Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023

Convocation at Temple University is a tradition that occurs annually. This ceremony celebrates the arrival of undergraduate first-year and transfer students. The university president, provost and others welcome students and mark the beginning of their academic journey. Several events take place on the day of Convocation to welcome the incoming class. You can watch the Convocation Ceremony broadcast here beginning at 4 p.m.

School/College Meeting

Join your new classmates at a meeting with your school/college dean and faculty.




Boyer College of Music and Dance

2:30 p.m.

Rock Hall

College of Education and Human Development

2:30 p.m.

Walk Auditorium, Ritter Hall

College of Engineering

3:00 p.m.

Howard Gittis Student Center 200

College of Liberal Arts

3:00 p.m.

Temple Performing Arts Center (TPAC)

College of Public Health, School of Social Work

2:30 p.m.

Aramark STAR Complex Turf

College of Science and Technology

2:30 p.m.

McGonigle Hall Main Gym

Fox School of Business

3:00 p.m.

The Liacouras Center

Klein College of Media and Communication

2:30 p.m

Mitten Hall Great Court

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

2:45 p.m

Speakman Hall, First Floor

School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

2:30 p.m

Tomlinson Theater, Annenberg Hall

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

3:00 p.m.

Tyler Building

University College

3:00 p.m.

SERC 108 A

University Studies

3:00 p.m.

SERC 116

Join your new classmates at a meeting with your school/college dean and faculty. If you have not yet declared a major, join your peers at a meeting with academic leaders.

Convocation Ceremony

4:00 p.m.—The Liacouras Center

University leaders will welcome you to the student body in one of Temple’s honored traditions. Convocation will take place on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. at the Liacouras Center. Students will process to the event with their peers following their school/college meeting.

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