Welcome to Swarthmore College Classifieds

Welcome to the Swarthmore College Classifieds, a campus-based source of information about jobs, housing, and miscellaneous items for sale. This site is routinely updated and new advertisements are posted on weekdays.

The Swarthmore College Classifieds are produced by the Swarthmore College Communications Office for the benefit of the community. We welcome posts from local community members, but do not post advertisements for external businesses or services. When posting to the Classifieds, please remember to include a complete description of the item, job, or living space you are advertising. Listings submitted without basic information may not be published.

Should you need assistance with the Classifieds, please contact news@swarthmore.edu.

Swarthmore College Classifieds acts only as an intermediary internet service provider between community members seeking or offering goods and services, housing, or employment opportunities and is not responsible for the content of the materials posted here. The College does not verify or vouch for the authenticity of any posts. The responsibility for obtaining that verification belongs to those who respond to them. The College has no control over the quality, safety, or legality of what is described in the Classifieds, nor the truth or accuracy of the listings.

Fire wood for sale. $50/cord or BO

We are selling our house and must remove our stock pile of firewood. There is between 1 and 2 cords of cut to size, seasoned firewood to be picked up. $50.00 per cord or best offer.

Help my kitties ring in 2024!

We are looking for someone to stop by our house twice a day from 12/29/23 – 1/2/24 to give some love (as well as kibble and water) to our two cats. We live in Ridley, just under a mile walk from the Swarthmore train station.

Two Bedrooms Available to Sublet over Winter Break

Hello! My roommates and I live in a lovely 4-br apartment above Hobbs and are looking for people to sublet two of the rooms over winter break. Apartment is cozy, spacious, well-heated, good Wifi, etc. Would be about $500 for the whole of winter break.

Feel free to text or email me with any questions.

– alex

2024 Korean Classes for fun

This is Suhan Jung and I live near Swarthmore.
I’m happy to offer non-credit Korean classes in 2024.

You can learn the Korean Alphabet from scratch and basic expressions.

Date: Every Saturday(Jan 27 – Mar 2, 6 weeks)
Time: 10:00-11:30
Cost: $20 for textbook
Place: Swarthmore campus

This class is just for fun and refreshment.
I want to support and encourage college students to get relaxed in hectic campus life!

If you have any questions or need more information, feel free to contact me by email or text.

Craftsman 180° Laser Level

$ 30 New – never used.
– Craftsman 180° Precision Laser Level w/ Laster Trac™.
– Projects a bright, level, laser fan beam out from the tool at a 100° angle.
– Has innovative laser rotation and precision.
– Kit includes 3 mounting bases: precision leveling base for use on any horizontal surface, “No-Mark” suction base for use on finished walls, and rough surface base for use on 2×4’s.
– Can be mounted to any standard tripod or hand held for quick spot checks.

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Lovely furnished (or semi-furnished) private house-apartment in the Media area near train (2 stops from Swarthmore). One large bedroom plus one small room, eat-in kitchen, spacious living-dining room. Clean and sunny. Washer/dryer, piano, small deck, large yard, driveway parking, Internet, cable, dishes, linens, etc. Everything is here. Bring your toothbrush and your books. $1500/mo.

Christmas drinking glasses

6- tree glasses $5

12- holly glasses $10

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Winter/Holly China Sets

Totally Today $25
used, no chips or cracks
4- 10.5 inch plates
4- 7 inch plates
4- 6.5 inch bowls
4 mugs

Holly China $25
used, no chips, cracks, or scratches
16- 10.5 inch plates
14- cups
14- saucers
1 sugar bowl
1 cream pitcher
salt & pepper set

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Math Tutor Wanted

We are looking for a math tutor for our 8th grade daughter. Tutoring typically needed once a week for 1- 1.5 hours, can meet virtually or in person (we live in Swarthmore).

Job pays $30/hr

Please email if interested.

Furnished house for rent next to campus

College-owned faculty house, located on Elm Avenue, directly across the street from campus, available for sublease. Very spacious, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, large living room, gorgeous spaces and lots of light, completely renovated in 2016. Fully furnished but certain items can be removed if requested. Central air and heating, new appliances, washer/dryer. Sublessee will pay rent (very affordable rate) + all utilities. Contact Emma if interested (emmavwl@yahoo.com).

Room available in quiet house near campus 12/15 – 1/6

Perfect for recent grads, interns or staff at the college.

Charming house on a quiet, tree-lined street just 2 blocks north of campus. Easy access to transportation (bus, trolley, train, highway). Near Target/mall stores.

The room is furnished. Separate shared bathroom. Use of kitchen, dining room, living room and laundry. WiFi (fast 1GB speed). Easy parking. Big side porch. Wood floors.

The atmosphere here is relaxed, quiet and considerate. No pets, no smoking, no drugs/heavy drinking.

The room is available for December 15 to January 6 (in between longer term renters).

Email, text or give me a call for more info.

