9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Check In and Onsite Registration
Collect your Family Weekend name badge and all registration materials.
10 a.m. - Noon Campus Tours
Welcome Center - Von der Ahe Building
Never got a chance to take the official tour? Not to worry, we've got you covered! And don't forget your walking shoes!
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Your Student's EXP
Learn about the Lion life as your student moves into the next phase of their LMU careers. Based on your student's class year, please choose the session that's right for you!
- Beginning on The Bluff - First-Year & Sophomore Families
- Preparing to Launch - Junior & Senior Families
3 - 4 p.m. LMU Explorations
These workshops, tours and presentations is just a taste of the LMU experience. Please choose your own adventure!
- FAFSA Workshop
- Faculty Lecture/Presentation
- You've Got This! Student Wellness Presentation
- Sacred Heart Chapel
- William H. Hannon Library
- Burns Recreation Center
- Open Houses:
- Intercultural Suite
- Sorority and Fraternity Life
- Career and Professional Development
- Alumni Center
3 - 4:30 p.m. Student-Athlete Parents Reception
Join LMU Athletics and Athletic Director Craig Pintens for a family weekend student-athlete parent social. Light refreshments provided.
4:30 - 6 p.m. Dean's Receptions
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 your school/college.
6 - 8 p.m. Shabbat Dinner
Join LMU Jewish Life and fellow families for a festive, kosher-style dinner.
6:30 - 8 p.m. The LMU Society Reception
Families who support LMU with an annual gift at The LMU Society giving level ($1,000+) are invited to a special reception. If you would like to learn about becoming a member of The LMU Society, please contact Vanessa Arredondo at email@example.com.
8 p.m. LMU's Best Dance Crew
Join Mane Entertainment and LMU's three dance crews for a night of exciting and captivating dance. Doors will open at 8 pm, so get your seat before the lights go down and students take the stage at 8:30 pm.
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Check In and Onsite Registration
Satellite Check In available at 4:00 p.m. in front of Gersten Pavilion on Saturday, February 29.
8 - 9 a.m.: Morning Yoga
Start your morning off right! In this easy yoga class you will be able to stretch and relax to prepare for the day's events. As a special treat, this class will be led by Claire Brown, mother of an LMU alumna! All levels are welcome. We offer many modifications so yoga is accessible for everyone. Please note: space is limited.
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.: Breakfast with Ethnic and Intercultural Services
Join Ethnic and Intercultural Services for breakfast before President Snyder's Welcome Remarks. The program features performances by student dance groups and dialogue with students who serve as Intercultural Facilitators.
10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Little Cubs Day
This taste of college life includes a continental breakfast and activities aimed for current LMU students and their younger siblings. Lion Cubs must be at least 6 years of age and registered to attend with their LMU Big Sib Lion.
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.: Welcome Remarks from President Timothy Law Snyder
Introduction by Dr. Lane Bove, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs
11:30 - 2 p.m.: LMU Explorations
Please select from the engaging and interactive options below.
• LMU 101: A History
• Student Housing Tours
• Osprey Nest Tour
• Places You've Never Been Tour @ The Jesuit Community (Senior Families Only)
12:30 - 2 p.m.: Senior Sip
Families of senior students are invited to come together for a cocktail tasting! Enjoy sampling from Taffer's Mixologist paired with light bites. All guests must be at least 21 years of age. This is a separately ticketed event.
2 - 4 p.m.: LMU Game Day Experience
This student-style tailgate includes some of LA's most popular food trucks, interactive games, drumline, spirit squad, Iggy the Lion, a cash bar and more! Please note: Family Weekend registration fee does not include food truck meals. Food must be purchased onsite directly from vendors.
4 - 5 p.m.: This is Hank's House
LMU will honor the late basketball great Hank Gathers – who led the nation in scoring and rebounding during his junior year as an LMU Lion- by constructing a statue in his likeness. Join us for the unveiling of this touching tribute to a college basketball legend.
5 - 7 p.m.: Men's Basketball vs. USF
Cheer your hearts out from the student section as our LMU Lions take on the USF Dons. Don't forget to wear your game day t-shirt, included in your registration fee!
7:45 p.m.: Open Mic Night
Mane Entertainment invites parents and families to enjoy the versatile talents of our students and to get on stage themselves to perform alongside their talented students. There will be a surprise performance from a well-known special guest that you don't want to miss! Sign-ups begin at 7:45 pm; performances begin at 8 pm.
7 - 7:45 a.m.: Family Weekend F45 Training Class
Functional 45 Training (F45) is a team-based, functional training program that combines elements of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Circuit Training, and Functional Training. We invite families to try this special class offered only to Family Weekend attendees! Please note: space is limited.
8:30 - 10 a.m.: Farewell Breakfast
Join us as we begin to say farewell to the new friends we've made at LMU throughout the weekend!
10 - 11 a.m.: Family Weekend Mass
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Lion Family Service Project
Join the Center for Service and Action for a service opportunity to create hygiene kits to be distributed to homeless men, women and children in Los Angeles.
12:30 - 2 p.m.: Legacy Lunch
Does your Lion have a sibling, parent, or grandparent who attended LMU? The Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement invites you to enjoy lunch and a pinning ceremony with fellow legacy families and members of the Jesuit Community.
1- 6 p.m.: LMU Dance Marathon
Loyola Marymount University Dance Marathon is proud to support the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation through a 6-hour dance marathon for the entire community. The foundation provides financial assistance to families of children with cancer, funds research for childhood cancers, and increases awareness for children who are affected by cancer. There will be an array of fun activities, music, food, and much more! This is a separately ticketed event.