Family & Friends Weekend

November 1–3, 2019

Visit your Ford, meet members of the College community, and engage in the unique Haverford experience.

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Keynote Event: Interview with Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

Steven Smith, visiting assistant professor of economics and post doctorate fellow, interviewed Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Through his pioneering work in using market forces to advance environmental goals, Krupp has become a leading advocate for environmental protection.br />

Thank you for another wonderful Family and Friends Weekend!

Parents, alumni, friends, and other family members enjoyed a weekend of activity including class visits, panels, and performances.


Exterior of the new Lutnick Library

Lutnick Library

General Collections
Friday: 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–Monday, 4:00 a.m.
(One-Card required after 11:00 p.m.)

Quaker & Special Collections
Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Whitehead Campus Center Exterior

Whitehead Campus Center

Bookstore Hours
Friday: 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Coop Café Hours
Friday: Full Service8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m. || Grab & Go2:30–7:00 p.m.
Saturday: Grab & Go8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Sunday: Grab & Go2:00–7:00 p.m. || Full Service 7:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Grab & Go | Full Service

Students harvesting vegetables at the Haverfarm

Haverford College Farm

Saturday, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Located on the southwest corner of campus. Follow the gravel road behind the Maintenance and Facilities building.


Schedule

Schedule subject to change.

Friday, November 1

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
VCAM First Floor
Registration
Check in for any schedule or location changes.

8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Attend Class with Your Student
Students should obtain permission from professors in advance.

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Dining Center
Lunch
$11.50 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Dining Center, Sunken Lounge
CCPA Internship Fair
Learn about College funding sources that support summer internships. Connect with students who received College funding and hear about their experiences. We encourage parents to attend with their student.

2:00–3:30 p.m.
Stokes Hall Auditorium
Academic Centers Panel
Hear from the directors of the three academic centers as they present and discuss the centers’ missions, research, and internship opportunities for students. A question and answer period will follow.

  • Eric Hartman, executive director, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC)
  • Kenneth Koltun-Fromm, MacCrate Professor of Social Responsibility and Professor of Religion: Director of the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Huamanities (HCAH)
  • Marielle Latrick, Associate Director of the Marian E. Koshland Intregrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC)
  • Helen White, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies; Chair of Environmental Studies; Director of KINSC

4:00–5:00 p.m.
Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC), Zubrow Commons
Reception with President Wendy Raymond and Faculty
Meet, mingle, and enjoy wine and cheese.

5:00–7:30 p.m.
Dining Center
Dinner
$14.00 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

8:30–10:30 p.m.
Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium
Student Ensembles Concert
This annual performance features Chamber Music and favorite student a cappella groups.


Saturday, November 2

7:30–10:00 a.m.
Dining Center
Continental Breakfast
$8.95 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

8:15–9:00 a.m.
Meet at the VCAM Patio
Arboretum Tour
Join the Arboretum staff on a walking tour of the oldest college arboretum in the country.

8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Founders Hall Lobby
Registration
Check in for any schedule or location changes.

9:30–11:30 a.m.
Stokes Hall Auditorium
Student Resource Panel
Hear from representatives of the Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA), First-Year Dean, Office of Academic Resources (OAR), and Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) about the array of services available to students.

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Dining Center
Brunch
$11.50 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Dining Center, Sunken Lounge
Haverford and Beyond Alumni and Parent Connections Fair
Stop by the Alumni and Parent Relations Office’s Connections Fair to meet and mingle with our personal and professional identity affinity group leaders from Fords and Finance, Rainbow Quorum, Multicultural Alumni Action Group, Young Alumni Affinity Group, and Fords in Tech.  Learn about how our affinity groups support current students in their career and professional goals, and explore how you can become involved as a parent volunteer. This event is ideal for families and students to attend together.

11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Founders Green
Campus Picnic

11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Founders Green
Student Affinity Group Showcase

12:00–4:00 p.m.
Founders Green
Oktoberfest
Fall-themed food and fun for the whole family, sponsored by FAB (Fords Against Boredom).

1:00–4:00 p.m.
Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC), Zubrow Commons
Study Abroad Fair
Meet representatives of partner institutions abroad. We encourage parents to attend with their student.

1:00–2:00 p.m. || 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Greenhouse
Haverfarm Workshops
Advanced registration required.

5:00–7:30 p.m.
Dining Center
Dinner
$14.00 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.


Sunday, November 3

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Dining Center
Brunch
$11.50 per person, payable at the door. No charge for students on the meal plan.

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Haverford Friends Meeting House
Quaker Meeting for Worship
855 Buck Lane, Haverford
(walking distance from campus)


Cheering Fans

Varsity Athletics at Haverford

Saturday, November 2

  • 12:00 p.m. — Women's soccer vs. Swarthmore
  • 12:30 p.m. — Volleyball vs. Swarthmore
  • 1:00 p.m. — Field hockey vs. Swarthmore
  • 2:30 p.m. — Men's soccer vs. Swarthmore
Founders surrounded by beautiful fallen leaves

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Parent Programs: (610) 896-1004 | hc-parents@haverford.edu