Graduation Ceremony

2014 Spring Graduation

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Pearson-McGonigle Hall

Mandatory Rehearsal/ Q&A
Rehearsal will take place on Wednesday, May 14th at 3:00pm in Pearson-McGonigle Hall. Cap and gown is not required for the rehearsal.

You must RSVP to reserve your seat by February 28 here.
Students need to RSVP in order to participate in either of the graduation ceremonies. 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 have trouble logging into the site, contact the Help Desk for assistance at 215-204-8000 or

Claim your University Ceremony tickets, Parking passes and Yearbooks
Tickets for the University Ceremony, parking passes and yearbooks can be picked up, with a photo ID, in the Office of Student Services, 1810 Liacouras Walk, Suite 203.
Please note tickets are only available to students who completed the online RSVP. 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 (Please note the parking assignment for CST students are Lot 1 and the Liacouras Garage). Yearbooks are available to all graduating students regardless of attendance in the Commencement activities.
Pick up is scheduled for: April 21-25th.

Cap and Gown
Graduates can order their cap and gown through the Bookstore website:

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

CST is creating a professionally produced graduation ceremony video. The $15 DVDs will be available approximately 3 weeks after graduation. To order, contact 20/20 Visual Media at or 267-639-6515.

A professional photographer will photograph each graduate as they walk across the stage. These photographs will be available online for purchase after the ceremony, at

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).


  • 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.

For more information

Ashley Babladelis
Academic Coordinator
Office of Student Services
Suite 203, 1810 Liacouras Walk