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Technology at Temple

2018-19 Overview

Discover the many technology resources available for students in our Technology at Temple Guide.

Note: You can also view a pdf version of this guide.

Temple Tech Essentials

  • TUportal
    Conveniently access many popular Temple resources by logging into For example, register for courses, view your class schedule, check final grades and much more through the Student Tools tab.
    The portal is also home to Next Steps, which notifies students of important tasks they need to perform, such as updating emergency contact information, paying bills, and selecting meal plans.
  • TUmail & Google Apps
    Stay in touch with email and chat, keep organized with the calendar and tasks, create and collaborate on documents and websites and much more!
  • Microsoft Office 365 & OneDrive
    Download Office for free on up to five Macs/PCs, plus five mobile devices and tablets.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    Download Adobe Creative Cloud (including Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Acrobat Pro and more) for free for coursework.
  • Canvas
    Access course content and submit class assignments online for classes or training programs.
  • TUmobile
    Browse your class schedule, grades, campus maps and more on your smartphone.
    Access over 20,000 instructional videos on business, creativity and technology topics taught by industry experts.
  • Print on the Go
    Use your print quota to submit and pick up print requests at any Print on the Go station from your laptop or mobile device.
  • OWLbox
    Use 100GB of free storage in the cloud for collaborating, storing and sharing documents.
  • WebEx
    Collaborate and meet with other students online through free web conferencing.
  • Shopper’s Guide
    Take advantage of education discounts on computers and software and learn about technology recommendations and requirements. .
  • Computer Recycling Center
    Buy significantly discounted recycled/refurbished university computers and other electronic devices.
  • Get Connected
    Access wireless internet in key university locations including residence halls.
  • Diamond Dollars
    Add funds to your Temple OWLcard to make purchases on campus.
  • Tech Bits
    Receive announcements about new resources, technology tips through Tech Bits, an email sent to the university community.
  • Cherry & White Directory
    Find contact information for students, faculty and staff and personalize your email address by creating an alias.

State-of-the-Art TECH Center

Located on Main Campus, Temple’s award-winning computer facility, is a major hub providing students with a vibrant environment to study, socialize and collaborate while taking advantage of premier technology including:

  • 600 PC and Mac workstations
  • 250 software applications
  • 13 break-out rooms
  • 3 WhisperRoom booths suitable for recording podcasts, vocal narrations and other individual recording sessions
  • wireless loaner laptops and iPads
  • wireless printing
  • 2 MediaScape collaboration tables
  • 3D printing and scanning
  • specialty labs for video editing, music and graphic design
  • quiet study rooms
  • media studio for shooting video and recording audio
  • internet lounge
  • cell phone charging lockers
  • coffee cafe

Learn more:

Computers on Campus

In addition to the TECH Center, Temple offers:

  • school and college computer labs with general and specialized software
  • accessibility tools, available on over 1,200 campus computers, providing adaptive technologies to students with disabilities

For a list of computer labs, visit

Classroom Technology & Tools

  • Over 500 smart classrooms feature computers, built-in multimedia, internet and wireless access.
  • Instructors can record and share class lecture online using lecture capture programs.
  • Wireless projection is available in Wachman Hall, the Science Education and Research Center (SERC), the Tuttleman Learning Center, and other expanding locations with Kramer/Apple TV.

Technical Support

The Help Desk provides a wide range of technology and application support. 24-hour technical support is available Sunday morning through Friday evening with extensive Saturday hours during the fall and spring semesters. Extensive hours are also available during summer sessions. Details available at:

  • The Help Desk: Located in the TECH Center (Room 106)
  • Online: Submit requests for help or chat online at:
  • Call: 215-204-8000