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Students graduating from the Fox School of Business / School of Tourism and Hospitality Management in May 2013 and approved walkers. Each student is recognized individually by the Dean as you are called by name onto the stage at the Fox School of Business Ceremony.
Yes, tickets are required for your guests to attend the University Commencement Ceremony. The RSVP and ticket request system will only be available from Friday, March 1, 2013 through Saturday, March 30th, 2013.
The morning university ceremony DOES have a limit of 4 guests and tickets are required for entry. You can obtain these tickets by completing the online RSVP and ticket request.
Tickets are NOT required for guests to attend the Fox School Graduation Ceremony and there is no limit to the number of guests who attend this School ceremony. However, you must respond that you are attending using the online ticket request system (listed above) from March 1 through March 30. The system will ask for your number of guests and indicate there is a limit of 20.
Eligible graduates will receive 4 announcements, RSVP university tickets (Fox tickets not required) and a parking pass. that will be distributed in your advising center Administrative Office, Speakman Hall, Rm. 102 on Main Campus and West Hall rm. 112 on Ambler Camus. Announcements will be distributed April 22 through 26, 2013, 9am to 1pm (office closed for lunch 1pm-2:30pm) then 2:30 to 4:30pm.
This same ticket request system is used for the entire University and some schools do require tickets for their school ceremonies. Although the ticket request system states a 20 ticket maximum for the Fox School Ceremony, please note that the afternoon Fox school ceremony DOES NOT limit the number of guests who can attend and no tickets are required for entry. You MUST use the online ticket request system if you plan to attend either or both ceremonies.
Temple graduates are required to wear their school/college’s approved cap, gown and hood at commencement and graduation.
You may pre-order your academic regalia online or in-person at the Main Campus Bookstore with cash, check (payable to Temple University Bookstore), Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Pre-orders may be shipped to the bookstore free of charge, or to a home address for a shipping& handling charge of $14.50.
If you are an Ambler Campus student, please contact the Ambler Bookstore at 267-468-8460 to pre-order.
The cost of your full academic regalia is $63.98 + tax
Eligible graduates will receive (1) complimentary parking pass to be used at the New Montgomery Garage, entrance located on 11th Street & Montgomery Ave. and will be distributed in your advising center Administrative Office, Speakman Hall, Rm. 102 on Main Campus and West Hall rm. 112 on Ambler Campus. Parking passes will be distributed April 22 through 26, 2013. You must have already submitted an rsvp to obtain your complimentary parking pass. Parking Passes will not be distributed on the morning of Graduation. Ambler Students must pick up their parking pass at Ambler Campus!
The parking fee is $14.00 exact cash only. No credit cards will be accepted. If you leave the parking lot you will have to pay $14.00 to re-enter with no guarantee that there will be an available space.
A graduation announcement is a small commemorative document announcing the details of the graduation ceremony. Eligible graduates will receive 4 announcements that will be distributed in your advising center Administrative Office, Speakman Hall, Rm. 102 on Main Campus and West Hall rm. 112 on Ambler Camus. Announcements will be distributed April 22 through 26, 2013, 9am to 1pm (office closed for lunch 1pm-2:30pm) then 2:30 to 4:30pm. You must submit an rsvp to obtain announcements. Announcements will not be distributed on the morning of Graduation. Ambler Students must pick up their announcements at Ambler Campus!
The University Commencement is for graduates from all Temple’s Schools and Colleges. Graduates are recognized by School.
The Fox School/STHM Graduation Ceremony is only for students graduating from these schools and each student is recognized individually by the Dean as you are called on stage. A professional photographer will be present to record this important moment of your life.
The photographer will mail a complimentary proof directly to your home (permanent address) with information about purchasing additional prints.
A professional photographer will be present to record this important moment of your life. The photographer will mail a complimentary proof directly to your home (permanent address) with information about purchasing additional prints.
Flash photography and videography are permitted on premises for Commencement.
