At Swarthmore, students develop meaningful relationships that foster intellectual conversations and life-long friendships.
Each fall new students are welcomed to campus with fun orientation activities to get to know their fellow classmates.
Students battle against freezing temperatures in homemade vessels in the annual Crum Creek Regatta.
RAs foster dynamic dorm communities by hosting social events, ranging from small gatherings to large-scale programs, dorm formals, and inter-dorm competitions.
On the last day of winter, Swarthmore’s Indian culture organization, Deshi, celebrates Holi by bringing the festival of colors to campus.
Ninety-six percent of students live on campus in residence halls that house a diverse mix of students of different class years.
Students enjoy pumpkin decorating, carmel apples, fall foods, and a capella performances at the annual Halloween with the Dean celebration.
The Outsiders, Swarthmore’s very own outdoor club, practice the art of slack lining on a beautiful fall day.
Part of the Dean of Students Division, the Office of Student Engagement has combined the Office of Residential Life and the Office of Student Activities, in order to create a one-stop shop for students, student events, student programming, and student organizations.
The mission of the Office of Student Engagement is to provide the foundation for a thriving campus community through student-centered activities and residential experiences.