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Congratulations to all 2023-2024 Saint Louis University School of Law graduates! 

Graduation Ceremonies Information

May Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, May 16, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Avenue, St. Louis, MO

Graduates must enter on the west side of Chaifetz Arena no later than 12:00 p.m. No family or friends are allowed in the student assembly area. 

Family, friends and guests must enter on the main level, at any entrance on the north and east sides of the Arena. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. There is no limit to the number of guests who can attend the graduation events. No tickets are required to enter.

The Hooding Ceremony is approximately 1.5 hours long.


Free parking will be available throughout campus, including the Laclede and  Olive/Compton garages. Learn about parking on campus.

Disabled parking is available in either the Olive/Compton or Laclede garage. There is a drop-off area in front of Chaifetz Arena. Wheelchairs are available to take guests to their seats, but guests will not be able to keep the wheelchairs during the ceremony.


At the Hooding Ceremony, Kabance Photo Services will photograph each student as he/she is hooded and when shaking hands with the Dean. Students will be contacted directly by the photographer via email with picture-ordering information. Note: Graduates and families will not be allowed to take pictures on stage after the ceremony.

University Commencement

Saturday, May 18, 2024, 9 a.m.
Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Avenue, St. Louis, MO

Graduates must enter the northwest entrance by the ticket box no later than 8 a.m. Please bring your academic regalia and you will robe once inside the assembly area.

Tickets are not required for the University Commencement. There is no limit on the number of guests; seating is first-come, first-serve.