Temple University Center City
1515 Market Street
Located just across the street from City Hall and surrounded by the home offices of major national corporations, Temple University Center City offers a wide selection of undergraduate and graduate courses and full degree programs in the evening, as well as stimulating non-credit workshops and seminars during the day, in the evening, and on weekends.
William E. Parshall, M.P.A., Director
Christopher Bryant, M.A., M.Ed., M.S., Academic and Student Services Coordinator
Most of Temple University's schools and colleges offer courses at Temple University Center City. It is possible to complete the following undergraduate degree programs at Temple Center City in the evening:
- Business Administration
- Bachelor of General Studies (some courses may be offered online)
Students can also complete many of their general education requirements at the campus.
Hours of Operation
During the semester the Temple Center City administration office (suite 215) is open 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday. When Temple University is not in session, please call 215-204-8822 for hours.
Academic Advising and Registration
Temple Center City's Senior Academic and Student Services Coordinator can give you the information and support you need to succeed. Office hours are scheduled into the evening so that you can make an appointment during your lunch hour or after work. You can also discuss transfer options and career-related topics. Call 215-204-4358 for information or an appointment. If you are admitted to a degree program, you must be advised by a representative of your school or college. If you are a student in the Fox School of Business and Management, use the Fox Online Appointment System, accessed through the Fox Center for Undergraduate Advising web site. Specify that you want an appointment at Temple Center City. The Senior Academic and Student Services Coordinator can register non-matriculated students.
The Barnes and Noble Café/Bookstore offers Starbucks coffee, food items and a wide range of Temple branded merchandise. Textbooks are available each semester. Call 215-204-1527 for more information and hours of operation.
Temple Center City's Senior Academic and Student Services Coordinator can help you utilize the many online career services tools that the University offers. You can obtain information regarding your options. Call 215-204-4358 for an appointment or more details.
Center City Technology Center
Using a computer or accessing library information is as easy as a trip to the Center City Technology Center located on the fourth floor. The staff will assist you in using personal computers or in conducting library research. It is also possible to establish an e-mail account, obtain language tapes, and reserve audio-visual materials through the center. Faculty can place books and articles on semester reserve. Call 215-204-1521 for more information about available resources or hours of operation.
Student Photo ID Cards
Students registering for the first time can have a photo ID card made in the Temple Center City administration office (suite 215). Call 215-204-8822 for more information or hours of operation. Students who have lost their photo ID card can obtain a replacement card for a $20 fee.
As a service to our students, Temple University has negotiated parking discounts with participating garages at the listed locations on our web site. Temple University Center City has no business relationship with these garages and does not play a role in making their policies. In order to receive the discount, students must have their parking ticket validated and show their Temple ID card. The validation and list of participating garages are available at the security desk in the ground floor lobby area.
The Temple Center City campus occupies six floors at 1515 Market Street. There are over 60 classrooms, conference rooms, and computer classrooms. All classrooms have access to the internet and computer technology.
Meeting and Training Space
The next time your organization needs meeting or training space, consider Temple University Center City. We offer classrooms, conference rooms, and computer labs in a wide range of capacities and a variety of configurations. Every room is equipped with white boards, a ceiling-mounted LCD projector, and a personal computer. A selection of media equipment is available to enhance your event. All rooms have large windows that provide lots of natural light and beautiful views. Our clients value our convenient center city location and the professional quality of the space. Affordable rates make it an attractive option to non-profit organizations and government agencies, and you are free to choose your own caterer. Rooms can be rented for half or full days. There is no charge for space to Temple student organizations. Call 215-204-4357 for additional information or to meet with a representative and see the space.
A computer station in Suite 215 gives students access to their student information. Currently enrolled degree seeking students can use the Self Service Banner (SSB) site to access records and process registration and payment transactions.
Lounges and Vending areas
Lounges, seating and vending areas are located on all floors and provide good places to relax or study.
Coffee and Refreshments
The Barnes and Noble Café on the ground floor of the Center City campus offers a wide variety of sandwiches, pastries, coffee, soft drinks and snacks for students, faculty and visitors to the campus.
Vending machines are located in the seating and vending areas on the second, third, fourth, and fifth floors. Call 215-204-0589 if there is a problem with the machines.
Wireless Internet access is available throughout the Temple Center City campus. In addition, Ethernet connections and power outlets are located around the perimeter of all lounge and café areas. For more information, contact Center City Technology Center, 215-204-1521.
Center City campus hosts a wide variety of non-credit programs including the Real Estate Institute, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, the Boyer Music and Dance Preparatory Program and a selection of professional development programs offered by Temple's schools and colleges. For detailed information on these programs, see the Special Programs section of this Bulletin or go to https://noncredit.temple.edu.
Real Estate Institute
Non-credit real estate programs for professionals and consumers. Call 215-204-1539 for more information.
Dynamic non-credit music and dance programs for infants through adults. Call 215-204-1512 for more information.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Temple University (OLLI)
A membership organization that offers non-credit learning and enrichment programs for retirees. Call 215-204-1505 for more information.