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Saint Louis University Commencement

Saint Louis University's 2020 commencement ceremony takes place May 16, 2020 at Chaifetz Arena, located at 1 S. Compton Ave.

Precommencement ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15 by college, school or degree granting centers. Students who have applied to graduate will receive instructions on how to RSVP for each ceremony.  

See the 2020 Precommencement Event Schedule

Parking, Drop-Offs and Accessibility

Chaifetz Arena is physically accessible. Drop-offs will be allowed from the southbound lane of Compton Avenue closest to the arena.  Multiple sections of accessible seating are available in the arena.

Complimentary parking with shuttle service to and from the arena is available at the Saint Louis University parking garage at the intersection of Olive Street and Compton Avenue.  


Diplomas will be mailed to your address provided to the Office of the University Registrar on your graduation application. Diplomas will not be available for pickup after the commencement ceremony.  For more information about diplomas, call 314-977-2269.

For all other commencement-related questions, please call 314-977-6338.