Office of the Dean
Suite 400, Carnell Hall,
1803 N. Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215 -204-2888
Fax: 215 -204-1255
This basic information is about what you can expect and what you should do, and where you can get help and information as you make your transition to Temple. If you have questions not addressed here, please contact either your Department Chair or the College of Science and Technology (CST) Dean’s Office.
In an effort to orient new faculty, the Temple University Human Resources Department presents an orientation session called Welcome to the Temple Team. A half-day program is offered twice monthly and all new employees and faculty are required to attend. Full time faculty members must register themselves by contacting Kimberly Sakil at 215-204-1683.
For more information, please visit the orientation website:
If you have never worked for Temple University, you must complete I-9 and W-4 forms. There is a legal obligation to complete these forms within 72 hours from the start of your employment. These forms are necessary to formally create a faculty profile and enter you into the University computer system.
If you haven’t already completed the I-9 and W-4 forms, there is a legal obligation to complete these forms within 72 hours from the start of your employment. These forms are necessary to formally create a faculty profile and enter you into the University computer system. In order to complete these forms, you will need provide identification as described in the form instructions.
Temple University has implemented an electronic Onboarding system which enables you to begin the completion of the required documents (I-9, W4, Direct Deposit) prior to your start date.
You will be receiving two email notifications from the system (firstname.lastname@example.org) providing you with your username, password, and link to the secure Onboarding site once you return your signed letter. If you do not receive the email notifications within a few days of returning your signed letter, please notify your Dean’s Office. Please go to the Human Resources Department with the required documents as directed by the Onboarding site once you have completed the online part of the process.
The Office of International handles all inquiries relating to International Employees and Research Scholars. All policies and procedures are posted on the website http://www.temple.edu/ois/
Upon arrival to the US, call 215-204-7708 to schedule an appointment to meet with Sharon Loughran in the Office of International Service (OIS). Be sure to bring your passport, I-94 card, stamped DS-2019 and proof of insurance to cover the time period listed on your DS-2019. The OIS is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 to 5:00.
Employee Self-Service is a Web-based system that enables employees to view and/or update their own personal, work and leave-related information from the Human Resource Information System.
Through it, employees can submit changes to some of the data maintained such as emergency contact information and work location mailing address. Be able to view hierarchy data, update home addresses, sign up for direct deposit, change tax withholdings, and view pay and benefit information.
The ESS Web site at http://ess.temple.edu is available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The system is accessible from home or work — all you need is your AccessNet user name and password to log on.
To learn all about the scope of these offerings, check the web at www.temple.edu/hr
You can reach the Benefits Department at 215-204-3326 or 1-3326
Before going to Parking Services to secure a parking decal, you will need your faculty identification. Approximately 24-48 hours after you complete the required payroll documents, you will be able to get your Temple ID card. ID pictures are taken at
1938 Liacouras Walk, 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19122
M – F: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lower Level of Howard Gittis Student Center
1755 N. 13th Street
M – F: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The TECH Center is located in the Bell Building at 12th St. and Montgomery Ave. on Temple University’s Main Campus. 215-204-9846 In the Faculty Wing you will find the following:
Instructional Support is for all multimedia needs within the classroom. Most classrooms have screens and overhead monitors so that you can project images and presentations directly to the entire classroom. If you have other audio-visual needs instructional Support may be able to help. Main Campus TECH Center
TUportal, https://tuportal.temple.edu/ built upon state-of-the-art Oracle database technology. Depending on your University status, such as student, faculty, staff, or future student, TUportal provides customized access to a variety of applications such as email and other library resources through a single login. TUmail is the University’s web-based email system. You can create your TU email account and password by visiting https://accounts.temple.edu/
The website blackboard.temple.edu is used to access Blackboard, the online classroom system. Within Blackboard, you can create or edit teaching material that can be fully accessed by your students. Access Temple Blackboard through TUPortal
The Academic Calendar is available at http://www.temple.edu/registrar/
The Diamond Club is open to all Faculty, Career Staff, Alumni and Graduate Students of Temple University. The membership application can be found on the website: http://www.temple.edu/diamondclub/. The number is 215-204-6622.
You will be issued a telephone number with voicemail for your office. Service can be established through your departmental main office or visit http://www.temple.edu/cs/telecommunications/services.htm
Mail and packages are delivered and picked up each day through the department main office. Alternatively, you can to mail a package or letter at the Temple Post Office.
Books must be ordered through the Temple Bookstore via the departmental office. Your departmental main office will assist with your book orders.
The copier within your department can be used for small copying jobs. For larger copying jobs, including collating, stapling, sorting and folding, please see Duplicating Services. http://www.temple.edu/copy/
A full range of services are offered within the Library and are also available through a full online library. The Science, Engineering and Architecture Library (SEAL) collection includes recent books, reference materials and current periodicals in architecture, biology, chemistry, engineering, geology and physics.
Online journal access, electronic research databases, interlibrary loans, e-books and an offering catalog can be accessed on the web at http://library.temple.edu/. To access these services, log in using your TU Accessnet ID and password.
The Campus Recreation Department affords quality-oriented, leisure time opportunities in a safe environment. Participation is the focal point, with a range of activities available to everyone, from the casual beginner to the highly-skilled competitor.