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.
CLUB LIFE: Planeswalkers for Diversity Make Magic More Inclusive
Led by Antonio Gil '19, Planeswalkers for Diversity aims to create a more inclusive environment for Magic: The Gathering enthusiasts and newcomers alike.
CLUB LIFE: Figure Skating Club’s Blades of Glory
With a mission of making figure skating more accessible to interested students, Haverford’s newly established Figure Skating Club welcomes all experience levels.
Smells Like Team Spirit
With more than than 30 options to earn physical education credit ranging from instructional courses to intramural, club, and varsity sports, there is no shortage of ways for Fords to stay fit.
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 1972
Haverford College phased out football in 1972. Who needs football when you field the only varsity cricket team in America?
Football Team, 1897-98.