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Temple University Fort Washington On-Site Services and Facilities


Matriculated students are advised by their graduate adviser in their own department. The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management and the School of Pharmacy establish regular advising schedules each semester at Temple University Fort Washington. Other departments are available by appointment.


The Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Temple University Ambler stocks the required texts for courses scheduled at Temple University Fort Washington. Textbooks and supplies are sold at Temple University Fort Washington during the first week of each semester.

Computer Facilities

PC Lab

Two PC labs are available at Temple University Fort Washington. One lab consists of 30 IBM PC-compatible Gateway 2000 P2-233 computers. The other lab contains 20 Gateway 2000 P2-300 computers, HP color inkjet printers, one HP scanner, and HP LaserJet printers. Windows 95, Windows NT, and MS Office 97 are available, as well as a variety of other software applications. The PC lab is available, for classroom instruction and courses offered at TUFW.

Macintosh Lab

The Macintosh lab at Temple University Fort Washington consists of 20 Apple Macintosh 9600 computers with 17" AV monitors, three HP color inkjet printers, one HP scanner, and one HP LaserJet printer. The Mac lab is available for classroom instruction for the graduate programs and courses offered at TUFW. Word processing, spreadsheet, database, graphic, and statistical software are available.

Conference Facilities

Temple University Fort Washington provides convenient meeting facilities for surrounding businesses and organizations. Its computer labs feature software and hardware programs that are rated among the best in the metropolitan region. Meeting space includes conference-style classrooms of various sizes, computer labs, and a seminar room, all of which are equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment. Catering is provided by Marriott Corporation. For information, call


Parking at Temple University Fort Washington is free and adjacent to the building. There is additional parking on Pinetown Road.

Special Programs

(215) 283-1304

Every semester, the special programs office offers more than 100 non-credit and special programs including courses in professional development and personal enrichment, as well as programs for students returning to school. Those of particular interest to graduate or prospective students include:

Professional Skills

-  public speaking

-  computer training

-  leadership training

Preparatory Workshops

-  Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

-  Graduate Management Admissions Test   (GMAT)

-  Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

In addition, the Special Services Office offers the services of Temple University Ambler/Fort Washington to area businesses, government agencies, and community organizations. It provides information on current courses and programs (both undergraduate and graduate), as well as information on the expertise within the University’s academic community. Programs tailored to the specific needs of area businesses and industries can be designed.

Temple University Center for Advanced Technology

425 Commerce Drive
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Toll free 877-202-5855

Temple University Center for Advanced Technology (TU CAT), located in Fort Washington, PA, is a brand new, state-of-the-art computer-training center. Designed to meet the needs of area businesses for skilled information technology (IT) professionals, TU CAT offers short-term, non-credit training programs to prepare individuals for careers in IT and enhance the skills of professionals currently working in the field. Some of the programs TU CAT offers include Microsoft Windows NT, Lotus Domino/Notes, Programming, and Internet courses.

A complete corporate training center, TU CAT offers four high-tech labs with Pentium III 450 MHz processors, 100Mb/s Ethernet network and fully integrated Internet access to each desktop. The center also includes a 60-seat seminar room, 10-seat conference room, testing center, resource center, large café-vending area, and spacious lobby. The facility rooms are available for rent for meetings and seminars.

For more information on TU CAT, call
877-202-5855, or on the web at

Temple University Center City (TUCC)

1616 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 204-TUCC
(215) 204-5813 (Director's Office fax)

Temple University Center City (TUCC) is the downtown campus of Temple University. Located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia at 1616 Walnut Street, TUCC is the education destination for adults who live or work in Center City. TUCC offers an outstanding selection of undergraduate and graduate courses and full degree programs in the evening, as well as stimulating workshops and seminars during the day, in the evening, and on weekends.

TUCC Administration

Virginia Carter, Ph.D., Acting Director
and Associate VP

(215) 204-1421

Denise Berardi, M.Ed., Advising Coordinator

Harry Carpenter, B.S., Facilities Manager

Marvin Hill, M.Ed., Manager of Media and Computer Resources

William Schreiber, M.A., Associate Director

Call Temple University Center City (TUCC) at 215-204-TUCC for more information.

TUCC Facilities

The TUCC campus occupies 10 floors at 1616 Walnut Street, minutes away from City Hall and most of Philadelphia’s business and entertainment resources. The campus 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, seminar rooms, labs, and studios at the campus.