The OAR is committed to strengthening student learning, persistence, and scholarship, by advancing the teaching and learning mission of the college. We support and guide students as they navigate the Haverford curriculum. We seek to be a center where knowledge is generated for transformative purposes, both at individual and institutional levels.
How can the OAR work with me?
OAR staff provide 1:1 individualized academic coaching sessions to help you:
- Reach your goals
- Navigate the curriculum
- Reflect on your study approaches
- Stay accountable to your goals
Watch "How Can the OAR Work with Me?"
This short video shows you how to analyze your syllabi to create approaches and study plans for your classes.
This calendar can help you keep track of important dates and deadlines. Use this Google doc version or pick up a paper copy in the OAR lounge (Stokes 118). For tips on how to use this tool, schedule a meeting with an OAR Coach.
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Keep track of deadlines, assignments, and more! Practice breaking down projects and stay on top of your schedule with our Fall 2021 Semester at a Glance Calendar (PDF). Not sure how to use this tool? Navigate to our Academic Coaching page to schedule a coaching session!
Creating a sense of belonging has always been at the core of the OAR's mission. We reaffirm this for our students, past, present, and future. Our doors are open for you always, as are our hearts and our spaces. Please email the OAR, or any of our coaches if you want space to be heard.
The OAR is committed to helping you navigate the Haverford curriculum, both transparent and hidden. Below we have compiled a repository of resources as we venture into the world of online learning. Please check back often as we'll be posting and sharing as the semester unfolds.
OAR Staff, Coaches, and Peer Tutors are all available for virtual meetings. Our locations may have changed, but our mission has not. We remain committed to helping all students navigating this new learning environment.
For tailored resources for online learning and emotional support, check out You@Haverford.
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Tuesdays and Fridays: 1–2:00 p.m.
The San Francisco Foundation has provided seed funding for the first five years of the OAR at the recommendation of one of the many donors who pursue their philanthropic goals in partnership with the Foundation.