Winter Graduation Ceremony

Watch the Livestream

Starting at 2 p.m., faculty, staff, family and friends are invited to tune in to our Youtube Channel and watch the 2023 Winter Graduation Ceremony. 

Watch live.

A student at Commencement.

Photo by Ryan S. Brandenberg, CLA ’14

Ceremony Details

Wednesday, December 20, 3 p.m.

Temple Performing Arts Center (TPAC)
1837 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19122

On Wednesday, December 20, graduates will have the opportunity to hear their name read, to walk across the stage wearing their cap and gown, and to have a keepsake picture taken by a professional photographer. Graduates should arrive by 2 p.m. Doors open to guests one hour before the ceremony. 

For questions, please email

Register for graduation

Graduates eligible to graduate will receive an email from Klein Events. 

Reception Details

Graduates and their ticketed guests are invited to join Dean Boardman, administration, faculty and staff for a reception immediately following the ceremony.

When: 4:30 - 6 pm
Where: Annenberg Hall, Atrium

Those planning to attend the reception are requested to register through the ceremony registration form, which has been emailed to each graduate.

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. If you missed the deadline, please contact 

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.

Student Speaker Application

Prospective graduates who meet the criteria below are highly encouraged to apply to be the student speaker for Klein's 2023 Winter Graduation Ceremony:

  • Minimum 3.00 GPA.
  • Excellent verbal presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership with a social and/or educational impact (either within or outside the university community) for a minimum of two years.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Nov. 1.

Submit your application.

Schedule your Senior Portraits

Yearbook photos are being taken now in the Howard Gittis Student Center.

To schedule, visit and use school code 87120.
Portraits will be taken in your business attire and cap and gown, and the cap and gown will be provided. Don’t forget, you can use these portraits for your professional networking, job search sites, social media and more!   

Questions? Call 1-800-OUR-YEAR™ (687-9327), Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Ordering Your Academic Regalia

If you are planning to attend the Klein's Winter Graduation Ceremony, you are required to wear regalia to walk across the stage and hear your name read. Purchases can be made on the Barnes & Noble Bookstore website or in person at the Main Campus Bookstore.

Announcements and Gifts

Temple University Bookstore has a variety of graduation gifts and announcements available to purchase. 

Ceremony Photos

To view and purchase photos visit You can access your photos by event title “Temple Lew Klein Media December 2023” or by event date “12/20/2023.”

If you are unable to view the photos online please call 844-922-6343.

First Destination Survey

No matter your post-graduation plans, completing the university’s First Destination Survey has a huge impact on young alumni programming and future Owls. Log into Handshake and take five to 10 minutes to let us know where you land.