Directions to the campus; maps; and mass transit options are available on our Visitors Dashboard.
Three lots are available for Commencement parking and two for Baccalaureate. Uniformed personnel will direct you to available parking.
All lots are accessible from Chester Road (Route 320) south and are clearly marked with directional signs.
Shuttles are provided from the Field House lot and the SEPTA Regional Rail lot.
- DuPont Parking Lot- From Chester Road (320) south: turn right at the light on College Avenue; turn right on Cedar Avenue; go one block, turn left on Elm Avenue, then turn left on Whittier Place. Lot is at the end of Whittier Place. Please note that the DuPont lot (next to the Science Center) fills rapidly. Overflow traffic will be directed to continue south on Chester Road and park in the SEPTA lot or Field House lot.
- SEPTA Parking Lot- From Chester Road (320) south, go through the light at College Avenue. This lot is on your left, just before the SEPTA underpass. Available for Commencement only.
- Field House Lot- From Chester Road (320) south, go through the light at College Avenue. Follow Chester Road under the Septa underpass. As you approach the top of the hill, move into the left turn lane and make a 180 degree left turn onto Station Square. Go one block, turn left at the stop sign to go over the bridge. Immediately around the bridge, turn right onto Field House Lane, at the College's south entrance. The Field House lot is the first driveway on the left.
Taxi service is available from the Philadelphia Airport and from the city of Philadelphia. The Borough of Swarthmore does not have a taxi service.
The SEPTA Regional Rail - Media/Elwyn line is a 20 minute connection from the Amtrak 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. Please check the Media/Elwyn weekend schedule.