In Da Clubs
When it’s time to put your studies on hold, there’s so much fun to be had at Haverford. Here, you have just as much freedom to fill your recreational calendar as you do to forge your own academic path. Living so close to so many peers makes it easy to build on shared interests, take impromptu trips to Philadelphia, join one of more than 145 clubs, and meet tons of new people.
Dragons and Dice and Dungeon Masters
Did Netflix's Stranger Things, pique your interest in Dungeons & Dragons? Join the student-run club for the fantasy role-playing game.
Promoting and Teaching Mindfulness
The student-run Meditation Group aims to introduce more members of the Haverford community to meditation and to help foster their practices.
With a Rock and a Broom
The Haverford Curling Club was founded last fall by three former high school curlers and, though relatively new, won first place in its first bonspiel of the season.
Residential life at Haverford can take on many different forms, from traditional dorms to apartment living to specialized houses dedicated to a cultural or academic focus.
98% of our students live on campus
What's for lunch?
Whether you want a long sit-down meal or a quick snack on the go, Haverford has something for everyone.
#1 highlight of finals week? Late-night warm cookies & milk, and midnight breakfast!
Haverford fields 23 Varsity teams and club and intramural options include badminton, crew, golf, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, and rugby.
Members of the Varsity Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams are referred to as Goats (Haverford means “goat crossing” in Welsh). Here they are, in their natural environment.
53% of our students are on varsity or club teams
Who Run the World?
Squirrels! Our mascot is a Black Squirrel, and you'll see them all over Haverford's campus. They seldom stay still long enough for a photo op.
* not a real statistic
13:1 squirrel to student ratio *
Opportunities in the arts are available to every member of the Haverford student body – from the most experienced and talented to the student exploring the arts for the first time.
Street artist LNY painted the mural "Apex Predator" on an outside wall of James House, thanks to the work of Michael Rushmore '14.
5 campus galleries & exhibition spaces
45+ arts related clubs
Haverford College Football: Undefeated Since 1971
Haverford College phased out football in 1972. Who needs football when you field the only varsity cricket team in America?
Football Team, 1897-98.