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Alumni & Gift Records

Parrish Hall as seen from the Dean Bond Rose Garden

Alumni & Gift Records is responsible for the maintenance of all alumni biographical information and other donor records. The College has, to date, over 19,000 active, living alumni; 7,000 parents of former and current students; 700 friends who contribute; and 675 corporations who match contributions made by those alumni, parents, and friends.

Update Your Information

The easiest way to notify the College of changes to your biographical and contact information is in the Swarthmore Alumni Portal.  For changes to your name or other alumni record updates that you cannot make in the Online Community, please contact or call 610-328-8408. 

If you need to report the death of an alum, please use this form

Find a Friend

Find friends and classmates through the directory feature of the Swarthmore Alumni Portal.  If for some reason you are unable to find someone in the directory, the Alumni & Gift Records Office can help. Email or call 610-328-8408 with the information you are requesting. You will be asked to provide identifying information that may include the last four digits of your social security number, birth date, and daytime phone number.

Please remember that any information given is solely for individual communications of a personal nature among members of the Alumni Association. Use for any other purposes is expressly prohibited.

If you are not a Swarthmore College alum, we are always happy to forward a letter to an alumnus/a for you. Just be sure to include the proper amount of postage on the letter to be forwarded and mail to: Alumni Records, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1397. No information will be given either by phone or email to those who cannot be identified as Swarthmore College alumni.

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