Student Activities

Blues Club Blues Club founder Chris Pence '18 (center) watches members practice a new step in Ryan Gymnasium.

Haverford has more than 145 student groups that 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.

The Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities

Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group. Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group.

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks to enhance the intellectual and cultural life at Haverford by fostering challenging exchange among faculty, students, and diverse communities of writers, artists, performers, thinkers, activists, and innovators.

Student Activities

Lauren Pronger '18 and Linyi Chen '18 pose with their LoveShack version of Founders Hall.  Their team won for "Most Haverfordian". Lauren Pronger '18 and Linyi Chen '18 pose with their LoveShack version of Founders Hall. Their team won for "Most Haverfordian".

Haverford has more than 145 student groups that 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.

Club Sports

Rowing at Haverford College The late Greg Kannerstein '63 was honored when the Haverford crew team christened its newest boat "Mr. Haverford." Photo: Brad Larrison.

From Ultimate to ice hockey, badminton to crew, Haverford student-athletes find some serious fun playing all kinds of non-varsity sports. Read “All in the Game” in Haverford magazine »

Quaker Connector

Walter Hjelt Sullivan '82 in the Quaker Collection in Magill Library with a banner picturing famous Quaker Rufus Jones behind him. Walter Hjelt Sullivan '82 in the Quaker Collection in Magill Library with a banner picturing famous Quaker Rufus Jones behind him.

Founded by Quakers in 1833 but now nonsectarian, Haverford remains true to its formative spirit through the programs overseen by Quaker Affairs. Today the office runs the Friend in Residence program, supports the student-run QuaC (Quaker Community) group, and leads … Continue reading

Mellon Creative Residencies

Mellon Creative Resident and Director of Book Arts at Wellesley College, Katherine Ruffin, demonstrates how to make papyrus during a papyrus-making workshop in Ryan Gymnasium. Mellon Creative Resident and Director of Book Arts at Wellesley College, Katherine Ruffin, demonstrates how to make papyrus during a papyrus-making workshop in Ryan Gymnasium.

The Mellon Creative Residencies Program ignites vibrant engagements between students, faculty, and visiting artists through sustained, dynamic residencies, inside the classroom and out.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places category.

“Studying abroad enriched my academic experience by exposing me to new perspectives and encouraging me to critically reevaluate my existing intellectual assumptions.” – Ben Wohl ’14 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study … Continue reading

Zoe Strauss: Sea Change

We'll Be Back, Zoe Strauss We’ll Be Back, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mid September, 2005. Copyright of Zoe Strauss.

Zoe Strauss: Sea Change Through March 6, 2015 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery In Sea Change, celebrated Philadelphia photographer Zoe Strauss traces the landscape of post-climate change America. Details »