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Spelman College Student Life

Spelman College is on a 39-acre campus in an urban setting in Atlanta, Georgia. Spelman College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Spelman College has sororities but not fraternities.

Spelman College has a thriving Glee Club. In fact, more students participate in Glee Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Spelman College include Theater Program, Student Government, Honors Program and Religious Groups.

Spelman College students' favorite campus events are Founder's Day, Spelman-Morehouse Homecoming and Research Day.

Does Spelman College Offer Student Housing?

Spelman College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. In 2021, 0% of undergrads at Spelman College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 0% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Spelman College. There are 1,401 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,207 undergraduates. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.Spelman College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Spelman College Athletics

Spelman College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at Spelman College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Spelman College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Spelman College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Spelman College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Spelman College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Spelman College, take Interstate 20 to Atlanta, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Georgia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Spelman College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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