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Haverford College
Office of Residential Life
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Living @ Haverford: First-Year Students

Welcome to the Class of 2018

On behalf of the Office of Residential Life, the warmest of welcomes to Haverford College! We are all looking forward to your arrival and meeting you in August.

It is an exciting time with many things to think about and do as you prepare to come to Haverford in a few short months. Please know that we are here to guide and help you make Haverford your home away from home.

This page will provide you with an overview of and links to a number of important things to do and to read related to your coming to and living at Haverford.


Have questions about filling out the Housing Questionnaire or other Residential Life things? Ask us! We're here to assist you in any way we can.

If you have questions of a general nature, please contact us at If your questions are of a confidential nature, please contact Nathan (Nate) Diehl at or Marianne (Smitty) Smith at You may also call us at (610) 896-1298.

Have other first-year questions? Please contact Michael Martinez, the Dean for First-Year Students, at or 610-896-1420.

Again, warmest of welcomes and we look forward to getting to know you over the summer and meeting you in August.

David Kahan & Yue Xiang
Summer Interns in the Deans Office
Nathan Diehl
Coord. of Residential Life
Marianne (Smitty) Smith
Dir. of Residential Life


  1. Housing Questionnaire (mandatory) ▼
  2. Linens Program (optional) ▼
  3. Theft/Fire & Accident Insurance (optional) ▼

TO READ for Residential Life and living at Haverford:

Links to information pertaining to your arrival in August and your living here at Haverford College. Please note that not all links below are active yet. These pages are being updated and will be posted as they become available.