|Submission Date||June 30, 2017|
EN-2: Student Orientation
|2.00 / 2.00||
Associate Dean of the College: Dean of First Year Students
Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability? :
|Yes or No|
|Entering graduate students||N/A - institution does not have graduate students|
Percentage of all entering (i.e. new) students (including transfers and graduate students) that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability (0-100):
A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):
Tree Planting: A tree is planted in honor of the new class and as a symbol of the importance of conservation within the Haverford Community.
Local Food Dinner: For all incoming students, a dinner of all locally sourced food intended to highlight the importance of a sustainable food system.
Pre-orientation trips: outdoor education and adventure trips are options offered to all students.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
100% of all incoming first-year students participate in first-year orientation at Haverford College. Two events specifically highlight the importance of sustainability within the Haverford College community. The first, a Tree Planting Ceremony, which takes place on the morning of the first full day of orientation, gives all first-year and their upper class orientation leaders the opportunity to tale part in planting a new tree in honor of the incoming class. It is intended to be a symbol of the importance of conservation to the Haverford College community and to introduce students to the Haverford College Arboretum. The second, The Local Foods Dinner, is a special orientation enent for all incoming students; all the food that is served is locally sourced and is intended to highlight the importance of a sustainable food system.
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