92nd-Annual Commencement Ceremony

Commencement 2013

The 92nd Annual Commencement Ceremony will be held on the Loyola Marymount University's Westchester campus, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045.

Commencement Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony will be held on May 19, 2013 at Loyola Marymount University at 12 pm. The ceremony usually lasts approximately two hours. Guest and graduate seating is in the Sunken Garden area. Tickets are not required to attend the graduation ceremony. Reception to follow.

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10:00 a.m.    Student Robing - St. Robert's Auditorium

11:00 a.m     Class photograph 

12:00 p.m.    Procession Begins

2:00 p.m.      Reception - Alumni Mall



Grand Marshal
John J. Collins '61 Chair, Collins, Collins, Muir + Stewart LLP (Retired)

grand marshal

Keynote Speaker
Patrick M. Kelly '69, President, State Bar of California and partner,Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman

keynote speaker

Student Information

Student Graduation Checklist

Information for Alumni Presenters

Graduates may choose to have a grandparent, parent, uncle, aunt, sibling, or spouse who is a graduate of Loyola Law School present their diploma in the ceremony. (The presenter must be an alum and related to the grad as noted above.)

The presenter will participate in both the processional and the commencement ceremony.

Graduates who wish to have a presenter at the commencement ceremony should complete the Presenter Form no later than Thursday, March 28.  In addition, graduates must order a cap and gown for their presenter.  

Alumni Presenters:

  • Presenter information can be found here and must be completed before participating in steps below
  • Gown with the faculty in the Ahmanson Dining Room no later than 11:15 a.m.
  • Presenters (plus one guest) are invited to Brunch at 10:00 a.m. in the Ahmanson Dining Room.  If you wish to attend the brunch please RSVP to: Vlasta Lebo

Event Information

Maps and Directions


Because more than 6,000 people are expected to attend the commencement ceremony, you are encouraged to arrive early. It is important to allow adequate time to travel to Loyola Marymount University, park, and walk to the ceremony area. The walk from the parking areas to any of the designated commencement activities will take approximately 15 minutes.

You must enter the campus from the LMU Drive entrance (off Lincoln Boulevard) and park as directed by Security.

Disability/Special Parking and Seating

Once on campus, Security will direct you to Special Needs parking. Drop off is located near the Malone Building. People with special needs should park at RoseCrans Lane (13).

Local Area Hotels and Lodging Information (within 5 miles)

Loyola Marymount University has acquired discounted rates at local area hotels for lodging while you are in town.  Please review the list of Local Area Hotels and Lodging and be sure to reference 'LMU' when making your reservation to obtain a possible rate discount.

Food Service

TheMunch Market will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. located in the Malone Building.

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For more information regarding logistical details for commencement, please contact Conferences & Events at (213) 736-1423.

For graduation requirements, please contact The Office of the Registrar at (213) 736-1130.