SMC Winter Graduation Ceremony

Location: Temple Performing Arts Center (TPAC)
1837 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Date: Friday, January 13, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Graduates are asked to arrive no later than 9:00 a.m.

If you are completing all requirements during the Summer or Fall 2016 semesters, and have not participated in a graduation ceremony, you are invited to attend.  Graduates may only attend one School Graduation Ceremony as well as university-wide May Commencement.

Prospective December 2016 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 2016 semester you must submit the Online Graduation Application by October 1, 2016. The application will be available on Self-Service Banner starting July 19, 2016. For instructions on how to submit your application, please visit our Apply for Graduation page.

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

Registration and ticket RSVP will begin on October 17, 2016 on the SMC RSVP Website.  The deadline to apply is November 20, 2016.

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 here:

For the School of Media and Communication, the cap and gown are black; the hood is red, white and black; and the tassel is white with a gold ’16 charm.

The total price for the full regalia is:

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

If you have questions regarding regalia, contact:

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

Graduation package pick-up

Dates and Times: To be Announced 



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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