May 2011 Pre-Commencement
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February 18, 2011
With graduation just three months away, I am inviting you and your family to take part in the Pre-Commencement and Commencement ceremonies Thursday, May 19th and Saturday, May 21st. You can access additional graduation information at http://www.slu.edu/x16286.xml. Please send this information to your prospective guests, especially your immediate family.
The Pre-Commencement Ceremony for the School of Nursing will be at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 19th at the Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue. The ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes and will individually recognize each Nursing graduate. Seating at Chaifetz Arena for graduates is reserved. Seating for guests is on an arrival basis. The Compton Avenue entrance is wheelchair accessible and will have a drop off area on Compton Avenue. Within the arena are wheelchair and mobility-impaired seating sections to accommodate guests.
Immediately following the Pre-Commencement Ceremony will be a reception in the Busch Student Center/Wool Ballroom. Tickets are not required for any of the Pre-Commencement activities.
The University Commencement Exercise will be held on Saturday, May 21st at 9:00 a.m. at the Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue. All graduates need to arrive at the arena by 8:00 a.m. Degrees will be conferred by Father Lawrence Biondi, S.J., President of Saint Louis University.
You are required to purchase caps and gowns to participate in the Pre-Commencement and Commencement ceremonies. Now and up to March 25 you may order caps and gowns online at slumedbooks.com.
Your graduation is a unique occasion to celebrate your accomplishments. The faculty and staff of the School of Nursing look forward to sharing your happiness.
Teri A. Murray
Dean, School of Nursing
Mark your calendars!
Thursday, May 19, 2011
8:30 a.m. - Chaifetz Arena