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Haverford College
Office of Residential Life
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Residence Halls: Dorm Descriptions

Although only first-years, transfer and exchange students are required to live on campus, most upper-class students choose College housing, with generally fewer than three percent living off campus each year.

First-year students are assigned housing in one of four residence halls - Barclay Hall, Gummere Hall, Tritton Hall, and the Haverford College Apartments (HCA).

710

710 College Avenue

Constructed: 1899
Capacity: 11
Number of Residential Floors: Three
Type of Rooms: 9 singles and 1 double.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: No

There are two single bedrooms, a foyer, living room, kitchen, powder room and laundry on the first floor. There are three single bedrooms, one double bedroom and a bath on the second floor and four single rooms and bath on the third floor. Residents may go off of the meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Barclay Hall

Barclay Hall

Capacity: 112
Number of Residential Floors: Four, with the first three assigned primarily to first-year students, their UCAs, and Customs people.
Type of Rooms: Singles and doubles. Some singles open directly onto the main corridor; others are grouped in three-person suites.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: Yes

The College's first separate dormitory. There is a large, first floor lounge with a TV and a VCR. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Primarily a first-year dormitory, although a fair number of upper-class students also live here.

Cadbury House

Cadbury House

Constructed: 1886
Capacity: 13
Number of Residential Floors: Three
Type of Rooms: 9 singles and 2 doubles.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: No

A special interest house for students who want a quiet study dorm where no alcohol is permitted. Most of the first floor is a faculty residence except for the student lounge. The second and third floors are reserved exclusively for student housing. There are six singles, one double and two bathrooms on the second floor and three singles, one double and one bathroom on the third floor. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Comfort Hall

Comfort Hall (1 of 3 North Dorms)

Constructed: 1968
Capacity: 64
Number of Residential Floors: Four
Type of Rooms: Singles. Most are grouped in configurations of 4 rooms. A few are in configurations of 3 on the first floor. Many are offered as four-person suites with a common room.
Laundry Facilities: No
General Storage Room: General and early return storage areas are located in the basement.

Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Henry S. Drinker House

Henry S. Drinker House

Constructed: 1902
Capacity: 18
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: 4 singles and 7 doubles.
Laundry Facilities: No
General Storage Room: No

Offered in room draw as two floor groups. The first floor houses 8 people in 3 double rooms and 2 single rooms. The second floor houses 10 people in 4 double rooms and 2 single rooms. There is a common living room and bathroom on the first floor but no kitchen. There are two, small bathrooms on the second floor. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Gummere Hall

Gummere Hall

Constructed: 1964
Capacity: 153
Number of Residential Floors: Three
Type of Rooms: Singles & doubles. Some open directly onto a main corridor. Most are located in suites or hall groups.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: Yes

The second section basement contains a lounge with TV and an adjacent all-purpose room. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Primarily a first-year dormitory although a fair number of upper-class students also live here.

Jones Hall

Jones Hall (1 of 3 North Dorms)

Constructed: 1968
Capacity: 64
Number of Residential Floors: Four
Type of Rooms: Singles. Most are grouped in configurations of 4 rooms. A few are in configurations of 3 on the first floor. Many are offered as four-person suites with a common room.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: Yes

Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only. New furniture summer of 2007. Both, the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) Lounge and the Jewish Student Union Lounge is located in the basement.

Kim Hall

Kim Hall

Constructed: 2012
Capacity: 80
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: 80 singles.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: No

Kim and Tritton Halls are the newest additions to the Haverford community. These buildings offer all single rooms, along with generous common space, which includes two common areas and one study lounge per floor. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Haverford College Apartments

Haverford College Apartments

Constructed: 1949
Capacity: 380 - fluctuates annually
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: 4 apts on each of two floors per building. Each floor has three, two-bedroom apartments and one, one-bedroom apartment.
Laundry Facilities: Yes, in each building.
General Storage Room: Only in certain HCA buildings.

HCA has its own computer lab in building #30. There are four buildings reserved for first-years, their Customs People, and a few upper-class students. Well over 250 upper-class students are housed in 13 adjacent buildings. First-year students must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students may choose to opt out of the meal plan.

La Casa Hispanica

La Casa Hispánica

Constructed: 1911
Capacity: 6
Number of Residential Floors: Three
Type of Rooms: Singles only.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: No

A special interest house that supports the endeavors of students actively engaged in organizing programs concerned with the cultures and civilizations of the Spanish-speaking world. There is a student lounge/resource room in the basement. A large room used for Spanish Department activities and by student groups, a foyer and a faculty residence occupy the first floor. Two student bedrooms and a bathroom are located on the second floor along with part of the faculty residence. Four student bedrooms and two bathrooms are on the third floor. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Leeds Hall

Leeds Hall

Constructed: 1955
Capacity: 62
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: 60 singles and 1 double. Forty singles are arranged in five-person suites.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: Yes, in several attic areas.

Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only. Renovations - new paint, carpet, and lighting.

Lloyd Hall

Lloyd Hall

Constructed: Begun 1899, Completed in late 1920s
Capacity: 108
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: Singles, all of which are located in suites. There are 6 two-person suites and 16 six-person suites.
Laundry Facilities: No
General Storage Room: No

Lloyd is designed as a series of nine separate entries, each of which houses 12 students, six per floor. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Lunt Hall

Lunt Hall (1 of 3 North Dorms)

Constructed: 1968
Capacity: 60
Number of Residential Floors: Four
Type of Rooms: Singles. Most are grouped in configurations of 4 rooms. A few are in configurations of 3 on the first floor. Many are offered as four-person suites with a common room.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: No

New student lounge on the 1st floor of Lunt constructed in 2012. Both the student-run Lunt Café and a large, all-purpose room with small stage are located in the basement. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Ira de A. Reid House

Ira de A. Reid House

Constructed: 1900
Capacity: 6
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: 6 singles.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: No

A special interest house for students invested in the histories, legacies, and traditions of the African diaspora as well as a cultural center for the campus community. Residents may be off of the meal plan. Upper-class students only.

Tritton Hall

Tritton Hall

Constructed: 2012
Capacity: 80
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: 80 singles.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: No

Tritton and Kim Halls are the newest additions to the Haverford community. These buildings offer all single rooms, along with generous common space, which includes two common areas and one study lounge per floor. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Primarily a first-year dormitory although a fair number of upper-class students also live here.

Yarnall House

Yarnall House

Constructed: 1900
Capacity: 13
Number of Residential Floors: Two
Type of Rooms: 3 singles and 5 doubles.
Laundry Facilities: Yes
General Storage Room: Yes, Special storage rooms for students on International/Domestic Study Away and Exchange Programs are located on the third floor. There is also limited storage for residents.

There are three bedrooms, a kitchen and dining area, a lounge with a digital projector, a bathroom and a powder room on the first floor. The second floor has three doubles, two singles and one bathroom on the second floor. Residents must be on the full meal plan. Upper-class students only.