Visiting Whitman College
Announcement! Beginning May 18, 2021, campus visits will start from Baker Center at 364 Boyer Ave.
We're pleased to welcome students and their families to campus for visits with COVID-19 protocols, based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. We will continue to monitor public health guidelines to determine the safest way to conduct on-campus visits.
Please review the following information before scheduling your 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're pleased to welcome students and their families to campus for visits with COVID-19 protocols, based on Washington guidelines and campus policies. We will continue to monitor public health guidelines to determine the safest way to conduct on-campus visits.
Summer Visits: What to Expect
- Please note: 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.
- Campus tours take place 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).
- Due to state and federal guidelines on gathering sizes, tour and information session sizes are limited to ten guests so availability may be limited.
- For the safety of our guests, we require documentation of COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival to campus. A photo, photocopy or digital copy of your vaccination card is sufficient.
- We require all visitors to wear a face covering for the entire visit and keep a 6-foot distance from those not in their immediate family.
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.