Campus Life Ambient Video
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At Swarthmore, students develop meaningful relationships that foster intellectual conversations and life-long friendships.
From the moment you arrive on campus to the day you receive your diploma (and beyond), Swarthmore offers a holistic range of services to help you get the most from your experience and embark on a life of purpose.
- Academic Advising & Support
- Career Services
- Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
- Dean’s Office
- Interfaith Center
- International Student Center
- Office of Student Engagement
- Public Safety
- Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Response
- Student Disability Services
- Student Emergency Funding Guidelines
- Student Handbook
- Student Health & Wellness
- Title IX Office
Housing & Dining
Sharing conversations in a cozy eight-person house or a lively 200-person dorm, over organic and locally grown food in the Dining Center or over a hot beverage in one of several campus coffee bars, living on campus is a central part of the Swarthmore experience.
Culture & Diversity
At Swarthmore, students listen deeply and share experiences with those who have different viewpoints, identities, and histories. The diversity of perspectives represented by our students contributes to our community's strong sense of open dialogue and engagement with ideas and issues.
Clubs & Activities
From Boy Meets Tractor sketch comedy troupe to women's rugby, there are more than 100 student-run clubs and organizations to choose from. For more information on club sports, visit Athletics. For all other inquiries, contact the Office of Student Engagement (OSE).
Leadership & Engagement Opportunities
There is a wide range of opportunities for students to serve the College, the broader community, and one another. Students play a significant role in College governance, holding positions on numerous standing committees.
Surrounded by Natural Beauty
Swarthmore’s pastoral 425-acre campus is the home of the renowned Scott Arboretum, which boasts robust gardens and more than 4,000 plant varieties.
Through academic programs, student-led performances on and off campus, and an array of creative spaces, the arts at Swarthmore burst with inventiveness and color.