Welcome & Information Center

  • The Welcome Center hosts campus tours Monday through Friday for prospective students & their families, and groups of no more than 75 students during the fall (September –November) and spring (late January–April) semesters.
  • Tours are not available in August, December, and the first three (3) weeks of January and May. We certainly understand the time commitment that it takes in planning your tour however, during these specified times of the year we are unable to accommodate requests and exceptions will not be made.
  • Each family tour will consist of a brief admissions presentation by an Admissions representative, followed by a campus tour, led by a Spelman Student Ambassador. The total time spent on campus will be approximately 90 minutes. 
  • Schedule your visit early. Spelman College is a popular destination for many and the tour calendar fills quickly, especially in the spring. Be sure to plan ahead as much as possible. You should place your request a least 2 weeks prior to your arrival to Atlanta.
  • The Welcome Center does not schedule nor permit walk-on campus visits or tours at anytime, this includes college closings, special events, and holidays. Exceptions will not be made.
For directions to campus, visit tips, and general information, please click here. Tours will not be offered during semester exams, on-campus recruitment events, general campus closings and the following campus events:
• New Student Orientation (August 5 – September 2, 2019)
• Mid Semester Exams (October 3-4, 2019)
• Fall Break (October 7-8, 2019)
• Homecoming Activities (October 24-27, 2019)
• Holiday Break (November 25, 2019 - January 24, 2020)
• Mid Semester Exams (March 5-6, 2020)
• Spring Break (March 9-13, 2020)
• Founders Day (April 8-10, 2020)
• Commencement Activities and Year End Festivities (May 4 - June 5, 2020) 

 

Summer Scheduling


The Welcome Center hosts tours from June 1 – July 31. Tours will be suspended in August, but will resume in September, after the Labor Day holiday. Summer scheduling will open in March.

Group Campus Tours


The Welcome Center hosts high school groups ranging from 6-75 female students. Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10AM, 11AM, 1PM and 2PM. Weekend tours are not offered. Group tours last approximately 60 minutes and consists of a walking tour of campus. An admissions presentation is not included in the tour, however all participants will receive an admissions information brochure.

Chaperone contact information is required, as well as the number of participants in order to submit a registration. All tour groups must be approved and escorted while on campus by Welcome Center staff. In the interest of providing our guests and visitors with an excellent visit experience, the Welcome Center cannot accommodate groups that are not registered or confirmed. Chaperones are expected to remain with tour participants at all times. Walk-on tours are not permitted and will not be accommodated. Please note, at least two (2) weeks advanced notice is required.

To submit a request for a group tour, please click hereThis link is for group tour requests only. Family or individual tour requests should submit their request below. Family tours submitted through this link will not be scheduled.

Individual & Family Campus Tours


Family tours consist of five (5) or less guests. Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10AM, 11AM (Spring), 1PM (Spring) and 2PM. Please select a date from the calendar below to begin scheduling your visit to campus. Each prospective student must submit their own registration. Fall availability will be released on August 1st. Spring availability will be released on October 15th.
 
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