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2021 Virtual Commencement

College of Law Virtual Commencement Ceremony

The Virtual Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021 will take place on Saturday, May 29, 2021. The time for the individual College of Law ceremony has not been released. Once we receive start time for our ceremony, you will receive an email from the Office of Student Affairs. We encourage you to wear your regalia or dress in business attire as graduates will be invited to be on camera. Families and loved ones are invited and encouraged to attend this event.

Each graduate’s name will be announced, and each graduate will have an individual slide with their photo, degree earned and a quote regardless of participation. Please complete the survey to submit your contact information and optional quote. If we do not have a professional headshot for your slide, you will be contacted by the Office of Student Affairs.

Regalia

Regalia may be purchased directly from Jostens, the University’s vendor for regalia, graduation announcements, and commemorative accessories.

Cords and Stoles

Beginning next week student organization leaders and the advisors for academic groups will receive an email with information on how to order cords and stoles. Cord and stole orders must be placed by the individual organization representing each order. Students may not place an order for cords and stoles directly with the Office of Student Affairs. As a reminder, the College of Law permits one stole per graduate. There is no limit to the number of cords you may wear.

Pro Bono Cords and Hour Submissions

Students who accumulate 50 or more pro bono hours during their time as a student at the College of Law are eligible for a pro bono cord to wear at commencement. Please complete the attached Pro Bono Hour form and return it to lawstudentaffairs@laverne.edu by Thursday, April 1, 2021. All submissions must be signed by your attorney supervisor. The Class of 2021 graduate with the most pro bono hours will receive the University of La Verne College of Law 2021 Pro Bono Award.

ABA at Graduation Employment Survey

Each year, the American Bar Association requires all ABA law schools to survey their graduating class regarding their employment. Your individual submissions are confidential. However, the aggregate data is collected and is required to be posted on each law school’s websites. Please complete the attached mandatory survey and return to lawcareers@laverne.edu by Thursday, April 1, 2021. Should you have questions regarding the survey, please contact the Office of Career Development.

Questions

Please contact College of Law Office of Student Affairs with any questions.