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About Us

Links of Interest

Temple University and the City of Philadelphia are vibrant and alive with a sense of community.  The following links offer insight into the University and beyond:


Main Campus

Temple University’s Main Campus is located in the heart of Philadelphia.  The sprawling 115-acre campus is just two miles north of bustling Center City, which is the city’s financial, cultural, historical, and retail hub.  With a population of more than 1.5 million, Philadelphia is the second largest city on the East Coast and ranks fifth in the nation.  The City of Brotherly Love is located 100 miles south of New York City, 130 miles north of Washington, D.C., and 60 miles from the Jersey shore.

Academically, Main Campus is the central administrative site of the University.  It houses 10 schools and colleges, including:

Main Campus can be reached easily by public transportation using the “C” bus on Broad Street, the Broad Street Subway (Cecil B. Moore Avenue stop), Amtrak at North Broad Street Station, and the SEPTA Commuter Rail Lines at 10th and Berks Streets.  For a campus map or directions, click on the university building .


Graduate Student Housing

Inquiries about the housing needs of graduate students are managed by the Office of University Housing and Residential Life.  Learn about the graduate housing selection process or review the Temple University Graduate Living guidebook. Questions can be directed to the knowledgeable Housing staff by calling 215-204-7184.


Regional and International Campuses

Temple operates six campuses across the Philadelphia region and Pennsylvania:

Temple also operates two international campuses:

  • Temple University Rome



The sights and sounds abound in Philadelphia.  As our nation’s first capital, the city is rich with historical value.  The arts are also well represented.  For a preview of activities, visit www.gophila.com.


Local News

Philadelphia has two major newspapers:  the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily News.  Headlines are available by visiting www.philly.com.


Public Transportation


The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides bus, subway, and commuter rail service throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.  Visit www.septa.com for schedules and fares.



With the support of NBC10 EarthWatch, the weather in Philadelphia can be checked with the click of a button.  Visit weather.weatherbug.com.