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Spelman College Commencement 2017

Class of 2021 Commencement FAQs

Virtual Baccalaureate 

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021 
Time: TBD 

Commencement 

Date: Sunday May 16, 2021 
Time: Class of 2021 – 3 p.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
  • Will All Graduating Seniors be Ranked? 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
  • How do I Order a Class Ring? 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
  • Is There a Rain Plan for Commencement? Expand
  • Does Spelman Have Host Hotels for Commencement Weekend? Expand
  • Will there be lodging accommodations on campus during Commencement weekend? Expand

 

Senior Portraits


  • Will There be Complimentary Senior Photos for the Class of 2021? Expand
  • How do I Register to Take Senior Photos? Expand
  • Do I Have to Take a COVID-19 Test? Expand
  • Is There a Fee to Take Senior Photos? Expand
  • What is the Location of the Photo Shoot? Expand
  • What Should I Wear? Expand

 

Tickets


 

Venue Information


 

Venue Safety Measures


  • What Steps are Being Taken to Protect Participants Against COVID-19 Exposure? Expand

 

Accessibility


  • Where is ADA Seating Located? Can my Guests be on the Field? Expand
  • Are Wheelchairs Available at the Venue? Expand
  • Is There a Limit for ADA Seats for Each Party? Expand
  • I Want all of my Guests to be Seated Together. Can This be Arranged? Expand

 

Prohibited and Permitted Items


  • What Items are Allowed or Restricted in the Venue? Expand
  • What Items are not Allowed in the Venue? Expand

 

Parking and Transportation


  • 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

 

Additional Information


Are you interested in learning more about our plans for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021? Submit your questions in the commencement inquiry form.

Commencement Inquiry Form

 

For the Media

Contact
Mashaun Simon
msimon5@spelman.edu
404-270-5893

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