Balloon arches on campus are perfect photo opportunities:
- On Liacouras Walk, between Norris Street and Polett Walk
- The Founder’s Garden, between 13th Street and Liacouras Walk
- The Bell Tower on Polett Walk, between 12th and 13th Streets
- On Park Mall, between Cecil B. Moore Ave. and Montgomery Street
- In front of and inside the Fox School of Business.
Diplomas will be mailed to your permanent address six weeks after the date of graduation to all academically cleared students. Diplomas will not be released for students who owe the University money or library books, those who have not completed exit paperwork if required, and those who have “financial holds.” Be sure to resolve such matters prior to May 10, 2013 and contact the Advising Office in order to receive your diploma on time. Be sure to update your permanent address in Banner if you expect a change in residence before graduation. International students should contact the Office Of International Services about the full, correct address to be used for mailing.
Your final transcript with your degree posted is your official verification of graduation. Transcripts are issued (unless you have HOLDS) by the Office of the University Registrar, usually within 2 – 4 weeks of your official graduation date.
Yearbooks for May 2013 graduates can be picked up from Speakman Hall Room 102 when you pick up your graduation tickets and parking pass, April 22 through 26, 2013 unless delivery of the yearbooks is delayed. For information about the yearbook and yearbook photos, please visit the Templar website.
If you are a student in the Fox School and want to change your major to another area within business, notify your advisor. If you are a student in the Fox School and want to change you major to an area outside of business, contact the advising office in your intended major to review program requirements and complete an Intra-University Transfer Form. Schools may require that you attend a workshop prior to transfer.
If you have not attended in 1 semester, your records are now inactive. Complete and return an application for re-enrollment. Forms are also available in Speakman Hall, room 101. If you have have not enrolled at Temple in five years, some limits may be placed on upper level business credits earned previously and you may be required to meet current program requirements. Once readmitted, you will meet an advisor and register for classes.
Deadlines for readmission are August 1 for Fall, December 1 for Spring, and April 1 for summer sessions. All holds must be cleared prior to submission of the application.
Students are permitted to take 18 credits in the Fall/Spring semesters or 8 credits in either summer session. If you would like to take more than this, you must meet with your advisor to get permission to take the overload. Please note, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a MEETING WITH AN ADVISOR is required for approval.
To receive credit for courses taken at another institution during the regular academic year or summer sessions, matriculated students in good academic standing must submit a petition: Permission to Take Courses at Another Institution. Forms are also available in Speakman Hall, room 101 or West Hall 112.. Please read Temple’s policy on taking classes elsewhere.
Approval is limited to students taking the course outside of commuting distance to Temple. Permission may be granted to take the following business courses: Accounting 2101, 2102, CIS 1055, Economics 1101, 1102, Human Resource Management 1101, 2501, Law 1001 or 1102, Marketing 2101, Risk Management & Insurance 2101, Statistics 1001, 1102, 2101, 2102. All other business courses must be taken at schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Permission is rescinded if the student’s GPA falls below 2.0, or the student is placed on academic warning or probation.
As with all courses accepted in transfer, only a grade of C- or higher is acceptable; an official transcript from the institution to be attended must be forwarded directly to the Temple University Office of Undergraduate Admissions before the beginning of the following semester. If you plan to study abroad, start with a visit the Fox SchoolCIBER web site, then meet with Gloria Angel in Speakman Hall 349. Study Abroad also requires prior approval of both the program and the courses
Your academic transcript is your official confirmation of graduation.
If you are an approved virtual advising student (see requirements above), you can schedule an appointment with the virtual advisor via the Fox School Advising Office Appointment System.
Shortly before your scheduled appointment, you will receive e-mailed instructions on how to join the meeting. Please note that the e-mail will be sent to your Temple University e-mail address.
Your evaluation sheet will be e-mailed to you before your virtual advising session. Please have the evaluation sheet open on your computer and ready to view in preparation for the virtual advising session.
Your virtual advising session is scheduled for 30 minutes, please be ready to begin the session promptly. In consideration of other students, your session will be shortened due to lateness. We are not able to exceed our time slots as virtual advising sessions are scheduled back-to-back.
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