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Attend Spel-Bound

Save the Date: April 28-29, 2019

Please download and familiarize yourself with the Spel-Bound Rules and Regulations.

We look forward to hosting you and your family in Atlanta for SpelBound 2019! 

This two-day overnight experience is designed to serve as a special introduction for newly admitted students and their families. Recognizing your college options are many, our students, faculty, staff and alumnae are anxious to share why we think Spelman is the right choice for you.

During these two days you will be able to explore Spelman’s 39-acre historical campus, hear what’s it’s like being a Spelman student during SisterChat, attend classes with your SpelBound hostess, and maybe even find your roommate! 

Again, congratulations on your admission and I look forward to seeing you in the spring! 

In Sisterhood,

Tiffany Nelson, Class of 2000
Director of Admissions

Important Information for Spel-Bound Attendees

REGISTRATION
Registration will be available in March 2019. Admitted students will receive an email invitation to Spel-Bound 2019 and must register through the link provided in their invitation. In order to confirm your attendance, the Parental Permission Statement must be signed and returned by April 15, 2019.

Only students who have a signed Parental Permission Statement will be offered on campus accommodations. Please note, however, that on campus accommodations are not guaranteed and are based on space. Once capacity for on campus accommodations has reached capacity, the option will no longer be available and students will need to make off campus arrangements.  

CHECK-IN
Check-in will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 28, and the program will conclude for students on Monday, April 29 at 2 p.m. Get directions to campus.

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE
Spelman College cannot provide accommodations for early arrivals or late departures, so please plan your arrival and departure accordingly. At the end of the program please meet your student at the front gates for pick up. Vehicles will not be permitted on the campus for dismissal. 

TRANSPORTATION
Spelman College will not be able to provide transportation from the airport, bus, or train stations.  A taxi for one person from the airport will cost approximately $25. A taxi from the West End MARTA station to campus will cost about $5. 

ON CAMPUS MEALS & LODGING
On-campus housing and meals are available for registered students and will be arranged as part of the program. A list of of campus accommodations will be provided soon. Guest meals are available in the Spelman College Alma Upshaw Dining Hall at $7 per person, per meal. Parents, guardians, and guests may purchase meal tickets during Spel-Bound registration.

Confirmed participants will be able to provide any dietary restrictions at a later time. 

PARKING
Parking is available on campus Sunday free of charge. On Monday, please allow additional time to access campus as the Spelman Parking Deck will be full and open only to individuals enrolled in one of the College’s prepaid parking programs when classes are in session. The cost for parking on campus is $3 per day. The Morehouse College parking deck located adjacent to Spelman will also be available at $3 per day. 

WHAT TO BRING
You will need a sleeping bag, pillow, shower shoes, bath towels, casual clothes, and other personal items, money for transportation to and from campus, and your medical insurance card.

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