Temple University Center City (TUCC)
Telephone: (215) 204-TUCC
Virginia Carter, Ph.D., Acting Director
William Schreiber, M.A., Associate Director
Denise Berardi, M.Ed., Advising Coordinator
Harry Carpenter, B.S., Facilities Manager
Marvin Hill, M.Ed., Manager of Media and Computer Resources
The University occupies ten floors at 1616 Walnut Street, minutes
City Hall and most of Philadelphia’s business and entertainment resources.
The campus space includes the TUCC Director's Office on the first floor, a
bookstore, a conference center, the Institute for Continuing Studies,
The Business Agenda, Extension Services, the Real Estate Institute, the
Temple Association for Retired Professionals (TARP), the Library Resource
and Computer Center, and TUCC's Media Services Center. Altogether, there
are over 50 classrooms and seminar rooms, labs and studios at the campus.
As a service to our
students, TUCC has
discounts at several nearby garages. TUCC has no affiliation with these
garages or any role in their policies. In order to get the discount, you
have your parking ticket stamped and show proof of affiliation if asked.
You may use the parking validation stamp in the Director’s Office, where
we also have a detailed list of participating garages. The rates after
p.m. range from $3.50 to $6.00.
Lounges are conveniently located on the 4th, 5th, and 6th
find interoffice phones there, also, in case you need to call another
Vending machines are located on the 5th floor. And if you need
while you’re there, change machines are also available in the same area.
Copy machines are on the 4th or 5th floors.
TTY access is located on the 1st floor in the Director’s
Office, and is
available for staff, student, and faculty use. The phone number is (215)
An official Temple University ID (access card) is available to
staff, and students with current semester confirmation. Photos are taken
the first floor. Call the Director’s Office at (215) 204-TUCC for the
this office is open.
Temple University Center City (TUCC)
provides convenient, professional meeting facilities for the University
and surrounding businesses and organizations. Support services are available
to ensure successful conferences and meetings. Call Carol Conner at (215)
204-4357 for more information about TUCC’s Conference Center.
Academic Credit Programs
(See the Continuing Education
section of this
Most of Temple University’s schools and colleges offer courses at TUCC
during the academic year. You may take one or a few courses here without formally
applying for admission to the University. If you choose to enroll in a
program, you may complete selected full degrees at TUCC. These include
undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics,
English, History, and Women’s Studies, and graduate degrees in Accounting,
Business Administration, Finance, General & Strategic Management,
Human Resource Administration, International Business, Journalism, Law,
Liberal Arts, Management Science/Operations Management, Marketing, Real
Estate, and Risk Management & Insurance. Please call Denise Berardi,
Coordinator at (215) 204-4358.
(See the Continuing Education
of this Bulletin )
The Business Agenda (TBA) Call (215) 204-4335 for
Institute for Continuing Studies (ICS) Call Nancy
Ambrose at (215) 204-6946 for more information.
Real Estate Institute Call Pat Staub at (215) 204-1530
for more information.
The Esther Boyer College of Music's Preparatory Division
Call Louis Scaglione at (215) 204-1512 for more information.
Temple Association for Retired Professionals (TARP) is a
membership organization designed for retirees. Call Martha Plenn at (215)
204-1505 for more information.
School of Law Call (215) 204-8982 for more
School of Social Administration Call Lillian Gibson, CE
Registrar, at (215) 204-6084.
Credit Academic Advising & Registration
Advising Coordinator, is here to give you the information and support
need. Her office hours are conveniently scheduled into the evening, so
can make an appointment to see her during the day, on your lunch hour,
after you leave work. Denise can also discuss transfer options and
career-related topics. She’s a great listener with years of experience
lots of good advice. Please call Denise at (215) 204-4358 for information
or an appointment. If you’ve already been formally accepted into a degree
program, you are probably considered "matriculated" and should be
advised by a representative of your school or college. If you’re in the
College of Liberal Arts (CLA), call the TUCC CLA adviser at (215)
204-1509 for an appointment. If you’re in the Fox School of Business &
Management (FSBM), call the Undergraduate FSBM Adviser at (215)
204-7672 or the Graduate FSBM Adviser at (215) 204-7678. These
phone numbers are connected to the Main Campus, so make sure you
specify that you want your appointment at TUCC.
The Bookstore is located in the lower level of 1616 Walnut Street.
Visit the bookstore and get all your textbooks, magazines, pens and pencils,
Temple shirts and hats, and light snacks and soft drinks all in one place.
Call (215) 204-1527 for more information on specific items or store
TUCC’s Advising Coordinator, Denise Berardi,
can help you with career-related information. She can talk with you about
your options and help get you going in the direction that’s right for you.
Please call her at (215) 204-4358 for an appointment. The MBA office also
offers career placement services for currently enrolled MBA students and
alumni. Please contact Thomas Ahart, Assistant Director of the
MBA/MS program, at (215) 204-7678 for more information about this
Cash Operations Office
Need to pay your tuition bill? Or interested
in having transcripts sent to graduate schools? TUCC’s Cash Operations
representative is available to process payments for various student services
including tuition, graduation, and transcripts. The representative will
gladly update your validation stickers each semester once you are confirmed.
Payment is accepted in this office by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover,
American Express, and MAC. Call (215) 204-1175 for more information or assistance.
Library Resource and Computer Center
Using a computer or seeking library information is as easy as a trip to the Scholars
Information Center (SIC) in TUCC’s Library Resource and Computer Center. You
can also establish an e-mail account or buy your language tapes through
the Center. If it’s audio-visual materials you need, the Center is
well-equipped to service your requests. The staff helps you in using the
mainframe and personal computers as well as conducting library research.
Call Marvin Hill at (215) 204-1521 for more information on available resources or hours of operation.