Orientation for Transfer Students (Sunday, September 6th, 2015-Tuesday, September 8th, 2015)

Whittier StudentsYou are at an exciting moment in your life - a time to continue your educational experience and earn a bachelors degree. Transfer Orientation, facilitated by Transfer Peer Mentors, is designed to introduce you to Whittier College's academic programs, policies, and services. If you have not done so already, you will meet with faculty in your major, register for classes, and learn how to navigate the campus as well as meet new transfer students.

Schedule

A memorable and enjoyable Orientation experience awaits our transfer students.

Arriving in Whittier

Residential and Commuter Students Sunday, September 6, 2015 is the first day of Orientation. A detailed schedule and list of Orientation events is listed below.

Early Arrivals If you plan to arrive in Whittier prior to the start of Orientation, you will be responsible for arranging alternate accommodations as your residence hall room will not be available early. Click here for information about hotels near Whittier College.

Arriving by Air Super Shuttle is a 24-hour, shared-ride airport shuttle service provided at all major Los Angeles area airports. Super Shuttle can pick you up at the airport terminal and drop you off at the College. Super Shuttle can be reached at 800.554.3146. The fare to Whittier from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is approximately $45. Credit cards are accepted.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

8:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M.

International Student Orientation

Dezember Alumni House                      

8:00 A.M. — 11:00 A.M.

Residential Student Check-In*

North Lawn

10:00 A.M — 12:00 P.M.

Commuter Student Check-In*

North Lawn

8:30 A.M. — 3:00 P.M.

Business, Financial Aid, and Admissions Offices are open

Mendenhall Building & Weingart Hall

11:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M.

Black Student Union's Family & Student Welcome

Club 88

11:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M

Asian and Pacific Islander Student & Family Welcome

Villalobos Hall

11:00 A.M. — 12:00 P.M.

Disability Services Meeting

Wardman Library, Lower Level

11:00 A.M. — 2:00 P.M.

Lunch

Campus Inn

12:00 P.M. — 1:30 P.M.

Latino/Latina Student & Family Welcome

Memorial Chapel

12:30 P.M. — 1:30 P.M.

Commuter Student Information Session

Shannon Center

2:00 P.M. — 2:30 P.M.

Orientation Kick-Off
(Required for All New Students)

 

2:00 P.M. — 3:00 P.M.

Sesión Informativa en Español        

Villalobos Hall

2:30 P.M. — 5:00 P.M.

Transfer Panel
(Required for All New Transfer Students)

Memorial Chapel

5:00 P.M. — 6:30 P.M.

New Student Welcome Dinner w/ Mentor Groups 
(Required for All New Students)

Campus Inn

7:00 P.M. — 7:15 P.M.

Line Up for President's Convocation
(Required for All New Students)

Harris Amphitheatre

7:15 P.M. — 8:15 P.M.

President's Welcome and Convocation
(Required for All New Students)

Harris Amphitheatre

8:15 P.M. — 9:15 P.M.

Family Reception

Campus Center Courtyard

9:15 P.M. — 11:15 P.M.

Transfer Casino Night
(Transfer Students Only)

Setà in Uptown

9:15 P.M. — 10:15 P.M.

First-Year Residence Hall Floor Meetings
(Required for Residential Students)

Johnson & Stauffer Residence Halls

Monday, September 7, 2015

7:00 A.M. — 8:00 A.M.

Breakfast

Campus Inn

8:00 A.M. — 9:30 A.M.

Community Building Activity
(Required for All New Students)

North Lawn

9:45 A.M. — 11:30 A.M.

Diversity Speaker
(Required for All New Students)

Graham Athletic Center

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M.

Singing Auditions

Music Building, Room 106

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M. 

Commuter Lunch

Club 88

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M. 

Education Department Informational Lunch

Villalobos Hall

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M. 

Lunch

Campus Inn

1:00 P.M. — 3:00 P.M.

Transfer 101
(Required for All New Transfer Students)

Graham Athletic Center

3:30 P.M. — 5:30 P.M.

Title IX Speaker
(Required for All New Students)

Graham Athletic Center

5:00 P.M. — 8:00 P.M.

Whittwood Mall Shuttle

Philadelphia House Parking Lot

5:30 P.M. — 7:30 P.M. 

Hartley House Happy Hour
(Transfer Students Only)

Hartley House

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

7:15 A.M. — 8:30 A.M.

Breakfast

Campus Inn

8:30 A.M. — 11:00 A.M.

Taking Care of Business
(Required for All New Students)

Various Locations

11:00 A.M. — 11:30 A.M. 

Guided Campus Tour
(Transfer Students Only)

Edinger Lounge

11:30 A.M. — 1:00 P.M.

Lunch

Campus Inn

11:30 A.M. — 2:30 P.M.

Music Theory Placement Exam

Music Building, Room 106

11:30 A.M. — 2:30 P.M.

Singing Auditions

Music Building, Room 106

1:00 P.M. — 2:30 P.M.

ASWC Meet & Greet

Campus Center Courtyard

1:00 P.M. — 2:30 P.M.

Work-Study Fair

Villalobos Hall & Club 88

5:30 P.M. — 7:30 P.M.

President's Dinner
(Required for All New Students)

Wardman House

8:00 P.M. — 10:30 P.M.

Residence Hall Meetings
(Required for Residential Students)

All Residence Halls

*ALL Students are required to check-in

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