Your physical and mental health is vital to every aspect of your Temple experience.

While your time at Temple is exciting and inspiring, we know there are challenges that come with navigating campus life and the demands of college. We provide you with the support system you need to manage whatever you’re facing. 

Our comprehensive network of counseling centers, health services and student-run clubs are available to help maintain the emotional, mental and physical health of all our students.

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Michael Nghe ’21

President of the DMAX Club

Michael established the Temple chapter of the DMAX Foundation, a nonprofit that helps to increase understanding and demonstrate compassion for youth suffering from mental or emotional pain. “We like to dedicate as much time as we can to those who want to talk, even if it is not during our club meeting times.”

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Health Services

Wellness Resource Center

Temple’s Wellness Resource Center, located in the Howard Gittis Student Center, is committed to offering creative and innovative programs that give students an opportunity to learn and grow by better understanding how to make decisions that enable them to thrive. Some of the programs and resources available to students through the Wellness Resource Center include the following.

  • Educational workshops and events focused on alcohol and other drug education, interpersonal violence prevention, mental well-being, and sexual health.
  • Individual wellness consultations with professional staff.
  • Safer sex supplies at discounted prices.
  • Three-credit public health class as training for students to become Certified HEART Peer Educators

Contact

For questions or requests, contact Wellness Resource Center during normal business hours.
Phone: 215-204-8436
Email: TUWellness@temple.edu

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Student Health Services

While you’re away at college, you can seek the same services your general practitioner provides. Temple’s Student Health Services offers 

  • allergy shots,
  • dental care,
  • dermatology,
  • family planning,
  • gynecology, 
  • HIV testing,
  • immunizations,
  • nutrition,
  • physical exams,
  • referrals,
  • sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and
  • vision care.

Contact

Student Health Services is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For general questions, please reach out during normal business hours.
Phone: 215-204-7500

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Tuttleman Counseling Services

If you’re looking for emotional or mental health support, Temple’s Tuttleman Counseling Services offers comprehensive treatment. Committed to providing affirming care and support for all, students can access group and individual counseling as well as psychiatric services. Referrals can be made to outside professionals if that’s your preference. 

Tuttleman Counseling Services also offers a range of specialized services that address the following.

  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Eating and body image concerns
  • Sexual assault counseling and education

Contact

For questions or requests, contact Tuttleman Counseling Services during normal business hours.
Phone: 215-204-7276

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Cherry Pantry

Our students should never have to decide between buying books and buying groceries. The Cherry Pantry combats hunger in the Temple community by supplying nutritious emergency food while providing equal treatment to all visitors. 

Contact

Questions about hours and offerings can be sent via email to pantry@temple.edu.

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COVID-19 Response

You can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding Temple’s response to the pandemic and our universitywide efforts to keep our students, faculty and staff safe and healthy by visiting our COVID-19 updates website.