All Placement Exams Due Friday August 8th!

One of the biggest deadlines of the summer is upon us – the August 8th placement exam deadline. MANDATORY! Remember, both the Math and the Chemistry placements are mandatory – you can easily opt out of the Chemistry placement if you have no chemistry experience (but you must opt out). Mathematics Placement Exam is required for…

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Published:August 4, 2014 View Post

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Introduction to the Coordinator of Accommodations

This is a friendly reminder to contact the Office of Disabilities Services (ODS) if you think you may need accommodations at Haverford. In order to make it sound less scary, I thought I would introduce Gabriela Moats, the Coordinator of Accommodations. Like Michael, I’m from Texas, although regrettably I don’t have a Texan drawl. I…

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Published:July 31, 2014 View Post

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Many Deadlines August 1st!

What’s due August 1st!  REQUIRED Writing Placement:  On the writing placement website (www.haverford.edu/writing-program/placement/), you’ll find an introduction with important links as well as two additional sections that include an overview and essay instructions. Annual Requirement of proof of health insurance: You must Waive or Enroll on line, and to see a full list of accepted insurance plans, go to…

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Published:July 29, 2014 View Post

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Housing Assignments are Coming

Happy Friday lovely incoming Fords! Housing assignments are going out! Yay! Housing assignments will be sent to your Haverford email. Just a quick note that because housing assignment emails go out in batches, you might not get your assignment immediately. Give it an hour or two and if you still do not receive your housing…

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Published:July 25, 2014 View Post

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Writing Placement due August 1 and other reminders!

The writing placement is due Friday, August 1, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. via the online preference and essay form. Any questions? Contact Debora Sherman, Director of College Writing, at dsherman@haverford.edu. Also due August 1: Annual Requirement of proof of health insurance. You must Waive or Enroll on line. If you will be younger than 18 years of age at time of arrival, your…

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Published:July 23, 2014 View Post

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Staying Healthy at Haverford

As the deadline for the health and sickle cell forms approaches, we think it might be a good idea to talk about staying healthy at Haverford. The change of diet from home-cooked meals to DC food can throw your body a little off. Starting a new life in college and Haverford’s academics can add stress….

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Published:July 17, 2014 View Post

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Health Forms due in one week (July 21st!) and other reminders.

The health forms deadline is fast approaching on July 21. Remember there is a $75 fee for late submissions. All health form requirements are listed both on The First-Year and the Health Services websites: www.haverford.edu/healthservices/services/forms.php Also, the Math and Chemistry Placement exams (both under “Action Required”) are now live. In addition, the Chinese, Japanese and Economics exams (under…

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Published:July 14, 2014 View Post

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Club Sports

In addition to Varsity Athletics, Club Sports are important at Haverford. There are currently six Club Sports offered for a total of nine teams of varying intensity and commitment.   I arrived at Haverford hoping to continue Badminton and interested in exploring Crew, both Club Sports at Haverford. My Customs Person (CP) happened to be…

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Published:July 10, 2014 View Post

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Varsity Athletics

With 37% of students engaging in varsity sports on campus, we thought a glimpse at the time commitments and what it means to be involved in a varsity sport might be helpful! I am a member of the Varsity Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Team and I would definitely say that varsity sports…

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Published:July 3, 2014 View Post

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Writing Placement now open!

The writing placement is now open.  On the writing placement website (www.haverford.edu/writing-program/placement/), you’ll find an introduction with important links as well as two additional sections that include an overview and essay instructions. Please review the placement overview page which explains the placement process for writing seminars; a guide to writing seminars being offered; instructions for the placement essay;…

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Published:July 1, 2014 View Post

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