The following sections of the Haverford website are particularly useful for parents of incoming or current students. Think something is missing? Let us know and we'll add it to this page.
- Academic Calendar
- Academic Resources - Advising, grades, fellowships and grants
- Alcohol Policy
- Athletics - Varsity sports, clubs, intramurals, athletic facilities
- Campus Events Calendar
- Career Development - Advising, internships, externships, interview and networking opportunities
- Change of Address
- College Bookstore
- Counseling and Psychological Services
- Customs (Orientation)
- Dean's Office - Meet the deans, student activities, co-curricular life
- Dining Services
- Disabilities Services
- Family Weekend
- First Year Student Page
- Health Services
- Honor Code
- Honor Code Discussion
- Parents' Fund
- Residential Life Calendar
- Residential Life - Housing and room selection, telephone, laundry, storage, mail, cars and bicycles, FAQs
- Safety & Security
- Study Abroad
- Religious & Spiritual Life
- Tuition and Fees
- Visiting Campus
These tips and words of wisdom have been collected over recent years from parents "who've been there." As you progress from newbie to seasoned HC parent, if you have advice to share, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will include your tips here in this section.
- Haverford students are unique, and so are Haverford parents!
On freshman move-in day, Martha Denney, Dean of the College, gave an encouraging and informative talk about the transition to college generally, and to Haverford in particular. You can watch it on video or download an MP3 audio file from the Parent Resource page.
- Advice for Freshman Parents from Parents "Who've Been There"
Everything from where to stay, how to handle move in day, to great eats in the area.
- Advice for Parents of Graduating (or Rising) Seniors
Tips for a stress free Commencement Weekend.
- Non-Haverford Articles about Haverford College
Online articles parents have shared with each other over the years.
With so many great places to dine, shop, and visit in Haverford, PA and the surrounding area it would be impossible to list them all.
The web is a wonderful place to find local information, including consumer reviews. Here are a few sites to get you started:
- Main Line Dine
- Suburban Square
- Main Line Today
- Philadelphia Magazine
Also check out our Visiting section for more information on local hotels, restaurants, and more.