Graduation is held during Memorial Day holiday weekend (May 26-28, 2023). Graduation activities include the Hooding Ceremony on Friday evening, Baccalaureate on Saturday morning, and Commencement on Sunday morning. No tickets or reservations are required for those wishing to attend.   

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Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Senior Banquet

6:00 p.m.
Wong Kerlee Conference Center in Coleman Pavilion
The Senior Banquet is a time to celebrate the Class’s accomplishments over the past four years. It is also a time to recognize and honor the many special faculty who have guided students through both the basic science years and your clinical experience. Because of space limitations, fourth-year student can only invite one guest. Formal invitations will be sent in early April.

Friday, May 26, 2023
Consecration & Hooding Ceremony

3:00 p.m.
Basic Sciences &  Earth and Biological Sciences 
Randall Amphitheater

7:00 p.m.
Doctor of Medicine
University Church
This service provides an opportunity for you to honor your parents/loved ones, and has become a tradition that your families and guests will not want to miss. Graduates will march in their tam (cap) and gown and have 1-2 people to place their hood. No tickets are required and families and friends welcome to attend. 

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Baccalaureate Service

9:00 a.m.
University Church
Baccalaureate is a worship service designed to showcase graduates of all faiths and is open to families and guests.  

Sunday, May 28, 2023
Conferring of Degrees

8:30 a.m. University Mall (outdoors)
There are no tickets or passes for this event and seating is first-come. Commencement is typically over by 10:30 a.m.

Military Commissioning Service

11:00 a.m. - Rooftop Terrace at Loma Linda University Church