Graduation Ceremony

2017 CST Spring Graduation

Thursday, May 11, 2017
1:30 PM
McGonigle Hall
A reception will be held in the lobby of the Science Education and Research Center (SERC)  after the graduation ceremony.  

Student RSVP 

Students can RSVP for the CST Spring Graduation Ceremony starting February 2, 2017. Click the link below to RSVP. 

Student RSVP Form 

Mandatory Rehearsal/Q&A

McGonigle Hall, Wednesday, May 10th from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM. 

Students need to RSVP in order to participate in the graduation ceremony. Tickets are not needed for the CST ceremony. Seating is limited! Tickets are issued and needed for University Commencement.
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 April 24th-April 28th, with a photo ID, at the Center for Academic Advising and Professional Development, 1210 Polett Walk, Paley Library-Suite 150.

  • Tickets are not issued or required for the CST Ceremony. You can bring up to 8 guest.
  • Tickets are issued and required for the University Commencement (4 tickets per student). 
  • Two parking passes are available to each student who completes the RSVP for the Graduation Activities. The parking passes will admit two cars, one time, to an on-campus lot specified on the pass.
  • Yearbooks are available to all graduating students regardless of attendance in the Commencement activities.

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: $73.98 + tax
  • Master's Degree: $79.98 + tax
  • Doctoral Degree: $92.98 + 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. For questions contact; Legacy Photographics at 610-279-1791. 

Balloons are not allowed inside McGonigle Hall.

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 RSVP 

Faculty can RSVP for the CST Spring Graduation Ceremony starting February 2, 2017. Click the link below to RSVP. 

Faculty may RSVP here.

For more information

Center for Academic Advising and Professional Development
Paley Library Suite 150, 1210 Polett Walk