Class of 2026 Move-in/Check-in Day
hc-families [at] haverford.edu (Contact the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement)
We look forward to welcoming you on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.
As you look forward to this momentous day, we want to share the full schedule of events, detailed below.* Please feel free to hc-parents [at] haverford.edu (contact the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement) if you have any questions, we are here to help. Have a safe trip to campus!
Family Welcome & New Student Check-In
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
FAMILIES: Visual Culture, Arts, and Media (VCAM)
STUDENTS ONLY: Founders Great Hall
Calling all families! Join Alumni and Family Engagement in our Families reception area, while students (only) proceed to Founders Hall to pick up their OneCard, room key, and other materials.
Shuttle Bus to Local Stores
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Blue Bus Stop (behind Stokes Hall/Dining Center)
All students and families are welcome to take this free shuttle to pick up last minute items! Bus will run on a continuous loop between campus, Target, and Wynnewood Shopping Center (Giant Supermarket and Bed, Bath and Beyond).
New Student & Family Lunch
11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Lunch is provided by the College. Stop by Founders Green for a Haverford photo with your student!
Athletics Families Drop-In
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Families of athletes are welcome to drop in and say hello to Director of Athletics Danielle Lynch and Head Athletic Trainer Curt Mauger.
Front Patio, Whitehead Campus Center
Join our horticulturists for a tour of Haverford's historic tree collection. The collection dates back to 1834, making Haverford College the oldest planned collegiate landscape in the nation. Please wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather as this event will take place rain or shine. Tours will last 30 minutes, and depart every 30 minutes.
Parenting Through the College Years
This presentation will explore how families can tune-in to the “psychology” of their adult student. Topics discussed will include saying “goodbye," the first visit home, sophomore angst, and romantic turmoil. The panel will include members of the Office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
Student Q&A (Students only!)
Current students share insights about what first-years can expect from their first year.
Calvin Gooding '84 Arena, Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center (GIAC)
President Wendy Raymond and Dean of the College John McKnight will welcome new students and families to Haverford College, before new students join their Customs groups to begin Customs Week.
Customs Activities Begin!
Families share their final goodbyes at the GIAC. New students please find your Customs team!
Wine and Tissues Families and Friends Reception
Zubrow Commons, Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
As you begin to adjust to your new reality as the family member or friend of a Haverford student, enjoy desserts with College faculty and staff in celebration of your student’s new adventure!
*Please note that times/locations may be subject to change. In case of any changes, the live schedule is available in this Google document.