All-university Commencement Ceremony
8:30 a.m. Friday | Danforth Campus

The university strives to make its programs, services and activities accessible to all guests. An American Sign Language interpreter will be present during the all-university and all individual schools’ recognition ceremonies. On the Danforth Campus, accessible parking, routes and wheelchair rentals are available.

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MD Commencement Recognition Ceremony
3 p.m. Friday | America’s Center

Reserved seating

In mid-April, graduates will receive an email from Kathy Torre-Stewart about reserving a maximum of four seats in the Ferrara Theater.  If you have a family member who is using a wheelchair & cannot move from a wheelchair to an auditorium seat, it is imperative to know in advance so accommodations can be made.

Please contact Kathy Torre-Stewart in Special Programs at 314-286-0071 or


Guests should be dropped off at the America’s Center entrance at 701 Convention Plaza, on the circle drive, between 7th St. and Convention Plaza.

Guests may park in either of two locations:

Once inside the America’s Center lobby, a staff member will direct guests to their reserved seats. Following the diploma ceremony, guests will take an elevator just outside the Ferrara Theater to the second floor for the graduation reception.

Public transportation

All MetroLink trains provide priority seating locations for customers with disabilities, and the system is wheelchair accessible at all stations.