Saint Louis University Commencement

Saint Louis University's 2017 midyear commencement ceremony is scheduled for Friday, December 15, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Chaifetz Arena, located at 1 S. Compton Ave.

Graduates from all of our colleges, schools and degree-granting centers will be honored in a single ceremony.

Once you’ve applied to graduate, you will receive instructions on how to RSVP for the commencement ceremony via your SLU email address.

All graduates should arrive at Chaifetz Arena no later than 2 p.m. and enter through the west VIP entrance.  Graduates must robe at Chaifetz Arena. The commencement ceremony lasts approximately an hour-and-a-half with a reception to follow in the concourse of Chaifetz Arena.

Chaifetz Arena is handicapped accessible. A drop-off area for guests is located on Compton Avenue and complimentary parking is available in the Saint Louis University garage located at the intersection of Olive Street and Compton Avenue. 

Diplomas will be mailed to your address provided to the Office of the University Registrar on your graduation application. Diplomas will not be available for pickup after the commencement ceremony. For more information about diplomas, call 314-977-2269.

For all other commencement-related questions, please call 314-977-6338.