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Family Orientation

Welcome to Whitman!

Family Orientation, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023

Just as we plan New Student Orientation events to help our students acclimate to life at Whitman, we have also planned an orientation program to help families make this transition.

Schedule Details

We are excited that your student is attending Whitman College and we hope that you will have many opportunities to spend time on the campus and in Walla Walla throughout their time here. 

Key Dates: Fall 2023 Academic Calendar

Residence Halls Open for New Students: August 23

New Student Orientation Begins: August 23

Family Orientation: August 24

Fall Semester Classes Begin: August 29

Fall Break: October 5–6

Family Weekend: October 20–22

Thanksgiving Break: November 20–24

Fall Final Exams: December 11–15

Resources for Parents & Families

Parents & Families on Whitman.edu

Academic Calendar 

About Walla Walla

Getting to Whitman College

Walla Walla Regional Airport

Student Employment

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