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Spelman College Commencement 2017

Class of 2020 Commencement FAQs

Virtual Baccalaureate 

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021 
Time: TBD 


Date: Sunday May 16, 2021 
Time: Class of 2020 – 9:30 a.m. 
Location: Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
Bobby Dodd Stadium, 177 North Ave NW,  Atlanta, Georgia, 30313
Note: This is an outdoor venue, and the ceremony will be a rain or shine event.  Attendees should be weather aware and plan accordingly


Graduate and Ceremony Information

  • How do I receive my graduation regalia (cap/gown)? Expand
  • How do I receive my honor cord? Expand
  • How do I get my blue tassel? Expand
  • Will we have a Baccalaureate service? Expand
  • When will the Commencement speaker be announced? Expand
  • How do I order photos taken at the ceremony? Expand
  • Will we have a March Through the Arch ceremony?  Expand
  • What do senior fees cover? Expand
  • Can I request a graduation fee refund if I don’t plan to attend Commencement? Expand
  • Does Spelman have host hotels for Commencement weekend? Expand
  • Will there be lodging accommodations on campus during Commencement weekend? Expand
  • Is there a rain plan for Commencement? Expand




Venue Information


Venue Safety Measures

  • What steps are being taken to protect participants against COVID-19 exposure? Expand



  • Where is ADA seating located? Can my guests be on the field? Expand
  • Is there a limit for ADA seats for each party? Expand
  • Are wheelchairs available at the venue? Expand


Prohibited and Permitted Items

  • What items are allowed or restricted in the venue? Expand


Entering Georgia Tech Campus

  • How do I get to Bobby Dodd Stadium? Expand
  • Will parking be available? Expand
  • Can I use public transportation to reach the Commencement venue? Expand


Still have questions about Commencement? Submit your questions by using the form below.

Commencement Inquiry Form



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