The Senior-Year Experience is designed to help you as you transition from Saint Louis University to your life after college. This is the time for you to reflect on your undergraduate career, gain closure on your college experience and be recognized for your achievements during the past four years.
Check out some of the events that are planned just for seniors at SLU. Your senior year is a chance for you to excel and prepare for life after college, but it is also a time to reflect on your time at SLU and celebrate your accomplishments. Enjoy your final days as a SLU student.
November 29, 2016
Seniors are invited to enjoy free food and a tailgate while taking in a men's basketball game at Chaifetz Arena.
April 25, 2017
The Senior Legacy Symposium is a venue for you to showcase your academic achievements to celebrate your accomplishments. The symposium gives seniors an opportunity to reflect on their career at SLU and how they will carry that forward into their careers and further studies.
April 26, 2017
The annual Saint Louis University Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony recognizes students, staff, and faculty who exemplify the qualities and excellence of service, leadership, and the Jesuit philosophy of men and women for others.
Established in the spring of 1992, the Leadership and Service Awards celebrates the significant achievements of students, student organizations, faculty and staff for their contributions of leadership and service to Saint Louis University and the surrounding community. Individuals are encouraged to nominate a person or organization that they believe exemplifies the above qualities. There are over 15 award categories to choose from. Nominations will be reviewed by a committee of faculty and staff that will select the award recipients.
May 16, 2017
Celebrate the end of finals and the beginning of commencement festivities during this special event hosted for graduating seniors only. Enjoy music, food, games and more.
Saint Louis University's Alumni Engagement staff oversees the Student Alumni Ambassadors, which connects current students and alumni through networking, philanthropic and social activities.
Alumni Engagement also awards the Spirit of the Billiken, which honors seniors who excel in academics, leadership, community service, commitment to Saint Louis University and dedication to “living the mission” after graduation.
Every year, Campus Ministry hosts the Senior Retreat: Evening of Reflection. The retreat will be on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 4:30 - 10pm. Spend an evening with a community of your fellow seniors filled with conversation and prayer to help you reflect on where you have been and discern the path ahead.
As part of its four-year career development plan, Career Services offers mock interviews and an annual etiquette dinner to help seniors launch into their new roles as professionals.
Other services include résumé critiques, business attire fashion shows and career fair preparation.
You've studied hard and now it's time to celebrate your achievements. Saint Louis University graduates are conferred at commencement ceremonies at the close of the fall and spring semesters. In the spring, the names of individual graduates are announced at pre-commencement ceremonies for each of SLU's colleges, schools and degree-granting centers.
Review any courses you may have repeated. The letter A, under the column marked R (Repeat) to the far right, means that any earned hours have been deducted for that course. If it is not correct, please bring this to your adviser's attention.
Check your account balance through Banner Self-Service under Student Accounts. Ensure that any outstanding balance has been paid in full or that financial arrangements have been made.
Visit the Student Records area of Banner Self-Service and select “Apply to Graduate.”