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Visit Spelman College

As one of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Spelman educates women who will change the world, and we invite you to come and experience everything the institution has to offer. Located five minutes from downtown Atlanta, Spelman is a historic landmark that sits on 39 lush acres. Generations of wise women and men have devoted their time and energy to build this house of learning, and have set a table of academic opportunity for students.

Important On-Campus Visit Update

The Office of Admissions welcomes visitors to schedule campus tours for the Spring 2022 academic semester. Please note that all guests of the Office of Admissions are required to adhere to the College’s Visitor Protocols. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 404-270-5193.


Get in Touch

Contact the Office of Admissions at 404-270-5193 or admiss@spelman.edu.

Campus Location
Packard Hall
Third Floor

Mailing Address
350 Spelman Lane, Box 277
Atlanta, GA 30314

Hours of Operation for Fall and Spring

Monday – Friday | 9 a.m. – 5p.m.
Closed weekends and during college closings and special events

Group Tours

The Office of Admissions hosts group tours of campus only (visit does not include an information session). Groups of no more than 30 female students will be accommodated on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. The total time spent on campus will be approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Virtual Visits/Tours - Organizers interested in scheduling a virtual group visit are encouraged to reach out to the designated Admissions Counselor for information on how to connect with us.

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Covid-19 Visitor Requirements

All guests must be approved for campus entry and are required to complete the Guest Access Request Form. Using the form, each guest attending the campus tour is required to submit proof of a negative PCR test dated no more than 5 days prior to the confirmed visit date, regardless of vaccination status. When negative results are received, guests must upload tests no less than 3 business days prior to the visit date, as it takes approximately 48-72 hours to receive notification of approval to access campus. No exceptions will be made for any visitor and no event-day rapid testing will be available.

Additional Notes

  1. If your group consists of male and female guests, please make arrangements for male guests to tour the Morehouse College campus by calling 800-851-1254.
  2. The College’s Visitor Protocols will be strictly enforced.
  3. In response to COVID-19 protocols, groups will not be permitted to dine on campus.
  4. Student groups must be chaperoned at all times while on campus.
  5. Group tours are not scheduled in August, December, the first three weeks of January, and May.
  6. Group tours will not be accommodated during College closings, special events, during the weekend, or specified blackout periods.
  7. Plan to arrive to campus at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled visit to allow time for parking.
  8. Groups arriving late for their scheduled tour, regardless of reason, will be offered an abbreviated visit experience or the visit will be cancelled. Contact the Office of Admissions or us at email admiss@spelman.edu with questions.
  9. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the Georgia climate.
  10. In the case of inclement weather such as rain, thunderstorms or snow, tours maybe delayed or canceled.
  11. Tours of residence halls are not available.

Family/Individual Tours

The Office of Admissions hosts guided campus tours for high school students and their families on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. throughout the academic year and summer.

As we work to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Admissions will enforce a strict guest limit of one (1) guest per registered student.

Family/Individual Visit Tips

  1. Plan to arrive to campus at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled visit to allow time for parking.
  2. Arriving late for your scheduled tour, regardless of reason, will result in an abbreviated visit experience. Contact the Office of Admissions with questions.
  3. Campus parking is $3
  4. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the Georgia climate.
  5. In the case of inclement weather such as rain, thunderstorms or snow, tours maybe delayed or canceled.
  6. Tours are not scheduled in August, December, the first three weeks of January, and May.
  7. Tours of residence halls are not available.
  8. Tours will not be accommodated during College closings, special events, during the weekend, or specified blackout periods.

Summer Scheduling

June – July
Tours are not available in August but will resume in September following the Labor Day holiday.


Special Admissions Visitation Dates

All on-campus recruitment activities continue to be canceled, except for family tours. In place of on-campus events, the Office of Admissions will host various virtual information sessions and open houses throughout the year to connect with prospective students. Please visit Admission Events for dates and registration options.

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Contact Us

350 Spelman Lane, SW
Box 277
Atlanta, GA 30314
404.270.5193
1-800-982-2411 (toll-free)
admiss@spelman.edu

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