Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the best place to go if I have a question? 

Reach out to the Office of Student Services at (215) 707-4007.


I don’t know my way around the Health Sciences Center campus. How do I learn that? 

Check out the campus map.


I want to check out Philadelphia. How can I get around? 

Philadelphia has an extensive public transportation system called SEPTA. If you’re just looking to travel between Temple’s Philadelphia-Area campuses, you can use the campus shuttle


Where should I park?

Parking is available in the Health Sciences Center campus garages and lots and Temple University Hospital lots. Street parking is abundant within walking distance, but please keep these safety tips in mind when choosing this option and be aware of Philadelphia Parking Authority fees and policies.


Where can I buy my books? 

The Health Sciences Center Barnes & Noble bookstore is located on the Ground Floor of the Student Faculty Center located across Broad St. from the School of Pharmacy. 


Where can I work out? 

The Health Sciences Center Recreation Center is located in the Student Faculty Center on basement levels 1-2.


How does Temple keep its campuses safe?

Campus Safety Services is comprised of a police force in addition to a security operations and communications team.


What if I get sick?

Student Health Services at the Health Sciences Center campus is open Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. Student Health Services can be reached at (215) 707-4088.


Will I have access to counseling?

Tuttleman Counseling Services is located on Main Campus. Each year, the School of Pharmacy hosts a Counseling student in their last year of graduate school to serve as our dedicated student counselor.