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Plan Your Trip

Clothier Bell Tower framed by tress along Magill Walk and alumni on the grass of Parrish Beach

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Alumni Weekend 2024! Below we've collected some helpful resources for you to plan your trip back to Swarthmore.

  • How are you getting to campus? Whether you're traveling by plane, train, or automobile, we've got you covered.
  • Where are you staying? On-campus housing for Alumni Weekend has reached capacity and is closed. Please visit our accommodations page to explore off-campus options, including discounted hotel rates and short-term rentals. 
  • Additional visitor information, including an interactive campus map, is available on the Visit Swarthmore page.


There are a number of ongoing construction projects on campus that are part of a large-scale campus renewal program designed to help modernize our facilities, fulfill our commitment to reach carbon neutrality by 2035, and ensure that our buildings and infrastructure effectively support our exceptional liberal arts educational experience. Visit our campus construction highlights site to learn more about key projects.

Given this work, campus looks quite different than it usually does. If you haven’t been on campus recently, it may feel disconcerting to see the active construction zones, and it may take a little time to get used to the various pathway closures, temporary fences, and other inconveniences.

There is robust signage across campus to help you find your way, but we encourage you to use the College’s online campus map for an overview of current construction areas as well as accessible paths through campus before you arrive.