Graduation Ceremony

On Thursday, December 16, you will have the opportunity to hear your name read, to walk across the stage wearing your cap and gown, and to have a keepsake picture taken by a professional photographer. 

At the moment, the ceremony is not open to guests. Additional information about guests will be sent later this fall. 

Registration for Klein’s 2021 Winter Graduation Ceremony is being handled by MarchingOrder. If you are eligible to participate in the ceremony you should have received an email with instructions on how to register. If you did not receive an email and think this is due to an error, please email kleinevents@temple.edu.

Mandatory Online Graduation Application

The online graduation application notifies Temple University and Klein College of your intent to graduate and allows the Office of University Registrar (OUR) to prepare your electronic online diploma; as well as, mailing a hardcopy of your diploma.  The deadline to apply is Oct. 1. If you missed the deadline, please contact advise@temple.edu.

To apply to graduate:  

  1. Log into your TUPortal.
  2. Click the Self-Service Banner link in the left column.
  3. Select Student, Student Records, and Apply to Graduate.
  4. Follow the instructions to complete.

Graduation Speaker Application

Prospective undergraduate graduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have made a constructive social and/or education impact on the Temple University community are encouraged to apply. 

Each applicant must submit a résumé, draft of their speech, one-page personal statement and two letters of recommendation. Applications submitted here.

The student speaker application closes Nov. 1. Late applications will not be accepted.

Submit your application.

Order Your Cap, Gown, Hood and Tassel

In order to participate in person, you will be required to wear Klein College’s approved cap, gown, hood and tassel at graduation. Academic regalia can be purchased in person at the Main Campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore or order online for home delivery.

Student may purchase regalia in store any time that the bookstore is open: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. , Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m, to 3 p.m.

Ordering on the site for in store pick up will not be available, as the above link is only for shipping regalia to your home.

Graduation Photos

US Candids will take a photo of all graduates as they walk across the stage and an additional photo in front of a step and repeat upon exiting the stage. Photos will be posted online within one to three days of the graduation ceremony. To view and purchase photos visit uscandids.com. If you are unable to view the photos online please call 844-922-6343. 

Guest Policy

At this time, we have not determined whether we will have capacity for guests as we determine the number of graduates who will be participating. Additional details will be provided in the coming weeks.

Parking

Parking will be available on the day of the ceremony at both the 15th Street Lot and Liacouras Garage.  The cost is $20.

Communications

Below you will find a full list of communications sent to those eligible to participate in Klein's 2021 Winter Graduation Ceremony. If you have not received any emails and think this due to an error, please contact kleinevents@temple.edu.