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Off-Campus Rentals Selection Process

The selection process will be conducted as a first-come-first-serve basis. The application will be posted on main webpage and mentioned on the student listserv when applications are open for the next lease cycle.

Eligibility Requirements

You must be a current Whitman student with an academic level of Junior or Senior.

Selection Process

The selection process will be done on a first come first serve basis.

1. Applications for the rental property must be filled out via our online application process. Applications for leases running June 2024 - May 2025 will become available on our Student Rental webpage on January 22, 2024 at 6 a.m. 
2. Only one application per interested group.
3. Application must be completed in full.
4. Applicants can list up to 3 properties that you/your group are interested in.
5. Applicant(s) and all roommates will have two weeks from that notice to sign the lease and each pay the necessary deposits for the house or apartment.
6. Check payments should be made payable to Whitman College. Deposits can also be paid online.
7. If the necessary signatures and deposits are not made within two weeks the property will be made available to other applicants.

All Whitman Off Campus Rentals include

  • City of Walla Walla: Water/Sewer/Garbage
  • Cascade Natural Gas if applicable
  • Pacific Power & Light

Application Requirements & Reminders

  • The application will become available on January 22nd, 2024 starting at 6 AM.
  • Please only have one person apply for your whole group – multiple submissions for the same group will only be counted once.
  • Make your selections (1st through 3rd choice) on your online application.
  • List your full name and the full names of the Whitman students with whom you plan to share the lease.
  • If anyone in your group is planning to study abroad or graduate early, you must make sure that someone else is renting their space during the corresponding semester. All names for both semesters must be listed on the application or you will not be offered a property.


  • Available rentals posted above: Tuesday January 16, 2024
  • Applications OPEN: Monday January 22, 2024 at 6 a.m.
  • Applications DUE: Friday February 16, 2024 4 p.m.
  • Notices sent out: Friday February 23, 2024
  • Leases signed and deposits paid by: Friday, March 8, 2023

If you have any questions, please contact Tami Higginbotham at offcampusrentals@whitman.edu.

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