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Whittier Weekend

Whittier Weekend is October 12-13, 2018.

Join us as we celebrate milestone reunions, recognize fellow alumni for their achievements, cheer on Poets at athletic events, and reconnect with your Poet family at the Annual Homecoming Poet Festival!

This year, we celebrate milestone anniversaries for the following classes: 

1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018.

Whittier Weekend will be packed with exciting events for all alumni, parents & friends to enjoy. Be sure to bring your Poet Spirit! 

Homecoming Checklist

1. Mark your calendar and start making plans and travel arrangements.

2. Register online.

3. Recruit friends to attend.

4. Catch updates, announcements, and contests on Instagram and Facebook. Join the conversation by sharing your favorite Whittier College memories using #WhittierWeekend or #PoetHomecoming. Even if you can't attend in person, we'd love to hear from you.

5. Your participation matters! There are many ways to support Whittier—your time, expertise, and donations help maintain the tradition of excellence that characterizes a Whittier liberal arts education. Whether or not you join us for homecoming, please consider making a gift to the Whittier Fund or your favorite athletic team, academic department, society, or endowed scholarship. All gifts benefit students. Text POET to 41444.

For more information or questions on Whittier Weekend or how to stay connected, contact the Office of Alumni Programs & Giving at 562.907.4222 or