Whitman Express Buses

Charter buses for Winter Break will depart from Whitman College on Friday, December 15, 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.


  • W Club Basketball Tailgate • Portland, OR

    February 2, 2018 • Lewis & Clark College, Pamplin Sports Center

    Join members of the W Club, alumni, parents and friends to see Whitman take on the Lewis & Clark Pioneers at 6 p.m. (Women) and 8 p.m. (Men). Between games, we'll gather to enjoy light refreshments and conversation with the Whitman fans.

    RSVP by February 1
  • Presidential Reception • Honolulu, HI

    February 11, 2018 • Outrigger Canoe Club, Ocean Room

    President Murray will share updates from campus, including the latest on the strategic plan, progress on the Living at Whitman Initiative, and invite conversation with alumni, parents and friends about the future of Whitman College. Afternoon refreshments will be served.

    RSVP by February 7

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.