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  350 Spelman Lane, SW   Box 277
  Atlanta, GA 30314
  404.270.5193
  1.800.982.2411 (toll-free)
  admiss@spelman.edu


 

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Visit Spelman

As one of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Spelman educates women who will change the world, and we invite you to come and experience everything the institution has to offer. Located five minutes from downtown Atlanta, Spelman is a historic landmark that sits on 39 lush acres. Generations of wise women and men have devoted their time and energy to build this house of learning, and have set a table of academic opportunity for students.

Directions to the Spelman Campus

Spelman College is located five minutes west of downtown Atlanta in the Atlanta University Center, just a short drive from I-20.

Here are directions from the major highways that run through Atlanta. You may go to Mapquest.com for door-to-door driving directions; however, once you reach Atlanta, follow the directions below, as the Mapquest route will deposit you at the pedestrian entrance to the College.

Traveling to campus: Physical Address: 350 Spelman Lane Atlanta GA. 30314
If using a GPS navigation system, use the following address: 440 Westview Drive SW Atlanta GA 30310

Directions: From I-75/85 North and South

Take I-20 West and exit (#55B) at Lee Street. Turn right onto Lee Street and continue through the next traffic light (Westview Drive). You will see a large parking lot on the right-hand side. Turn right into the first driveway and you will approach the gates of Spelman College.

From I-20 East

Exit (#55A) at Lowery Blvd. Cross Lowery Blvd. and continue on Oak Street to the next traffic light. Turn left onto Lee Street and cross the bridge over I-20 and continue through the next two traffic lights. You will see a large parking lot on the right-hand side. Turn right into the first driveway and you will approach the gates of Spelman College.

From I-20 West

Exit (#55B) at Lee Street. Turn right onto Lee Street and continue through the next traffic light (Westview Drive). You will see a large parking lot on the right-hand side. Turn right into the first driveway and you will approach the gates of Spelman College.
From Downtown Atlanta

Take Peachtree Street south to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and turn right. Continue on M.L. King Jr. Drive to Northside and turn left. Continue on Northside through next three traffic lights (passing Burger King on the right). Turn right at the fourth traffic light (Greensferry Avenue). Continue on Greensferry through the stop sign. Turn left into the gate of Spelman College.

There are public safety booths located at both gates of the College. Upon your arrival, the public safety officer(s) will inform you of where to park and give other directions and instructions as needed.

Schedule a Tour

Fall and Spring

Family/Individual Walking Tours consisting of less than nine guests are offered Monday–Friday, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and designated Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Group Walking Tours consisting of 10 or more guests (maximum 50 guests) are offered Monday–Friday, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Information Sessions followed by walking tours are hosted Monday-Friday
at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Can’t visit during the week?
Saturday tours are generally reserved for families consisting of no more than seven guests and are available the following designated day: April 12, 2014

Summer

Family/Individual Walking Tours and Group Walking Tours (maximum 30 guests) will be offered Monday–Friday, at 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.

Campus Visit Tips

  • If your group consists of male and female guests, please make arrangements for male guests to tour the Morehouse College campus by calling 800-851-1254
  • Plan to arrive to campus at least 15 minutes early to allow time for parking
  • Parking is $3 per vehicle
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the Georgia climate 
  • In the case of inclement weather such as rain, thunderstorms, or snow, tours maybe delayed or canceled
  • If you are interested in dining on campus, please make arrangements prior to your visit with our on-campus dining facility (Aramark). You may call them at 404-581-0700 to make reservations

Special Visitation Dates

A Day in Your Life at Spelman, our open house program, is designed to welcome high school juniors and seniors and their parents to our campus to experience firsthand the excitement our students live every day.  This year, ADIYL will be hosted on  the following dates:
  • Oct. 6
  • Nov. 10
  • Jan. 26

If you are a high school junior or senior interested in attending ADIYL, please RSVP at www.spelman.edu/adiyl


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