Graduation Banquet 2019
We're having another party!
Thursday, May 16, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thousand Oaks Campus (Map)
Join us for our 4th annual party for the School of Management graduating classes of 2019!
If you have graduated or are graduating between Fall 2018 and Summer 2019 and are in any of the School of Management programs listed here, you and your family/friends are invited to join us to celebrate!
There will be a Cal Lutheran swag raffle, excellent catering from Command Performance, entertaining table magic from Magic Castle performers, music, dancing, photo booths, games and more! Bring your friends and family because this will be a community celebration not to miss!
Graduating students are FREE but must register. Guests are $25. Only 50 seats left.
EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION (Extended until April 26th!!)
Tickets include: Buffet dinner, giveaways, entertainment and raffle prizes.
FREE, but must be registered to attend.
**Students graduating from any one of the programs listed here: majors, minors only, grad and professionals programs - all are invited.
Early-Bird Ticket Pricing (Extended until April 26):
$25 - Guest(s)
Ticket Pricing (after April 26):
$35 - Guest(s)
Catering by Command Performance!
We assure you the food is excellent and we have options for those who prefer vegan or vegetarian.
BBQ SHORT RIBS | boneless, root beer braised, sweet bbq lacquer, citruc gremolata
BROIL BBQ CITRUS CHICKEN BREAST | with pico de gallo and sweet and spicy bbq sauce
MASHED POTATOES | creme fraiche, chives
WHITE CHEDDAR JALAPENO MACARONI AND CHEESE
FRESH WATERMELON AND STRAWBERRIES | with diced oranges and shredded basil
RANCH HOUSE GREEN SALAD | roasted corn, zucchini, tomatoes, cucumbers, buttermilk ranch and country herb dressing
WARM GARLIC ROLLS, CORN MUFFINS AND WHEAT ROLLS | with butter
VEGETARIAN and VEGAN additional options:
PORTOBELLOW MUSHROOMS | broiled vegg strips olice oil garlic mix
APPLE BLUEBERRY CRUMBLE | whipped cream
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
BEVERAGES | hot coffee, hot and iced tea, water, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and lemonade
6:00 pm: Checkin and entertainment
6:30 pm: Welcome and student recognition
7:15 pm: Dinner and entertainment
7:45 pm: Student speakers and closing
8:00 pm: Dessert, raffle and entertainment
9:00 pm: Conclude
President's Welcome: Dr. Chris Kimball, President, California Lutheran University
Dean's Welcome: Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler, Dean, School of Management
Undergraduate Student Speaker: Allie Portis, Accounting '19
Graduate Student Speaker: Sonja Hedlund, Executive MBA '19
Graduate Student Master of Ceremony: Aron Uribe, MBA '19
Yeti microphone, Blue headphones, CLU Swag, gift cards and more. Only graduating students can win!. You will get free raffle tickets upon checkin and can buy additional raffle tickets during the event to improve your chances. Bring your cash!
Watch a few videos from our past banquets
This banquet is a separate event from the commencement ceremony. Please go here for instructions on how to apply for graduation, request tickets for commencement and ordering of your cap and gown.