Iggy standing in front of Xavier Hall in Sunken Garden

LMU Family Weekend

February 16-19, 2023

Family member ticket options:

  • $65/person through Jan. 16 (early bird price)
  • $75/person from Jan. 17 - Feb. 9 (standard registration price)
  • $85/person from Feb. 10-15 (late registration price)
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Prepare for Your Visit

Check out this year's schedule of events to get an idea of what you need to prepare to visit our campus for Family Weekend.


Student Signature Events

Men's basketball players huddling inside Gersten during a basketball game.

Men's Basketball vs. Gonzaga

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023
8-10 p.m.

Cheer your hearts out as our LMU Lions take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs.

Students standing outside with a video camera filming a scene.

24-Hour Film Competition

Friday, Feb. 17, 2023
6-7:30 p.m.

Join Mane Entertainment for a night of amazing short films created by your very own Lions.

Female students in a sorority dance inside Gersten Pavilion during Lip Sync and Stroll Off.

Lip Sync & Stroll Off

Friday, Feb. 17, 2023
7-9 p.m.

This annual event put on by LMU's Sorority and Fraternity Life focuses on competitive performances in a Lip Sync and Stroll Off battle.

University Leadership Events

Headshot of Tom Poon

Townhall with Provost Poon

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Please join Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas Poon for a special LMU Family Week Townhall.

Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Reception

Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, 12:30-2 p.m.

Join the senior vice president and senior leadership team for Student Affairs for an opportunity to learn more about the LMU student EXPerience, and upcoming student life highlights and priorities.

Academic Dean's Reception

Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, 4-5:30 p.m.

Hear from your student's academic dean about their priorities and exciting academic highlights. The program will include the opportunity to engage with your Dean, some of your student's professors, and fellow families from each college and school.


Community Events

Students and families gather inside to toast to their last year on the bluff.

Senior Family Toast

Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, from 5-6:30 p.m.

Join LMU Alumni and Family Engagement, graduating students and their families to celebrate together with drinks and light bites.

Black Family Barbeque

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, from noon-1:30 p.m.

Join the Office of Black Student Services, African American Alumni Association, Black Faculty Staff Association, and the Black student organizations at the Mbongi Spot for food, fun and fellowship.

Connections and Community Lunch

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, from noon-1:30 p.m.

Join LMU Restore and other Lion families by engaging in a community building circle while breaking bread over lunch.

Lion Family Check-In

During the in-person portion of the week, please visit the Lion Lounge to check-in! Here you will pick up your name badge, Family Week t-shirt, wristband for games, etc. Our staff will be available at the hours listed below throughout the weekend.
An LMU basketball player attempting a three-point shot

LMU Game Day Experience

Basketball season is in full swing and we invite students and their families to cheer on the Lions! Experience Lion Pride at its best! This unique tailgate includes some of L.A.’s most popular food trucks, interactive games, spirit squad, Iggy the Lion, a cash bar and more from noon-6 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased directly through LMU Athletics. LMU students do not need to purchase tickets in-advance for the game if they want to sit in the student section. They simply need to show their student ID card at Gersten. Please note: Game time subject to change due to the tentative nature of NCAA and WCC. Events include:

  • Saturday, Feb. 18, from 3-5 p.m. | Women's Basketball vs. Pepperdine
  • Saturday, Feb. 18, from 7-9 p.m. | Men's Basketball vs. Pacific
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