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    Services available through Student Counseling Center

    by David McCaslin -

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    Mental and emotional wellness are important parts of balancing your academic experience. Counseling services for enrolled students are offered at no charge and will be offered remotely during periods of remote learning. When we return to campus, in person and remote/telehealth services will be offered. 

    • Schedule an appointment by emailing counselingcenter@whittier.edu or call 562-907-4239 (between 8am – 5pm; M-F). 
    • 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; Digital mental health platform at https://you.whittier.edu/  
    • 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: www.whittier.edu/counseling  

    We’re all in this together and help is here for you.

    The CARE Team is committed to enhancing community safety, student success, and well-being by providing prevention, assessment, and intervention to support students as they navigate their academic journey at Whittier College. 

    If you are currently experiencing any barriers (such as food insecurity, basic needs or housing) and would like to work with a CARE Team Member email care@whittier.edu, call (562)907-5118 or visit the Dean of Students Office located in the Campus Center.


    Check out YOU at Whittier!

    by David McCaslin -


    You at Whittier info

    Whether you’re new to college or returning, check out the new YOU@College platform. 

    Personalized for Whittier College students, YOU is a hub of reliable referral,  providing information and resources based on the things you are most interested in, have a question about or anything related to your college experience - academics and career success, well-being and a sense of connection. 

    YOU is accessible whenever and wherever you need it, on your laptop, tablet or smartphone. 


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