Last updated: September 10, 2018
Why Playa Vista?
Playa Vista is a focal point of Silicon Beach's hub of tech innovation and creativity and complements LMU's aspirations for global imagination and global impact. We have longstanding strategic relationships and industry partnerships within the Playa Vista community. As we continue to strengthen immersive and interdisciplinary opportunities and career pathways, our students and faculty members benefit from being embedded in Playa Vista's culture and vibe.
Where is the campus located?
LMU Playa Vista Campus is located in the Brickyard building, at 12105 W. Waterfront Drive. The campus is located on the second floor of the building, with entry to the space via the elevators at the first floor lobby.
See Directions and Parking for details.
When did it open?
LMU began offering classes at LMU Playa Vista Campus in August 2018.
What are the hours of operation?
For students and faculty, the campus is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to midnight. There will be additional hours of availability for students during the peak times on the academic calendar.
What parking and transportation options are available?
LMU runs a continuous shuttle between the main campus and LMU Playa Vista Campus, 7 days a week. Students, faculty and staff may continue parking on the main campus and utilize the shuttle service.
See details on the LMU Playa Vista Shuttle.
There is paid off-street parking available in the Playa Vista Campus building, but it is not covered under LMU's parking permit system and is subject to the property’s posted rates. Street parking is available around the building, but may be limited at peak times.
See details on directions and parking.
Is the free shuttle service available to the general public?
Yes, the shuttle service is free to members of the LMU community and general public alike.
What academic programs are based at LMU Playa Vista Campus?
All LMU School of Film and Television graduate programs are based at LMU Playa Vista Campus, along with the Executive MBA program. In the future, the campus will expand its offerings to include certificates and other executive and continuing education programs.
How are we paying for LMU Playa Vista Campus? Will our tuition increase?
We do not anticipate tuition increases because of this initiative. Revenues for the lease will come primarily from strategic enrollment increases in our undergraduate and graduate populations. Substantial resources will be reserved to support the education of these students.