Whitman Express Buses

Charter buses for Thankgiving will depart from Whitman College on Friday, November 17, 2017. The Reid Campus Center coordinates convenient and safe chartered round-trip buses to the Seattle and Portland areas. Buses are fully insured and have the latest luxuries.
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Get Involved!

Career Development: To share career advice, internships and job opportunities, contact the Student Engagement Center.

Fundraising: To help enhance the Whitman experience for every student or to learn about the Parents Leadership Committee, contact Brenda Michels in the Annual Giving Office.

Update Your Contact Information

New parents: Please complete the Family Information Form so that we may stay in touch.

All parents: Let us know when your contact information changes by filling out the Change My Address form.

Helpful Tips for Parents

College Parents Matter is a website that provides tools and scripts to improve communication with your college student. Included are articles and tips about high-risk drinkings situations.


  • Family Day with Whitman College • Sausalito, CA

    November 18, 2017 • Bay Area Discovery Museum

    Alumni, parents, and friends (with or without children) are welcome to join Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nate Boland and Science Outreach Coordinator Heidi Chapin for a fun afternoon learning about teaching science to children and the efforts of Whitman and it's students in the Walla Walla school system.

    RSVP by Friday, November 3

Welcome parents and families!

As a parent of a current Whitman student, you are automatically a member of the Whitman Parents Association.

Whitman College Parents Fund

The Parents Fund is an annual campaign that asks parents for gifts that will enhance every student's success. The main focus of the Parents Fund is to support the Student Engagement Center, Whitman's office for internships, career counseling, networking opportunities, resume development, civic engagement and much more.

Gifts to the Whitman Parents Fund help make possible the outstanding educational opportunities that are part of your student's Whitman experiences and give Whitman a critical edge in providing the best possible liberal arts education. You can make a gift to the Parents Fund online through the Parents Fund Giving page.