The post-baccalaureate Teacher Education Program is a non-residential program. In recent years, students have commuted from homes in Narberth, Bryn Mawr, the Fairmount section of Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, and as far away as Princeton, NJ. Some have grown up in the area and commuted to campus from their family homes in Havertown or Media. Most have had cars, but some have taken public transportation to campus and to their student teaching sites.
Post-bacc students take undergraduate education courses offered at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. Because the post-bacc program enrolls a small number of students each year (usually, between three and five students), the majority of students enrolled in education classes are therefore undergraduates representing a broad range of interests and experiences in education.
Students in the program receive One Cards and have access to most campus resources, including the libraries, the athletic facilities, as well as to an e-mail account and commuter parking spaces (a $50 per semester parking permit is required). Students are welcomed to all campus-wide events. They may purchase meals in the dining halls. While students are encouraged to take advantage of the Career Development Office (CDO) resources by scheduling meetings with counselors, attending information sessions, and setting up a credentials file, the CDO’s on-line recruiting program called OCEAN, through which students apply for jobs and schedule on-campus interviews, is for undergraduates only.