Resources for Students
Swarthmore College’s Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility helps students realize their fullest intellectual and personal potential combined with a deep sense of ethical and social concern. We exist, in part, to "prepare and motivate students to understand and engage issues of civic and social concern and…to set their own paths towards shaping a more just and compassionate world (Lang Center Endowment Agreement, November 20, 2003).” How do we do this? By providing funding, expert advising in “best practices,” and connections to partners on and off campus.* In other words, we provide the financial, human, and social capital necessary for students to connect the 3 c's: campus, curriculum, and community.
*The Lang Center exists to support all Swarthmore students, regardless of political affiliations or views, age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. If you are an international student (on an F1 or J1 visa) considering opportunities to work off campus (in either a paid or unpaid position), please contact Jennifer Marks-Gold or Ryan MacMorris *before* you accept any positions to ensure you maintain your legal status.