An aerial of Sunken Garden and Sacred Heart Chapel are shown in an image from Alumni BBQ with tents and people enjoying the day.

Grand Reunion & Alumni BBQ Weekend

We have waited anxiously to welcome you back to the bluff for a celebration that’s been worth the wait! Join your fellow alumni for a few days of fun and connection at our Grand Reunions and the 67th Alumni BBQ.

Whether it’s been one year or 50 since you’ve been on campus, we look forward to celebrating with you. Reminisce about your time as a student and reconnect with your classmates — it will be a weekend with something for everyone to enjoy!

Registration for this event is now closed.

Full List of Events

Grand Reunions

Four alumni pose while celebrating their Grand Reunion.

The following classes are invited to celebrate their milestone reunions Saturday, Sept. 17, with an evening full of music, drinks, delicious food, and connection. Click on your class year below for more details!

Thank you for your interest in Grand Reunion and Alumni BBQ Weekend. Please note that registration is now closed for the weekend's events. Walk-in registration for class reunions will not be available. A very limited number of onsite, walk-in registrations will be available for Alumni BBQ.

67th Alumni BBQ

A group of alumni pose in front of stand-up

The biggest LMU alumni tradition is back! Join alumni, family, and friends in Sunken Garden for delicious BBQ, drinks, and family fun. The BBQ will feature several alumni-owned businesses, and campus tours are available for you to check out what's new on the bluff. Prior to the BBQ, you are invited to join the community at 10 a.m. for Alumni Mass in Sacred Heart Chapel.

If you are interested in helping at Alumni BBQ, volunteer opportunities are available in several areas.

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Tickets:

  • $55 Standard Registration (through Sept. 11 — price increases to $65 on Sept. 12)
  • $20 Youth (ages 13–20)
  • $10 Child (ages 2–12)
  • FREE for Golden Lions and a guest (Class of 1972 and earlier)

Get your tickets early! Prices increase on Sept. 12.

Thank you for your interest in Grand Reunion and Alumni BBQ Weekend. Please note that registration is now closed for the weekend's events. A very limited number of onsite, walk-in registrations will be available for Alumni BBQ.

Featured Events

A group of Seaver College alumni, students, faculty and staff pose in front of the Featherston Life Sciences Building.

Seaver College’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 | 4–6 p.m.

In spring of 1972, then Loyola University announced the merger of the science, engineering, and mathematics departments to form the College of Science and Engineering. Join us in celebrating 50 years of science, engineering, and mathematics education at LMU at this milestone event.

The evening kicks off with highlights from a few of Seaver College’s interdisciplinary research teams. Then head to the event reception where you can explore project posters developed by summer research students who will be in attendance to answer questions on their projects.

The inside of Sacred Heart Chapel during Alumni Mass

Alumni Mass

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 | 10 a.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel

Worship and pray together in the service of faith with fellow alumni, family, and friends. Michael Engh ’72, S.J., Ph.D., will preside over Alumni Mass, and the homily will be delivered by Alumni Chaplain Robert Caro, S.J.

Memorial Mass for Richard Rolfs, S.J., & Robert Welch, S.J.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022 | 10–11 a.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel

Join friends, family, and the Jesuit Community in remembering Father Dick Rolfs and Father Robert Welch, both of whom passed away this year and were elemental to the foundation and growth of LMU. Reception immediately following in the Jesuit Community.

Image of Patrick Utz '20, CEO and Co-Founder of Abstract.

LMU Talks

Saturday, Sept. 17 | 3:30 p.m.
Featherston Life Sciences Building

Join us as LMU community members give talks on a range of inspiring, innovative and creative areas. Thomas Poon, Ph.D., LMU executive vice president and provost, will emcee these LMU Talks that cover a broad range of timely topics and happenings within the LMU community and beyond the bluff. Pictured above is one of our speakers, Patrick Utz ’20, CEO and co-founder of Abstract.

Featured Athletic Events

Women's Volleyball vs. LB State

The women's volleyball team celebrates on the court in Gersten Pavilion.

Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 | 7 p.m.

Gersten Pavilion

Home opener!

Men's Soccer vs. UC Riverside

The LMU Lions men's soccer team takes the field in celebration amidst a puff of red smoke..

Sunday, Sept. 18 | 4 p.m.

Sullivan Field

Share Your Story

LMU’s Inclusive History and Images Project (IHIP), in cooperation with the university’s Anti-Racism Project, seeks to gather oral histories and artifacts from alumni to gain a deeper understanding of Loyola Marymount University. You are invited and encouraged to bring images to Alumni BBQ to be scanned or digitized that represent the diverse and often unrepresented experiences of our LMU community so they can be included in this important project.