Temple University Center City

1515 Market Street

Located 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.

Melanie Ellison-Roach, Associate Director
Ramon Rios, Senior Academic and Student Services Coordinator

Credit Programs

Most of Temple University's schools and colleges offer courses at Temple University Center City (TUCC). It is possible to complete the following undergraduate degree programs at TUCC 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.

Student Services

Hours of Operation

During regular semesters, the TUCC administration office (suite 215) is open 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 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

TUCC'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. Below are the current advising hours:

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Call 215-204-4358 or e-mail ramon.rios@temple.edu for information or to schedule an appointment.

You must be advised by a representative of your school or college if you are admitted to a degree program. 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 TUCC. The Senior Academic and Student Services Coordinator can register non-matriculated students.

Career Advising

TUCC'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

Accessing a computer is as easy as a trip to the Center City Technology Center located on the fourth floor. Many resources are available including a help desk, laser printing and scanners. A battery share kiosk is available for students to check out a battery bank to use in their classrooms and recharge their mobile devices while in class. 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 TUCC administration office (suite 215). Call 215-204-8822 for more information or hours of operation.


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 TUCC 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 computer. A selection of media equipment is available to enhance your event. All rooms have large windows that provide plenty of natural light and beautiful views. Clients value our convenient location and the professional quality of the space. Affordable rates make TUCC an attractive option to non-profit organizations and government agencies, and you are free to choose your own caterer. Rooms can be rented for full or half days. There is no charge to Temple student organizations. Call 215-204-4357 for information, or to meet with a representative and view the facility.

Lounges and Vending areas

Lounges, seating and vending areas are located on all floors and provide good places to relax or study.

Vending Machines

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.

Internet Access

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the TUCC campus. In addition, Ethernet connections and power outlets are located around the perimeter of all lounge areas. For more information, contact Center City Technology Center, 215-204-1521.

Non-Credit Programs

TUCC 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 (Music Prep) 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.

Music Prep

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.