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Auxiliary Services

Department Overview

Welcome to Swarthmore College Auxiliary Services. We are dedicated to supporting the success of our students, faculty, and staff by offering quality goods and services that strengthen our community and enhance life on campus. We also serve the extended Swarthmore community and seek to ensure a positive experience for everyone visiting the College.

Dine on Campus

Dining Services
Swarthmore College Dining Services provides nutritious and sustainable cuisine every day. Across various campus locations, we offer diverse menus using the highest-quality ingredients and locally grown and produced products whenever possible. We also provide catering services for campus events.

Connect to Our Community

Central Services oversees Swarthmore’s OneCard keycard program, the College Post Office, and coordinates all services related to campus vending machines.

The OneCard is Swarthmore's ID card for students, faculty, and staff. The OneCard lets you move seamlessly through campus and the surrounding area, giving you access to your meal plan, entry into certain College buildings, and the ability to purchase food from participating vendors in the borough of Swarthmore.

Post Office
The Swarthmore College Post Office helps make sure our community’s mail is delivered safely and efficiently. We manage on and off campus mailing services as well as student mailboxes.

Experience the Arts

Lang Performing Arts Center
The Eugene and Theresa Lang Performing Arts Center (LPAC) houses performance and rehearsal spaces, including Pearson Theater, the largest performance stage on campus, academic and administrative departments, and the List Gallery. It plays host to an array of theatrical, dance, and cinematic performances throughout the year, including work by students, faculty, and visiting artists.

Plan Your Event

Events Management
The Swarthmore College department of Events Management supports those who wish to use campus facilities for meetings, weddings, and a range of other events. We aim to make the process of planning, organizing, and scheduling your event at Swarthmore as seamless as possible.

Catering Services
Swarthmore College Catering is committed to providing excellent food and service for your campus event. We offer fresh local ingredients and catering staff who are happy to assist you with everything you need to make your event a success.

The Inn at Swarthmore
At the Inn at Swarthmore, you’ll find 40 guest rooms and suites, a 24-hour front desk, and Broad Table Tavern, our signature restaurant offering private dining and flexible meeting space for groups and social events.

College Preferred and Buy-Out Rates


If you are making a direct bill single reservation or reserving a group block of 5 or fewer rooms for College purposes, there is a College preferred discount rate available. If you are reserving a group block of 5 or more rooms, a buy-out rate per room, per night applies, as the reservation will buy-out most of the Inn's inventory. Please note, the College preferred and buy-out rates cannot be applied during special event periods such as Commencement, Garnet Weekend, Alumni weekend, or other blackout periods based on business. Please contact the Inn at Swarthmore for more details.

Friends of Swarthmore Room Discount



If you let the Inn know you are part of the College, you will receive $15 off the best price, based on availability. Anyone related to College staff members, faculty members, students, or alumni is also eligible for this discount, and the discount is applicable to all room types, based on availability. Simply enter the code SWATASOC in the Corporate/Promotion Code field in the Special Codes tab when you make a reservation. This discount only applies to room reservations. Please note, this discount cannot be used in conjunction with the College preferred or buy-out rates, and is subject to blackout dates. 

Get Your Course Materials, Gifts, and Gear

Swarthmore Campus & Community Store
The Swarthmore Campus & Community store offers fairly-priced textbooks, trade books, office supplies, gifts, Swarthmore College gear, and much more. We regularly hold readings and other events at the store, welcoming visitors from across our local community.

Print Services
Swarthmore College Print Services provides high-volume photocopy and printing services for individual faculty and staff, as well as student groups, administrative departments, and the broader Swarthmore community.