Visiting Whitman College
High School Students & Other Visitors
We’re excited to welcome prospective students and their families to campus for in-person visits. We look forward to seeing you and helping you explore all Whitman has to offer.
We hope you'll join us on Friday, July 8th, 2022 for Discover Whitman Day! We’re dedicating this day to helping you and your family with your college search. Get tips on the application process, navigating financial aid and what questions to ask to start narrowing down your search.
Plus: Explore our beautiful campus, experience our supportive community and discover all the opportunities that await you at Whitman College.
Can't make it on Discover Whitman Day? Don't worry! Our summer visit schedule starts on May 9, 2022, and includes a campus tour followed by an information session. Visitors have two options on most days: 9 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
Once you visit, we think you’ll love it here.
Visits: What to Expect
New! Effective April 15, 2022 Whitman College requires N95 or equivalent masks to be worn in all indoor public settings. Masks available if needed.
For the safety of our community, we require all visitors be fully vaccinated, including a booster (within one month of eligibility), and provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival on campus. A photo, photocopy or digital copy of your vaccination card is sufficient.
- Campus visits start from our Office of Admission at Penrose House, 515 Boyer Ave.
- Campus tours take place mostly outdoors, so please monitor weather conditions prior to your visit and dress accordingly.
- Campus Tours (45 minutes) will be led by a current student. ADA accessible tours can be easily accommodated.
- Information Sessions will be indoors and will be led by Admission Officers (45 minutes).
Virtual Information Sessions
We are also pleased to regularly offer virtual information sessions designed for any student interested in learning more about Whitman. During your session, get a feel for all that Whitman has to offer and submit your own questions to an admission officer via the chat box during the presentation. Students and their families are all welcome to join!
Get an up close look at our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Our student-led virtual tours give you an inside look at our residence halls, dining hall, and academic, outdoor and recreational spaces so you can get a feel for what life is like here at Whitman College.