Student Disability Services approves and arranges for reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities so that they may have an equitable college experience.

Below is a list of both curricular and non-curricular accommodations routinely offered to students at Whittier College. For more information about our services, please contact us.

Testing Accommodations

  • Extended time
  • Use of a computer or assistive technology
  • Reduced distraction-testing environment

Classroom Accommodations

  • Notetaker
  • Printed material in electronic or alternate format
  • Permission to record lectures
  • The use of a computer during class sessions
  • Attendance modifications

Students interested in serving as note-takers must submit a set of recent written or typed notes to to qualify for the position.

Students with a Federal Work-Study award are preferred, but work-study is not required. Students who are enrolled in the course(s) below will receive preference, however, all students are encouraged to apply. 

  • Picasso to Dali: Avant-garde Art, 1900-1935 / FRCS 369-01 | Professor Radisich || Tuesday, Thursday 3 - 4:20 p.m.

  • Experiences in Education / EDUC 067-01 | Professor Swanson || Tuesday, 3 - 4:20 p.m.

  • Beowulf vs Ironman: Why You Love the Marvel Cinematic Universe / ENGL 142-01 |Professor Morris || Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:50 a.m. 



Other Accommodations

  • Housing
  • Structural access to facilities
  • Early registration