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Saint Louis University Commencement

Sons and Daughters of SLU Forever

Graduation at Saint Louis University takes place at our commencement ceremonies, which are held in May and December. The General FAQ page contains questions that apply to all graduates.

Commencement ceremonies will also stream live on slu.edu, on Saint Louis University's YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Commencement 2024 Schedule

Saint Louis University will celebrate its 2024 Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, in Chaifetz Arena.

Graduates will be individually recognized at their school pre-commencement ceremonies. Find the complete schedule of events below.

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Wednesday, May 15

Time Event Location
1 p.m. (2 hours) Sankofa Ceremony Anheuser-Busch Auditorium in John and Lucy Cook Hall
6:30 p.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) School for Professional Studies Chaifetz Arena
 

Thursday, May 16

Time Event Location
8 a.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) College for Public Health and Social Justice Chaifetz Arena
9:30 a.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) School of Education St. Francis Xavier College Church
10:30 a.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) School of Nursing Chaifetz Arena
1 p.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) School of Law Chaifetz Arena
3:30 p.m. (2 hours) College of Arts and Sciences Chaifetz Arena
6:30 p.m. (1 hour and 15 minutes) Baccalaureate Mass St. Francis Xavier College Church
7:45 p.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) Toast to the Class of 2024 Wool Ballroom in the Busch Student Center
 

Friday, May 17

Time Event Location
8:30 a.m. (1 hours and 30 minutes) School of Science and Engineering Chaifetz Arena
9 a.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) School of Social Work St. Francis Xavier College Church
11 a.m. (1 hour and 45 minutes) School of Medicine Chaifetz Arena
2 p.m. (1 hour and 30 minutes) Chaifetz School of Business Chaifetz Arena
4:30 p.m. (2 hours) Doisy College of Health Sciences Chaifetz Arena
 

Saturday, May 18

Time Event Location
9 a.m. Commencement Chaifetz Arena
 

 

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