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System-Wide December Ceremony in St. Charles - Saturday, December 16, 2017

We understand that students who are graduating from August 2017 to December 2017 may not be available to attend May graduation and would like to participate in a December ceremony.

Please note, students who graduate from August 2017 to December 2017 will have the option to participate at the system-wide ceremony in St. Charles in December or they may delay participation until the May ceremony in Belleville. Students who complete their program and will graduate between August 2017 to December 2017 will be invited to participate in commencement held in St. Charles celebrating graduates from all system campuses.

The December ceremony in St. Charles, Mo. will be held on December 16 at noon at the St. Charles Family Arena.

For more information, visit the Lindenwood (St. Charles) Graduation website.

To order Belleville regalia from the system-wide December ceremony in St Charles, please visit

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Commencement will be held Saturday morning, May 5, 2018 10:00 a.m. at the Lindenwood Stadium.

All graduating students participating in the ceremony are required to check in for the ceremony at the venue by 9:00 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 name reader on stage.

We will confer all education specialist, master, and bachelor degrees.

Students will line up and march in with their schools.

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.


Lindenwood University
2600 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226