Commencement 2017

Cherry on!

Temple’s 130th Commencement took placeThursday, May 11, at 9:30 a.m. The main ceremony was held in the Liacouras Center at 1776 N. Broad St. Though Commencement is an annual event, we know it marks a major milestone in the lives of our graduates. With each year comes a new crop of talented and driven alumni, ready to effect change in all they do! Join us in celebrating the remarkable achievements of the Class of 2017.

Watch the 130th Commencement ceremony highlights.

Watch the recorded Commencement ceremony on YouTube.

See the schedule for Temple's 130th Commencement.

View individual school/college ceremony information.

Find complete information about Commencement including tickets, maps, directions and accessibility.

Honorary Degree Recipients

Since 1890, Temple University has awarded close to 900 honorary (typically doctorate) degrees to outstanding leaders, artists, scientists, and professionals from all walks of life whose values and achievements exemplify the mission and ideals of the university. This honor recognizes recipients' extraordinary accomplishments, celebrates their life achievements, and signifies the highest level of respect.

Learn more about Temple's honorary degree recipients and tradition.


Commencement Social Media

Experience the #TUgrad17 joy and celebrate with the Temple community:

Locate, navigate, celebrate: Temple’s TUMobile app now includes Commencement information. Download it for iPhone and Android today! 

Event Information

To learn more about the main ceremony and individual diploma ceremonies at each of Temple’s 17 schools and colleges, visit the following links.

Commencement Videos

Celebrate the pageantry of Commencement and the accomplishments of our graduates in our video snapshots.