Each year the Morehouse D.C Metro Alumni Association partners with the Alumnae Association of Spelman College in order to put together an annual send off. The send off is usually held at the end of July at Oxon Hill High School in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Incoming, current, and former students are all welcome to attend, as well as friends and family members. At the send off, guests enjoy fantastic food, great music, and a usual step show by the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc (Alpha Rho Chapter). Incoming students will have the opportunity to interact with current and former students, while parents of incoming students can interact with parents of current and former students. This is the biggest send off of any college in the nation, and also one of the only.
In addition, panel discussions are available for both students and parents. Students can ask questions, and hear the experiences of current students. The event also offers students an early start to connect with other incoming students from the DMV (D.C, Maryland, Virginia) area. Students become familiar with the sisterhood of Spelman College, and the brotherhood of Morehouse College. During the 2017 Spelhouse Sendoff, over 400 RSVP's were collected. The event is absolutely free. For more questions about the annual sendoff, please sign up to our newsletter. News and dates will be sent out months prior to the actual event.