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Chapman University Fowler School of Law Graduation

Fowler School of Law

Graduation for the Class of 2016 will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 4 p.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 2016 Graduation Banquet which will take place at Celebrations by Turnip Rose in Costa Mesa on Thursday, May 19, 2016, beginning at 6 p.m. The formal banquet will recognize the achievements of the graduating class of 2016!

General Information:

Graduation Banquet - Thursday, May 19

Time: 6 - 9 p.m.

Location: Celebrations by Turnip Rose, 1901 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Price: Free for graduating students and faculty; $65 for guests

Dress: Cocktail Attire

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Commencement - Friday, May 20

2:30 p.m.   Law Student Procession Lineup in Cap & Gown (Hutton Sports Center)

3:35 p.m. Law Student Procession Begins

4 - 6 p.m.   Dale E. Fowler School of Law Hooding and Ceremony (Wilson Field)  

6 p.m.   Law School Reception (Kennedy Hall)  

For detailed information about graduation please consult the Graduation Handbook.

+ - California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Lui Named as 2016 Commencement Ceremony Speaker

Fowler School of Law 2016 Commencement Speaker Goodwin LuiThe Fowler School of Law is pleased to welcome California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Lui as this year's commencement speaker. Learn more.

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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 Registrar at 714-628-2522 or lawregistrar@chapman.edu
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