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Instructions for Graduating Students

Here's what you need to do and where you need to be in order to receive your degree

Saturday, December 16, 2017:

  • The Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, December 16, at 12 p.m. at the St. Charles Family Arena.

  • All graduating students participating in the ceremony are required to check in for the ceremony at the Gate 4 entrance by 11 a.m. Students will receive a check-in card.  The card includes the student name and line-up information. Please keep this card with you during the ceremony and make sure that you have it when you walk toward the stage.  You will present the card to the reader on stage. 

  • We will confer all doctor of education, education specialist, master’s, and undergraduate degrees.

  • Students will line up and march in according to their schools.

  • Restroom areas of the St. Charles Family Arena will be available as dressing areas.  Lindenwood staff members will be present to provide assistance.  No security will be available to protect personal belongings.  Please do not expect to leave clothing or valuables in the dressing areas during the ceremony.


Graduation Check-In Procedure

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301