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Deadlines: Undergraduate students who wish to graduate in Fall and Spring must apply to graduate during the first two weeks of the semester. Undergraduate students who wish to graduate during the Summer and be listed in the May Commencement Book must apply by March 1st.

Students apply online for graduation through  Banner Self-Service.

Under Student Records select Apply to Graduate.  Select the most current term on the Curriculum Term Selection page in order to see your current program of study for which you are trying to apply.  Once you review your program of study, select it and Continue.  Then you will select the term you are applying to graduate in.   (Full Instruction Sheet)

Students who have applied online through Banner Self-Service can see the diploma name and diploma mailing address they submitted by going to Student/Student Records/View Online Application to Graduate.

If a change needs to be made to your diploma name or diploma mailing address, please email from your SLU email account and include your Banner ID.

Conferral dates can be found on the Academic Calendars webpage.

Commencement Ceremony information can be found here:

Graduation Fee

  • The Graduation Fee is assessed to all graduating students, regardless of participation in commencement activities.  You do not have to pay this fee when you turn in your application as it will be billed to your student account.
  • Fee amounts:
    • Baccalaureate and Masters Students = $75.00
    • Juris and Medical Doctorate Students = $100.00
    • Doctorate of Philosophy and Doctorate of Education students = $75.00

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