Student Life: Commuter Students

Commuter Students

Many juniors, seniors and nontraditional students live off campus and commute anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes from campus. To help you balance academic, personal, work, social and community engagement responsibilities, we have special accommodations for you.

Commuter Lounge and Lockers

The lounge and lockers are located in Lower Manley. You will need your own lock and will sign a locker agreement in the Office of Inclusion. Beyond the locker room there is a bathroom equipped with showers for your use.

COMMUTER LOUNGE HOURS
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Commuter Student Association

Commuter students are important members of the Spelman College community so let your voice be heard by joining the Commuter Student Association. Who knows? Maybe you’ll meet a new friend with whom you can carpool or find a buddy to chat with while you ride the train. We’re all about making your commute to campus and your Spelman experience more enjoyable. Please join!!

Spelman ALERT

Spelman ALERT is the emergency communications system for the College. The system allows students, faculty and staff to receive time-sensitive emergency messages in the form of e-mail, voice and text messages.

Spelman ALERTEveryone who has a Spelman College e-mail address will receive emergency alerts to their campus e-mail address. In order to also receive text and voice message alerts, members of the campus community will be asked to provide phone contact information. Enrollment in text and voice messaging notification is strongly encouraged. The information you supply is considered confidential and will not be shared or used for other purposes. You will only be contacted through the system in the event of an emergency.

Once you have signed up for Spelman ALERT you will be eligible for notifications after 24 hours.

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Marta Passes

Monthly passes are $69. You may purchase them the last week of the month for the upcoming month in the cashier’s office.

AAA Parking

$3 daily in the deck only; however, a $400 per semester parking sticker will allow you to park anywhere on campus.  Also, commuters may park for free anywhere on campus after 5:30 p.m.; however you must obtain a commuter sticker for your windshield from the AAA parking office located in the deck. You may also purchase a declining balance card ($15 minimum) in the AAA parking office.

Lunch & Listen Sessions

Twice a month we will have free lunch in the Commuter Lounge and hear from various departments on campus or discuss issues of interest.

Community Service

The Bonner Office is located in Upper Manley, Room 203. Look out for emails or stop by their office for service opportunities.

Housing

There are two housing fairs each academic year, in November and April. Watch your email if you are looking for a new apartment!

2016-17 Housing Fair Participants

Commuter Student Housing Options

Public Safety

Brawley Bounce Escorts
6 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Make request at Greensferry entrance.

Shuttle on Request
West End MARTA to  Woodruff Library
Call 404-867-0858 after hours (6 p.m. to 12 a.m.) to request service.

Contact Us

Commuter Student Services
Letitia DeNard
Coordinator of Inclusion
404-270-5143 (office)
404-403-6160 (cell)
ldenard@spelman.edu

 

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