There are two sets of forms--one set that is available online and the other that you must print and mail. We would like to encourage you to complete the online version whenever possible. Before being able to complete the forms online, you must set up your Swarthmore network account. In order to do this, you must refer to the information and instructions contained in the mailing from the Dean of Students Division (sent on May 15, 2017). After setting up your account, you can then access the forms.

Below is a list of all of the forms we ask that you complete. Some of the links are to copies of the various forms, other links will take you directly to the department webpages. Unless otherwise noted, the forms should be completed online by June 1.

Forms to be completed online:

  • Personal Information: verify/provide your basic contact information, emergency information, etc.

  • ID Picture: provide a picture for your ID card. Please read the instructions carefully.

  • Housing Questionnaire: tell us about yourself so we can assign you housing and a roommate.

  • Academic Advising Questionnaire: tell us more about yourself to help us match you with an academic advisor

  • Tri-College Identity, Equity, and Social Justice Summer Institute: open only to the Class of 2021; you may apply to participate in this program on race, gender, class, privilege, and leadership.

  • Voluntary Disability Disclosure Form: for those students who wish to disclose a disability, particularly any student who wishes to determine eligibility for an academic, housing, dining, or other accommodation. If you experience difficulty accessing any part of this site, please contact us by email at For more information about the disability accommodations process, visit the Student Disability website. Return your clinical documentation to Leslie Hempling, Coordinator for Student Disability Service, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081.

  • Health Insurance: required of all students by June 15.

Form to print, take to your family physician, and return to the Health Center:

  • Health Certificate: required of all students by June 15

Forms you must print and mail. Please note mailing instructions below:

  • W4: for those students who might work on campus, and
  • Direct Deposit: for those who do work on campus, your paycheck will be deposited directly into a bank account of your choice. Return these forms to the Swarthmore College Payroll Office, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081.
  • Food Allergy/Intolerance Form: any student with a food allergy or intolerance who might need dining accommodations should submit this form to Dining Services to start the process. Either email the form to or mail to Dining Services, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore PA 19081. After submitting the form, please call to make an appointment with Dining Services to discuss your specific needs, and to create a plan. For certain accommodations to the standard meal plan, the College may require medical documentation and may also connect you with our Student Health Service and Student Disability Service so that we can best meet your needs.

Documents to bring with you to campus in August:

If you plan to have a student job on campus at any point in your Swarthmore career, then you must bring the required documents for student employment. Please be sure to note the requirements for original documents. The list is found on the Student Employment section under Campus Services in this website.