OCS Staff


Susan HolmeSusan Holme 
Off-Campus Studies holmesl@whitman.edu


Barbara HoffmanBarbara Hoffman
Assistant Director
Off-Campus Studies hoffmabb@whitman.edu




Laura Cummings
Off-Campus Studies



Natasha Blake
Katie Matresse
Admin. Assistant
Off-Campus Studies


How to Schedule an Appointment with Susan or Barbara, OCS Advisers

E-mail offcampusstudies@whitman.edu and include the following information

  1. Days and times that are best for you
  2. Semester(s) you want to study off-campus
  3. Current class year
  4. Countries and/or programs you are considering for off-campus study

Katie will confirm the appointment date and time with you via e-mail.

Please note that you must attend one Off-Campus Studies First Step Meeting before scheduling an appointment with an OCS Adviser.

Who is the contact person for…?

Application forms and processing

Katie Matresse


Laura Cummings

Digital Image Contest

Laura Cummings


Laura Cummings

Faculty-led trips and Faculty inquiries

Susan Holme, Laura Cummings

International Medical/Travel Insurance

Laura Cummings

Off-Campus Studies Committee (OCSC)

Susan Holme, Barbara Hoffman

Outside Scholarship advising

Barbara Hoffman

Pre-departure forms

Katie Matresse

Program fees

Laura Cummings

Program representative visits

Barbara Hoffman

Scheduling appointments

Katie Matresse

Off-Campus study advising

Susan Holme, Barbara Hoffman

Off-Campus Studies Annual fair

Laura Cummings

Visa advising

Barbara Hoffman

Web site

Laura Cummings

Whitman Summer Studies in China

Susan Holme, Laura Cummings

Whitman in China teaching program

Susan Holme, Laura Cummings

Work abroad

Susan Holme, Barbara Hoffman

Whitman Faculty Advisers

Associated Kyoto Program

Ron Takemoto


Elizabeth Vandiver

Mexico Solidarity Network

Aaron Bobrow-Strain

National Theatre Institute

Jessica Cerullo

Philadelphia Center

Helen Kim

Semester in the West

Phil Brick

School for Field Studies

Delbert Hutchison

Washington Semester

Helen Kim

Contact Information


Off-Campus Studies (OCS) Office
Memorial Building, Room 205
Whitman College
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Phone: (509) 527-4992
Fax: (509) 526-4770

The OCS Office will be open Monday thru Friday
8:30 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm