Location: Temple Performing Arts Center
1837 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Graduates are asked to arrive no later than 10:00 a.m.

If you are completing all requirements during the Fall 2014 semester or have graduated in August 2014*, you are invited to attend.  Graduates may only attend one School Graduation Ceremony as well as university-wide May Commencement.

*Please note: If you petitioned to walk in the May 2014 ceremony, you are not eligible to attend the Winter Graduation Ceremony.

August 2014 & Prospective December 2014 Graduates must do the following to attend the ceremony:

1. Complete a Graduation Review with an academic advisor:

At this appointment, you will complete the official SMC graduation paperwork and receive a list of your remaining courses/credits for graduation. You may visit the SMC Student Affairs Office in Annenberg Hall, Room 9 or contact (215) 204-5273 to schedule your appointment.

For more information regarding the Graduation Review, please visit our Apply for Graduation page.

2. Submit your Online Graduation Application through Self-Service Banner:

If you plan to complete your remaining degree requirements during the Fall 2014 semester, you must submit the Online Graduation Application by October 15, 2014.

For instructions on how to submit your Online Graduation Application, please visit our Apply for Graduation page.

3. Register for the Ceremony and RSVP for tickets online for your guests:

Registration for the SMC Winter Graduation Ceremony will begin on October 27, 2014 at 9 a.m. To RSVP for guest tickets, please visit: Deadline to register is Friday, November 21, 2014.

4. Order academic regalia:

Purchase your required cap, gown, tassel, and hood at the Temple University Bookstore, located at 13th Street and Montgomery Avenue in the Howard Gittis Student Center. Online ordering is now available:

If you have questions regarding regalia, contact:

  1. Ms. Vicki Lentine (Bookstore): 215-204-8970
  2. Oak Hall (vendor):  1-800-456-7623

The total price for the full regalia is:

  • Bachelor of Arts:  $65.98 + tax
  • Master’s degree:  $70.98 + tax
  • Doctorate:  $85.98 + tax

Visit our Graduation FAQ page to learn all of the details you, your family and friends need to know to celebrate your accomplishment.

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