CALENDAR of
EVENTS

  • February 1, 2018

    UC: Final official transcripts due at campus admissions office for students to matriculate at UC for fall 2017.

  • February 1, 2018

    Boston University: Deadline for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be received by the processors.

  • February 1, 2018

    RISD Applicants: Application due

  • February 15, 2018

    Most Colleges Mid-Year Report due

  • March 1, 2018

    UC: Notification of fall 2017 admission decisions begins.

  • March 2, 2018

    UC: Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.

  • May 1, 2018

    Deposit deadline to your matriculating college

College News and Fun Facts: Whitman College

The freshmen/sophomore tug-of-war into Lakum Duckum, The pond between Maxey Hall and Memorial Building is named Lakum Duckum as a pun of Americanized Latin. The tug-of-war was a rite of passage for the freshmen men; they were required to wear green dinks (beanies) until they overpowered the sophomores in a tug-of-war over Lakum Duckum, or Homecoming weekend arrived; the end of the festivities included a bonfire fueled by the green dinks. Source

  • Color: Maize and Blue
  • Mascot: Whitman Blues Source
  • Admit Rate: 50% (Class of 2020). Read more