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Career Center: Student Career Planning and Development

Graduate and Professional Schools

Graduate and Professional Schools

Now accepting dates for fall 2017 recruitment.  

Please contact LaTonya O'Neal at 404-270-5272 or to schedule your recruitment activities for Spelman students ONLY.

If you are interested in scheduling recruiting activities for all three AUC schools (Spelman, Morehouse and Clark-Atlanta) combined, please contact Carolyn Rhodes at 404-523-5148 or

Fall 2017 Recruiting Season – Important Dates

Aug 16: Classes Begin
Sep 4: Labor Day- No Classes
Sep 5: Fall 2017 Recruitment Begins (recruitment tables and information sessions only)
Sep 11-14: Mock Interviews
Sep 14: AUC Career Fair Corporate Reception
Sep 15: AUC Career Fair
Sep 18: On Campus Interviewing Begins
Oct 5-6: Midterm Examinations
Oct 9-10: Fall Break – No Spelman Classes
Oct 11: Classes Resume at 8 am
Oct 11: AUC Graduate and Professional School Fair
Oct 20-21: Homecoming
Nov 17: Recruitment Season Ends
Nov 22: No Spelman Classes
Nov 23: Thanksgiving – College Closed/ No Classes
Nov 24: No Classes
Nov 29: Last Day of Classes
Nov 30: Reading Period
Dec 1: Reading Period
Dec 4-8: Final Examinations
Dec 8: Semester Ends

Valuable Recruiter Information


When reserving your recruitment dates, please have the following information:
  • Any special or particular room layouts for information sessions 
    (Recommended time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.) 
  • Food and/or media requests 
  • Pre-Select or Open Interview Schedules
  • Additional breaks on interview schedule in addition to lunch
  • Length of interview time slots (first interview should be no earlier than 9 a.m.)


You must submit request at least three days prior to event.

Upon your campus arrival, check-in at the Office of Career Planning and Development (Milligan Building, Suite 2304) before proceeding to the reserved location of your recruitment table so that you may be properly escorted and provided with any additional needs for your visit. (Recommended day/ time: Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)


It is imperative that we are notified as soon as possible if you decide to cancel scheduled interviews, information sessions, or information tables.

If you cancel your information session and you have made arrangements with Educational Media and/or Spelman Dining Services, it is your responsibility to contact them to cancel your order(s).


You must submit request seven days prior to event.

If you desire to have food or refreshments, please contact Aramark at 404-270-5150. Please call the Office of Career Planning at 404-270-5278 immediately after making your dining reservations to inform us that you are planning for your event to be catered.


You must reserve at least four days in advance.

After 5 p.m., or during normal business hours when the Educational Media staff is unavailable due to conflicting campus events, there is a $150 pre-payment service charge for all media set-up and/or technical support.  Your initial request for media equipment such as a TV/VCR, LCD projector, Internet access, cordless microphone, overhead projector, etc., should be made via email to LaTonya O'Neal at

For confirmation or to make any changes and/or additions to your media request, you must contact Educational Media at 404-270-5617.

Apple computers require a special adapter to connect to projectors. If you are bringing an Apple or other brand of computer, please let us know, in advance.


Please ship materials seven (7) days prior to your event. We ask that you limit the number of boxes of materials to two (2); unfortunately, we do not have the space or manpower to accommodate more. If you have leftover materials and want them sent to you, please repack and label the box. Contact us the following day to inform us that you have packages ready for shipment. We will have your packages picked up and delivered to our post office. We will discard any materials that have been left without instructions. 

Our shipping address and physical location is:

Spelman College
ATTN: LaTonya O'Neal
Career Planning and Development
350 Spelman Lane, S.W., Box 10
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
Phone: 404-270-5273

Visiting Campus

Campus Tours Directions to the Spelman Campus

GPS Navigation
The following address will bring you directly to our entrance: 
440 Westview Dr. S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30310


Parking is available in the Spelman parking garage located just pass the security gate on the right. The daily parking fee is $3 cash. Cash preferred.


Upon entering the campus, there is always a security guard on duty. He or she will be able to direct you to the Office of Career Planning and Development to check-in and be escorted to your reserved location.
  • If your event is located in the The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center (limited availability) in room LL29, LL31 or LL32, take the elevator to the lower level (LL) and look for your room number. 29, 31 or 32.
  • Giles Hall, Room 106 – located on the first floor
  • Living Learning Center I (LLCI) – The only conference room in this building is on the first floor
  • Tapley Hall, Room 119 and Room 130. Both rooms are located on the first floor.

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