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Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Student Center
(215) 204-7188
(215) 204-1663 (Fax)

The University recognizes social fraternities and sororities from three national governing bodies: the National Interfraternity Council (NIC), the National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC), and the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). As members of the Temple University Greek Association (TUGA), recognized chapters and colonies participate actively in Greek governance, community service, philanthropy, and social activities throughout the academic year. New members are recruited during the fall and spring semesters. All chapters and colonies live in privately-owned, off campus housing.

Student Activities

Rita L. Calicat, B.A., Director
Main Campus
Second Floor Mezzanine Student Center
(215) 204-7131
(215) 204-1846 (Fax)

Health Sciences Center
2nd floor, Student Faculty Conference Center
(215) 707-4017
(215) 707-4481 (Fax)

The Office of Student Activities develops and implements diverse University-wide programs. These programs are designed to challenge, educate, entertain, and provide social and recreational avenues for commuter and residential students alike. The staff offers guidance and advisement to over 160 campus student organizations. Involvement in these organizations can provide opportunities for students to develop leadership and management skills, promote interpersonal and social responsibility, and enhance intellectual growth and self-esteem.

The Office is also responsible for the overall operation of the Main Campus Student Center, the Gameroom in the Bell Building, the Cinema in Tuttleman 101, the Owl Cove, the Great Court in Mitten Hall, and the Health Sciences Campus Student Faculty Conference Center. These facilities foster increased social interaction and a sense of community among individuals.

The Main Campus Student Center offers a three-story atrium that leads patrons to the following: Dean of Students Office Student Activities; the Student Assistance Center; Temple Student Government; the Village (clubs and organizations area); Temple News (student newspaper); Graphics Media Center, which assists student clubs and organizations in printing, duplication and marketing of their events and activities; The Templar (student yearbook); Food Court, with a 700-seat dining area; a television lounge; study lounge; bookstore; information center; parking services; credit union; travel agency; and post office.

The Owl Cove offers daily (Monday through Friday) inexpensive, yet tasty, breakfast and lunch/snack items in a relaxing atmosphere. Amenities include a wide-screen television and table tennis. At night and on weekends, the Owl Cove and Great Court host a wide variety of programs for students.

The Health Sciences Campus Student Faculty Conference Center offers a bookstore, dining hall/coffee shop, study lounges, conference rooms, game room, television lounge, dance studio, gymnasium, and fitness center. A Temple identification card is required to enter the facility.

Student Government

The Student Center, room 214
(215) 204-8727

Temple Student Government, consisting of an executive and a legislative branch, is the official voice of the student body. It serves as a liaison between the University administration and the students. T.S.G. members work together as a team, focusing on issues pertinent to all Temple students. The student government stands ready to tackle concerns expressed by the students and exists to shape the future of Temple University.

Ambler Campus
Bright Hall, first floor; 215-283-1283
Temple University Ambler Student Government Association

The Ambler Campus has an active Student Government Association, which oversees student concerns, policies, interests and activities. Elections are held in the spring for various offices, giving students the opportunity to participate in election campaigns and promotions.

Student Media

Students on the Main Campus produce their own editorially independent newspaper, the Temple News (, during the academic year and distribute it to all campuses. Both the Temple News and the Templar, Temple's annual undergraduate yearbook, are staffed entirely by students and have offices on the Main Campus in the Student Center. The Temple News and Templar focuses on events and activities that affect the entire University community on all campuses. WRTI FM (90.1), Temple University's jazz and classical music radio station, is located on the Main campus and broadcasts on 11 different frequencies throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. A limited number of student jobs are available. The Graphics Media Center (GMC), entirely staffed by students, creates and distributes posters, banners, flyers, buttons, and more for the University community. It is located on the third floor of the Student Center.

Clubs and Organizations:

Over 160 campus student organizations are registered at Temple University, offering students a wide range of opportunities to explore their co-curricular interests. For more information, contact the Office of Student Activities at (215) 204-7131 or visit their website at (

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