Schedule and Location

friends center

Fall 2024 Schedule

Courses (program students choose two of three courses)

Food Cultures in Philadelphia (ENGL B287)
Kate Thomas, BMC
Tuesday, 12:103:00 p.m.

Grassroots Economies: Creating Livelihoods in an Age of Urban Inequality (POLS H262)
Craig Borowiak, HC
Wednesday, 12:30–3:00 p.m.

Philadelphia and the 2024 Election (SOCI 056C)
Daniel Laurison, SC
Monday, 12:00–3:00 p.m.

Friday 12:15–3 p.m. is an occasional meeting time for program students only.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Courses (program students choose two of three courses)

Literature in and of Philadelphia, 1682-1865 (ENGL B307)
Bethany Schneider, BMC
Tuesday, 12:10–3:00 p.m.

University City: Race, Power and Politics in Philadelphia (PEAC H327)
Dennis Hogan, HC & Andy Hines, SC
Thursday, 12:30–3:00 p.m.

History & Politics of Punishment: The School to Prison Pipeline (POLS 20E)
Keith Reeves, SC
Wednesday, 12:00–3:00 p.m.

Friday 12:15–3 p.m. is an occasional meeting time for program students only.


Courses offered in the Tri-Co Philly Program will be held at the Friends Center in Center City. The Friends Center is located at 1501 Cherry Street, at the northwest corner of 15th and Cherry Streets, two blocks north of Suburban Station and City Hall. 

Getting to the Friends Center: Bryn Mawr students will take the Paoli/Thorndale line of Septa’s Regional Rail to Suburban Station. Swarthmore students will take the Media/Elwyn Line to Suburban Station. Haverford students will take the Norristown High Speed Line, transfer at the 69th Street Transportation Center to the Market-Frankford Line and exit at the 15th Street/City Hall Station. Train schedules and maps are available on SEPTA’s website.

Travel Costs: Costs for travel to classes will be covered for all students. Travel costs for co- and extracurricular programming will also be covered for students accepted into the Philly Program.

Resources for Students

Mandatory Student Information Sessions

Interested students must attend an information session in Spring 2024 prior to applying for the Fall 2024 program.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
7-8 p.m.
Union 111

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
7-8 p.m.
Dalton 025

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
7-8 p.m.
Trotter 201

Thursday, April 4, 2024
7-8 p.m.