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About the Store

The Swarthmore Campus & Community Store is owned and operated by Swarthmore College for the benefit of the Swarthmore College Community. As part of the College, we are here to support the academic mission of the College and to enhance student life. The Store staff strives to provide quality products at competitive prices in a friendly environment.


4 S Chester Rd.
Swarthmore, PA 19081


Phone: 610.328.7756
Email: [email protected]


  • Monday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • 2022/2023 Special Hours: 
    November 24 (Thanksgiving): Closed
    November 25: 10-4pm
    December 24 (Christmas Eve): Closed 
    December 25 (Christmas): Closed
    December 26: Closed
    December 27-30: 12pm-4pm
    December 31 (New Years Eve): Closed
    January 1 (New Years Day): Closed
    January 2: Closed





What We Stock

The Bookstore carries required textbooks and supplies, general interest and leisure reading material, Swarthmore College gifts and apparel, office supplies, dorm room accessories, computer software & peripherals, a wide array of general gifts, greeting card and snacks. Special order services and fax services are available at the Store. All products in the Store are sold at or below manufacturer’s suggested list prices. If you have any suggestions for products that we should carry or services that we should provide, please let us know.

Payment Options

The Swarthmore Campus & Community Store accepts cash, checks, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Android Pay, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. We also accept Swarthmore College Garnet Cash. To apply funds to a students’ Garnet Cash account, go to The Store also accepts out-of-state checks. If you are a student who wishes to have a local checking account, we recommend that you open that account before you arrive on campus, so that your opening deposit will have cleared by the time you arrive.



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