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New Student Orientation

Get ready for an amazing journey

Navigate Your New Life At Whitman

We’re so excited that you are joining the Whitman community! Our orientation program is designed to help you navigate your new life as a Whitman student. We're here to help you feel supported, make new friends and get prepared for your amazing journey ahead.

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Your Student Welcome Guide

Were thrilled youre joining us at Whitman! Here's a helpful guide that includes info on housing, academics and more.

Student Welcome Guide 2024

Fall Semester 2024

Returning Students: Halls open for returning students on Friday, Aug. 30, 2024

Aug. 28
New Student Move-In
Aug. 28–Sep. 2
New Student Orientation
Aug. 29
Family Orientation
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International Students

Adjusting to a college out of your home country can be a monumental task. Whitman College provides a special orientation program for our international students to help smooth your adjustment between home and college. International Student Orientation is mandatory for all incoming international students and is free of charge. Explore our orientation program and how International Student and Scholar Services can help you feel at home in Walla Walla.

Orientation for International Students

Helpful Information

Check out the websites below for additional tips and information about orientation, registering for classes, and your new life at Whitman College.

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New Student FAQ

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Advising and Registration

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