Alumnae House

Located on the east side of Agnes Scott College’s beautiful campus, just a short walk from downtown Decatur, the Anna I. Young Alumnae House offers overnight guest rooms and event spaces for rental to alumnae, friends and the greater community.

The house was named for Anna I. Young, an alumna and professor of mathematics at the college from 1895 to 1920.

Built-in 1921, the Anna I. Young Alumnae House was the first alumnae house in the Southeast and the second in the United States.

In 2009, major renovations to the house were completed, modernizing the guest rooms and adding private baths to each room, making the building ADA accessible and returning the house’s Tea Room once again into an event space. The building is now a beautiful and useful event venue, with seating for groups of up to 40 or receptions of up to 75 in the Tea Room, as well as five overnight guest rooms, each with a private bathroom, for alumnae and friends of the college.

Supporting the college’s sustainability commitment, the building was the first project on campus to be designed for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, the national rating system for “green buildings” and among the first LEED-certified buildings in the city of Decatur.


Guest rooms are $100/night single occupancy or $110/night double occupancy for affiliated guests to include alumnae, faculty, staff and parents.

Guest rooms are $120/night single occupancy or $150/night double occupancy for the broader community. This includes guests who are associated with weddings, camps, conferences and/or not affiliated with Agnes Scott College. 

The Alumnae House events spaces may be rented. Rates for event spaces vary based upon room requests or the season of the year. Availability may be impacted by college needs and other factors. For requests and availability, please complete the rental inquiry form.  For questions, please contact us at

Making Reservations

All overnight accommodation and event venue rental reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and must be made at least 48 hours in advance of requested check-in. In addition, weekend stays starting on either Friday or Saturday require a two-night minimum reservation.

You may view photos of the guest rooms and event spaces, and check availability here.

To begin the reservation process, please complete and submit one of the following forms to the reservation specialist.

Cancellations must be made at least 48-hours prior to check-in. Cancellations later than 48-hours prior to check-in will be billed a $50 cancellation fee. “No shows” may be billed for the entire stay.

For assistance with the reservation process, or for information about hosting an event at the Anna I. Young Alumnae House, please contact the reservation specialist at 404.471.6431 or


On-Site Host

An on-site hostess is available for your safety and convenience. The house hostess can assist with wi-fi or other services in the house and can reach Facilities Services and/or Campus Safety if there is a maintenance or other issue in need of immediate attention.


Check-in time is 3 p.m. For your convenience, keys are held at our Office of Public Safety located at the West Parking Facility at 137 South McDonough Street which is open 24 hours a day.

***Keys are not available before 3 p.m. and are not distributed at the house.


The check-out time is promptly at 10 a.m. without exception. There is a $50 penalty for all late check-outs. Keycards with attached room key should be placed in the key drop box next to the bottom of the stairs along with your payment.

Quiet Hours

The Anna I. Young Alumnae House is a historic home located in a residential area. We ask that you please observe quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. as a courtesy to other guests and our neighbors.

Downstairs Space

The downstairs spaces – living room, dining room, tea room, patio and kitchen - are open to the enjoyment of all guests, unless there is an event scheduled during your stay. The house hostess will let you if there are any restrictions.

Tobacco Free Campus

The use or sale of tobacco products is prohibited in or on Agnes Scott College’s main campus (in and outside buildings), to include the Anna I. Young Alumnae House, in an effort to transform the campus into a healthier, cleaner environment that truly supports the overall wellness of our students, faculty, staff and visitors. All house guests must go off-campus to participate in any tobacco/smoking activity.


Children older than 10 years old are welcome to stay in the house as long as they are accompanied by an adult guest.


Pets are not allowed in the house.

For more information, please contact the reservation specialist at 404.471.6431 or

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