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Commencement Spring 2023

Congratulations, Lions! You have worked hard to achieve the goal of earning your degree. Now it’s time to celebrate your accomplishment!

Saint Leo University will host 2023 commencement events and ceremonies with academic regalia in Tampa, FL, and Savannah, GA.

Florida Commencement Events and Ceremony

Florida Commencement Ceremonies and Events

The Florida commencement events and ceremonies will be held on May 12 and 13, 2023, at University Campus and the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa.

View Ceremony the Livestreams »

View the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Program »

View the Morning Commencement Ceremony Program »

View the Afternoon Commencement Ceremony Program »

Florida Commencement Event Information »

Savannah Commencement Ceremony

The Savannah commencement ceremony will be held at the Johnny Mercer Theatre-Civic Center in Savannah on June 9, 2023. The application deadline for the Savannah ceremony was Friday, March 31, 2023.

Contact the Savannah center directly ( should you have any questions regarding this ceremony.

Eligibility Requirements

University Campus and WorldWide students who have met all the requirements of Saint Leo University for receipt of a doctoral, master's, bachelor's, or associate degree and have met all financial obligations may participate in a commencement ceremony.

Master’s, bachelor’s, or associate degree students who have a maximum of two courses left for degree completion at the end of the spring semester may request permission to participate in the commencement ceremonies if they can provide evidence that all remaining coursework will be completed during the Summer 2023 semester. 

Doctoral students must have all program requirements satisfied, including a successful dissertation defense by the assigned deadline.

Application is required for consideration.

The application for the 2024 commencement will open in the Fall. Check back then for more information and deadlines.