collaborative faculty-sponsored scholarly presentations and related activities.

Time Conflict: If you are registering for courses that conflict in time.

Transcript Request: To order an Official Transcript.

VA Benefits: Certification Request for VA Benefits. (Complete every semester)

Withdrawal from Class: Withdraw from a Class. Use after the last day to drop classes.

Withdrawal To withdraw from Whittier College.


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