Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.
Through the Tri-College Consortium, students can take classes, major, participate in student organizations, and attend cultural and academic symposia on Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore College campuses.
Haverford has more than 145 student groups who publish magazines, host symposia, sing a cappella, discuss religion and spirituality, stay politically active, maintain a system of student self-government, dance, demonstrate and create.
Upgraded facilities, more full-time coaches, state-of-the-art strength training and other enhancements have helped Haverford’s teams post impressive results in recent years. But the true measure of success for athletics is reflected in how well the program allows students to excel … Continue reading
The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded Haverford College a silver rating in its 2014 Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), reflecting … Continue reading
For students looking to forge close connections around shared interests, Haverford offers special interest housing choices, such as La Casa Hispánica (for those attuned to the culture of the Spanish-speaking world); Cadbury House (quiet study, and alcohol and drug-free); and … Continue reading
The Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER) was created by the students, faculty and staff of Haverford College, and founded on the socially responsible principles of the college. You can use their Building Dashboard to track real-time electricity use in buildings … Continue reading
If Instagram is your preferred social media site, then you’re in luck! The College has an Instagram account at “haverfordedu,” so please follow us there. Don’t forget to tag all your Haverford-related Instagram pics with the hashtag #HaverfordCollege!
Traditions One of 8th Dimension‘s oldest traditions is hosting first-year service days, which all first-year students participate in. Community service is one of the most important aspects of the Haverford experience.
Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now It was a long and remarkably snowy winter, and the fireplace in the DC served as a welcome respite from the cold. Students often study, eat dinner, or enjoy special events in front … Continue reading
Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Part of the Dining Center since its 1969 opening, the fireplace in the Sunken Lounge has long served as a meeting place and study space for students looking to warm up, as these organic … Continue reading
“Being in a community like Haverford with such a strong code of ethics and honor helps form a basis from which to successfully interface with colleagues and grow a professional network in a field that relies heavily on collaboration and … Continue reading