Housing & Residential Life

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The Housing Application for Fall 2021 is currently open.  

The housing priority deadline for all new incoming students is June 13. The housing priority deadline for all returning students was June 6. All applications received after the priority deadline will still be placed in on-campus housing, however, assignments will be made in the order applications were received. Housing assignments will be sent to students’ Poet email account between July 7 and July 9. Students may opt out of their fall housing assignment prior to August 6 by emailing the Office of Housing & Residential Life.

To request accommodations via the Student Disability Services (SDS) Office, contact SDS via email or 562.907.4825 immediately to begin the required paperwork. Do not send any medical documentation/emails to the Office of Housing and Residential Life.

Fall Move-In

  • Returning Students may move in any date between August 16 and August 23
  • New Students may move in any date between August 19 and August 23.
  • Student athletes who are required to move-in early may contact their coach for dates. 

Residence hall check-in will take place in the Campus Center Courtyard, across from the Mailroom. Key pick up will be between 12 and 4 p.m. Requests for after-hours key pick up may be coordinated with the Office of Housing of Residential Life via email.

Information regarding COVID-19 including vaccination requirements and international student quarantine requirements is available on the Whittier College Moving Forward page.

Contacting the Office of Housing and Residential Life

Although every attempt is made to return voicemails in a timely manner, email continues to be the best way to contact the Office of Housing and Residential Life at this time.