For general Loma Linda University Commencement information and the official schedule of events, please visit the University's Commencement website.

School of Behavioral Health Graduation Events

MSW Hooding Ceremony

Who: MSW graduates
When: Friday, June 8 at 10:30 AM
Where: University Church
Regalia: Required

Town and Gown (Doctoral Hooding Ceremony)

Who: SBH doctoral graduates
When: Friday, June 8 at 1:30 PM
Where: University Church
Regalia: Required

Department of Counseling and Family Sciences Graduate Student Reception

Who: CFS graduates
When: Friday, June 8 at 3:30 PM
Where: Councilors Student Pavilion
Regalia: Not required

Celebration of Graduates Vespers Service

Who: All SBH graduates
When: Friday, June 8 at 7 PM
Where: University Church
Regalia: Not required

Baccalaureate Services

Who: All SBH graduates
When: Sabbath, June 9 at Noon
Where: University Church
Regalia: Required

Conferring of Degrees

Who: All SBH graduates
When: Sunday, June 10 at 4 PM
Where: Drayson Center
Regalia: Required

Did you know

For friends and relatives who are unable to attend in person, the University provides a livestream of the Conferring of Degrees ceremony. For more information, click here. The Baccalaureate service is also available via livestream, courtesy of the University Church, and can be viewed here.

Q: Are any of the events ticketed, or is there a limit on the number of family members and friends who can attend?
A: The only ticketed event is the CFS Graduate Student Reception. For all other events, you're welcome to invite as many guests as you'd like!

Q: When should my guests line up for the Commencement ceremony?
A: We recommend arriving at least one hour prior to the start time of the Sunday Commencement ceremony. (Parking may take additional time.)

Q: Where do my guests park, and where do they enter the building?
A: Parking information can be found here, and all guests should enter through the event entrance on the west side of the Drayson Center.

Q: Are there any guidelines for conduct during the Commencement ceremony?
A: Yes. Please refer to the University's Conduct and Protocol information.

Q: Who should I contact if I have any questions that are not addressed here?
A: Please contact your department. If needed, they may refer you to the Office of the Dean.

Departmental Contacts

Counseling and Family Sciences: Suzie Monell - smonell@llu.edu
Psychology: Shari Lane - slane@llu.edu
Social Work and Social Ecology: Doreen Cornejo - dmcornejo@llu.edu