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    Upcoming Registration Dates!

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    Fall Registration

    Below are important notes to consider for Fall 2021 Registration:

    • The advising period begins on April 19, 2021. Faculty advisors or First Year Mentors will schedule advising appointments to review your intended class schedule for the Fall semester. 
    • Priority Registration begins on April 19, 2021.
    • Registration Week: May 3-7. Registration for all students begins on May 3, 2021.
    • Students must meet with their academic advisor, or, if they have not declared a major, their First Year Faculty Mentor. REMINDER: All students must declare a major by the end of their second-year at Whittier College.
    • Students will only register for Fall 2021 courses at this time.
    • A student may take a maximum of 16 credits during the Fall semester. It is always a good plan to prepare several “back-up” options in the event a course fills up prior to your registration time.
    • Visit My.Whittier.Edu to see your Registration time slot. 
      • On the left-hand side, click “Course Registration” and then click “Registration Status” to find out your Registration date.
      • You will be allowed to register for classes at any time on your assigned day and will be prevented from registering on another day until Friday of Registration Week.
      • Additionally, you can find information regarding “Holds” that may prevent your ability to register for classes from the same page that lists your registration time slot.
    • The CON1 requirement (Pairs) will be discontinued beginning with Fall 2021 graduates (you do not need to search for these courses with your academic advisor).
    • Fall 2021 begins on August 24, 2021.

    If you have questions regarding, please reach out to your Faculty Advisor or First Year Faculty Mentor via email to prepare for Fall 2021 Registration.

    Primary Sources Workshop

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    Understanding and using primary sources is a fundamental skill for any student, researcher or scholar. Join us Tuesday, May 11th from 4:30-5:30pm PST for our "Primary Sources Workshop".
    Register at http://whittier.libcal.com

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    Mental health and emotional wellness

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    Mental health and emotional wellness are important parts of balancing your academic experience. Individual counseling services for enrolled (CA) students are free and are now being offered through telehealth (remotely). Drop in consultations, called Let’s Talk, are also available daily. To learn more about finding a community provider, attending a group/workshop or to schedule an appointment, email counselingcenter@whittier.edu, or phone, 562-907-4239 (between 8am – 5pm; M-TH; 8am – 3pm Fri).

    For support after 5pm, you may call the After-Hours RN Telephone Advice Line at 562-454- 4548 (press option 1); for mental health emergencies contact Campus Safety at 562-907-4211. Off-campus resources include:

    • The Crisis Text Line- text HELP to 741741
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Reachable 24/7 at 800.273.8255
    • Additional resources can be found at: https://www.whittier.edu/counseling 
    For a variety of remote wellness activities, check out the Wellness Calendar at: Wellness Calendar 2021 - Google Sheets. To engage with college students around the world, sign up for the free Talk Campus app on Google Play/Apple store, with your poets.edu email. The Critical Mental Health Emergency Fund provides limited funding to support students for mental health needs off campus-apply through My.Whittier.

    CAAS Tutoring Schedule - Spring Module 1

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    The tutoring schedule can be accessed here. Please use this link to ensure you always access the most updated schedule.


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