University & Campus Life


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The front facade of Founders Hall

University of La Verne to Implement Calendar Realignment This Fall

Students will find it easier to cross-register between campuses and course delivery modes when the University of La Verne implements an academic calendar realignment beginning in fall 2021. In some programs, students may also be able to shorten their time to degree by enrolling in an extra session that the new academic calendar makes possible.


University of La Verne Graduates 2,337 in First Virtual Commencement

Spread across thousands of miles and dressed not in cap and gown but in whatever suited their fancy, 2,337 graduates of the University of La Verne celebrated their achievements in the university’s first-ever virtual commencement live-streamed on January 30.


The University of La Verne Celebrates Renovation of New Sara and Michael Abraham Center for Veteran Student Success with Groundbreaking Ceremony

On November 11, the University of La Verne celebrated Veterans Day with a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the renovation of the newly renamed Sara and Michael Abraham Center for Veteran Student Success. To celebrate the start of construction safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the central campus in La Verne and streamed it online for public viewing.


University of La Verne Endows College of Law Dean

Thanks to a significant gift from attorney and alumnus Frank J. Lizarraga, Jr. ’80, the University of La Verne has endowed its first dean. Lizarraga’s gift supports the dean of the College of Law, a position currently held by Kevin S. Marshall, JD, MPA, PhD. Effective immediately, Marshall assumes the title of the Frank Lizarraga Endowed Dean of the College of Law.