Resources for Our Neighbors and Friends
The communities that surround Sarah Lawrence College—the cities and towns of Westchester County, New York City, and the greater New York metropolitan area—are vital assets for the students, faculty, and staff of the College, providing abundant opportunities that enhance both social and academic life.
Sarah Lawrence strives to serve these communities in a variety of ways. Our students, faculty and staff are engaged with schools, advocacy and service organizations, and local businesses, sharing their energies and passions on and beyond the campus.
We hope you will take advantage of the resources described below and become a part of our College community.
The Writing Institute
Non-credit Writing Institute classes for adults are offered in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, children's literature, screenwriting, and more. Small classes employ the workshop method and provide interaction with a skilled and sensitive faculty and with other adults for whom the art of writing well is important. | Learn more»
Credit and noncredit classes for adults, as well as professional development opportunities, are offered during the spring, summer, and fall semesters across a variety of interests. | Learn more»
Swimming classes and noncredit programs for children are offered at various times throughout the year. | Learn more»
Pre-College and High School Programs
Non-residential programs for high school students are offered in the spring and fall, and both non-residential and residential programs are offered in the summer. | Learn more»
Published three times a year, InTouch is a free newsletter that serves as a guide for neighbors and friends to find out about the College and events that are open to the public, such as concerts, readings, lectures, conferences, classes, exhibits, and more. | Sign up for InTouch»
Many Sarah Lawrence events are open to the public. We encourage members of our local communities to attend and be part of our College community. The Campus Events calendar is frequently updated with event listings. | View the calendar»
The Center for Continuing Education provides the opportunity for adult learners to complete their undergraduate degree, pursue lifelong learning ambitions, or prepare for advanced study within the framework of a highly personalized educational approach. | Learn more»
Child Development Institute
The Child Development Institute develops programs for early childhood and elementary school teachers, administrators, child development professionals, parents and the community at large. | Learn more»
Early Childhood Center
The Early Childhood Center, a laboratory pre-school, offers programs for children ages 2-6 and benefits from the presence of SLC students as participant observers. The school, which has a capacity of 130 children, is located on campus, making it convenient to many locations in and around Westchester County. | Learn more»
Sarah Lawrence College has a rich history of commitment to the integration of service with learning. A number of our community partners are in Yonkers; inquiries are welcome from prospective partners. | Learn more»
Work at SLC
Available faculty and staff positions are posted on the Human Resources site, which also houses information on the benefits and policies of working at the College. | Learn more»
Musicians for Hire
Sarah Lawrence's prestigious music department is a valuable resource for members of the local community who are seeking to provide live music at an event. To hire our professional musicians and/or music students, fill out, save, and return our request form to firstname.lastname@example.org. The form features questions that will help you think through the musical aspects of your event, and will ensure that you are paired with the right musician for your occasion.
Hire an SLC Student
Sarah Lawrence students can be a valuable resource if you are looking to fill a local, part-time job (these often include babysitter, tutor, retail associate, and much more). To list your position, fill out the online job listing form; students will apply directly based on the information you provide. | Job listing form»
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Sarah Lawrence Library enjoy special membership privileges, such as invitations to visiting authors' programs, free mini-courses led by SLC faculty, borrowing and reference privileges, and more. | Learn more»
Sarah Lawrence College is an ideal location for various types of events. Many campus facilities are available for rental. | Learn more»