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Temple University Center City (TUCC)

1515 Market Street

Located just across the street from City Hall and surrounded by the home offices of major national corporations, Temple University Center City offers an outstanding selection of undergraduate and graduate courses and full degree programs in the evening, as well as stimulating non-credit workshops and seminars during the day, in the evening, and on weekends.

William E. Parshall, M.P.A., Director
William H. Schreiber, M.A., Associate Director

Credit Programs

Most of Temple University's schools and colleges offer courses at TUCC during the academic year. It is possible to complete the following undergraduate degree programs at TUCC in the evening: 
● Accounting
● Business Management
● Economics
● English
● History

Student Services

Hours of Operation

During the semester the TUCC administration office (suite 215) is open 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday. There are limited services on Saturday. When Temple University is not in session, please call 215-204-TUCC for hours.

Academic Advising and Registration

TUCC’s Advising Coordinator can give you the information and support you need to succeed. Office hours are scheduled into the evening so that you can make an appointment during your lunch hour or after work. You can also discuss transfer options and career-related topics. Call 215-204-4358 for information or an appointment. If you are admitted to a degree program, you must be advised by a representative of your school or college. If you are a student in the College of Liberal Arts, send an e-mail message to and specify that you want a TUCC appointment. If you are a student in the Fox School of Business and Management, call 215-204-7672 (Main Campus) and specify that you want a TUCC appointment.

The Bookstore

The Bookstore is located on the third floor. In addition to textbooks, it offers magazines, school supplies, light snacks, soft drinks, and Temple merchandise. Call 215-204-1514 for more information about specific items or store hours.

Career Advising

TUCC’s Advising Coordinator can help you with career-related information. You can obtain information regarding your options and help to get you going in the direction that is right for you. Call 215-204-4358 for an appointment.

Cash Operations

A Cash Operations representative is available on the ground floor to process payments for tuition and fees. It is possible to pay by cash, check, or money order. MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit cards are accepted only over the web. A convenience fee will be charged when paying with a credit card. Call 215-204-1175 for more information or hours of operation.

Computer and Media Services Center

Using a computer or accessing library information is as easy as a trip to the Computer and Media Services Center located on the fourth floor. The staff will assist you in using mainframe and personal computers or in conducting library research in the Scholars Information Center (SIC). It is also possible to establish an e-mail account, obtain language tapes, and reserve audio-visual materials through the Center. Faculty can place books and articles on semester reserve. Call 215-204-1521 for more information about available resources or hours of operation.

Student Photo ID Cards

Students registering for the first time can have a photo ID card made in the student services area on the second floor. Call 215-204-TUCC for more information or hours of operation. Students who have lost their Photo ID Card can obtain a replacement card for a $10 fee.


As a service to our students, TUCC has negotiated parking discounts with Central Parking at four of its locations.  TUCC has no business relationship with these garages and does not play any role in making their policies. In order to get the discount, students must have their parking ticket stamped and show proof of Temple affiliation, if asked. The parking stamp and a detailed list of participating garages are available in the information center on the ground floor. A list of participating garages is also available on the TUCC website.


The TUCC campus occupies six floors at 1515 Market Street. All together there are over 60 classrooms, conference rooms, and computer classrooms.

Conference Facilities

Located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia close to restaurants, shopping, and entertainment, TUCC's conference center provides ideal meeting space for 10 to 100 people. Flexible room configurations with customized set-ups let you plan educational activities and meetings for large and small groups. State-of-the-art presentation equipment and Internet connectivity are available. Call 215-204-4357 for more information.

Copy Machines

Copy machines for student use are available in the café areas on the third and fourth floors. Call 215-204-7271 if there is a problem with the machines.

Information Kiosks

Information kiosks on the ground floor and in Suite 215 allow you to obtain information from Temple websites. Currently enrolled matriculated students can use the OWLnet site to access records and process registration and payment transactions.

Lounges and Café areas

Lounges and café areas located on all floors provide a good place to relax or study. Ethernet connections around the perimeter of these areas allow you to connect your laptop to the Internet. Please note that you must first register the machine address code (MAC) of your laptop with Computer Services before you can take advantage of this service.

Coffee and Refreshments

A snack bar in the lounge area on the sixth floor offers fresh-brewed coffee, soft drinks, sandwiches, salads, and a variety of light foods and snacks.


Public Pay Telephone

A public pay telephone is located in the lounge area on the second floor.


A TTY (text telephone) machine (215-204-1900) is available on the second floor for staff and student use.

Vending Machines

Vending machines are located in the lounge area on the second floor, and in the café areas on the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth floors. Call 215-204-7271 if there is a problem with the machines.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the TUCC campus. Please note that you must first register the machine address code (MAC) of your laptop with Computer and Media Services before you can take advantage of this service. For more information, contact Computer and Media Services, 215-204-1521.


Non-Credit Programs

The following constitute non-credit programs at TUCC. For detailed information on these programs, see the Special Programs section of this Bulletin.

The Business Agenda

Non-credit career and professional development training. Call 215-204-4335 for more information.

Institute for Continuing Studies

Non-credit personal enrichment programs. Call 215-204-6946 for more information.

Real Estate Institute

Non-credit real estate programs for professionals and consumers. Call 215-204-1530 for more information.

Music Prep

Dynamic non-credit music and dance programs for infants through adults. Call 215-204-1512 for more information.

Temple Association for Retired Professionals

TARP is a membership organization that offers non-credit learning and enrichment programs for retirees. Call 215-204-1505 for more information.

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