International Student Programs & Resources

friends

Here is a list of Programs & Resources at Westmont that we think you'll find helpful throughout your journey here:

Writer's Corner: Upperclassmen strong writers are trained by faculty to help all students with their writing needs. Not sure how to develop a thesis? Need help with organization? Uncertain where even to begin? Feel free to swing by the library (VL 215) any eveing Sunday-Thursday to improve your papers, FREE of charge.

Library Help Desk: There are reference librarians at the "Help Desk" on the main floor of the library. They are extremely knowledgeable and eager to help all students. Their hours are posted online. They also have an online chat service with the on-call research librarian.

Class Syllabi are posted online

Chapel Archive: There is a chapel archive, where ALL chapel speaker's messages are posted online. For most messages, the audio is posted, too! Additionally, there's a link to "check chapel attendance."

Capax Dei: The Latin translation of this is "Space For God." These are intentional bible study groups that meet weekly to mediate on Scripture, pray, and grow together in their understanding of God.

Student Leader Positions: Are you interested in developing your leadership skills, enriching Westmont, and getting paid a small amount for it, too? The student leader positions at Westmont are taken very seriously and are a great opportunity to grow as a leader, as a servant of Christ, and as a person.

Westmont Student Life Page: Current Student Page

Horizon: Westmont's newspaper

Clubs: List of Student Clubs on campus

Map of Campus:

Office of Life Planning (OLP): Want to refine your resume? Curious about how your unique skill set translates into the professional work environment? Uncertain about life after college? The OLP team is here to walk alongside you and help you navigate these hard (and sometimes, overwhelming) questions.

Health & Counseling Center: Westmont offers free health appointments and counseling sessions to students. The Health & Counseling Center also has a cute therapy dog, Bella.

Disability Services: Over 10% of Westmont students use Disability Services in one form or another. Please talk with them to discuss possibly academic, physical, and/or emotional accommodations that will equalize the opportunity for you to succeed at Westmont.

Spring Break mission trips: Not all, but many students participate in Potter's Clay or Urban Initiative.

  • Potter's Clay: Westmont's longest standing mission trip, to Ensenada, Mexico.
  • Urban Initiative: Enage the communities of SB, LA, or SF during the week of Spring Break. You will get to expereince, first hand, struggles of inner-city life that oftentimes go unnoticed.

Emmaus Road: Emmaus Road is a Westmont ministry that provides summer mission trip opportunities around the world.

Take-A-Professor-to-Lunch Program: Westmont's Student Government, WCSA, is proud to sponsor a program that allows students to treat their professors to lunch. This program growns in popularity and demand every year, and is a unique mark of Westmont.

Westmont DANCES (and related all student activities) are a big thing.

Spring Sing: Westmont's longest standing tradition.

Student Holidays

Limited Dining Common (DC) hours during student holidays

Job listings in SB (exclusive to Westmont students) via WestmontLink

Course booklist search: Search for booklists for the courses for which you're registered.