Degree Conferral

Saint Louis University will award a degree if all requirements are met prior to the published semester/term conferral dates.

The awarding of a degree will be deferred to the next published conferral date if any requirements are fulfilled by a course that either begins or ends after published conferral date.

The one exception is, per the Incomplete Course policy, courses with approved course extensions for a graduating student must be completed and graded within 30 calendar days of the published conferral date.

The official conferral dates for 2020-21 are the following:

Conferral Dates
Fall 2020
Fall Degree Conferral #1 Saturday, October 10, 2020
Fall Degree Conferral #2 Saturday, December 5, 2020
Winter 2020-2021
Winter Degree Conferral Saturday, January 16, 2021
Spring 2021
Spring Degree Conferral #1 Friday, March 19, 2021
Spring Degree Conferral #2 Saturday, May 22, 2021
Summer 2021
Summer Degree Conferral #1 Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Summer Degree Conferral #2 Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Summer Degree Conferral #3 Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Summer Degree Conferral #4 Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Note: Per the Graduation Requirements policy, students must file an application to graduate before the end of the add/drop period of the semester in which graduation is intended.