Visiting Whitman College
High School Students & Other Visitors
We’re pleased to welcome prospective students and their families to campus for visits. We look forward to seeing you and helping you explore all Whitman has to offer.
You can plan your visit with options that include—depending on the day:
- Taking a tour of our beautiful campus
- Attending an Information Session on everything Whitman
- Having lunch, brunch or coffee with a current student
- Observing a Whitman class
Please note: If you’re one of our newly admitted students for Fall 2022, learn more about special visit options for you.
Visits: What to Expect
New! Beginning March 12, 2022, masking on Whitman’s campus will be optional per Washington state COVID-19 guidelines.
For the safety of our community, we require that all visitors be fully vaccinated, including a booster (within one month of eligibility), and provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccination upon arrival on campus. A photo, photocopy or digital copy of your vaccination card is sufficient.
- Campus visits start from our Office of Admission at Penrose House, 515 Boyer Ave.
- Campus tours take place mostly outdoors, so please monitor weather conditions prior to your visit and dress accordingly.
- Campus Tours (45 minutes) will be led by a current student. ADA accessible tours can be easily accommodated.
- Information Sessions will be indoors and will be led by Admission Officers (45 minutes).
Virtual Information Sessions
We are also pleased to regularly offer virtual information sessions designed for any student interested in learning more about Whitman. During your session, get a feel for all that Whitman has to offer and submit your own questions to an admission officer via the chat box during the presentation. Students and their families are all welcome to join!
Get an up close look at our beautiful campus from the comfort of your own home. Our student-led virtual tours give you an inside look at our residence halls, dining hall, and academic, outdoor and recreational spaces so you can get a feel for what life is like here at Whitman College.