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Day One: Friday, Feb. 16, 2018



Check-In
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
Attendees can pick up pre-registration packets and event tickets.

Campus Tours
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
Stretch your legs and take pleasure in a walking tour through campus to learn more about your student’s home away from home.

Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall
Everyone is invited to an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet. Family members $7.00. Students use their meal plan.



Museum of Fine Art Tour

Exhibit: Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi
12 - 1 p.m.
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, First Floor
Each year, Spelman College extends a warm welcome to the families of our students and invites them to experience all that Spelman offers. Join us for a guided tour of "Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi" led by our student Museum Ambassadors.

Market Friday
12 - 5 p.m.
Manley College Center, Lower Concourse & Patio

Welcome Mixer
5 - 7:30 p.m.
Johnnetta Betsch Cole Living & Learning Center
Parents and families can mingle with staff and students while enjoying a relaxing evening with food and fun.


Day Two: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018





Check-In
8 - 10 a.m.
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
Attendees can pick up pre-registration packets and event tickets.

President’s Breakfast
9:30 a.m.
Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall
*TICKETED EVENT*
President Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D., will give an academic and financial overview of the college.

Parents and Family Association Meeting
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center Auditorium
Families are invited to gather with other members of the association and learn how to get more involved.

Speaker Series
12:30 - 2 p.m.
The Camille Olivia Cosby Academic Center
Family Weekend speaker series presents information on a variety of topics such as Revised Admissions and Enrollment Policy, Campus Career Resources That Lead to Student Success, Upper Classmen Housing Process.



Arts Innovation Lab Open House
2 - 5 p.m.
John D. Rockefeller Fine Arts Building Room 208 & 139
Student and faculty projects will be displayed, and we have small take-aways for the Spelman community that show off some of the capabilities of our makerspace tools. Upstairs, enjoy an interactive digital installation, and downstairs, mingle and catch up on what our outstanding students and faculty are working on in the lab.

Jaguar Jam BBQ
2 - 5 p.m.
Manley College Center, Upper Concourse
*TICKETED EVENT*
Embrace the spirit of the “Jaguar” at this Spelman College Jam session. Enjoy a traditional barbecue, music and fellowship!

BLK 3000
Fine Arts Dramatic Performance
7:30 p.m.
John D. Rockefeller Fine Arts Building
Baldwin Burroughs Auditorium
*TICKETED EVENT*

BLK 3000 is a devised piece that will use the form of clown, long form improvisation and movement to tell the story of what blk life/blk thought/blk body/blk space will look like in the year 3000. With foundational readings from Baraka-Teer-Lorde-Sanchez-Morrison-Sun Ra-Lauryn Hill- Badu and more, students will explore the afrofuturistic themes of blk life in the early 1900s, the 60s, and now in order to craft the future to come.

WORKSHOPS

Upper Classmen Housing Process
Changes You Need to Know
Facilitator: Alison Cummings, Director of Housing and Residential Life
12:30 - 1 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Camille Olivia Cosby Academic Center, Room 103
There have been some significant changes to the housing process for upper classmen. The housing department will review the changes and answer your questions.

Navigating Campus Career Center
Resources that Lead to Student Success
Facilitator: Harold Bell, Director of Career Planning and Development
12:30 - 1 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Camille Olivia Cosby Academic Center, Room 104
Spelman students are exposed to a multitude of both employment and graduate/professional school opportunities. Subsequently, it is not uncommon for them to not only develop a number of diverse interests, but an equal number of unique questions as to how to clarify, pursue, and determine which career path they should take. This session will share with parents the resources available on campus to assist their student in charting a career path from matriculation to graduation. Special emphasis will be placed upon the Office of Career Planning and Development, the Health Careers Program, the Dual Degree Engineering Program, and the Sister2Sister Mentoring Program.

Revised Admissions & Enrollment Policy
Facilitator: Dr. Fran’Cee Brown-McClure, Dean of Students
1:30 - 2 p.m.
The Camille Olivia Cosby Academic Center Auditorium
The College has recently revised its admissions and enrollment policy to include transgender students. This session will provide information about the implementation of the policy and educational information.


Day Three: Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018


Worship Service

Guest Speaker: Pastor Charles Oatis, Sr., New Mt. Esther Baptist Church
11 a.m.
Sisters Chapel
Culminate your weekend by joining us for a nondenominational service in historic Sisters Chapel.

Sunday Brunch
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Manley College Center, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall
Everyone is invited to an all you can eat brunch buffet. Family members may purchase tickets at the door for $7.00 each.
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