Living Off Campus

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

  • The student resides with their parent or legal guardian at their legal residence which is within a 25 mile radius of the Whittier College campus, Residential Life will verify this information with the address that is on record with Registrar’s Office.
  • The student is or will be 22 years of age on or before the first day of classes for the Fall semester.
  • The student is married or in a domestic partnership.

In order to request housing exemption, returning students who DO NOT meet any of the above criteria must complete a Housing Exemption Form and submit it to the Office of Residential Life by the following deadlines:

For Spring 2016: December 6, 2015 by 11:59 p.m.​
For Fall 2016: March 20, 2016 by 11:59 p.m.

Returning Student Housing Exemption Form