The Office of Academic Resources (OAR) offers students an array of services designed to enhance their academic potential and supplement the many academic and enrichment opportunities already available to them through their course work and research at Haverford College.

Essay Contest for Current Juniors & Seniors!

As part of our Straight from the Source series, we're looking for a 500-word reflection piece about your academic experiences at Haverford. Winners will receive gift cards! Deadline: May 15th.

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Healthy Mind Healthy Body

The OAR and the Fitness Center have teamed up to promote health, wellness, and academic excellence! Join our 10 week program, follow along with #HMHB15 for a chance to win prizes.

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The OAR is open late!

Due to popular demand, the OAR is now open until midnight, Monday through Thursday!

Fall/Spring Semester Hours:

Mon–Thurs: 9 a.m.–midnight
Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 2 p.m.–10 p.m.

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The San Francisco Foundation has provided seed funding for the first five years of the OAR at the recommendation of one of the many donors who pursue their philanthropic goals in partnership with the Foundation.