This website will be your official source for information. Please read the information carefully to make sure you have the best possible experience on your commencement day.

You are invited to participate in the December ceremonies, if you did not participate in May. All August graduates will be listed in the December program and you will receive a copy in the mail in January. Contact your academic advisor for more details. 

FALL 2016


December 17, 2016  

10 am Ceremony
Mark Twain Building
- College of Education     
- College of Nursing
- School of Social Work
- Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Bachelor of Liberal Studies*
        (*will graduate separately from the College of Arts andSciences)      
- Master of Public Policy Administration

2 pm Ceremony
Mark Twain Building
- College of Arts & Sciences

6 pm Ceremony

Mark Twain Building
- College of Business Administration
- UMSL/WU Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program


Congratulations on your pending graduation!
The University of Missouri–St. Louis hopes you will participate in the commencement ceremony as a way of celebrating your accomplishments. Follow the steps below to ensure you have signed up to graduate:
  1. Apply to graduate. If you haven't, be sure to contact your academic advisor today!  
  2. Register for commencement at the Triton Store during the Graduation Kick-Off! That is where you will purchase your cap and gown**.

**Please be sure to purchase from UMSL's vendors to purchase the correct commencement attire:
- Oak Hall Cap and Gown Co
is the official UMSL vendor for caps and gowns
- Jostens is the official UMSL vendor for announcements and rings)

Pre-register your email with Grad Images for your commencement photos. Be sure to enter University of Missouri–St. Louis and get $5 off orders of $25 or more! Questions? 1-800-261-2576 or

You will receive your diploma in the mail 6-8 weeks post ceremony.