Living Off Campus

All first-year students, sophomores, and juniors are required to live in Whittier College housing unless:

  • The student resides at his/her legal residence, and is able to provide a copy of a current utility bill with the parent or guardian’s name and the address of the residence in which the student will be residing is within a 25 mile radius of the college, or
  • The student is or will be 22 years of age on or before the first day of classes for the fall semester, or
  • The student is married or in a domestic partnership.

New and returning students who wish to live off campus must complete a Housing Exemption Form and submit it to the Office of Residential Life by the following deadlines:

For Fall 2014: March 14, 2014 by 4:00pm
For Spring 2015: TBA


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