CST Graduation Procedures

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Graduation Ceremony Event Information, Cap and Gown Costs, and Dates

The CST Spring Graduation Ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 9th at 5pm. The official RSVP form is closed, however you can still request tickets for graduation. If RSVPing after the March 21st deadline, the full number of requested tickets are not guaranteed, but we will do our best to accomodate the requests. This RSVP form will only work if you are signed into your Temple email. 

Please note: This RSVP will allow you to RSVP for both the University Commencement (May 9th at 9:30am)  and the CST Graduation simultaneously. 

Graduation pre-reception

Graduates and their family can enjoy a pre-reception celebration in SERC at 2:30pm on May 9th.

Participation-Only petition

We recognize that due to extenuating circumstances, students who have not yet completed all degree requirements may wish to participate in the graduation ceremony. To be considered to participate, please fill out a participation petition. Participation-only petitions are due by March 21st.

Student Speaker Application

Learn more about becoming the student speaker at your commencement. The due date for the application is March 1st. For more information, please click here.

Embassy Letter Request for International Students
If you have a family member that needs official documentation to attend graduation, please fill out this form to request a letter for the embassy. After filling out this form, email to state that you have done so. If you do not email to inform them, we may not be able to process your embassy letter in time for graduation.