Commencement | School of Behavioral Health | Loma Linda University

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