New students must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination by July 15 in order to register for classes.
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Student Life at Whittier
Whittier's Office of Student Engagement is your one-stop shop when it comes to getting involved, connected, and discovering your potential to be a leader.
Our vision is to create and sustain a learning environment where healthy behaviors are an essential component to your academic and individual success.
As a residential community, we believe you receive the ultimate Whittier experience when you live on campus throughout your first three years as a college student. You’ll find your pursuit of knowledge enhanced. Range of cultural and social opportunities expanded. You will learn more about yourself and others than ever imagined.
We are committed to creating and sustaining a positive campus environment in which students learn, live, and grow.
Our First-Year Experience program for incoming freshmen is designed to help make the transition to college a positive one, paving the road for students’ success both academically and socially.
The Department of Campus Safety works to ensure the safety and well-being of students and employees on the Whittier College campus. Campus Safety officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week and perform many security and safety functions on property owned and operated by the College.
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