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Welcome Fall 2021 Transfer Students!

We are thrilled to welcome you to our community and are excited to answer your questions. We hope you'll use the resources on this page to learn more about the Swarthmore College community. 

Ready to accept your offer of admission? Please complete your enrollment reply form on your applicant portal and submit a non-refundable deposit of $250 (if applicable) to hold your place in the class by June 15. If you are unable to post your deposit online or have questions about the enrollment process, please contact Yvetta Moat at for more information.

Virtual Resources and Events

Virtual Events

The various people of the Swarthmore Admissions Office have put together virtual events and panels to help you get to know members of our community and learn more about what makes Swarthmore such a unique place.  Click the links below to learn more and to register (you'll need to log in with your portal credentials). We can't wait to see you there! 

  • Dig deeper into what makes Swarthmore unique and hear from members of the Swarthmore community in our upcoming virtual panel on June 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET with the Vice President and Dean of Students, Associate Dean of Academic Success, and Director of Residential Communities. Register here. 
  • Drop in to an informal chat with Director of Admissions Andrew Moe on June 10 at 7:00 p.m. ET. Bring any questions you have about life at Swarthmore, next steps, or anything on your mind! While you can drop in throughout the hour, pre-registration is required. Register here. 
Connect with Current Students
Imagine Yourself on Campus

We know many of you weren't able to visit campus in person, so we have put together 2 videos to help you imagine yourself on our 425 acre campus:

Swarthmore's YouTube Channel

Check out our YouTube Channel for recordings of past events, SwatTalks shorts with faculty members, and more about life on campus. 

Do you or your family have general questions about Swarthmore or would like to be connected with other resources on campus? Contact Lisa Shen, our Transfer Coordinator. 

Do you have limited access to our virtual opportunities? Email

What do I need to know about Swarthmore?

The resources below will help you discover more about our academic environment, student organizations and athletics, diversity and inclusion on campus, uniquely Swarthmore traditions, and more. 

Student Clubs and Organizations

Which clubs and activities interest you? With so much to join and participate in at Swarthmore, we know you'll find your home here, with people who will quickly come to feel like family.

A Swarthmore a cappella group performs on campus


Are you a dancer, visual artist, musician, or actor? Or just interested in attending some incredible performances and exhibits as a Swarthmore student? Learn more about Swarthmore's performing and visual arts programs, events, and campus spaces. 

Swarthmore Taiko performs on campus

Swarthmore Traditions

Have you ever wanted to hunt a Pterodactyl, scream at the top of your lungs at midnight, build your very own boat to float down the Crum Creek, or argue why your academic division should survive the apocalypse? Check out these and many more beloved Swarthmore traditions.

First Collection at Swarthmore College

Athletics & Wellness

Wondering what resources you will find for maintaining a healthy lifestyle at Swarthmore? Or are you planning to play on or cheer for one of our NCAA Division III athletic teams? Our Athletics and Wellness site can give you the information you need.

Swarthmore's baseball team celebrates with fans