Georgia Tech student Carter Floyd-19 (right) came early to move in at the Eighth Street Apartments on campus on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 with his parents, Stephen and Laurie. 
Photo: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Photo: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Back to school dates for metro Atlanta college students 

The laptop sales are the tell-tale sign: it’s almost time for college students to go back to school.

College students, though, don’t have to return as early the region’s high school students. For some, the first day of school is July 30.

Here are the scheduled start dates for some of metro Atlanta’s largest four-year colleges and universities. (We included the University of Georgia since it’s the state’s flagship public university.)

Agnes Scott College - Aug. 29

Atlanta Metropolitan State College - Aug. 20

Clark Atlanta University - Aug. 15

Clayton State University - Aug. 11

Emory University - Aug. 29

Georgia Gwinnett College - Aug. 13

Georgia State University - Aug. 20

Georgia Tech - Aug. 20

Kennesaw State University - Aug. 13

Morehouse College - Aug. 15

Morehouse School of Medicine - Aug. 6 and 14 for various schools.

Oglethorpe University - Aug. 20

Savannah College of Art & Design - Sept. 10 (They’re on a quarter-system calendar.)

Spelman College - Aug. 15

University of Georgia - Aug. 13