Information for Guests
Spelman College has reserved rooms at a special rate for Commencement at the preferred hotels listed below. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 15%) in effect at the time of check-out. Room availability is limited and space is not guaranteed so make your reservations early.
For reservations call 1-800-228-9290. The special pricing is not guaranteed after April 21, 2016.
Marriott hotels offering your special group rate at the following properties:
For the Class Day ceremony on Friday, May 13, and the Baccalaureate Service on Saturday, May 14, all campus parking facilities will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be no charge for parking.
Guests may park in the Spelman College Parking Deck, the Milligan Parking Lot, and the Fine Arts Parking Lot. In addition to these locations, several parking areas will be reserved to accommodate guests with special needs.
Please allow ample travel time with traffic, and plan to arrive at least an hour before the doors close to allow time for parking and admittance to the event hall. To ensure emergency access, all roadways must remain clear of parked vehicles.
Information for Mobility Impaired Guests
Please note: Spelman College and the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) do not provide wheelchairs for mobility-impaired guests. It is strongly encouraged that guests make arrangements prior to Commencement Weekend to ensure availability.
ADA Medical Supply Online, LLC
4968 Austell Road, Suite 160
Austell, GA 30106
Office/Store Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Mon-Fri), Closed (Sat & Sun)
Mobility impaired guests may be dropped off at the GICC entrance with a companion to accompany them. Upon entrance into the event area, there will be hostesses available to identify seating for guest with wheelchairs and other motorized chairs.
For safety purposes all walk-ways inside the exhibit hall must remain clear, therefore strollers and large bags are not permitted in the exhibit halls.