CST Graduation Procedures

Apply for graduation

Learn more about the process of applying for graduation.

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

The CST December Graduation Ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 19th at 1pm. The official RSVP form will be posted in September.

Please note the RSVP deadline: November 10th. If RSVPing after the deadline, the full number of requested tickets are not guaranteed, but we will do our best to accommodate the requests. The RSVP will only work if you are signed into your Temple email. 

Graduation post-reception

There will be a post graduation reception immediately following graduation in the SERC Lobby.

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 November 1st. If submitting past the deadline, please know we will approve students on a space available basis. 

Student Speaker Application

Learn more about becoming the student speaker at your commencement. The due date for the application is October 14th. For more information, please click here. EXTENDED DEADLINE TO OCTOBER 21ST.

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.