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Chapman University Fowler School of Law Graduation

Fowler School of Law

Graduation for the Class of 2018 will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. on the Holly & David Wilson Field located on the Chapman University undergraduate campus.  The ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes and a reception will immediately follow. Commencement is a ticketless event and students may bring as many guests as they choose. A live webcast of the commencement ceremony will be streamed for those who cannot attend. A Twitter ticker will also run on the Jumbotron screen during the ceremony for students and their guests to send out congratulatory messages in real time. To tweet messages, use #ChapmanU. Note that the ceremony will be held on the field, rain or shine.

Students and their guests are also invited to attend the 2018 Graduation Banquet which will take place at the Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana on Thursday, May 17, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. The formal banquet will recognize the achievements of the graduating class of 2018!

General Information:

Graduation Banquet - Thursday, May 17

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Lyon Air Museum, 19300 Ike Jones Rd., Santa Ana 92707

Dress: Cocktail Attire

Commencement - Friday, May 18

9 a.m.   Law Student Procession Lineup in Cap & Gown (Hutton Sports Center)

9:45 a.m. Law Student Procession Begins

10-11:30 a.m.   Dale E. Fowler School of Law Hooding and Ceremony (Wilson Field)  

11:30 a.m.  Law School Reception (Kennedy Hall)  

For detailed information about graduation please consult the Graduation Handbook.

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Chapman University Twitter Hashtag #ChapmanUUse #ChapmanU to tweet messages that will appear on the Jumbotron screen during the commencement ceremony.

Questions About Graduation?

If you have questions about graduation please contact the office of Student Affairs.

You can contact:

  • Associate Dean, Jayne Kacer at (714) 628-2641 or kacer@chapman.edu
  • Assistant Director of Student and Alumni Services, Heidi Post at (714) 628-2619 or hpost@chapman.edu.
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