Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Local Philadelphia Resources


All new hires for a Postdoctoral Fellow position at Temple University must meet with Nina Marie Campellone, Project Manager, to complete orientation prior to the first day of employment.

Non-U.S. Citizenship Visa Issues

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services at Temple University works directly with the Postdoctoral Fellows Office to assist all current and prospective Temple University Postdoctoral Fellows with all concerns and issues related to visas, included but not limited to J1 visas, J2 visas for spouses and dependents, H1-B status, and social security numbers. Access their website at


Many options for housing exist in Philadelphia. To inquire about on-campus housing opportunities available through the Office of University Housing and Residential Life, visit their website at

A suggested rental place off-campus is The International House located at 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.


Direct Deposit is the preferred method for receiving compensation at Temple University. This paperwork is processed by the Human Resources Department. Enroll through TUportal.

Many banks are located in Philadelphia. Suggested financial institutions with a branch located on main campus include:

A branch of Bank of America is located just off main campus at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.

Other suggested financial institutions include: