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Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Graduate Program of Temple University School of Pharmacy


Graduation Celebrations and Procedures

 

Graduation 2016 - Sunday, June 5, 2016

The 2015 RAQA Diploma Celebration will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 and will honor graduates from August 2015, January 2016, and May 2016. Invitations to the event will be mailed in April. Graduates must complete the "Application to Graduate" (see below).

Graduation 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015

The 2015 QA/RA Diploma Celebration was held on Sunday, June 14, 2015 and honored graduates from August 2014, January 2015, and May 2015. It was another spectacular day and a beautiful event. To see photos, click here.

Graduation 2014 - Sunday, June 1, 2014

The 2014 QA/RA Diploma Celebration was held on Sunday, June 1, 2014 and honored graduates from August 2013, January 2014, and May 2014. It was a particularly beautiful day. To see photos, click here.

Graduation 2013

The 2013 QA/RA Graduation Celebration was held on Sunday, June 9, 2013. To see photos, click here. Graduates who received their MS in QA/RA in August 2012, January 2013, and May 2013 were honored. It was a beautiful day and lovely event.

Graduation 2012

The 2012 QA/RA Graduation Celebration was held on Sunday, May 20, 2012. To see photos, click here. The ceremony honored graduates who received the MS in QA/RA in August 2011, January 2012, and May 2012.

Graduation 2011

The 2011 QA/RA Graduation Celebration was held on Sunday, May 15, 2011. To see photos, click here. The ceremony honored graduates who received the MS in QA/RA in August 2010, January 2011, and May 2011.

Graduation 2010

On June 12, 2010, graduates from August 2009, January 2010, and May 2010 were honored. The event included a celebratory luncheon. View the photo gallery.

Graduation 2009

View the photo gallery.

 

Graduation Procedure (MS in RA and QA only)

To be eligible to receive the MS in RA and QA, you must have:

In addition, you must formally APPLY for graduation. This is done through the TUportal. There is no charge for doing this. When you first matriculate into the RA and QA graduate program, you pay a $45.00 matriculation fee, which covers the cost of receiving your diploma at the end of the program.  

To Apply for Graduation, log into the TUportal, then click Student Tools near the top of the page. Go to the Records channel (on the right side of the page under Registration). Click Apply to Graduate button. You should also contact Almira Cutler in the Graduate Studies Office (see information below).

You should check your academic record to ensure you have fulfilled the academic requirements for receiving the MS in RAQA. 

Temple University issues diplomas 3 times each year (January/May/August).  The University holds one graduation ceremony per year in May.  The RA and QA program holds one annual graduation celebration in late May/early June.

Application for graduation deadlines are as follows. We strongly urge you to apply for graduation by these dates:

• October 1st for January Graduation
• February 1st for May Graduation
• May 1st for August Graduation

These dates are subject to change each year. Please confirm them with the Graduate Studies Office or you can also find the dates on the Temple University homepage under Academic Calendars. Again, do not wait until the deadline to submit your application. If you miss the deadline, you may not be able to receive your diploma until the following semester.

Please contact Almira Cutler, Office of Graduate Studies, after you have completed the Graduation Application Form on Self-Service Banner. She will work with the RA and QA Office in making sure you are invited to the RA and QA Graduation Celebration in May/June.

Almira Cutler
phone: 215-707-4948
fax: 215-707-5620
tuspgrad@temple.edu

NOTE:  Temple University will not release your diploma or award your degree if you have not satisfied all requirements of your degree program.   

Diplomas:

Your diploma will be mailed directly to your home. Please be aware that it takes approximately 2 months after the official graduation date. Thus, January graduates generally receive their diplomas in mid-March; August graduates generally receive their diplomas in mid-October; and May graduates usually receive their diplomas in mid-July.


Wendy Lebing, Assistant Dean, receiving her
MS at the May 2001 Graduation Celebration.

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