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A Message From the Vice President of Student Affairs

Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs is committed to the educational mission of Spelman College. We partner with faculty and staff across campus to prepare students to become global citizens through meaningful out-of-class experiences and learning-centered environments.

We provide a dynamic and interactive campus community with a variety of diverse programs and services designed to enhance the personal growth and development of our students. Whether you reside on campus or commute to campus, your engagement in the life of the Spelman community will determine your success at Spelman and the quality of your college experience.

Division of Student Affairs Mission Statement

Our mission is to cultivate a community of belonging and wellbeing that fosters confident, responsible, and accountable students committed to personal development and success.

Core Values

Our Core Values:
  • Care
  • Commitment
  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Trust

Spelman College has a proud legacy of cultivating women who demonstrate academic excellence, ethical leadership and a commitment to positive social change. Spelman offers an intellectually stimulating community that fosters a love of life-long learning, promotes global awareness, sparks a passion for bettering the world, and nurtures meaningful relationships both inside and outside the classroom.

We offer nearly 70 student organizations, and an active cultural community that has a variety of programs, events, activities, concerts, theater and dance productions presented by students, faculty, guest lecturers and entertainers. Students also develop leadership and organizational skills through involvement in student government, campus organizations, community service, and through service on a variety of campus planning committees.

We hope you will take advantage of the numerous opportunities to get involved in our community and continue Spelman’s rich legacy of women in leadership.

VP of Student Affairs Darryl Holloman

Darryl Holloman, Ph.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs
Manley Student Center, Room 210
Sylvia Griffin
Sylvia D. Griffin, Ph.D.
Dean of Students

Meet the Dean

Melanie Crooke

Melanie Crooke
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs