What’s MSP?

Check out www.haverford.edu/msp to learn about the Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP). MSP sponsors a series of workshops open to all students interested in strategies and resources for academic excellence.  The workshops in the fall are particularly aimed at sharing info useful to first-year students. Come to the pizza dinner in the Dining Center at 5:30pm on Friday September…

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Published:August 20, 2014 View Post

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Brie, Harrison and their To-Do List

Hi class of 2018, Thought you’d like to see what Brie and Harrison, your Customs Co-Heads, are doing to prepare for your arrival. When we say things at Haverford are student-run, we mean it! Best, Dean Martinez

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Published:August 19, 2014 View Post

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Shopping Squirrel

Hello Fords! We know that you have probably looked through every Ikea, Target, and Bed Bath & Beyond website this summer to pick out sheets, pillows and decorations for your new room, but we wanted to give you a heads up on a few items that might make your first semester a little bit more…

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Published:August 19, 2014 View Post

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8th Dimension

8th Dimension, Haverford’s Office of Community Service, would like to extend a warm welcome to the Class of 2018. You are definitely going to volunteer at least once on campus while you’re here–our first-year service days are coming up!–but our hope is that you will be able to volunteer as often as you want, and…

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Published:August 19, 2014 View Post

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Bi-Co Dance Program

IMPORTANT DATES First year students interested in taking Advanced Technique: Ballet or Intermediate Technique: Ballet must attend the BALLET PLACEMENT CLASS on Thursday, August 28th, 4-5:30 PM in PEM STUDIO. Please enter at the door on Merion Ave to the left of the PEM Arch as you face it from the street (across from the blue bus stop). ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS:  Ballet…

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Published:August 14, 2014 View Post

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Haverford Women’s Center

The Haverford College Women’s Center, established shortly after the college’s transition to a co-ed institution in 1980, continues to bring awareness, assistance, and education to students while also providing many opportunities for celebration within the community. The Women’s Center is a space open to both men and women, offering a wealth of information, support, and free…

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Published:August 12, 2014 View Post

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First-Year & New student Arrival and Non-Academic Registration information

A Message From The Office of Residential Life   We have posted online (www.haverford.edu/reslife/info_and_notices.php) the following information and instructions: Arrival and Non-Academic Registration information for First-Year and New students Early Arrival Information for those first-year students who have been given prior permission to arrive prior to the official opening of the residence halls for first-year students (Wednesday,…

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Published:August 8, 2014 View Post

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A Manual for ‘Helicopter Parents’ to Land Their Aircraft

While students are busy completing placement exams (due Friday!), I thought we’d take a moment to focus on parents. Check out this great New York Times column by our own Lionel Anderson, Assistant Director of the Office of Academic Resources (OAR) at Haverford and a regular Times contributor. And Learn more about the OAR.   A…

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Published:August 6, 2014 View Post

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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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