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 May or December ceremonies. If you plan to participate in the May ceremony, please apply for commencement by April 3rd. All August graduates will be listed in the December program and will only be listed in the May program if you apply for the May ceremony. Contact your academic advisor for more details.

 Spring 2017 NO TICKETS NEEDED  Friday May 12, 2017 Touhill Performing Arts Center 2pm Ceremony                                   - College of Optometry       Saturday May 13, 2017           Mark Twain Building   10am Ceremony                                       - College of Arts and Sciences: Sciences, Humanities and Arts  - SUCCEED: certificate program                        2pm Ceremony                                        - College of Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences                                                                       6pm Ceremony - College of Nursing - School of Social Work - UMSL/WU Joint Undergrad Engineering  Sunday May 14, 2017     Mark Twain Building    2pm Ceremony                                        - College of Education                                                                       6pm Ceremony - College of Business Administration - MPPA

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.