COVID-19 Updates

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, all upcoming in-person graduation ceremonies have been canceled. The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority. We apologize for the inconvenience and invite you to see this site’s home page for further updates and information.

At this time, all upcoming, in-person graduation ceremonies have been canceled due to concerns about social gatherings. To acknowledge your academic achievements, we will hold virtual recognition events on the same day and at the same times our traditional graduation ceremonies were scheduled.

The virtual recognition events will be located on the home page. Please check back for more information.

Important information for your Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

CANCELED – Executive MBA Graduation St. Louis Class 53
Friday, May 8, 2020
10:30 a.m. Emerson Auditorium
Reception immediately following
Knight Hall and Bauer Hall, Frick Forum

Volunteers will be available to assist you and your family. They will be wearing a red lanyard.


Park (as usual) in Millbrook Garage. Your yellow parking pass should work on graduation day. If it does not, pull a visitors slip as you enter the garage and park in any available visitor space. Parking validation tickets will be available after the ceremony. See map.

General Information:

Pre-Ceremony Activities

  • 9:00 a.m. Graduates arrive and put on regalia in McGinnis Classroom, Bauer Hall 210.
  • Champagne toast – a tradition dating back to EMBA 18
  • 10:00 a.m. Class photos
  • 10:20 a.m. Line up for processional
    Order of Ceremony
    Welcome: Dean Taylor
    Keynote Speaker: TBA
    Student Speaker and presentation of faculty awards: TBA
    Presentation of candidates
    Closing remarks
    Reception in Knight Hall and Bauer Hall, Frick Forum immediately following ceremony.

If you have any questions, please contact your Program office.