After LMU

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After LMU: Cap and Gown Pick-Up

All graduating students (seniors, masters, and doctoral) are invited to celebrate your accomplishments as an LMU student before Commencement 2024. Pick up or order your cap and gown and learn about ways to stay involved as you transition from student to alumni.

Please note we have updated the location of After LMU from St. Rob's Auditorium to the Campus Bookstore. Here is a map for directions. 

Please arrive anytime during the times listed below to the Campus Bookstore located in the Von der Ahe Building, Basement Level:

Tuesday, April 9 - Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Friday, April 12, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Please bring a photo ID and allow approximately 15 minutes to: 

    • Complete a brief survey on your post-graduation plans. This information will help Career and Professional Development support your next steps after LMU. 
    • Pick-up your pre-ordered cap and gown (you can purchase at this event if you did not previously; credit-card is accepted)
    • Get information about Commencement Weekend and campus resources 
    • Grab your free gift from the Alumni Association and learn about ways to stay connected 
    • Cap and gown is required for Commencement

Who will be there?

Career and Professional Development

CPD Career Coaches will be on hand to administer the post-graduation survey you will take upon entering the event. This information will be used for future programming and services to support LMU alumni. For students still seeking post-graduation plans, information on alumni career resources and guides will be available. As soon-to-be alumni, you have access to CPD for life.  

Financial Aid

Financial Aid representatives will be on hand to provide financial literacy information as well as assist with any questions regarding student loan repayment options.

Graduate Admission

On behalf of LMU Graduate Admission, we congratulate you on your wonderful achievement and invite you to explore graduate school at LMU. We offer master's, certificate, credential, and doctoral programs in Business, Communication & Fine Arts, Education, Film & Television, Law, Liberal Arts, and Science & Engineering. Come speak with us to learn how a graduate degree can expand your career opportunities.


GradImages™ is the world’s largest commencement photography business. Commencement photography is our specialty. Come take complimentary photos in your Commencement regalia and learn about various packages to order these images for your announcements.

LMU Bookstore and Herff Jones

The LMU Bookstore has partnered with Herff Jones to provide you with all your Commencement needs. Staff will be available to assist with fitting your cap and gown, selecting your diploma frame, or ordering your announcements. A Herff Jones ring specialist will be on-site each day to assist with personalizing your LMU ring to your college experience. Craft your ring as a symbol of your achievement and a reminder of all your LMU memories. Discounts will be available at this event.

Please note: Completion of a post-graduation survey is required before you may pick up your pre-ordered cap and gown. If you did not preorder, you may purchase everything you need at this event.

LMU Alumni Association

We are excited to celebrate with you and welcome you into the Alumni Association! Staff will be present to share with you the many ways that you can stay connected to LMU after graduation. From mentoring to Ambassador programs, to Global Happy Hours, we can’t wait for you to become a part of our remarkable alumni network!

Registrar’s Office

The Office of the Registrar will have information about the 2024 Commencement Ceremonies and be available to answer questions. 

Student Affairs

Cap off your Student EXP journey by participating in one of the senior-only events this spring! Student Affairs staff will be present to answer questions and help you register for the senior events including Places You’ve Never Been Tours, Senior Sunset, and the cultural graduation celebrations.

University Credit Union

University Credit Union (UCU) has been serving the university community for over 70 years and a proud partner of LMU since 1993. UCU’s core purpose is to give their member-owners a financial advantage by offering financial educational opportunities, one-on-one expert financial guidance, and their Lowest Loan Rates in the Nation Guarantee. As a recent graduate, you deserve a financial partner dedicated to providing you products and services that fit your unique needs for your next stage in life. Visit to learn more.


For more information on After LMU, please contact Career and Professional Development at or the LMU Bookstore at

For more information on Commencement, please visit