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Visit Spelman

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.

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Scheduling an Admissions Visit

The Office of Admissions hosts campus tours Monday through Friday for high school students and their families, and for high school group of no more than 75 female students during the fall and spring semesters. Each visit will consist of a brief admissions presentation by an Admissions representative, followed by a campus tour, led by a Spelman Student Ambassador. The total time spent on campus will be approximately 1 ½ hours.

Making the Most of Your Tour


Fall and Spring Scheduling


FALL: September – November | SPRING: Late January – April
Tours are not available in December, the first two weeks of January, or first three weeks of May.

(maximum 5 guests)
Monday – Friday 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Saturday tours are offered once per month at 11 a.m.

(6 or more guests and a maximum of 75 guests)
Female students only 
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Summer Scheduling

Last week of May – July 31
Tours are not available in August; however they will resume in September, after the Labor Day holiday.

Special Admissions Visitation Dates

The Office of Admissions host various events on campus for students interested in attending Spelman College. These events are designed to welcome high school juniors and seniors, along with their parents to our campus to experience firsthand, the excitement our students live every day. Please visit Admissions Events for dates and registration options.

Campus Visit Tips

  • 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
  • Plan to arrive to campus at least 15 minutes early to allow time for parking
  • Parking is $3
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the Georgia climate 
  • In the case of inclement weather such as rain, thunderstorms or snow, tours maybe delayed or canceled
  • If you are interested in dining on campus, please make arrangements prior to your visit with Spelman's on-campus dining facility (Aramark). Please call them at 404-581-0700 to make reservations

Welcome and Information Center

Do you have questions about events, campus tours, or need help finding a location? Walk up, call or email the Welcome & Information Center, and a staff member will answer your questions or direct you to the right resources and departments for the information you need.

Welcome Center Campus Tours

The Welcome Center hosts campus tours Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the following groups:

  • Community-based Organizations
  • Religious Organizations
  • Elementary Schools/Students
  • Middle Schools/Students
  • Family Reunion Participants
  • Tourists
To schedule your campus tour hosted by the Welcome Center, please visit the Spelman College Welcome and Information Center.

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Contact Us

350 Spelman Lane, SW   Box 277
Atlanta, GA 30314
1-800-982-2411 (toll-free)

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