Live On Campus! Temple University Housing & Residential Life

It's your future.

This could be you.

When you think about getting ready to leave for college, what comes to mind? Maybe it's interesting classes and excellent grades. Or the new friends you'll make. Maybe it's those first steps towards independence. Did you know that living on campus can help you make the most of all these things and more?

Why live on campus?

160 burritos

One year on-campus can save you, on average, enough to buy 160 Chipotle burritos or eight $200 textbooks! Deposit today!

3.24 GPA

Looking for a GPA boost? On-campus students have an average 3.24 GPA! Choose your education. Choose to live on campus.

It's fixed

Sink clogged? AC on the fritz? Live on-campus to enjoy professional maintenance staff with rapid response.


Yeah, we've got those! Finding your first apartment can be daunting. When you live on-campus, we’ve got you covered. Apartments offer independence and new responsibilities like a complete kitchen, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and large common spaces.

Suite Style Units

Suite style units offer variability across housing options. With in-unit bathrooms and at least 2 bedrooms, suite style allows for closer bonds between roommates and begins the first steps to independence.

Traditional Double Room

Traditional double rooms are what you see in the movies - a common hallway with bedrooms on either side, residents sharing a gendered bathroom by floor, and a relatively open door policy.

Living Learning Communities

Did you know that LLC student tend to have higher GPAs than other on-campus students? Live and grow with a group of peers who share a common interest. Meet students from other LLCs at All LLC events and programs. Network with a built-in community of upper class students, staff, and faculty. Apply today!

Important Housing Dates

Friday December 1

Housing Deposit Period Opens for New Students

Saturday, March 3

Online Housing Selection Opens for New &Transfer Students

Tuesday, May 1

Housing Selection Deadline

Friday, May 4

Specialty Housing Requests Due for New Students

How to Apply for Housing

STAGE 1 – Sign on with your accessnet user name (the first 8 characters of your Temple email) and pay the $250 Housing Deposit. After roughly 24-28 hours, you’ll have access to stages 2-4.
STAGE 2 – Sign the University Housing Contract.
STAGE 3 – Input emergency contact information.
STAGE 4 – You are now able to see available housing options & choose one that fits your preferences.


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