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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information

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Since first learning of the coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19), we at Swarthmore College have worked to address the situation proactively. Our actions — guided by recommendations from local, state, and federal officials — have held paramount the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff members. While the pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges on a global scale, our community continues to be defined by it's resilience, ingenuity, and commitment to the common good. 

On this site you will find the latest information on the College’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic as well as a record of the messages shared with our community.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

As I reflect on this spring, I am perhaps more inspired than ever before. I continue to marvel at the ways in which this community united amid an unprecedented global crisis to ensure that the College would meet its commitment to educating our students...

Read the latest update from President Valerie Smith to the College community