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Welcome to the LMU family! As your son or daughter prepares to attend New Student Orientation, we invite you to consider taking part in Parent Orientation, a special program that provides opportunities to:

  • Learn about LMU’s academic expectations and community standards
  • Interact with faculty, administrators, staff and current LMU parents.
  • Learn more about the developmental aspects of the transition to college.
  • Understand procedures for bills, housing, food service, financial aid and more.

Please plan on visiting us for one of our two-day June Orientation programs.  The dates are: June 6-7, 9-10, 13-14, 16-17, 20-21 and 23-24.

RSVP for Parent Orientation

 June Parent and Family Orientation Day 1

8:30am Orientation Check-in Founders Pavilion Welcome to Orientation! Please check in by 9:15am so we can begin promptly!
  Welcome Sacred Heart Chapel Welcome to LMU! Learn about our history and traditions.

Laying the Foundation –
Parent Programs

Life Sciences Building Auditorium Learn how parenting changes in the college years and how you can stay connected and support your student.

The Blueprint –
The Academic Picture

Life Sciences Building Auditorium Your introduction to the LMU academic experience and academic support resources.
  Lunch with Academic Advisors St. Robert’s Lawn Questions? This is the perfect opportunity to talk to an Academic Advisor and other parents.

First Steps -
and Building Blocks

Life Sciences Building Auditorium Representatives from Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Parking, Student Housing, Student Health and Business Services will be available to help you understand all you need to know.
  Wine and Cheese Reception Life Sciences Building Foyer Parents of current LMU students and Parent Council members will serve as our hosts.
5:30pm Dinner Lawton Plaza Students, parents and staff come back together for our evening meal.



June Parent and Family Orientation Day 2

Optional Sessions

8:30am Campus Tour Welcome Center Take time to experience our beautiful campus.
  Library Tour WHH Library Be sure to explore our amazing library.
  Financial Aid Von Der Ahe 270 Counselors will be available for individual appointments.
  Student Athlete Discussion St. Roberts Lawn Understanding the demands and support for our athletes.
  Model Room Del Rey South What to expect in a typical residence hall room.
  Dining Services St. Roberts Lawn Questions about food service? This is the session for you.
9:00am Disability Support Services Daum Hall, Floor 2 DSS will be meeting with parents for an information session.

Day 2 Program

8:30 am Continental Breakfast St. Robert’s Lawn Join us for a light breakfast to get the day off to a great start.
9:30am LMU EXP

Life Sciences Building

Find out about the LMU EXP and how we support student success.

Life Sciences Building

Learn how LMU asks students to “Live the Lion’s Code” a values-based
conversation & education about sexual & interpersonal misconduct


Becoming a Lion:
Campus Ministry

Life Sciences Building

Learn about the life of St. Ignatius and how his principles guide our mission
and shapes Campus Ministry’s work with students.


How Parents Matter During
the Transition to College

Life Sciences Building

An interactive presentation about effective strategies for communicating with
your student about tough college topics.

  Lunch St. Robert’s Lawn Relax and enjoy lunch and continue conversations with staff and parents.
  Academic Support

Life Sciences Building

Learn where and how your student can be supported in their academics.

Student Employment

Life Sciences Building

SES introduces the importance of connecting early for jobs and internships.

Office of Career and
Professional Development

Life Sciences Building

An introduction to the first steps of career planning.
3:00pm Finally a Lion Founders Pavilion Celebrate the closing of the program with the Orientation team!