University and Student-Athlete Services Mission:
Loyola Marymount University is dedicated to the education and development of the whole person, the pursuit of academic excellence, advancement of scholarship, the service of faith, and the promotion of justice. As a Catholic institution, the University takes its fundamental inspiration from the Jesuit and Marymount traditions of its founding religious orders. Loyola Marymount University seeks to foster in each member of its community respect for the dignity of the individual, a devotion to intellectual and spiritual life, an appreciation for diversity, and a thirst for justice in all endeavors. Loyola Marymount University strives to send forth "men and women for others," to lead and to serve.
Students who choose LMU for higher learning receive a world-class education on a campus known for its athletic excellence. The LMU Athletics Department is committed to assisting student-athletes achieve their full potential both academically and athletically.
The Student-Athlete Services staff supports all student-athletes in their academic and personal development. The staff provides guidance to each LMU student-athlete in their transition from high school student to college student-athlete.
Tradition of Excellence
LMU has a proud reputation of academic excellence among its student-athletes. According to the 2011 NCAA Graduation Rate, the LMU Athletics Department posted a rate of 88 percent for those student-athletes, on aid, who exhausted their eligibility; and a rate of 81 percent for all student-athletes, on aid, who started at LMU in the fall 2005 cohort. In addition, two of our teams, Women's Swimming and Men's Golf both received scores of 1000 (perfect) in their multi-year Academic Progress Rate report. Additionally, 16 of our 18 teams scored above a 960 multiyear APR.
Listed are some examples from the 2011-12 academic year of the academic excellence LMU student-athletes epitomize:
194 National Scholar-Athletes
29 West Coast Conference All-Academic Recipients
13 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimming All-Academic Recipients
10 Pacific Coast Softball Conference All-Academic Recipients
10 Western Water Polo Association Women's All-Academic Recipients
5 Western Water Polo Association Men's All-Academic Recipients
1 NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship Recipient
7 Recipients of Student-Affairs Leadership Awards
2 Recipients of the LMU Presidential Citation
1 Program Scholar of the Year
The student-athlete handbook was created to notify student-athletes of the Athletics Department and NCAA policies and procedures that pertain solely to student-athletes.
To foster academic development and personal growth while providing student-athletes with the necessary resources to become successful.
Academic Development Center
Team Travel Letters
Team Travel Itineraries
Final Exam Schedule
Study Hall Rules and Locations
Is designed to assist each student-athlete in finding pertinent information on campus.
Academic Resource Center (ARC)
Career Development Services
This information was gathered to inform continuing and perspective student-athletes about specific University and NCAA rules and regulations.
Post-graduate scholarship opportunities and previous scholarship winners.
NCAA Scholarships and Internships
John McLendon Memorial Minority Postgraduate Scholarship Program