MAY 2018 UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT AND GRADUATION CEREMONIES
Please note that the information regarding May 2018 Commencement and Graduation is tentative and subject to change. Please check back frequently.
Congratulations May 2018 graduates! Please read the information below carefully. The first thing you need to understand is that there are three separate ceremonies being held for May 2018 graduates:
- Thursday, May 10, 2018, 9:30 AM, The Liacouras Center: Temple University’s 131st Commencement Exercises
- Thursday, May 10, 2018, 1:30 PM, The Liacouras Center: The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management/Fox School of Business Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony
- Friday, May 11, 2018, 9:30 AM, Temple Performing Arts Center: The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management/Fox School of Business Graduate Graduation Ceremony
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT
The first ceremony is Temple University’s 131st Commencement Exercises in the Liacouras Center beginning at 9:30 AM on Thursday, May 10th. This ceremony includes graduates from the entire University. The University Commencement lasts approximately 90 minutes.
The Liacouras Center will open at 8:00 a.m. on the morning of Commencement. Graduates must report to the loading dock entrance (on Broad Street near Cecil B. Moore Avenue) no later than 8:15 AM in academic regalia and maintain single file lines behind their college banners.
Additional information for graduates can be found on the University’s Commencement website at http://www.temple.edu/commencement/.
THE GRADUATION CEREMONIES
Dean M. Moshe Porat and Senior Associate Dean Jeremy Jordan,
and the Faculty and Staff of the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management
invite you to participate in:
The School of Sport, Tourism And Hospitality Management and
Fox School of Business
Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 1:30 PM
The Liacouras Center
1776 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121
Graduate Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 11, 2018, 9:30 AM
Temple Performing Arts Center
1837 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Small receptions will be held for graduates and their families in the Atrium on the first floor of Alter Hall.
On Thursday, May 10th, the reception will be held following the University Commencement Exercises
and prior to the STHM/FSBM Graduation Ceremony.
On Friday, May 11th, the reception will follow the graduation ceremony.
The second ceremony is the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management/Fox School of Business Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony being held at 1:30 PM in the Liacouras Center on Thursday, May 10, 2018. This ceremony includes only undergraduates from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Fox School of Business. The Graduation Ceremony lasts approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours, depending on the number of graduates in attendance.
Graduates must report to the loading dock area of the Liacouras Center by 12:00 PM to sign in and line up for the ceremony.
The third ceremony, which is for master’s and PhD graduates, will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 9:30 AM in the Temple Performing Arts Center. This ceremony only includes graduates from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Fox School of Business. The ceremony lasts approximately 1 to 1-1/2 hours, depending on the number of graduates in attendance.
At the graduation ceremonies, each graduate is recognized individually by the Dean and Senior Associate Dean as he or she is called on stage. A professional photographer from Legacy Photographics will be present to record this important moment in the graduate’s life.
Can I get a copy of this photo?
The photographer will mail a complimentary proof directly to the address provided on your graduation application with information about purchasing additional prints.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES AND THE GRADUATION CEREMONIES