Each living group is responsible for adequate guarantees of the primary use of residence halls and fraternity houses for study and sleeping and of the fundamental right of each resident to reasonable privacy.

The Board of Trustees has approved several policies – including, but not limited to, policies on alcohol use, drug use, filing a grievance, and incidents of sex- or gender-based harassment, discrimination, or violence – intended to ensure that Whitman College remains an environment based on consideration and respect for the rights of others and designed to support the college’s academic mission. These policies are available in the Whitman College Student Handbook, which is published annually and also available on the Whitman College website: