From yoga and mimosas on the bluff to campus pub crawls and faculty lectures, there are a ton of new ways to explore the bluff.

Click on a day below to see more details about the weekend events.

Alumni Weekend Schedule

Check out our print-friendly Alumni Weekend 2018 Map and Schedule of Events.

  • Saturday, September 22

    9 a.m.
    Yoga & Mimosas on the Bluff – Bird Nest
    Namaste. Take in the morning views from the bluff during a complimentary yoga class taught by Mayuri Bhandari, M.A. ’17, followed by pastries and mimosas. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, but we will have a limited quantity available if needed. Mayuri will be teaching a 1 hour vinyasa flow class, suitable for all levels.

    Mayuri is an actress, dancer, professional figure skater, and yoga practitioner. She received her B.A. in Dance Performance & South Asian Studies from UC Berkeley and her M.A. in Yoga Studies & Philosophy from LMU. Through her UCB Fellowship, she began a small organization called Moksha...Liberation through Movement where she teaches disabled children dance and movement therapy in rural villages in India. In addition, Mayuri has been a finalist of Indian Dance Reality shows with Bollywood Actors on Just Dance and Dare 2 Dance.

    9 a.m.
    33rd Annual 3-on-3 Alumni Basketball Tournament – Burns Recreation Center
    This tournament is open to all alumni and all skill levels are welcome! There needs to be at least (1) LMU alumni per team. Once you decide to participate, register your team on our website. Send your team name and roster to Andy Hui ’86 ( There is a $10 fee per team; only one person needs to pay the fee per team.

    10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
    Magis 15th Anniversary – Sculpture Garden
    Celebrate 15 years of supporting issues surrounding homelessness and education with a reception and program.

    11 a.m.–noon
    Alumni University: Faculty Lectures
    LMU’s encouragement of learning is forever. Enjoy a lecture from LMU faculty without the stress of quizzes or final exams.

    • "Expedition to ancient antiquities and Civil War artifacts" — Archaeology Center, University Hall 3rd Floor, Suite 3700
      • Professor Matthew Dillon, Department of Classics and Archaeology
      • One of LMU's gems is a large Archaeology Center in University Hall. There is an archaeology research library with over 20,000 volumes, and two museums housing more than 7,000 Egyptian, Babylonian, Canaanite, Greek and Roman antiquities, and our newest, The US Civil War Museum with medical, military displays, including a hundred original letters and documents of the Civil War.

    Noon–12:15 p.m.
    Alumni for Others with Campus Ministry – St. Robert's Grass
    Join fellow alumni for a service project on campus to assemble hygiene kits for local community members in need. The hygiene kits will be donated to the Annenberg Access Center in Santa Monica.

    Noon–1:30 p.m.
    Lunch on Campus
    Kick back and enjoy lunch at one of our many dining options on campus. Alumni Weekend Dining Schedule 2018 to see what's open for the weekend!

    Men's Water Polo vs. Air Force – Burns Center
    Cheer on the LMU men’s water polo team as they take on the Air Force Academy.

    1:30–2:30 p.m.
    Alumni University: Faculty Lectures
    LMU’s encouragement of learning is forever. Enjoy a lecture from LMU faculty without the stress of quizzes or final exams.

    • "Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange impact on the LMU Mission" — St. Robert's Hall, Classroom 369
    • "The Saints and seals of the Stained Glass Windows" — Sacred Heart Chapel

    2–4 p.m.
    Marians 15th Anniversary – 3rd Floor Skyway, University Hall
    Celebrate 15 years of dedication toward the betterment of women and children in society with a reception and program.

    3–4:30 p.m.
    Campus Pub Crawl Tour – Alumni Center, Charles Von Der Ahe Building
    Take an extra special tour of the bluff with a Campus Pup Crawl! With alumni-owned beers to taste at each stop, you’ll see (and taste) the best of the bluff. This is a 21 and over event; ID’s will be checked and no one under the age of 21 will be permitted on the tour. $10 per person

    4–7 p.m.
    MEChA 50th Anniversary – Hannon Courtyard (Life Sciences Building)
    Celebrate 50 years of the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlán de Loyola Marymount University with a program and reception.

    5–9 p.m.
    50 Year Class Reunion – Student Art Gallery, Burns Fine Arts Center
    The class of 1968 is invited to celebrate their 50-year reunion with dinner and a pinning ceremony.

    7–11 p.m.
    25 Year Class Reunion – Bird Nest
    The class of 1993 is invited to celebrate their 25-year reunion overlooking the bluff with drinks, appetizers, a DJ and photo booth.

