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


Fall 2017 Commencement

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Mark Twain Building (parking map)

  10am Ceremony   2pm Ceremony   6pm Ceremony
  • College of Education
  • College of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • MPPA
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business Administration
  • UMSL/WU Joint Undergrad Engineering
You are invited to participate in the May or December ceremonies. If you plan to participate in the December ceremony, please be sure to register in the Triton Store. All August graduates will be listed in the December program. Contact your academic adviser for more details.


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:

Step 1: Apply to graduate. When you apply with your academic adviser this officially places your name in the commencement program. It also alerts the registrars office that if you stay on track you will be finishing your degree and receiving your diploma. 

Step 2: Register for commencement. When you purchase your cap and gown at the Triton Store during the Graduation Kick Off you will be officially registered for your ceremony and reserving your commencement seat.

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.

Photos: 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

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