Venue – Elm Tree Lawn

This grand walkway of American elms has been the site for graduation ceremonies each spring since 1947. The design of Elm Tree Lawn dates to the early 1930s, when the Cutting Garden and Olive Grove were laid out.

Capacity: 500 theater/flow, 500 banquet

* Scripps College community members may request use of Scripps campus facilities through the EMS System.


Audio/visual services, catering, florists, furniture, and equipment rental

Venue Type

Outdoor Spaces


Reservations should be at least 6 months in advance.