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. 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. We also encourage you to check out this information session from members of our team to learn more about what makes Swarthmore unique.
Check back frequently as we continue to update this page with additional programs.
- Attend a Virtual Campus Tour
Hear from current students about their Swarthmore experiences through photos and stories of their time as Swatties in this live virtual tour.
- Register for a Virtual Information Session
Join us for these one-hour live sessions hosted by a Swarthmore Admissions Dean (i.e. someone who reads admissions applications). The first half of the session will consist of a presentation about Swarthmore, including information about our academics, student support, admissions process, financial aid policies, and more. The presentation will be followed by Q&A. (The Q&A will be conducted through Zoom and requires a computer or smartphone for you to ask questions via chat.) Please see below for available dates and to register for a virtual session.
- 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.
- Attend a Virtual College Fair
Join us and other colleges and universities at a virtual college fair. Continue to check back for more opportunities to connect with us.
- Watch a Recorded Webinar
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 themed recorded webinars.
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, visit sixcolleges.org.
- 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.
- Explore our Online Resources
- Swarthmore's YouTube Channel: Watch videos featuring Swarthmore's campus, students, faculty, and alumni. Enjoy such titles as Why Swarthmore?, A First Generation Student's Journey to Swarthmore College, and Day in the Life: Academics at Swarthmore College, among others.
- Digital Brochures: Get a quick introduction to Swarthmore through our Fact Sheet or read about student research, our one-of-a-kind Honors Program, designing your own major, entrepreneurial initiatives, pre-med advising, or resources for first-generation students.
- Virtual Photo Tour: Explore our interactive campus map to view photos of Swarthmore landmarks and read descriptions of campus life.
- Contact Your Regional Dean
Email your regional dean with questions about Swarthmore, our admissions process, or financial aid.