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2022 Clayton High School Graduation Info

2022 Clayton High School Graduation 

Graduation is Thursday, May 26 and begins at 7:00pm

Students need to arrive at 6:00pm

Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis University, 1 S. Compton Avenue, St. Louis, 63103

 

Live stream address to view Graduation:   claytonschools.net/youtube

 

GRADUATION REHEARSAL 

  • Graduation Rehearsal is Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 10:00 am at Chaifetz Arena.

    • Seniors should park in the Olive/Compton St. Garage, and take the path to enter through GATE A. Upon entry, Chaifetz staff will direct students to the rehearsal gym. Parking in this garage is FREE.

    • Attending rehearsal is mandatory for students to participate in the Graduation ceremony.

 

GRADUATION CEREMONY

  • Chaifetz Arena - Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 7:00 pm.

    • Graduates need to arrive no later than 6:00 p.m., and park in the Olive/Compton St. Garage, and take the path to enter through GATE A. Upon entry, Chaifetz staff will direct students to the rehearsal gym, where they will prepare to line up for the processional. Parking in this garage is FREE to graduates and guests the night of graduation.

    • Tickets are not required for graduation and there is no limit on the number of guests who may attend.

*Graduates MUST turn in their gowns at the end of the ceremony to Jostens, who will have a table set up in the back of the arena. Students who do NOT return their gowns will be charged a $125.00 non return fee by Jostens.  After returning their gowns, graduates will exit the building near GATE A. Guests can meet their graduates at this gate.

 

Parents, if you want to capture a picture of your graduate in their cap and gown, please make sure to do so prior to the ceremony. Per Chaifetz guidelines, parents will not have access to the main floor after the ceremony and students will be required to return their gowns before exiting.

 

ACCESSIBILITY / PARENT PARKING

  1. Both Gate A and Gate C are accessible with no steps. Depending on the exit taken out of the garage will determine whether Gate A or Gate C is closer.

  2. Accessible seating is available throughout the arena.  Simply follow signage or ask an usher for assistance.  

  3. Chaifetz will offer golf cart shuttles to and from the garage to Gate A. There is also a drop off area on Compton Ave, outside of Gate C.

  4. Guest services staff will be at all entrances, and can call a supervisor to bring over a wheelchair.

  5. The parking garage will be free to parents, graduates, and guests the night of the ceremony.

  6. Any further questions regarding parking should be directed to Chaifetz Arena at:  314-977-5000

Map to show you what gates you can enter, and where the parking garage is located in relation to the arena:

CHAIFETZ MAP