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Important and Legal Notices

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY for all in every aspect of its operations. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. This policy extends to all educational, service, and employment programs of the University.

Affirmative action at Temple has these inclusive objectives: To support the admission and successful participation of disadvantaged students, students with disabilities, and those for whom English is a second language. To employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam era.

Temple University's equal opportunity/affirmative action program complies with federal regulations. For more information or to review Temple University's Affirmative Action Plan, contact the office of Affirmative Action, 109 University Services Building, 215-204-7303 (TTY: 215-204-6772).

Temple University is committed to providing a smoke-free environment for everyone at Temple. All University facilities are designated as non-smoking. In addition, all indoor Temple University-sponsored activities that take place in facilities not owned or operated by Temple University are smoke-free in those areas under Temple's control. This policy will be enforced according to established University policies and procedures.

It is Temple University's policy to provide to all students, upon request, a copy of the University's policies and procedures regarding CAMPUS SECURITY AND SAFETY, as well as crime rates and statistics for the most recent three-year period. In doing so, Temple University complies with two important pieces of legislation: the Pennsylvania College and University Security Information Act and the federal Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act. To receive a copy of "You and Campus Safety," which provides important information about campus safety, write to Campus Safety Services, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, or call 215-204-6262.

To spread the word about class cancellations due to severely adverse weather conditions, the University participates with the City of Philadelphia and cooperating radio stations which will broadcast the following code numbers assigned to Temple University:

101    Day cancellation for Main, Center City, and            Health Sciences Center

2101  Evening cancellation for Main, Center City,            and Health Sciences Center

426    Day cancellation for Ambler Campus

2426  Evening/weekend cancellation for Ambler            Campus

373    Day cancellation for Tyler School of Art            (Montgomery County)

2353  Evening cancellation for Tyler School of Art            (Montgomery County)

The cooperating radio stations include KYW, WDAS, WIOQ, WUSL, WPEN, and WRTI.


Information line for sexual assault/sexual harassment is 215-204-1613.

Temple University is committed to providing a learning and working environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community, free from discriminatory conduct. Sexual harassment and sexual assault, in any form or context, are inimical to this and will not be tolerated.

Additional Policy Information

Affirmatvie Action Policy

Class Cancellation Policy

DISABILITY STATEMENT-Institution on Disabilities

Sexual Harassment

Smoking Policy


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