Graduation Ceremony

2016 CST Winter Graduation

Thursday, December 22, 2016
4:00 PM
Temple Performing Arts Center (TPAC)
A reception will be held in the lobby of TPAC after the graduation ceremony.  

Mandatory Rehearsal/Q&A

Temple Performing Arts Center , Wednesday, December 21st at 4:00 PM. 

Students need to RSVP in order to participate in  the graduation ceremony. Tickets are not needed for the CST ceremony. Seating is limited!
Note: you will need your Temple AccessNet username and password to access the ticket and RSVP request site. If you are logged in with your personal gmail account you will not be able to RSVP. If you have trouble logging into the site, contact the Help Desk for assistance at 215-204-8000 or

Claim your yearbook and parking pass 

Parking passes and yearbooks can be picked up, with a photo ID, in the Office of Student Services, 1810 Liacouras Walk, Suite 203 .

  • Tickets are not issued or required for the CST Ceremony
  • One parking pass is available to each student who completes the RSVP for the Graduation Activities. The parking pass will admit one car, one time, to an on-campus lot specified on the pass (CST has been assigned 15th Street Lot and Liacouras Garage).
  • Yearbooks are available to all graduating students regardless of attendance in the Commencement activities.

Pick up is available for students who responded they are attending, on December 5th- December 16, 2016 .

Cap and Gown
Graduates can order their cap and gown through the Bookstore in person or by ordering on their website:
The cost of your full academic regalia is as follows:

  • Bachelor's Degree: $65.98 + tax
  • Master's Degree: $70.98 + tax
  • Doctoral Degree: $85.98 + tax

For more information contact the Main Campus Bookstore at 215-204-4505 or 215-204-5578. 

Special Needs
If you or your guests need assistance, please let us know on the RSVP Web page in the “comments” section.

A professional photographer will photograph each graduate as they walk across the stage. These photographs will be available online for purchase a few days after the ceremony, at Questions call: 844-922-6343. 

Balloons are not allowed inside TPAC.

Diploma Information:
Diplomas will be mailed to graduating students within six to eight weeks of graduation. Keep in mind, the official document of record is the academic transcript, available through the Registrar's website (go to and click Transcript Services). Any questions regarding your diploma please email:


  • CST Graduation Ceremony is only for College of Science and Technology students who have not participated in a previous graduation.
  • The University Commencement ceremony, for all schools and colleges, is held once per year in May.

Faculty may RSVP here.

For more information

Office of Student Services
Suite 203, 1810 Liacouras Walk