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  • Neurodiverse
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General Information
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta , Georgia 30314-4399

Disability Resource Office

Student Access Center
PO Box 1527
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
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About Spelman College

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman College is a prestigious private university that has established itself as a leading institution for African-American women. With a rich history dating back to its founding in 1881, Spelman College has been committed to empowering women through education and equipping them to make a positive impact in their communities and the world.

As a not-for-profit institution, Spelman College caters specifically to undergraduate students, offering them a transformative and holistic educational experience. The college’s dedication to providing a top-notch education for its students is reflected in its accessible 4-year accessibility score of 1. This score indicates that the university is highly accessible, allowing students to complete their degrees in a timely manner.

One of the key factors that sets Spelman College apart is its unwavering commitment to academic excellence. The university offers a wide range of programs and majors across multiple disciplines, including the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The rigorous curriculum is designed to challenge students intellectually and foster critical thinking skills that will serve them well in their chosen professions.

Another distinctive aspect of Spelman College is its focus on empowering African-American women. The university understands the unique challenges faced by women of color in society and strives to equip its students with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed and excel in various fields. Spelman College emphasizes the importance of self-identity, cultural heritage, and social responsibility, and encourages students to become advocates for positive change.

In addition to its outstanding academic programs, Spelman College also offers numerous opportunities for students to engage in research, internships, and community service. The university strongly believes in the value of experiential learning and encourages students to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world settings. Whether it’s conducting groundbreaking research, interning at prestigious organizations, or volunteering in the local community, Spelman College students are actively involved in making a difference.

Moreover, Spelman College’s location in Atlanta, Georgia, enhances the overall student experience. Atlanta, known as the “Cultural Capital of the South,” offers a vibrant and diverse community that complements the academic environment at Spelman College. The city is home to a thriving arts scene, renowned museums, historic landmarks, and a multitude of cultural festivals and events. Students at Spelman College have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich cultural fabric of Atlanta while pursuing their academic endeavors.

The campus itself is a hub of intellectual and social activity. With state-of-the-art facilities, comfortable dormitories, and bustling student centers, Spelman College provides a welcoming and supportive environment for its students. The campus community is tight-knit, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie among students, faculty, and staff.

In conclusion, Spelman College is a dynamic institution dedicated to the academic and personal growth of African-American women. With its commitment to academic excellence, emphasis on social responsibility, and prime location in the vibrant city of Atlanta, Spelman College offers a unique and transformative educational experience. Students at Spelman College are empowered to achieve their goals, make meaningful contributions to society, and become leaders in their respective fields.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations