Everything you need to know about graduation!

The Klein College Academic Advising office has complied a checklist to help prepare prospective graduates for graduation. 

Schedule Graduation Contract Appointment

Prospective graduates are required to complete an in-person hour-long appointment with a Klein College Academic Advisor. To make your appointment call 215-204-5273 or come by in person to the Klein College Academic Advising Office in Annenberg Hall Room 9.

Complete Mandatory Online Graduation Application

Prospective graduates must complete the online graduation application. This allows prospective graduates to confirm the correct spelling of their name as it will appear on their degree, and the mailing address they want their diploma sent. The Deadline to apply is October 1.

  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.

Complete Graduation Speaker Application

Celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class, reflect upon the past few years, and convey a message for the future. Prospective graduates who meet the criteria can apply to be the undergraduate student speaker for the Klein College Graduation Ceremony.

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.00 and excellent verbal skills.
  • Have demonstrated leadership with a social and/or educational impact (either within or outside the university community for a minimum of two years.

The student speaker application opens September 17 and closes November 1. Late applications will not be accepted.

Apply to be graduation speaker.

Order Academic Regalia (cap, gown, tassel, & hood)

Prospective graduates may order their Academic Regalia (cap, gown, tassel, & hood) directly from the university bookstore in-person year round or online at www.temple.edu/bookstore. If you have questions please call 215-204-5578.

Pick up your graduation package

Starting Monday, Dec. 3, and concluding on Friday, Dec. 7, graduation packages will be distributed in the Annenberg Atrium. Graduation packages include: a bundle of six guest tickets, comportment letter from Dean Boardman, a t-shirt and a yearbook.

Know What to Expect the Day of Graduation

Student Arrival Time

All students participating in the Klein College Winter Graduation Ceremony at the Temple University Performing Arts Center (TPAC) must arrive in full academic regalia by 2:00 p.m.

Ceremony Length

The Klein College Winter Graduation Ceremony starts at 3:00 p.m. and is scheduled to end between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m.

Avoid the Crowds-Designate a Meeting Place

Due to the possibility of pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic, avoid the crowd by picking a location away from TPAC to meet your guests after the ceremony. For example: Founders Garden at the intersection of Polett & Liacouras Walks, Annenberg Hall Atrium or the Howard Gittis Student Center at the corner of 13th & Montgomery Avenue.

Valuables

Please leave all valuables with one of your trusted guests.  

Balloons

Balloons are a visual distraction that block the view of guests from seeing their loved ones. We respectfully ask that you and your guests do not bring balloons.

Order Graduation Photo

US Candids photographs all the prospective graduates as they are recognized on stage.  To view and purchase photos, visit uscandids.com/lew-klein-college. If you are unable to view the photos, please call 1-844-922-6343 or email mail@uscandids.com.