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Getting Around

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Department Overview

Swarthmore College is well situated in the suburbs of Philadelphia and off-campus opportunities are endless. Whether you want to volunteer in Chester, take music lessons in the city, or explore King of Prussia, one of the largest shopping malls in the United States, our shuttle system is there for the times you need to venture a further bit afield.

Downtown Swarthmore

Visit the Ville for a variety of shops, services, and events!


Linvilla Orchards

At this 300-acre farm in nearby Media, Pa., you can "pick-your-own," go on a hayride, and shop at their Farm Market.


"Work. Party. Eat."

A great guide to life in Philadelphia, with information on food, jobs, arts and entertainment, and more.