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Student COVID-19 Resources

Spring 2022 Guidance

  • Spring semester will start online. Classes will resume as scheduled on Jan. 12. All classes will be held remotely until Jan. 31.
  • All faculty, staff and students must order, take and return an at-home COVID saliva PCR test prior to arriving on campus for the spring semester. Visit COVID Testing Requirements for details.
  • Proof of vaccination and booster shots are required from all eligible students and employees before Sunday, Feb. 6, unless an exemption has been approved.

Update: Spring Semester 2022 Letter   All Updates

Spring 2022 Residential Housing Instructions

Residential move-in has been delayed and will take place between Jan. 24-28. Please be alert to requests from housing to schedule move-in times.

Students assigned to Spelman College residence halls will be required to schedule an appointment to arrive at campus between Jan. 24 - 28. Available appointments will limit the number of residents arriving at any specific timeframe to allow appropriate social distancing. Students will not be permitted onto campus before their scheduled arrival appointment. No guests will be allowed to accompany students into the residence halls during this arrival period.

The schedule will be available from Jan. 10 - 16 on the Housing Dashboard. The housing staff will schedule residents who do not make their appointments to arrive by Jan. 16.

Spelman College Student Emergency Fund

Olive Branch StudentsSpelman is making arrangements to provide emergency assistance and support to ensure your well-being during the 2021-2022 school year. If you need assistance, please complete the Emergency Fund Application and read the Emergency Fund Guidelines.


Emergency Fund Application

SOS Answers

Get answers to your questions by accessing our Live Chat, Request Assistance Form and Frequently Asked Questions.

SOS Answers

Technology Support

Get access to the support and training you need to succeed while learning in-person and remotely.

Remote Learning Support

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Commuter Student Resources

Lyft Partnership

In Fall 2021, Spelman launched a new on-demand ride commute partnership with Lyft, available to Spelman commuter students. This program provides students with affordable on-demand transportation during the academic year.

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