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Student Affairs

The primary components of the philosophy of Student Affairs include providing excellent services for students, encouraging community development, involving students in life beyond the classroom, and providing leadership opportunities, all in an environment characterized by support and challenge.

The Division of Student Affairs includes Student Activities and the Dean of Students Office, as well as Residence Life and other student-oriented services. It is overseen by Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Kazi Joshua.

Click the links below for more information about the services offered to Whitman students.

Academic Support

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) helps students with study skills, schedule planning, goal definition, concentration, motivation, and test preparation.

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The Whitman College Bookstore offers an expansive selection of items, including textbooks, dorm supplies, clothing, and other college essentials.

Community Service

The Career and Community Engagement Center connects the Whitman College community with volunteer opportunities in Walla Walla.

Counseling Center

Personal and psychological counseling by professionally trained counselors is available to all students at no charge.

Health Center

The Welty Student Health Center is staffed by professional nurses who help meet the health care needs of Whitman's students.

Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Program offers environmentally sound trips and courses to Whitman students to help them develop leadership and outdoor skills.

Campus Post Office

The campus post office is the hub for incoming campus mail and outgoing non-bulk mail from the campus community. This is the home of all student mailboxes.

Reid Campus Center

The Reid Campus Center is the hub for student life and activities on the Whitman Campus. It is home to the campus post office, the Outdoor Program, Student Activities, the Career and Community Engagement Center, and more.

Residence Life

The residence life program at Whitman College depends upon student involvement at many levels in an attempt to enhance the classroom experience and bring what is learned there to life.


The Office of Security plays an important role in ensuring the safety of students, faculty and staff members, and visitors to campus.

Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Network

Use this link to submit a request for assistance.

Sorority & Fraternity Life

The Sorority & Fraternity Life Office supports students leading self-governed organizations that execute events and programs that are fun and civic-minded. Opportunities abound for life-long connections and strong bonds.

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