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Information for Graduates

students at commencement

Graduation Policies from the Registrar


Commencement regalia is paid for by the College. Email questions to

Regalia will be available for pick in the Swarthmore Campus & Community Store for all students who ordered regalia and indicated that they planned to attend the May 30 celebration.  Pre-ordered regalia may be picked up in the Store between the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 27 through Saturday, May 29.

Remotes students who ordered regalia and are returning to campus only for the May 30 celebration may pick up their regalia at the Store on May 30 between 8 and 9 a.m.


Graduation boxes including the graduate’s diploma may be picked up on Sunday, May 30, at the conclusion of the celebration through 2:30 p.m.  Graduation boxes will be distributed in the courtyard behind the Swarthmore Campus & Community Store. Line begins at the courtyard gate across from the train station. ID is required; Swarthmore ID is preferred. Only the student whose name is on the box may pick it up, not parents or friends. Any graduation boxes not picked up on May 30 will be mailed to the graduate the first week in June.