    8 p.m.–midnight
    10 Year Class Reunion - West Atrium, University Hall
    The class of 2008 is invited to celebrate their 10-year reunion with drinks, appetizers, a DJ and photo booth.

  • Sunday, September 23

    8:30–9:30 a.m.
    Regents Terrace Reception – Regents Terrace

    This invitation-only event will celebrate the newly remodeled Regents Terrace on campus.

    10 a.m.
    Alumni Weekend Mass – Sacred Heart Chapel
    Alumni Weekend Mass is a time for us to worship and pray together in the service of faith.

    11:15 a.m.
    Alumni for Others with Campus Ministry – Sculpture Garden
    Join fellow alumni for a service project on campus to assemble hygiene kits for local community members in need. The hygiene kits will be donated to the Annenberg Access Center in Santa Monica.

    11:30 a.m.
    Admissions 101 Workshop – Welcome Center, Charles Von der Ahe Building
    Attend this interactive workshop about the undergraduate admissions process and take part in a Q&A session.

    11 a.m.–4 p.m.
    65th Annual LMU Alumni BBQ – Sunken Garden
    The biggest LMU alumni tradition is back. Join alumni in Sunken Garden for delicious BBQ, drinks, and family fun. This year's event will feature:

    • Delicious BBQ served at 11:30 a.m.
    • Class Reunions for 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013
    • Reunion Toast in the class reunion tent at 1:30 p.m.
    • Espérer 5th Anniversary: gathering during Alumni BBQ and dedication at the LMU Garden from 3:30–4 p.m.
    • Golden Lions gathering space
    • Campus Walking Tours at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. starting at Sacred Heart Chapel
    • Meet & Greet with Craig Pintens, the new LMU Athletic Director from noon–2 p.m. in the Beer Garden
    • Tons of kids activities, including a reptile show (12:30–1:30 p.m.), Magic Show (1:30–2:30 p.m.), Hummingbirds 101, Drum Circle, and Skatedogs Mobile Skatepark

    2–3 p.m.
    College of Business Administration Alumni Dessert Reception – Lawton Plaza
    Dayle M. Smith, new dean of the LMU College of Business Administration, invites CBA alumni and their families to meet her and enjoy a dessert reception.

    2–4 p.m.
    Seaver Alumni Ice Cream Social – Pereira Quad
    Seaver College alumni, faculty, staff and families are invited for a casual ice cream social.

    3–4:30 p.m.
    Legacy Lounge for Legacy Students & Families – Jesuit Community
    Legacy Lions and their families are invited to attend a reception in gratitude for your generations of support for LMU.

  • All Weekend

    LA Film Festival & LMU Present: Immersive Media Program – LMU Playa Vista Campus
    For the very first time, LA Film Festival will have an entire program dedicated to VR and immersive storytelling. Don't miss THE PORTAL – in partnership with the School of Film and Television's new LMU Playa Vista Campus. Click here for event tickets: tickets are free and must be obtained through this link; registration for this event is separate from other Alumni Weekend activities.

    William H. Hannon Library Archives and Special Collections Exhibit
    Explore the collections of Hannon Library and peruse the hidden treasures of the archives. Be sure to check out the special LMU Alumni Exhibit in the level 3 atrium.
    Library Hours: Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.–10 p.m.

    LMU Bookstore Hours
    Stock up on the latest Lion gear from the LMU Bookstore.
    Open Saturday 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

    LMU Weekend Dining Options
    Want to grab lunch or breakfast on campus between Alumni Weekend activities? Alumni Weekend Dining Schedule 2018 to see what dining options are available.


65th Annual LMU Alumni BBQ
Sunday, Sept. 23 

$35* Pre-Registration (Aug. 18–Sept. 16)
$40* Week of (Sept. 17–23)
$15 Youth (ages 13–20)
$5 Child (ages 2–12)
FREE for Golden Lions and a guest (Class of 1968 and earlier)
*A portion of the alumni ticket price will support LMU's Greatest Needs. No refund requests will be accepted after Friday, Aug. 31.

Class of 2008, 1993, and 1968 Reunion Celebrations & Student Org. Anniversaries
Saturday, Sept. 22

$35* Pre-Registration (through Sept. 16)
$40* Week of (Sept. 17–22)
*A portion of the alumni ticket price will support LMU's Greatest Needs. A portion of the ticket fees for the Magis, Marians, and MEChA anniversaries have gifts benefiting the respective organizations and these three tickets are non-refundable.


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