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Haverford College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Tri-college library system (Haverford, Bryn Mawr & Swarthmore) Quaker Collection Roberts Collection - manuscripts letters of educators, artists etc. Phillips Collection - collection of rare books Rufus M. Jones Collection - collection of books on mysticism J. Rendel Harris Collection - collection of ancient codices Christopher Morley Collection - collection of prints Haverford Photograph Collection - collection of photos/prints

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 757,759 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,506 current serial subscriptions.
  • 4,809 microforms.
  • 11,921 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Cantor Fitzgerald Art Gallery, The Observatory, The Foundry

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 300 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 99% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 70% of housing units are Singles.
  • 5% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 25% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.

Room Accessories

  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 85% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Popular events on campus: Haverfest(Spring weekend, ) La Fiesta(dance), Snowball(dance), Sun Dance, Taste the Rainbow dance, Asian Students Association dinner, Collection (topical community gatherings).
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 93 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Prelude Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Union, Muslim Students Association, Catholic Campus Ministries, Quaker Action and Activities Committee, Haverford Israel Public Affairs Committee, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Seekers.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student League, Women of Color, Asian Students Association, South Asian Society, International Students Association, Caribbean Essence Organization, Alliance of Latin American Students, Korean Students Association, Bi-co Muslim Students Association (with Bryn Mawr College), Sons of Africa, Haverford Alliance for Diversity and Unity, Bi-co Phillipine Student Association (BARKADA), Under One Sky (bicultural/biracial student group).
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Honor Council, Students Council, Single Sex and Coed a Cappella groups, Yearbook, Theater Groups, Improv groups, College Democrats and Republicans, Earthquakers Environmental Club, Dance Club, Radio Station, Men's and Women's ultimate frisbee, Crew, Outdoors Club and Sexual and Gender Alliance.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Bi-College News (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (13)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (13)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (30th Street Station) (10)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 36% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    honor code






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