Events & Programs

Students Through its different programming branches, LEAP is responsible for many of the student-centered activities at Whittier, from outdoor movie nights and traditional special events to off-campus volunteer experiences and excursions throughout Southern California.

Join us! Below is a list of LEAP’s upcoming events for Fall 2014.

For a full list of campus events, connect to Whittier College’s Event Management System.


Through its Excursions program, LEAP partners with offices across campus to provide opportunities for Whittier College students to experience amusement parks, professional sporting events, theater and the performing arts, as well as other landmarks Southern California has to offer. Excursions are usually provided at minimal to no cost to students, but often require a refundable deposit to hold a reservation. 

2014 - 2015 Excursions Include: 

  • Trip to Angels vs. Astros Baseball Game - Sat. Sept 13, 2014
  • Trip to Shakespeare's The Tempest at A Noise Within Production House in Pasadena - Fri. Oct 3, 2014
  • Trip to Knotts Scary Farm - Wed. Oct 22, 2014
  • Trip to Wicked at the Pantages Theater in LA - Tues. Feb 3, 2015


Be part of something bigger than yourself! Each semester, LEAP provides opportunities for students to take part in blood and bone marrow drives, donate food and toys goods to a local families in need, or make a difference in the community at service initiatives like Helping Hands Day

Next Blood Drive - March 26, 2015

Get to know your fellow poets at SportsFest - Whittier College's annual two day competition full of fun and rivalry. Bring your skills, as serious bragging rights are always up for grabs.

ASWC Program Board Events

Program Board hosts annual events that keep traditions alive and strong at Whittier. Welcome Week activities. Dub Sync Lip Sync competitions. The crowning of Mr. & Ms. Whittier. Thanks to ASWC, there is always something to do at the Poet campus.

  • Fall 2014 Welcome Week - September 3rd - 13th
  • Homecoming Court Competition - October 7th - 9th 
  • Homecoming Spirit Week - October 15th - 18th 
  • Spring 2015 Welcome Back Week - January 29th - February 3rd 
  • SpringFest Carnival- Saturday, Sat. March 7th on North Lawn from 12pm - 4pm
  • Luminarias (Lumies) Semi-formal Dance - Sat. March 28th
  • ​The Avenger 2 Movie Premier - Thurs. April 30th

If you are an outside vendor who would like to participate in a Whittier College student event, please contact LEAP at 562.907.4986 or