Ninety-three percent of students live on campus in residence halls that house a diverse mix of students of different class years.
Each fall new students are welcomed to campus with games on Crum Meadow during orientation.
Interpretative dance group, Terpsichere, performs at this year’s Swatoberfest celebration.
Students battle against freezing temperatures in homemade vessels in the annual Crum Creek Regatta.
RAs foster dynamic dorm communities by hosting social events, ranging from small gatherings to large-scale BBQs, dorm formals, and inter-dorm competitions.
During this annual tradition, students defend the campus from pterodactyls and monsters.
On the last day of winter, Swarthmore’s Indian culture organization, Deshi, celebrates Holi by bringing the festival of colors to campus.
Students enjoy pumpkin decorating, carmel apples, fall foods, and a capella performances at the annual Halloween with the Dean celebration.
The Outsiders, Swarthmore’s very own outdoor club, practice the art of slack lining on a beautiful fall day.
Part of the Dean of Students Division, the Office of Student Engagement has combined the Office of Residential Life and the Office of Student Activities, in order to create a one-stop shop for students, student events, student programming, and student organizations.
The mission of the Office of Student Engagement is to provide the foundation for cultivating a thriving residential community and co-curricular experience.