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Whittier College

Whittier, CA
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

13406 Philadelphia Street

P.O. Box 634

Whittier, CA 90608

United States

Phone: 562-907-4238

Fax: 562-907-4870


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Renee Miller
Title:Administrative Assistant
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions
13406 E. Philadelphia St., P. O. Box 634
Whittier, CA 90608
Admissions Office Phone:562-907-4238
Admissions Office Fax:562-907-4870
Admissions Office Email:admission@whittier.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:The Campus Center
Bonnie Bell Wardman Library
Donald Graham Athletics Center
Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts
the Rock (campus icon)
The recently renovated Campus Center houses the student services division, campus dining, The Spot (campus cafe),student organization offices, KPOET radio, student newspaper Quaker Campus, and an outdoor amphitheatre.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Hollywood Bowl
J. Paul Getty Museum
Venice Beach
Joshua Tree National Park

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
Phone Number:562-907-4238
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admission@whittier.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Any time
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Average Length of Interview:30 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Fall semester
Email Address to Sign-Up:admission@whittier.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admission@whittier.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:admission@whittier.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:1 night stays; available Sun-Thurs nights only

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
The Los Angeles and Ontario airports are both 25 miles from campus. Super Shuttle service is available from both airports to campus; call 818-556-6600. No particular advance arrangements are necessary for transportation from Los Angeles, but for transportation from Ontario, call 24 hours in advance. Amtrak trains and Greyhound/Trailways bus lines serve Los Angeles. Taxis are available for the ride to campus from the terminals.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From the 605 freeway, exit onto Beverly Blvd. East. Proceed east to Painter Blvd. and turn right. Take Painter to Philadelphia St. (the entrance to the college), turn right and park behind Weingart Hall.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
The Whittier Radisson Hotel (7320 Greenleaf Ave.; 562-945-8511) is 6 blocks away. It has a pool, Jacuzzi, and exercise room, and tennis is available. Rates are moderate, but don't forget to mention Whittier College to receive a special rate. About a mile away, also with an inexpensive rate for visitors (including continental breakfast), is the Whittier Vagabond Hotel (14125 E. Whittier Blvd.; 562-698-9701). A wide selection of restaurants is available in nearby Uptown Whittier Village. For bed-and-breakfasts, check the Pepperdine University entry for the bed-and-breakfast referral services.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Office of Admissions
    13406 E. Philadelphia St., P. O. Box 634
    Whittier, CA 90608
    Phone: 562-907-4238
    Fax: 562-907-4870
    Email: admission@whittier.edu
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  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
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