- Contact the professor of the class in which you are struggling. Your professor may have ideas for improvement, or may know of campus resources that can be helpful. The sooner you contact your professor, the better!
- Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your options. Call 509.777.3222 to schedule an appointment or email your advisor directly with questions and concerns.
- Take advantage of campus academic supports, including the Composition Commons, math labs, and world language tutoring (see Academic Tutoring & Resources).
- Contact educational support services, on the second floor of the HUB. This is particularly important if you have a documented learning disability. Information is available at www.whitworth.edu/ess.
- Utilize the Whitworth Career Services Office (509.777.3272) to discover your unique talents and abilities and effectively initiate and implement career plans.
General Study Skills
Librarians are available to assist students with any and all research – visit the Ask A Librarian page to chat, email, call or make an appointment with a librarian. Also, check out the library's research guides for research help by subject.
Writing Assistance: Whitworth Composition Commons
The Whitworth Composition Commons (WCC) offers free writing consultations to any person affiliated with Whitworth, for both individual and group projects. Scheduled synchronous virtual appointments are available. The WCC offers feedback on any aspect of writing, including getting started on an assignment, developing an argument, and/or final revisions and editing. PowerPoint presentations, conference posters and other multimodal compositions are also welcomed. Sessions are 30-60 minutes long, so come with specific questions about your project. To make an appointment for a consultation, visit www.whitworth.edu/compositioncommons, click "Make an Appointment" and follow the instructions provided.
In the case of an on-campus medical emergency, call 911.
In the case of a non-emergency situation, contact campus security at 509.777.4444.
Marriage & Family Therapy Center
Adult students have access to free counseling at the Marriage & Family Therapy Center. Therapy services are provided by advanced graduate students in Whitworth University's Marriage & Family Therapy Program, under the supervision of experienced faculty practitioners.
Call 509.777.3411 to schedule an appointment.
Monday -Thursday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Title IX Resources
If you believe you have been subjected to (1) sexual harassment by university faculty or staff; or (2) any other form of gender discrimination under Title IX, you may report such misconduct or file a formal complaint with the Title IX coordinator, Rhosetta Rhodes. 509.777.4536; TitleIXCoordinator@whitworth.edu. The entire complaint procedure can be found in the Student Handbook.
If you are a student who believes you have been or are the victim of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, sexual violence or other sexual misconduct, by another university student, you may report such conduct or file a complaint under Title IX with the associate dean of students, Craig Chatriand, at 509.777.4655 or TitleIXCoordinator@whitworth.edu. Complaints of student sexual misconduct are also addressed in the Student Handbook.
For confidential reporting options, see the sexual harassment info and resources page. For absolute confidentiality, you should speak with an on-campus or off-campus mental health counselor or call off-campus rape crisis resources – the Lutheran Social Services 24-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line (509.624.7273); or the 24-Hour Crime Victim Crisis Line (866.751.7119) – for assistance. In addition, you may speak with chaplain services or health center staff, who will also keep your report confidential upon request.
Chaplain Services: 509.777.4345
Dean of Spiritual Life
Health Center: 509.777.3259
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Closed noon-1 p.m. Monday-Friday
Closed 10:55-11:35 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday for chapel
For financial aid questions or concerns, contact the financial aid representative for continuing studies students:
For questions or concerns regarding your student account balances or payment plan options, please contact your student account representative.
If you have questions about satisfactory progress (for receiving financial aid), including the number of credits you must take and the grade-point average you must maintain for aid, please contact your financial aid advisor.
For questions about VA benefits, resources and programs, please visit Military & Veterans or reach out to our university contacts.
Contact Whitworth's Computer Help Desk for installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and problem resolution for all Whitworth hardware and software systems.
Visit the help desk's resources for students page to locate user guides for campus network issues; Office 365; and wireless network instructions.
This section includes a declaration of nondiscrimination, confidentiality policies, the freedoms afforded to students and standards for disciplinary procedures.
This section explains policies related to academics, attendance and classroom behavior.
This section contains general university policies regarding student activities, the business office, internet and email usage, emergency response plan, solicitation and fundraising, vehicle operations, and on-campus weapon possession.
This section provides expectations for personal conduct, enforcement of student conduct, and sexual/gender harassment and non-discrimination policies and reporting procedures.