February 16, 2023

Spelman Community,

As we prepare for the return of Family Weekend and welcoming more than 2,000 guests to campus, the guidance below has been compiled to ensure a safe and enjoyable celebration for all.


Please anticipate limited parking and increased pedestrian traffic starting Friday, February 17, 2023.

While classes will be held on Friday, the events below may impact class meetings, office hours and normal building access and activities.

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Upper Manley Concourse

Campus Tours & Wellness Tours
11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse

11:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall

Museum of Art Tour
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, First Floor

Market Friday
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  
The Oval

For a full schedule of events and more information, please refer to the Family Weekend Schedule.

Parking and Campus Access and Instructions

Please adhere to the following information and instructions to access the campus during Family Weekend. Spelman College faculty and staff who are able to telework and have supervisor’s approval are encouraged to do so Friday, February 17, to provide parking spaces for visiting families.

Friday, February 17:

  • Spelman’s front gate at Westview Drive will be open to vehicular traffic. All students, faculty and staff who are enrolled in Spelman’s parking program will have access to campus parking lots and the West Campus Parking Deck. The College is extending complementary parking to all guests and parents in the Spelman parking deck starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday through 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Additional parking will be available at the Morehouse College Parking Deck at a cost of $7.00 per vehicle.

Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19:

  • Students, faculty and staff enrolled in Spelman’s parking program will have access to the West Campus Parking Deck. All Family Weekend guests and parents will be allowed to park in Spelman West Campus Parking Deck at no cost through 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2023.

We look forward to welcoming our community and visitors back to campus for this festive and memorable celebration.


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Atlanta, Georgia 30314

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