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Spelman College Commuter Students

Beat the High Gas Prices. Ride MARTA!

March 11, 2022

Dear Spelman Community,

In light of rising gas prices, Spelman is taking several measures to provide faculty, students and staff with information and resources to support their transportation needs to and from campus.

Beginning on March 24, 2022, Spelman College will offer discounted MARTA cards to faculty, staff, and students....

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Get Your Discount MARTA Card Today! 

Cashier's Office
Packard Hall, Second Floor

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1:30 - 4 p.m.

$68.50 - Students
$83.80 - Faculty / Staff

University Pass Program

MARTA University Pass Program

As part of the MARTA University Pass Program, Spelman has secured discounted passes for the Spelman Community. You may purchase them the last week of the month for the upcoming month in the cashier’s office, located in Packard Hall, second floor.

Student Fares:  $68.50
Faculty/Staff Fares: $83.80

The monthly passes are valid between the first of the month until the end of the month. Passes expire at the end of each month.

MARTA Train Station Map

Visit MARTA's interactive map to plan your route.

MARTA Station Line Map

West End MARTA Station

The West End MARTA station is on the red and gold rail lines at 680 Lee Street SW. Across the street from the east side of the West End Mall, the area is historic with a variety of housing options and a commercial center with retail stores and restaurants.

Station amenities include the Atlanta University Center Shuttle for students and staff, Zipcar and Relay Bike rentals.

View Train Schedules

Transportation From the West End Marta Station to Spelman College

AUC Shuttle on Request

West End MARTA to Woodruff Library
Call 404-867-0858 after hours (6 p.m. to 12 a.m.) to request service.

AUC Shuttle Tracker App

Need to know when the shuttle is arriving? You can track the real-time location of the shuttles using your computer or mobile device to track them on their routes around the AUC. Download the app for your iPhone or Android and search for AUC.

AUC shuttle bus

Public Safety

Brawley Bounce Escorts 6 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Make request at Greensferry entrance.

Commuter Student Information

Commuter Lounge and Lockers

The lounge and lockers are located in Lower Manley. You will need your own lock and will sign a locker agreement in the Office of Inclusion. Beyond the locker room there is a bathroom equipped with showers for your use.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Commuter Student Association

Commuter students are important members of the Spelman College community so let your voice be heard by joining the Commuter Student Association. Who knows? Maybe you’ll meet a new friend with whom you can carpool or find a buddy to chat with while you ride the train. We’re all about making your commute to campus and your Spelman experience more enjoyable. Please join!!

Lunch & Listen Sessions

Twice a month we will have free lunch in the Commuter Lounge and hear from various departments on campus or discuss issues of interest.

Community Service

The Bonner Office is located in Upper Manley, Room 203. Look out for emails or stop by their office for service opportunities.

Faculty Lounges

No need to drive to and from campus throughout the day. Use our faculty lounges and cloisters to rest or work in between your classes.

Faculty Lounge Locations

  • Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, second and third floors
  • Giles Hall, second floor
  • Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center, second floor

Contact Us

Commuter Student Services

Office of Housing
& Residence Life

(404) 270-5343

Property Owners

Have Spelman students access your rental property information with ease. 

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