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Saint Louis University Commencement

Saint Louis University's 2019 commencement ceremony takes place at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18 at Chaifetz Arena, located at 1 S. Compton Ave.

Graduates from all of our colleges, schools and degree-granting centers will also be honored starting Thursday, May 16 in pre-commencement ceremonies

View the Schedule of Events

Students who have applied to graduate will receive instructions on how to RSVP for each ceremony. 

Parking, Drop-Offs and Accessibility

Chaifetz Arena is physically accessible and will open for guests of the ceremony at 8 a.m. Drop-offs will be allowed from the southbound lane of Compton Avenue closest to the arena.  Multiple sections of accessible seating are available in the arena.

Complimentary parking with shuttle service to and from the arena is available at the Saint Louis University parking garage at the intersection of Olive Street and Compton Avenue.  

Diplomas

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.