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Swap Shop is Changing Hands

Dear Residents:


We want to share information related to what’s happening with the space that has most recently housed the Student Life Swap Shop (previously the Food Closet).


New institutional needs have recently surfaced at levels beyond Student Life that are impacting how this space will be used moving forward.  Several seminary departments have collaborated to evaluate the nature and scope of the school’s needs, and it’s become clear that the Swap Shop room will be best utilized in the hands of the Facilities Department.


As such, the space will change hands from Student Life to Facilities on Monday, February 18th, at which time you will no longer be able to access the room with your laundry key.  Between now and then, you are invited to pop in and claim any of the items in the bins.  Whatever is not claimed by Feb 18th will be thrown away or donated to the thrift store.


Although the Swap Shop was short-lived, I want to say a special “Thank you!” to Danjela Serjani for the great work she did sorting items and organizing donations, and to Kaon Serjani for making several trips to the thrift store to purge items we couldn’t store!  Please know that there are several thrift stores near the seminary campus, the closest being the Arc on Littleton Blvd., less than 2 miles from campus.  As a general practice, if you have items you believe can be reused, plan a quick trip to one of these stores, as they have the infrastructure to receive your donations and make them available to the community.        


We appreciate your understanding as we make this necessary transition.  Please direct any questions/comments to



Rob Foley

Dean of Students

Our new on-campus Swap Shop is a place to donate your lightly-used goods

(clothes, toys, household items, kitchen items, books) for the use of other students.
To enter the Swap Shop - use your laundry room key.

What is the Swap Shop?

Put Your Items to Donate in the "Donation Bin"

(We'll take care of organizing items...)

Please donate only items that are in good condition!


  • No clothing with stains, holes, or that are stretched out, shrunken, or too pilled to use.

  • No items that are broken or not working correctly. If you can't fix it, trust us, no one else wants to either.

  • No items that are dirty! Ew!

  • No furniture - post this instead on the Facebook resident's page.

  • No food - non-perishable or otherwise. We have no way of ensuring quality and this comes with a liability for the Seminary.

Using the Swap Shop

You are welcome to take what you see! (except the shelving and cleaning supplies for the Swap Shop).

No item limits per person.

Just a couple of things to keep in mind...

Please keep items organized as you look through them - please don't make or leave a mess!
Notice something that is broken or unusable? Please help us by throwing it away!