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Python Tutor For Ambitious 12-Year-Old

My son wants to go to MIT and is serious about coding with python, including using ChatGPT to help him.

I’m looking for someone to come once or twice a week and help support and guide him in his software engineering journey.

We live a few minutes’ walk from the college.

Happy to pay $20-$25 an hour.

3D Printer For Sale

Selling a gently used ELEGOO Neptune 2 FDM 3D Printer with two rolls of PLA filament (white and gray). Printer has been assembled and used, and recommended to someone familiar with 3D printing or wanting to get started in the hobby. Some tinkering and adjustments may be required. 
Selling for $200 all together.
Pickup would be at Swarthmore College Whittier parking lot. Contact jbawgus2@swarthmore.edu for details or interest.

SRA New Year’s Day 5k

Kick off 2024 with a Swarthmore tradition that’s fun for the whole family. Registration for the SRA New Year’s Day 5K is now open. It’s a late morning start, beautiful course through Swarthmore, and includes a free kids dash on the college track. Join us!


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Web Design

I’m a Swarthmore Alum and currently a grad student at Cambridge. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of providing freelance website design for a diverse range of clients, including small businesses, academic professionals, and nonprofits, in an informal capacity. Recently, I decided to launch InSite Design, a small business aimed at sharing my work with the broader local community.

View work: insitedesign.myportfolio.com

At InSite Design, we specialize in:
Web Design + Hosting for WordPress and Squarespace
SEO Optimization
Social Media Integration

Being a boutique agency allows us to bring flexibility and affordability to the table, something larger companies can’t always provide. Too often, people are substantially overpaying for outdated and difficult to maintain websites—I hope to provide a solution for those looking for a fairly-priced, no-hassle alternative.

Whether you’re looking to revamp an existing site or start something entirely new, I’m enthusiastic about discussing how we can support your digital goals and bring your vision to life.

Feel free to reach out to me directly at contact.insitedesign@gmail.com. Looking forward to connecting and exploring the possibilities!


I have recently been appointed as a PA License Notary. If you have documents that need notarization I can be reached at
215-500-4665. Service by appointment only.


Cozy Suburban Home

Looking for a roommate to share a beautiful three-bedroom house in Folsom, PA. You will have your own bedroom and a full bathroom. Additionally, you will have access to the kitchen, living room, dining room, deck, and porch. We offer street parking.
This home is conveniently located within walking distance of the suburban line, which provides a 30-minute commute to Center City Philadelphia and a 15-minute commute to the University of Pennsylvania. Furthermore, it is just a seven-minute drive or a ten-minute bike ride to Swarthmore College, and a quick ten-minute ride to The Philadelphia International Airport.

The house is fully decorated with new furniture and equipped with kitchen supplies. The rent for your portion will be $1,150 per month, plus half of the utilities. Please note that we do share the home with two small dogs and a cat.
I am seeking a respectful nonsmoking individual who does not frequently entertain guests. Students or professionals are preferred. If you want to view this beautiful suburban home, please contact me, Marc, at 267-474-2220, marcantony220@gmail.com.

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Looking for mini-fridges

My name is Pete Clemmer, Swat ’09.  I’m looking for 1 to 2 mini fridges from which I want to build some things and I’m wondering if there are any students trying to get rid of mini-fridges?  I’d appreciate any info you have.


Elegant Bi-level Office/Residence in the Heart of Thoughtful College Town for Rent

Elegant Bi-level Office/Residence in College Town
4 Park Avenue Swarthmore, PA, 19081

? Elegant bi-level, 2-bedroom apartment with outdoor deck and parking spot in the heart of college town.

? Located in the middle of Swarthmore, one of the region’s most welcoming and appealing towns.The town has a regular farmer’s market in the spring, summer and fall, an excellent public library and the Septa Regional Rail stop is just adjacent to the town center — one half block from the unit.

? This apartment has been renovated very recently and it shows: wood floors, high-end kitchen and lovely lighting fixtures. The entry is on the ground level and opens into a flight of stairs directly up to the first level, which is the main floor of the unit: open-plan, huge room and more than enough space for a full dining area and a spacious, bright living room.

? This unique unit is a great place to locate a home-office or practice, or to escape the congestion of the city. It could be particularly well-suited to a counselor, coach, psychologist or psychiatrist seeking a home-office.

Summer by the Sea — Charming Cape May Cottage Available

It’s never too early to plan your next summer vacation in lovely, Victorian Cape May. Enjoy gentle breezes on the screened sunporch of this charming cottage while sipping your morning coffee.
Prepare your favorite BBQ dinners on the outdoor grille in the fenced yard (also perfect for vacationing pets). You’ll find plenty of room for couples and small families in this renovated single story home just seven blocks from the beach in a quiet residential neighborhood.

Amenities include w/d, dishwasher, room air conditioners, three tvs, WIFI, outdoor shower, and private parking space. Prices are well below market, $1100 weekly.

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Phone number – 610-299-0101