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Atlanta BeltLine University

Get Schooled on the BeltLine

Passionate about the Atlanta BeltLine? If you’re interested in the BeltLine’s history, vision and goals, BeltLine U is the place for you.

The 4-month long civic university is a pilot program of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. that will explore the history, vision, programmatic elements and implementation strategy of the BeltLine. BeltLine U consists of 8 sessions facilitated by staff of the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and its project partners. Graduates will have in-depth program knowledge that they can then share with others in the community.

Who Can Participate?

The Atlanta BeltLine started as a grassroots movement and continues to be fueled by community involvement. This program is the perfect opportunity for those who are passionate about the Atlanta BeltLine, who would like to learn more about the project and who want to take a more active role in its evolution.

We encourage you to apply for this program if you are interested in:

  • Supporting the Atlanta BeltLine to become a model for equitable,
    inclusive and sustainable city life
  • Connecting and interacting with a diverse group of citizens around
    the city of Atlanta
  • Creating opportunities to dive deeper to understand the challenges
    facing the BeltLine
  • Engaging people and groups from your neighborhood and sphere
    of influence and sharing information about the Atlanta BeltLine
    with them
  • Advocating for the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. around issues that are
    important for your community

Ready to get a crash course on the Atlanta BeltLine? Apply today.

Apply Today!

Entry into the program is based on a competitive application process that will strive to ensure a diversity of age, race and ethnicity, gender, and geography – with priority given to residents of the City of Atlanta and Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods.

  • Application period begins October 15th
  • Deadline to submit application is December 15th, 2018
  • Selections will be published in early January of 2019
  • Enrollment is limited to 35 people
  • BeltLine U Fee: $30 to be paid upon acceptance into the University. The fee includes meals during the sessions and all workshop materials. Details about payment will be sent out upon acceptance into the University.

Submit Application

Applications to be received no later than Saturday December 15th, 2018. Applications can be completed via online form below. Or download application and email to: engage@atlbeltline.org or mail to: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Attention: Kathrine Morris, 100 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303

  • Applicant Details

  • Please complete all questions below:

  • University Logistics
    The University will take place from 5:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m., with meals provided. Participation in each of the sessions is mandatory although one excused absence is permissible, as long as advance written notice is provided and the participant completes all work assigned during the missed session within five (5) business days.
  • Questions below are optional, you do not have to answer:


Apply to BeltLine U!

The application period for the 2019 class opens October 15th, 2018 and deadline to submit application is December 15th, 2018.

Apply Today

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please send us an email at engage@atlbeltline.org.