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Haverford College
Office of Residential Life
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Room Assignments: First Year

First-year students are assigned housing in one of four residence halls - Barclay Hall, Gummere Hall, Haverford College Apartments (HCA) or Tritton Hall. First-year housing assignments are completed during the summer and emailed to first-year students, at their Haverford email address, in late July.

Please visit the Policies & Procedures and First-Year FAQ pages for information about living at Haverford -- What to and not to bring, Mailing & Shipping, Vehicles & Bicycles, Pets, Air Conditioners, Room Decorations, Smoking Policy, Storage, and other Helpful Hints!

Barclay Hall

Barclay Hall

Gummere Hall

Gummere Hall

Barclay Hall is a coed residence hall that houses first-year students in doubles or in singles configured as two-person suites, or singles that open directly onto the hallway.

Gummere Hall is a coed residence hall that houses first-year students in singles with the majority arranged in four-person suites, and some that open directly onto the hallway.

Housing for first-year students in Barclay and Gummere is single-sex by room or suite and coed by floor. The College provides each Barclay & Gummere student resident with a bed*, desk, chair, small bookshelf, dresser and a closet or wardrobe. Students are responsible for providing their own bedding (sheets*, mattress covers, blankets, bedspreads), pillow, blankets, towels, wastebasket, clothes hangers, and lamps. A flashlight is also a good idea for the rare case of a power outage. Landline telephones are not provided in student rooms.

*PLEASE NOTE: mattresses are extra-long 36" x 80" x 6".

HCA

HCA

Haverford College Apartments (HCA) is a complex comprised of 17 garden-style, two story apartment buildings located at the south end of Haverford's campus. Each building has eight apartments, with three two bedroom apartments and a one bedroom apartment on each floor. Each apartment has a bathroom, a living/dining area, closets, and a full kitchen.

There are four designated First-Year buildings. First-Year students are housed in double rooms in two-bedroom, and on occasion in one-bedroom, apartments that are single-sex by individual apartment and coed by floor. The first floors of all First-Year buildings are arranged in an open communal floor plan, where the entire first floor has more shared common space, and a total of two expanded kitchens. All first-year students are required to be on the full meal plan for the entire year, regardless of their housing.

Apartment Furnishings

The College provides each student with a bed, desk, chair, small bookshelf, and a dresser. All windows have blinds. The living room is furnished with seating for three or four and a coffee table. In the kitchen, there is a full-sized refrigerator with a freezer, a stove, a sink with a garbage disposal, and storage cabinets. The kitchen does not have a microwave. A shower curtain is provided in the bathroom. Toilet paper is provided to each apartment on a routine basis. There is one vacuum cleaner per building available for use. Students are responsible for providing their own bedding (sheets*, mattress covers, blankets, bedspreads), pillow, blankets, towels, wastebasket, clothes hangers, and lamps. In addition, students who wish to have them are responsible for providing their own dishes, utensils, pots and pans, etc. A flashlight is also a good idea for the rare case of a power outage. Landline telephones are not provided in student rooms.

* PLEASE NOTE: mattresses are extra-long 36" x 80" x 6".

Kim & Tritton Dorms

Tritton & Kim Halls

Tritton Hall is a coed residence hall that houses first-year students in single rooms that open onto a main hallway.

Housing for first-year students in Tritton is single-sex by room and coed by floor. The College provides each Tritton student resident with a bed*, desk, chair, built in bookshelf, armoire and a closet. Students are responsible for providing their own bedding (sheets*, mattress covers, blankets, bedspreads), pillow, blankets, towels, lamps, wastebasket, and clothes hangers. A flashlight is also a good idea for the rare case of a power outage. Landline telephones are not provided in student rooms.

*PLEASE NOTE: mattresses are extra-long 36" x 80" x 6".