Commencement: Commencement Overview

Spelman College Commencement 2017


Commencement Guide

Commencement Weekend 2017

Commencement 2017 Ceremony


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Graduation Checklist

Items that must be completed in order to receive your diploma.


Schedule of events and activities during commencement weekend.

Commencement Speakers

Read about our speakers, honorary degree recipients and awardees.

Guest Information

Accommodations, parking, photography, etiquette, etc.


What graduates must wear during these formal ceremonies.

Tickets and Seating

Access to the different events and seating limitations.


Please be aware that photographers and members of the media will be taking photographs and filming Spelman's Commencement activities. Your presence at the ceremonies constitutes your release, permission, and consent to be photographed and/or recorded. Pictures and/or recordings of you may appear in future printed materials and online, including in commercially available publications.

If you do not wish to be photographed and/or recorded, please be aware of the presence of photographers and members of the media and take steps to avoid contact.

Video Order Forms

Baccalaureate, Senior Class Day, and Commencement DVDs are available for purchase online using the Video Request Form.  Purchased DVDs will be mailed approximately 3-4 weeks after the order is received.

For the Media

Audrey Arthur
404-270-5892 (office) 
404-886-3966 (cell)

Media Credentials Request Form