Saint Louis University

New Student Convocation and Family Welcome is an annual Saint Louis University tradition that officially welcomes students and their families to the university. Hear from SLU administration, faculty, staff, and students as you become a true member of the SLU community during this ceremony. All incoming students, their families, and the SLU community are encouraged to attend this event held during Fall Welcome on Thursday, August 18 at 4:15pm.  in the Chaifetz Arena.

Convocation 2015 Convocation 2015

Are you interested in being the next Convocation student speaker?

Check back for more information in the spring 2016 semester! 

Former Convocation Undergraduate Student Speakers

Jack McAtee

Jack McAtee
Economics and Finance
Kirkwood, Missouri


Kevin Fitzsimmons Convocation Student Speakers 2013

Kevin Fitzsimmons
Education and Public Service
Dallas, Texas


(from right to left)
Yu Cui and Kate Essig
     Accounting and English
     China and St. Louis, Missouri
Ryan Hughes - Convocation Student Speaker 2012 Convocation Speaker 2011 - Jon Schwendeman
Ryan Hughes
Civil Engineering
Louisville, Kentucky
Jon Schwendeman
St. Louis, Missouri


Convocation Speaker 2010 - Luke Gatta Convocation Speaker 2009 - Annie Hinkel
Luke Gatta
Nutrition & Dietetics, Philosophy
Brooklyn, New York
Annie Hinkel
Cleveland, Ohio

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