Faculty & Staff

All employees of Swarthmore College are provided an employee ID and username after their employment requirements is completed by Human Resources (staff) or the Provost's Office (faculty). Once the account is created, your hiring manager will contact you with instructions.

If you are an employee and have not received your account username, notify Human Resources for staff (humanresources@swarthmore.edu) or the Provost's Office for faculty (provost@swarthmore.edu).

Account Usage

Your username and password can be used to access most campus digital services, such as:

  • The campus network (Wi-Fi)
  • Google Workspace, including Gmail, Google Drive, and AODocs
  • mySwarthmore
  • Banner administrative software
  • Moodle, Swarthmore's learning management system

For guidelines on responsible conduct while using Swarthmore accounts and services, please review our Acceptable Use Policy for Swarthmore College computer systems and networks.

Students

All students registered for a Swarthmore class are assigned a student ID and username. Accounts are created automatically for new students in the fall and spring. You will be sent instructions for accessing your account upon initial enrollment.

If you do not have a username please contact the Registrar's office (registrar@swarthmore.edu). 

Account Usage

Your username and password can be used to access most campus digital services, such as:

  • The campus network (Wi-Fi)
  • Google Workspace, including Gmail, Google Drive, and AODocs
  • mySwarthmore
  • Moodle, Swarthmore's learning management system

For guidelines on responsible conduct while using Swarthmore accounts and services, please review our Acceptable Use Policy for Swarthmore College computer systems and networks.

Setting or Changing Your Password

In order to use your Swarthmore account, you will need to establish your password. You will also be required to change your password every 180 days. You may choose to change your password more often.

To set or change your Swarthmore password, please visit password.swarthmore.edu. For step-by-step help visit our password change instructions. For help choosing a password visit our password tips page. Remember to also check our page on what to update after changing your password.

Guest Accounts

SwatGuest Wireless Accounts

College visitors who do not have Swarthmore IDs or belong to an eduroam institution may use the wireless network called SwatGuest. General guest accounts may be attained by following the self-service guest Wi-Fi instructions.

If you are a Tri-Co student enrolled in a Swarthmore course, review how to login to a Moodle course.

Sponsored Guest Accounts

Swarthmore Faculty and Staff can request a sponsored guest account for non-Swarthmore employees that need access to a system that requires a Swarthmore login. To request an account, follow the link to the ITS Service Portal (requires login): service account request form.



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