Welcome to the Class of 2024!
Congratulations on your acceptance! We hope to welcome you to campus in the fall and are excited to answer your questions, perhaps including these. In the meantime, we hope you'll use the resources on this page to learn more about the Swarthmore College community.
- Swarthmore College Admitted Student Facebook Group
Want to connect with current Swatties and other admitted students? Interested in the latest information about the place you will be spending the next four years of your life? Then join our Swarthmore College Class of 2024 Facebook group.
- Virtual Panels
Want to know more about student life or on-campus resources and support? How about hearing directly from alumni or faculty about what a Swarthmore education can do for you? Click the links below to view virtual panels recorded in April with Swarthmore students, faculty, alumni, and support staff.
- Current Student Voices
Current students discuss and answer questions about their experiences as Swatties.
- FLI (First-Generation/Low-Income) at Swat
Swarthmore community members talk about campus support for first-generation, low-income, and traditionally underrepresented students at Swat.
- Life Beyond Swarthmore
Alumni share and answer questions about their time at Swarthmore and beyond — including how Swarthmore prepared them for their paths after college.
- Academics at Swarthmore, a Faculty Panel
Professors talk about academic life and culture, including advising, the Honors Program, and what it’s like to learn in a liberal arts setting.
- Student Support at Swat, A Conversation with the Dean’s Staff
Members of the Dean’s Office answer questions about residential life, diversity and inclusion, and academic and social support.
- Swarthmore’s International Student Community
International students and Swarthmore’s Director of International Student Programs talk about the experience for international Swatties.
- Swat 101 for Families, A Conversation with the Dean's Staff
Advisors from the Dean of Students Division discuss the many ways Swarthmore supports the personal well-being and academic success of its students.
- Current Student Voices
- SwatStories Student Blog
Curious about campus traditions, Swatties' favorite dining hall desserts, or what it's like to navigate Tri-Co? Read first-hand accounts of student life from Swatties on their SwatStories blog.
- Ask a Swattie
Want to ask a current student about their Swarthmore experience? Visit our Ask a Swattie page to find current students' bios and email addresses.
- Swarthmore's YouTube Channel
Wondering about life on campus or what our alumni do after graduation? Meet students, alumni, and other community members through our YouTube videos.
- Connect with your Regional Dean
Do you or your family have general questions about Swarthmore or would like to be connected with other resources on campus? Contact your regional admissions dean via email.
- Explore Campus
Were you unable to visit Swarthmore — or just want a refresher on what it looks like? Explore some of our students' favorite campus spaces.
- Request a USB Drive
Do you have limited access to virtual opportunities? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll send you a USB drive containing information about Swarthmore.
Swarthmore Basics for all Admitted Students
Explore the first-year experience at Swarthmore. Browse individual department pages, learn how to plan your classes, and see what faculty and students have been up to lately.
Discover the wide range of opportunities for student/faculty research at Swarthmore.
Our Honors Program has provided a unique learning opportunity for nearly 100 years. The heart of the Honors Program is the sharing and testing of ideas through dialogue.
Did you take an AP or IB course in high school? Check out the policies about getting credit for your work prior to Swarthmore.
- Student Life
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.
What 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.
Want to know more about how Swarthmore celebrates diversity and cultural differences? Explore some of our many cultural spaces and programs on campus!