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Walla Walla, WA 99362
Phone: (509) 527-5176
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|7:45-8:15 a.m.||REGISTRATION. Complimentary continental breakfast. Josh Melander '14, Nathan Radakovich '14, and Aaron Stern '16 will perform. Foyer, Reid Campus Center. Registration continues in Penrose House (Office of Admission) after 8:30 a.m.|
|8:15-8:50 a.m.||WELCOME TO WHITMAN COLLEGE. George S. Bridges, President of Whitman College, and J. Antonio Cabasco, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, will remark on the "Whitman Experience" and provide schedule updates. Young Ballroom, Reid Campus Center.|
|9:00 am., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.||CAMPUS TOUR. Take a walk through the Whitman College campus with a student guide. The tour will depart from Reid Campus Center steps. Subsequent tours will leave from the Penrose Library steps at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.|
SAMPLE A CLASS. Whitman classes generally take the form of discussion-based seminars, but you can get a taste for the intellectual life of the College by attending a presentation by a Whitman professor.
|10:00-10:50 a.m.||OFF-CAMPUS STUDY. Susan Holme, Director of Off-Campus Studies, along with a panel of student participants, will discuss Whitman's vast array of international and domestic off-campus study programs. Room 100, Hall of Science.|
|10:00-10:50 a.m.||STUDENT POINT OF VIEW. A panel of current students will talk about the Whitman experience and answer questions. Kimball Theatre, Hunter Conservatory.|
|10:00-10:50 a.m.||GREEK LIFE PANEL. Members of Whitman's fraternities and sororities will share their experiences with Greek Life at Whitman and answer questions. Room 157, Olin Hall.|
|10:00-10:50 a.m.||RESIDENCE LIFE INFORMATION SESSION AND TOUR. Nancy Tavelli, Associate Dean of Students: Campus Life, and Andrew Johnson, Assistant Director of Residence Life & Housing, will answer questions about residence life and then lead you on a tour of the five potential living options for first-year students. Meet in Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.|
SAMPLE A CLASS. This is another chance for you to sample a class taught by a Whitman professor. Again, Whitman classes generally take the form of discussion-based seminars, but you can get a taste for the intellectual life of the College by attending one of these presentations.
|11:00–11:50 a.m.||THEATRE INFORMATION SESSION AND TOUR. Nicky Khor '14, Theatre Minor, and Zoe Randol '14, Theatre Major, will talk about Whitman's Theatre program, answer questions, and lead a tour. Meet in Foyer, Harper Joy Theatre.|
|11:00-11:50 a.m.||INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND OTHER EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE COMMUNITY. Join Noah Leavitt, Assistant Dean for Student Engagement, along with current students to discuss service learning and internship opportunities. Kimball Theatre, Hunter Conservatory.|
|11:00-11:50 a.m.||SEMESTER IN THE WEST. Past Whitties will share their own experiences from this one-of-a-kind semester program. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.|
|12:00-12:50 p.m.||HAVE LUNCH ON US! Join us for a complimentary picnic luncheon on the Cordiner Hall Side Lawn. Please present your meal ticket (one meal ticket per person). Student band Annie Ocean will perform. If weather prevents an outdoor picnic, lunch will be served in the Young Ballroom, Reid Campus Center.|
|1:00-1:30 p.m.||PRE-PROFESSIONAL, COMBINED, AND COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS. Faculty members will present overviews and lead discussions about Whitman’s pre-professional, combined, and cooperative programs.
|1:45-2:15 p.m.||ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS.Faculty members and current students will present overviews and lead discussions about other highlighted Whitman programs.
|2:30-3:30 p.m.||ANSWERS TO THE TOP TEN PROSPECTIVE PARENT QUESTIONS. Chuck Cleveland, Dean of Students and Nancy Tavelli, Associate Dean of Students: Campus Life, will lead a discussion on the transition to college. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.|
|2:30-3:30 p.m. and 3:45-4:45 p.m.||GET WHITTIE . An opportunity for admitted students to get to know different aspects of Whitman. Please note, there are two sessions of Get Whittie offered and most sessions repeat.
|5:00-5:50 p.m.||ICE CREAM SOCIAL. All admitted students and their families are invited to an ice cream social with current students, faculty, and staff. The Testostertones and Schwa will perform. Young Ballroom, Reid Campus Center|
|AFTER HOURS||Before you go, use your Whitman College bookstore coupon to pick up a Whitman sweatshirt! The bookstore is open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. Also, please refer to the document in your packet entitled EVENTS@WHITMAN for a listing of campus events this weekend.|
Questions? Stop by the Information Booth at Penrose Memorial Library or at Penrose House, Office of Admission