Visiting Whitman College
Announcement! Beginning May 18, 2021, campus visits will start from Baker Center at 364 Boyer Ave.
We at Whitman College are pleased to welcome students and their families to campus for visits with COVID-19 protocols, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
Please review the following information before scheduling your visits.
Please monitor weather conditions prior to your visit, and dress accordingly. As always, we will continue to monitor public health guidelines to determine the safest way to conduct on-campus visits.
Newly Enrolled Students
First, congratulations and welcome to the Whitman community! You are welcome to schedule a campus visit with us. We host visits for students and families according to the guidelines below.
The Class of 2025 webpage also has links to virtual tours, recordings of past events and more!
High School Visitors & Families
We are happy to welcome high school juniors to campus for tours. Starting May 15, 2021, sophomore and first-year high school students are welcome to schedule weekday visits as well.
Spring & Summer Visits: What to Expect
- Campus Tours (45 minutes) will be led by a current student and be entirely outdoors. ADA accessible tours can be easily accommodated.
- Information Sessions will be led by Admission Officers (30 minutes).
- Due to state and federal guidelines on gathering sizes, tour sizes and availability may be limited.
- We will require all students, family members and admission staff to wear a face covering for the entire visit and keep a 6-foot distance from those not in their immediate family.
- Beginning Tuesday, May 18, campus visits will start from Baker Center at 364 Boyer Ave (corner of Boyer and Otis). Penrose House, the home of our Office of Admission, is being renovated over the summer.
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.