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Connect with Admissions

Even if we can't currently welcome you to campus in person, we still offer many ways for you to get to know Swarthmore — including through the pre-recorded information session embedded above. Select one or more of the options below to find out how. 

Join our mailing list to receive more information about Swarthmore, including if you might qualify for an application fee waiver with SwatPass

Check back frequently as we continue to update this page with additional programs.

Register for an Upcoming Special Virtual Program

Check back frequently as we continue to update this page with additional programs.

Swarthmore Webinars

Dig deeper into what makes Swarthmore unique, gain insight into how we read and evaluate applications, and hear from members of the Swarthmore community in one of our live webinars. 

Swarthmore’s QuestBridge Community Monday, October 5, 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET

Why I Chose Swat: Student Life (and more) at Swarthmore Sunday, October 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm ET

Behind the Curtain: Holistic Admissions at Swarthmore Sunday, October 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Engineering and the Liberal Arts Thursday, November 5, 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET

College Fairs

Drop in to a public college fair and meet our admissions deans face-to-face. Whether you have one question or twenty - stop by and chat with us (and hundreds of other fantastic colleges).

National Association for College Admissions Counseling College Fair Monday, October 12, 1:00pm - 9:00pm ET

Coalition for College Fair Wednesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET 

Six Colleges Joint Events

Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams are teaming up to host a series of virtual events for students, families, and counselors. To learn more, and to sign up for any of the virtual events below, visit

Attend a Virtual Campus Tour

Hear from current students about their Swarthmore experiences through photos and stories of their time as Swatties.

Participate in a Virtual Q&A with an Admissions Dean

Ask a Swarthmore Admissions Dean (i.e. someone who reads admissions applications) about the admissions process, financial aid, or anything else related to our community in this 30-minute live session. Please note: We ask that you watch our pre-recorded information session before attending the Virtual Q&A. 

Ask a Swattie about their Swarthmore Experience

Email a current Swarthmore student to ask about their time at Swarthmore.

Read our Students' SwatStories Blog

Read first-hand accounts of Swarthmore from those who know it best: our students.

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Contact Your Regional Dean

Email your regional dean with questions about Swarthmore, our admissions process, or financial aid.