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Investiture Ceremony


The Inauguration of Helene D. Gayle, MD, MPH, as the 11th president of Spelman College 


Friday, April 28, 2023 | 11 a.m.


Morehouse College, Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
830 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-3773

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We appreciate your interest in the Inaugural weekend activities. Please note the RSVP deadline has passed. We welcome you to join us online to view the Investiture Ceremony via livestream at


Parking will be available at Morehouse College and Spelman College parking decks.


A secure room will be provided for Robing and personal belongings that will be staffed during the ceremony. Robing will begin at 10:15 a.m. and end at 10:30 a.m.

Arrival Instructions

Robing will begin at 10:15 a.m.

Each delegate will have an assigned position in the procession according to the year of founding of his/her institution.

We ask that you be robed no later than 10:30 a.m. so that we can assure the appropriate order of the procession. The Inaugural Procession will form at 10:40 a.m.

Academic Attire

If you choose to process, academic attire is required.

Campus Contact

Nicole Johnson, by email, at or by phone, at 404-270-5011. Contact the Spelman College Department of Public Safety for questions or emergencies on the day of the event, by phone at 404-525-6401.