Visiting Whitman College
We’re pleased to welcome applicants, prospective students and their families to campus for visits year-round.
Visits are offered on most weekdays at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., as well as on Saturday mornings. Visiting students have the option of having lunch, coffee or Saturday brunch with a current student. Class visits are available in some cases.
Holiday schedule: For Whitman’s holiday break, the Office of Admission will be closed between Dec. 23, 2023–Jan. 3, 2024. Visits will resume on Jan. 4, 2024. Due to our students’ winter break, meals with students and classes won't be available until Jan. 16, 2024.
What to Expect
- 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)
What about virtual options?
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!