Cakes and Barbecues

Cake Orders

Show someone you care with one of our delicious, reasonably priced cakes for birthdays and other occasions. THREE-day advance notice is required.

Cakes come in two sizes:

  • 9 inch round cake for $15 (serves 12)
  • 1/2  sheet cake for $25 (serves 25)

Yellow or chocolate with a choice of vanilla or chocolate icing.

Contact Therese Hopson  or call 610-328-8181.

Please include the following information:

  • Message to be written on the cake
  • Students name, email address and cell phone number
  • Size of cake and flavors
  • Date cake is needed

Payments accepted include points, cash or a check payable to Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Dining Services, Swarthmore, PA 19081. We now accept credit cards.


We provide burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, 2 salads, water, condiments, brownies or cookies and paper products. You find the grill and a minimum of 25 ID numbers. Contact Therese Hopson at least 72 hours in advance. Names and ID numbers must be submitted by email in an Excel format, with last name, first name and ID number, when placing your order. Please be advised that we can only accommodate 3 barbecues per weekend, so reserve your date as soon as possible. The busy seasons are fall and spring.