A sea of graduates in sunken garden celebrating and throwing their hats while confetti rains down

Commencement 2024

Students celebrating and throwing their graduation caps in the air while confetti floats around them

Highlights of the 112th LMU Commencement Exercises

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The Big Day

Graduates seated during the graduation ceremony listening to featured speakers

Undergraduate Commencement

Saturday, May 4 | 10 a.m.
Sunken Garden

Graduate students wearing red graduation robes processing to their seats

Graduate Commencement

Sunday, May 5 | 10 a.m.
Sunken Garden

Confetti in the air over the LMU Loyola Law School campus

LMU Loyola Law School Commencement

Sunday, May 19
L.A. LIVE, Peacock Theater

Keynote Speakers

John Legend

John Legend

Award-winning, multi-platinum singer-songwriter John Legend addressed the LMU Undergraduate Commencement on Saturday, May 4, 2024.


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Janelle Monae

Janelle Monáe

Acclaimed artist, author, actor, and fashion icon, Janelle Monáe, addressed the LMU Graduate Commencement on Sunday, May 5, 2024.


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Pre-Commencement Events

Interior of Sacred Heart Chapel with all seating filled

Student Academic, Service, and Leadership Awards Convocation

Friday, April 19 | 3 p.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel

All Asian and Pacific Islander graduates in their cap and gowns wearing their new sashes

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Graduation

Friday, Apr 26 | 4 p.m.
Bruce Featherston Life Sciences Building, FEA 120

A series of multi-colored sashes laid across a table before being distributed to the graduates

Lavender Graduation

Saturday, Apr 27 | 10:30 a.m.
Bruce Featherston Life Sciences Building, FEA 120

All of the SOE doctoral graduates in their cap and gowns after being hooded

School of Education Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, May 2 | 4 p.m.
Ahmanson Auditorium, UNH 1000

Roski Dining Hall full of attendees participating in a toast

International Graduation Celebration

Friday, May 3 | 10:30 a.m.
Roski Dining Hall, University Hall

All of the LatinX graduates cheering in their cap and gowns outside of Sacred Heart Chapel

Día de Reconocimiento

Friday, May 3 | 12:30 p.m.
Drollinger Family Stage

Students smiling and clapping along with other graduates wearing their cap and gowns

Kente Graduation

Friday, May 3 | 2:30 p.m.
Drollinger Family Stage

A priest on stage holding his hands in the air and smiling to the audience

Commencement Mass

Friday, May 3 | 5:30 p.m.
Drollinger Family Stage

Reception immediately following Mass on Alumni Mall. Hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic refreshments will be served.

Get in the Spirit

Pre-Order Flowers and Leis

A bouquet of red flowers laid on a table

You may pre-order flowers and leis, then pick them up at the booth located near the west entrance to Sunken Garden before the ceremony begins.

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