Career Center: Student Career Planning and Development

Employer: On Campus Recruitment

Thank you for your interest in recruiting at Spelman College. The information below will assist you in effectively planning for your information session /interview schedule prior to your visit to our campus. Included are important dates, processes and procedures to make this year’s recruitment as effortless as possible.

Please contact Toni Ireland at 404-270-5270 or to schedule your recruitment activities for Spelman students ONLY.

If you are interested in scheduling recruiting activities for all three AUC schools (Spelman, Morehouse and Clark-Atlanta) combined, please call 404-270-6232.

Spring 2017 Recruiting Season – Important Dates

Recruiting Policies

Jan. 3
Jan. 16
Jan. 18
Jan. 23
Feb. 1
Feb. 6
Mar. 9-10
Mar. 13-17
Mar. 20
Apr. 11
Apr. 14
Apr. 28
May 3
May 4-5
May 8-12
May 16
May 20
May 21

College Opens
Holiday/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Campus Closed/No Classes
Classes Begin
Spring recruitment season begins
Spelman Career Fair - Registration Request
On campus Interviewing Begins
Mid Semester Examinations
Spring Break: College Open – No Classes
Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
Founders Day Observed
Holiday/Good Friday – College Closed
Recruitment Season Ends
Last Day of Classes
Reading Period
Final Examinations
Semester Ends
Baccalaureate Services
Commencement Services

Valuable Recruiter Information

Reserving Recruitment Dates

When reserving your recruitment dates, please have the following information:
  • *Any special or particular room layouts for information sessions
    (Recommended time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30  p.m.) 
  • *Food and/or media requests 
  • Pre-Select or Open Interview Schedules
  • Additional breaks on interview schedule in addition to lunch
  • Length of interview time slots (first interview should be no earlier than 9 a.m.)

Recruitment Tables

(You must submit request at least three days prior to event)

Upon your campus arrival, check-in at the Office of Career Planning and Development before proceeding to the reserved location of your recruitment table so that you may be properly escorted and provided with any additional needs for your visit. (Recommended day/ time: Wednesdays/ 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)


To help eliminate confusion, we will take requests from and provide information to the contact person(s) listed in Handshake. It will be that contact person’s responsibility to disseminate all information to the appropriate people in your organization regarding date changes, directions, schedules, etc. Please provide your campus recruiter’s cell phone number prior to visiting Spelman.


It is imperative that we are notified as soon as possible if you decide to cancel scheduled interviews, information sessions, or telephone interviews.

If you decide to shorten an interview schedule after students have selected time slots, it will be your responsibility to contact those students and inform them of your intentions and/or alternative interview options (i.e. telephone interviews). If you cancel your information session and you have made arrangements with Educational Media and/or Spelman Dining Services, it is your responsibility to contact them to cancel your order(s).

Visiting Campus

Directions to the Spelman Campus

GPS Navigation
For those using GPS, the following address will bring you directly to our entrance:
440 Westview Dr. S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30310


Parking is available in the Spelman parking garage located just pass the security gate on the right. The daily parking fee is $3 cash. Cash preferred.

Location of Campus Buildings

Upon entering the campus, there is always a security guard on duty. He or she will be able to direct you to the Office of Career Planning and Development to check-in and be escorted to your reserved location.
-- If your event is located in the The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center (limited availability) in room LL29, LL31 or LL32, take the elevator to the lower level (LL) and look for your room number. 29, 31 or 32

-- Giles Hall, Room 106 – located on the first floor

-- Living Learning Center I (LLCI) – There is only one conference room located in this building; It is located on the first floor

-- Tapley Hall, Room 119 and Room 130. Both rooms are located on the first floor


Yellow Cab 404-521-0200

Download the Spelman College Fact Book


(You must submit request seven days prior to event)

If you desire to have food or refreshments, please contact Aramark at 404-270-5150. 

Please call the Office of Career Planning at 404-270-5278 immediately after making your dining reservations to inform us that you are planning for your event to be catered.

Media Request

(You must reserve at least four days in advance)

After 5 p.m., or during normal business hours when the Educational Media staff is unavailable due to conflicting campus events, there is a $150 pre-payment service charge for all media set-up and/or technical support.  Your initial request for media equipment such as a TV/VCR, LCD projector, Internet access, cordless microphone, overhead projector, etc., should be made via email to Career Planning and Development at

For confirmation or to make any changes and/or additions to your media request, you must contact Educational Media at 404-270-5617.

Apple computers require a special adapter to connect to projectors. If you are bringing an Apple or other brand of computer, please let us know, in advance.

Boxes/ Materials

Please ship materials seven (7) days prior to your event. We ask that you limit the number of boxes of materials to two (2); unfortunately, we do not have the space or manpower to accommodate more. If you have leftover materials and want them sent to you, please repack and label the box. Contact us the following day to inform us that you have packages ready for shipment. We will have your packages picked up and delivered to our post office. We will discard any materials that have been left without instructions.

Our shipping address and physical location is:

Spelman College
Career Planning and Development
350 Spelman Lane, S.W., Box 10
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
Phone: 404-270-5273