Families & Guests

Loyola Marymount University's Commencement Weekend events are open to the public. Tickets are not required.

Commencement Mass - Friday, May 4, 2018
Gersten Pavilion - 7:30 PM

Participation in either the undergraduate or graduate ceremony does not mean that a degree will be awarded.

Undergraduate Commencement - Saturday, May 5, 2018
Sunken Garden (A seating diagram will be available in April 2018‌.)
Beginning promptly at 9:30 a.m., it lasts approximately 3-1/2 hours.

  • Procession
  • Invocation and National Anthem
  • Student Awardee Recognition
  • Valedictorian Address
  • Honorary Degree Recipient Recognition
  • Commencement Speaker Address
  • Announcement of Degree Candidate Names, in the following order:
    • School of Film and Television
    • Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering
    • College of Communication and Fine Arts
    • College of Business Administration
    • Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
  • Conferral of Degrees by University President
  • Final Blessing
  • Recessional

Graduate Commencement - Sunday, May 6, 2018
Sunken Garden (A seating diagram will be available in April 2018‌.‌) 
Beginning promptly at 10:00 a.m., it lasts approximately 2 hours.

  • Procession
  • Invocation and National Anthem
  • Commencement Speaker Address
  • Announcement of Degree Candidate Names, in the following order:
    • College of Business Administration
    • Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
    • School of Film and Television
    • College of Communication and Fine Arts
    • Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering
    • School of Education
  • Conferral of Degrees by University President
  • Final Blessing
  • Recessional