Resources for Current Students

Academic Services

Writing Center

The Writing Center's mission is to provide individual support to writers across the University. Through their academically-diverse tutoring staff, conversation partners and attentive office assistants, the Center provides one-on-one support for writers and for English Language Learners.

Math & Science Resource Center

Math and Science Resource Center provides a variety of services to students including Learning Assistance Workshops, Review Session and online and in-person tutoring for all students enrolled in math, science, statistics, and other quantitative courses. The student-centered learning facility, led by content qualified peer tutors, is designed to help all students achieve their highest potential.

Library Services

Centrally located on Main Campus, the Paley Library holds the majority of the University Libraries' book and journal collections in most subject areas, including business, humanities, the sciences, and social sciences. It is also home to the University Libraries' administrative offices, the Special Collections Research Center, Urban Archives, the University Archives, the microforms collections and reader/printers, and a limited number of study rooms. Full listing of library resources and service can be found online.

Theater students are encouraged to contact Anne Harlow, Reference Librarian for Music, Dance, and Theater, for assistance in research. Students may also access discipline specific information sources and research guides.

Career Services

Career Services

Serving all Temple students and alumni, the Career Center provides a full range of services to optimize internship and employment opportunities and enhance life-long career success. Students can attend information sessions, participate in mock interview, go to on campus career fairs, and more.

Financial Resources

Student Financial Services

The founder of Temple University, Dr. Russell H. Conwell, believed that education should be available to anyone on the basis of their intellectual and personal motivation, regardless of their income. Temple University's Student Financial Services office readily assists all Temple students in making their college education affordable.

Temple Scholarship Opportunities

Temple University offers incoming and continuing undergraduate students numerous scholarship opportunities to assist you in financing your education. Some scholarships support students from across the University. In addition, each school and college offers scholarships specifically for students enrolled in their programs. In most cases, students must be enrolled full-time and seeking a degree in order to qualify for these scholarships.

Department of Theater Scholarships

Each year the Theater department gives several awards to undergraduate students at the end of the academic year, unless the particular scholarship specifies another date of notification. Students must apply for the awards and the number of awards may vary from year to year. Criteria and required application materials are described in this brochure. The Scholarship Committee reviews the applications and may work with the nominees to help insure applications best represent the student's strength.

Federal Work-Study

Federal Work-Study allows students to earn money to help cover non-billable educational expenses by working within Temple University, at an off-campus employer, or nonprofit organization. Before seeking a position, a student must receive an award letter with a work study award and accept it within the TUportal.

Health and Wellness

Student Health Services

Student Health Services provides many of the same offerings as your family doctor, centrally located at 1810 Liacouras Walk. With convenient walk-in hours and appointments, Temple's staff of highly qualified doctors and nurses can meet all of your healthcare needs.

Wellness Center

The Wellness Resource Center (HEART) provides students with wellness education, resources and prevention services to help you make informed choices about your health. Most services are free or low cost, and all are confidential.

Counseling Services

To help you identify, understand and resolve your issues, the Counseling Service offer free, confidential services, such as one-on-one counseling, support groups and educational programs.

Fitness Centers & Campus Recreation

Temple University Campus Recreation, a department within the Division of Student Affairs, is the coordinating office for recreational sports programs on Main Campus. These activities include intramurals, sport clubs, informal recreation, special events and programs, group fitness, adapted recreation, aquatics, and student staff development. Quality recreational opportunities greatly enhance the campus life experience for students, faculty and staff. "Exercise and recreation are as important as learning, perhaps more so, for without health what is learning." – Thomas Jefferson

Transportation

Getting Around Town
Getting Around the Region (New York City; Baltimore; Washington, DC; etc.)

Around Town

Campus Philly

Campus Philly is a nonprofit organization that fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region.

PhillyFunGuide

Since 2002, PhillyFunGuide has been the Greater Philadelphia region’s “go-to” web site for accurate and detailed information about upcoming cultural, entertainment and sporting events. Administered by the Cultural Alliance, the site contains information on thousands of events and attractions.

Uwishunu

Uwishunu is the official tourism blog of Philadelphia for Philadelphians who want to know more about everything new and exciting happening in the city and the surrounding region. Uwishunu is the source for what’s fresh on the restaurant, art, music, theater, and sports scenes in Philadelphia. From restaurant openings, new menus and chef dinners to theater shows, museum exhibitions and special events, they’ve got the full scoop on how you can fill your nights and weekends with some of Philadelphia’s best activities.

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Our region is defined by its creative sector, by the organizations, people and creative expression that make this one of the most exciting cities and regions of the world. We work on behalf of that community, providing tools, research and resources for the field.