Located in HCA, E-Haus hosts weekly community dinners.
First-year students are required to live on campus so that they may fully take part in all of the First-Year programs, and become acquainted with the Haverford community.
First-year students are assigned housing in one of four residence halls: Barclay Hall, Gummere Hall, Haverford College Apartments (HCA), or Tritton Hall. Housing assignments are completed during the summer and emailed to first-year students at their Haverford email address in late July.
- All first-year students must be on the full meal plan.
- Students are responsible for providing their own bedding (sheets, mattress covers, blankets, bedspreads), pillow, blankets, towels, wastebasket, clothes hangers, and lamps.
- All mattresses are extra-long and will require sheets measuring 36" x 80" x 6".
- Vacuum cleaners are available for use in all of the residence halls.
- Wireless Internet is available in the residence halls.
- Landline telephones are not provided in student rooms.
- There are coin-operated washers and dryers in all First-Year residence halls. Students’ OneCards unlock the laundry area in their part of the campus.
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Barclay & Gummere Halls
Housing for first-year students in Barclay and Gummere is single-gender by room or suite and mixed-gender by floor.
The College provides each Barclay & Gummere student resident with a bed, desk, chair, small bookshelf, dresser and a closet or wardrobe. All windows have shades or blinds, and rooms are carpeted.
Barclay Hall is a mixed-gender residence hall that houses first-year students in doubles or in singles configured as two-person suites, or singles that open directly onto the hallway.
Gummere Hall is a mixed-gender residence hall that houses first-year students in singles with the majority arranged in four-person suites, and some that open directly onto the hallway.
Haverford College Apartments (HCA)
Haverford College Apartments (HCA) is a complex comprised of 17 garden-style, two story apartment buildings located at the south end of Haverford's campus.
Each building has eight apartments, with three two bedroom apartments and a one bedroom apartment on each floor. Each apartment has a bathroom, a living/dining area, closets, and a full kitchen. Apartments have hardwood floors with area rugs.
There are five designated First-Year buildings. First-Year students are housed in double rooms in two-bedroom (occasionly one-bedroom) apartments that are single-gender by individual apartment, and mixed-gender by floor. The first floors of all First-Year buildings are arranged in an open communal floor plan, where the entire first floor has more shared common space with one expanded and one regular kitchen.
The College provides each student with a bed, desk, chair, small bookshelf, and a dresser. All windows have blinds. The living room is furnished with seating for three or four, and a coffee table. In the kitchen, there is a full-sized refrigerator with a freezer, a stove, a sink with a garbage disposal, and storage cabinets. The kitchen does not have a microwave. A shower curtain is provided in the bathroom. Toilet paper is provided to each apartment on a routine basis.
Tritton Hall is a mixed-gender residence hall that houses first-year students in single rooms that open onto a main hallway.
Housing for first-year students in Tritton is single-gender by room and mixed-gender by floor. The College provides each Tritton student resident with a bed, desk, chair, built in bookshelf, armoire and a closet.