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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Sickle Cell Requirement deadline extended

The Sickle Cell Requirement deadline has been extended to July 21 to coincide with other health forms. Authorize release of sickle cell trait newborn records should be filled out by you and given to your health care provider. Also, please confirm your status via the Sickle Cell Moodle site. For questions regarding this requirement, contact Curt Mauger at cmauger@haverford.edu

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Published:June 29, 2014 View Post

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(Un)Official Mascots

Many of you may know that Haverford’s official mascot is the Black Squirrel. While some teams have adopted the Black Squirrel as their mascot, many also have their own. These mascots often replace our official nickname “Fords” and represent their teams in all manners. We thought we might share with you some of the unofficial…

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Published:June 26, 2014 View Post

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Due June 28!

Just a reminder that the following are due this week – June 28! Faculty Adviser Questionnaire  – We will  use it to match you with a faculty adviser and to inform your adviser of your academic background and potential academic interests. You will need to explore the BI-College Course Guide to answer a few of the survey…

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Published:June 23, 2014 View Post

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Yue’s Philly Favorites

  First Sundays: I personally really enjoy going to art museums and thus First Sundays is definitely on the top of my list. First Sundays of every month, visitors can explore The Barnes Foundation for FREE, where tickets are available on a first-come first-served basis. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is pay-as-you-wish. Fun Fact:…

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Published:June 20, 2014 View Post

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Student Entry Record – now activated! Due June 19th.

The Student Entry Record (SER) is now active.  Please review and update it by June 19. You must update your SER by the 19th or your Housing Questionnaire will not be processed. Contact the ProDesk if you have any questions at ProDesk@haverford.edu or 610-896-1480.

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Published:June 16, 2014 View Post

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