Experience all of Temple
Temple University hosts events that span institutional, academic, student and alumni events to bring together the entire community. Stay informed about universitywide events where you can connect with the Temple leaders and offices, fellow Owls, and faculty and staff.
Check out our events and academic calendars for a full list of university happenings.
Temple University Opera Theater: ‘Hänsel and Gretel’
Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 3 p.m.
Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance and Center for the Cinematic and Performing Arts presents ‘Hänsel and Gretel’ at the Tomlinson Theater.Learn More About This Event
Democratic Mayoral Debate
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | 6:30–8:00 p.m.
FOX 29 Philadelphia presents the 2023 Democratic Mayoral Primary Debate hosted at Temple University. Candidates will face off to debate a variety of issues that are most important to Philadelphians.Register To Attend The Debate
Acres of Diamonds Gala
Thursday, May 18, 2023 | 6–11 p.m.
Join us at Citizens Bank Park as we celebrate the 68th Annual Acres of Diamonds Gala—the marquee fundraiser for Temple Health. Proceeds from the Acres of Diamonds Gala supports investments in vital, lifesaving patient care across Temple Health campuses, in the community and throughout the region.Learn More About This Event
Annual Concert: Temple University Choirs and the Temple University Symphony Orchestra
Friday, March 31, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
Temple University Choirs and the Temple University Symphony Orchestra present a performance at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall.
Spring Football Game
Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 3 p.m.
Cheer on the Temple University Owls at the spring football game. This event takes place at the Edberg-Olson Complex.See More Athletics Events
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
Join us at the Liacouras Center for our award ceremony celebrating Temple University student-athlete academic achievement.
Cultural Unity Week
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 1–2:30 p.m.
In celebrating pride, Temple University invites graduating LGBTQIA+ seniors and their allies to apply for recognition at this annual event held at the Howard Gittis Student Center. All honorees will receive rainbow cords.
Rites of Passage Ceremony
Thursday, April 27, 2023
Join us for this historical event in presenting Kente stoles to graduating seniors identifying within the Afro-diaspora. Submissions for recognition at this event should be received no later than April 15, 2023. All honorees will receive a Kente stole. The ceremony will be held in the Howard Gittis Student Center.
Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.
Family and friends are welcome to celebrate our graduates’ academic achievements at Commencement and participate in the graduation activities at our schools and colleges.Learn About Commencement
Friday, Aug. 25, 2023 | 11 a.m.
Join us at Convocation to celebrate the arrival of our undergraduate first-year and transfer students.Learn About Convocation
Temple Made Days
March 27–April 1, 2023
Schools, colleges and departments and others host events to celebrate Temple University alumni.
30 Under 30 and Gallery of Success Celebration
Friday, March 31, 2023 | 4–6 p.m.
We celebrate Temple University’s 30 Under 30 honorees, trailblazing young alumni who make the world a better place, and our Gallery of Success, where we recognize graduates from Temple’s 17 schools and colleges for their outstanding professional achievement.
Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta
Friday, May 12, 2023
The Temple University Owls crew team is competing in the the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta, which is the largest collegiate regatta in the U.S. with over 100 participating colleges and universities. Join your fellow alumni to cheer them on.