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Commencement Ceremony

Check back this fall for more details for class of 2025.

Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations STLCC Graduates!

Check out the Class of 2024 student program for the names of the students we celebrated at commencement and a special message from the Chancellor.


Watch the livestream replay:

Commencement Details


This year we will be celebrating with our STLCC graduates at the Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University. Paid public parking lots and garages are available in the vicinity of Chaifetz Arena. Review the Chaifetz Arena website for parking and directions.

When you arrive at Chaifetz Arena, follow the directional signs and instructions.

If you have accommodation needs, please contact FVAccess@stlcc.edu or 314-513-4551 at least two working days prior to the event date.

Additional Commencement Details

  • Tickets are not issued for commencement. You are welcome to invite as many guests as you wish.
  • There won’t be a rehearsal. You will receive instructions when you arrive at the Chaifetz Arena warm-up area.
  • Please wear your regalia to the ceremony. You will be responsible for all personal items you bring into the student waiting area and arena. There won’t be secure storage for your items.
  • Chaifetz Arena has a clear bag policy and is a cashless venue. Read Saint Louis University’s Safe Arena Policy for current details.
  • Graduates will meet all guests outside the main gates following the ceremony.

Chaifetz Arena Map

Chaifetz Arena Map

Chaifetz Policies & Prohibited Items

No outside food or drink, no noise makers (air horns, whistles, bells, vuvuzelas), no flags, no balloons, no confetti or silly string, no wrapped/bagged gifts, no weapons (including mace and pocketknives).

  • Handheld signs 11"x17" or smaller are welcome at Chaifetz Arena as long as it does not disrupt the view or experience of any other fan and the content is tasteful and related to celebratory messages relevant to graduation. Banners and signs are subject to search and may be confiscated if messages are inappropriate. Banner poles and sign sticks are not permitted.
  • Guests will enjoy every event free from disruptive behavior and will not wear clothes or bring signs that promote or display obscene or indecent messages or gestures.

St. Louis Community College is committed to creating inclusive, welcoming, and respectful learning and working environments focused on the needs of our diverse communities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, and any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. The College’s nondiscrimination policies apply to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission, or financial aid programs, and all of its educational programs or activities. For information or concerns related to discrimination or sexual harassment, contact Shannon Nicholson, director for community standards/Title IX coordinator, 314-539-5345.

Watch a video of Commencement 2023!


If you have a question about commencement, please contact commencement@stlcc.edu.

Getting Ready for Commencement

Tag your photos and well-wishes with #STLCCgrad or use our graduation-themed stickers and gifs. Also check out our celebratory playlist we made just for our grads!

Join the Alumni Association

Recent graduates get a one-year free membership with the alumni association. After the first year it only costs $25 per year.

Register to Join the Alumni Association

Benefits of Being a Part of the Alumni Association

Grow Your Network

Joining our alumni network gets you access to the college’s greatest resource: our students. Whether they’re taking classes or running a business, you’ll be part of this one-of-a-kind network.

Stay Connected

As a proud Archer, you won’t want to miss the chance to stay in touch with classmates and campus life. STLCC Alumni Association members, receive exclusive invitations to campus events, alumni emails, and more!

Free Stuff & Discounts

With the STLCC Alumni Association you'll receive exclusive discounts at Six Flags, Club Fitness, Enterprise, and the STLCC Bookstores, as well as access to STLCC resources like the computer labs, libraries, and pools.

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