Student Support

Students in classAt Whittier, education takes place both within and beyond the classroom.

We are committed to creating and sustaining a positive campus environment in which students learn, live, and grow.

Whether you need help preparing for an upcoming exam or obtaining a student visa, if you just need some good advice or assistance securing an internship, our faculty and staff is dedicated to providing services that support your educational needs throughout your time in college.

Student Life Division
Student Life, in partnership with Whittier's faculty, provides high-quality, co-curricular programs and services to students designed to foster learning and personal development.

Center for Advising & Academic Success (CAAS)
The Center for Advising & Academic Success (CAAS) empowers students to become successful, self-directed, and collaborative lifelong learners.

Weingart Center for Career and Professional Development
The Weingart Center for Career and Professional Development provides resources and experiences designed to help students understand the interrelatedness of their unique talents, personal motivations, and the demands of the professional world.

Commuter Student Services
The College provides a variety of services to accommodate its commuter students and help them stay connected to the Whittier community while living off campus.

Counseling Center
A confidential and student-focused resource, the Counseling Center helps students cope with the challenges and stresses in their daily lives.

Office of Equity and Inclusion
Offering a wide variety of opportunities for increasing cultural interaction and dialogue at Whittier, the Cultural Center supports all students of color by providing services that help to develop career and educational goals.

Department of Campus Safety
Campus Safety is authorized the College to provides around-the-clock security for the campus community and campus property.

Disability Services
Disability Services is committed to ensuring equal treatment, educational opportunity, academic freedom, and human dignity for students with learning, physical/medical, and psychological/psychiatric disabilities.

Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office
LEAP’s mission is to INVOLVE students in campus life, CONNECT them to the community, and help them channel their inner LEADer.    

Office of International Programs (OIP)
OIP provides assistance to students who are interested in participating in study abroad opportunities, as well as serves the needs of international students to make their experience at Whittier productive and meaningful.

Student Health & Wellness Center
The health center provides student with primary health care services, as well as health and wellness resources.

Support Person Program (SPP)
The SPP trains Whittier College faculty and staff to provide support to students that may have experienced sexual misconduct or sexual assault. They advise students about the Sexual Misconduct Policy, the process for reporting on and off campus, and the resources available for support and assistance.