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Welcome to the Class of 2024!

First Collection for the class of 2023 in the Scott Amphitheater

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.

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 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 pageslearn 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!