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Intercultural Center

Within the Hormel-Nguyen Intercultural Center Building

Photo of Hormel-Nguyen Intercultural Center at Sproul Hall

Department Overview

The Intercultural Center (IC) provides programs and services that support the personal and intellectual development of Asian American, Latinx/e, Multiracial, Native American, Black, Queer (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender), low-income, international, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students at Swarthmore College. In addition, the IC promotes systemic change toward a multicultural perspective across the institution, and fosters community-building and collaboration among diverse groups both within and outside of the college.

2022 Summer Social Justice Institute

The 2022 Summer Social Justice Institute, where 15 members of the incoming class of 2026 arrive early to campus to explore identity and social justice, concluded on August 19, propelling students into their first year at Swarthmore and on a path of exploration and equity!

SSJI participants posing for a photo wearing matching gray t-shirts; inside the IC Dome