Category Archives: Campus

Cat Mosque Bu 'Inaniya Madrasa. Fez, Morocco. Photo by Asst. Professor Travis Zadeh from his class "Imagining Islam: Icon, Object, and Image". The course is one possible elective for the MEIS concentration.

Middle East & Islamic Studies

The College has a concentration in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. These programs—which include fields such as Scientific Computing and Peace, Justice and Human Rights—give students the opportunity to pursue an area of study distinct from, but relevant to, their … Continue reading

Lunt Cafe Lunt Cafe, Haverford's 100% student-run and student-staffed coffee shop and restaurant. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Lunt Cafe

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. All of these groups and activities have one … Continue reading

mill-creek-service-day Students receive instruction from farm staff during a first-year service day at Mill Creek Farm.

First-Year Service Days

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.

Founders Bell, Haverford College A tour group peers at Founders Bell, which is inscribed with the college motto and the year 1867. Circa 1952. Courtesy of College Archives.

Founders Bell

Best known for railroad photography, O. Winston Link also shot promotional images of Haverford and many are in Special Collections.

The Skate House Now The Skate House, pictured here in 2008, was altered from its original design after a 1979 fire.

Then & Now: The Skate House Now

Then & Now: The Skate House The Skate House hasn’t seen any actual skaters for decades. But it’s still in use, booked for receptions and student events such as club meetings and even poetry readings. Missed yesterday’s photo? See the … Continue reading

Instagram A PhotoPile of Instagram photos.


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!

Lloyd Lights 2013 Lloyd decorated for the season, 2013. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Lloyd Lights, 2013

Traditions: Lloyd Lights The denizens of Lloyd Hall have once again festooned each entry with lights in celebration of the season. Time to cast your non-binding (but fun anyway) vote for best effort.