Graduation Checklist

Use this as a helpful reminder of what to do before graduation: 


Have you fulfilled all academic requirements?

  • 91 completed credit hours
  • 30 credits first year coursework
  • Legal Profession
  • A Professional Skills or Experiential course. For students that matriculated prior to the Fall 2016 semester, one Professional Skills course (designated with a "PS" or "E"). For students that matriculated in or after the Fall 2016 semester, six credit hours of Experiential courses (designated with an "E").
  • A Seminar
  • A course or seminar fulfilling the Perspectives on Law requirement (PL).  

Have you applied for graduation?
Applying for graduation is a Saint Louis University degree requirement. All students, whether or not you attend graduation, must complete the Application for Graduation. Please contact the Law School Registrar's office at (314) 977-2769 if you have not yet filled out this form.

Have you ordered your academic regalia?
You can order your academic regalia during Regalia Days. If you are unable to attend, please contact the University Bookstore no later than March 15.

Have you had your photo taken for the class composite?
Photos will be taken during Regalia Days. If you are unable to attend, please contact Kabance Photo Services.

Have you met with Career Services for exit information?
Career Services will be available during Regalia Days. If you are unable to attend, please stop by their office on the 10th floor.

Have you verified your degree information?
Student Services will be available during Regalia Days. If you are unable to attend, please contact Janel Esker at (314) 977-2769 to verify your information.

Have you picked up your graduation announcements?
The University provides ten graduation announcements for each graduating student. These are not tickets to the event; you are not limited in the number of guests you can invite to the Commencement ceremony. You will be notified by email when the announcements can be picked up in the Office of Student Services.

Have you picked up your cap, gown, hood and tassel?
You will be notified by email when academic regalia is available for pickup in the Office of Student Services.

Have you paid all outstanding tuition, fees and fines?
Transcripts and diplomas will not be released if a student has a financial hold. Please promptly arrange for payment of any outstanding debts to the University.

Have you submitted your bar certification forms?
All bar certification forms should be given to the School of Law Registrar's office, preferably before graduation. Certification forms will be completed after degrees have been conferred.


 

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