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Congratulations Graduates!

Please read the information below carefully.

May 2022 Graduation Information

Who: STHM undergraduate and graduate students who are set to complete their degree in the Spring 2022 semester are invited to attend the May 2022 graduation ceremonies. Students have two ceremonies they can attend; university commencement (no names read or stage walking) and/or STHM graduation ceremony (names read and students walk across stage to be recognized).

When: STHM Graduation Ceremony is Friday, May 6, 2022 at 10:00AM at Temple Performing Arts Center (TPAC); University Commencement is Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 9:30AM at the Liacouras Center

RSVP: Students must RSVP to attend University Commencement and/or STHM graduation ceremonies. Student may receive up to four tickets to University Commencement and up to five tickets for the STHM graduation ceremony. Spring 2022 graduates will need to RSVP at the university site between February 21 to March 21.

Summer Graduate Petition Requests: Students completing their degrees in Summer and Fall 2022 are included in the December 2022 ceremony, however, undergraduate students who will complete their degree in Summer 2022 may petition to participate in May 2022 commencement and STHM graduation ceremonies as a walkthrough student. Petition/walkthrough students are not considered graduates and do not have their names printed in the graduation books. They are also not eligible for Latin Honors distinction. In order to be eligible as a walkthrough graduate, students must have an approved internship offer letter with the Center for Industry Engagement, be registered for STHM 4185 in summer,and have only STHM 4185 remaining.

Students who want to apply as a walkthrough student in May 2022 ceremony need to complete a petition by Friday, March 18. Students will be notified via email if they are approved and provided guest ticket forms separately.

Cap & Gown Information

All graduates must wear Temple regalia (cap, gown, and hood) to participate in the ceremony. Regalia is purchased at the Temple University bookstore and is determined by your degree level (Bachelor or Master’s). You may place orders in-person or online and pick up at the bookstore or have shipped to home. Visit Oak Hall to place your regalia order

Graduation Application

In order to receive a diploma and be included in the May graduation book, you must submit an application by February 1, 2022. Applications submitted after February 1 will likely exclude name publishing in the university commencement book.

To locate the Application for Graduation link:

  • Log into TUPortal and click on the Self Service Banner link in the left column
  • Click on Student Tools near the top of the page
  • Navigate to the “Records” channel, normally located on the right side of the page under the “Registration” channel
  • Before submitting, verify that all your program information is listed correctly on your application — your major(s), minor(s), and certificates.  If all of your information is correct, submit your application.  If any information is incorrect, please contact your advisor before submitting your application.
  • If you have submitted a graduation application through Self-Service Banner, click on View Graduation Application and review the information to be sure that
    it is correct.

Review Frequently Asked Questions on Diploma Issuance & Graduation Clearance