Once you have received your letter of admission, your next steps will include submitting your enrollment deposit and registering for courses, among others. Please be aware that official offers of admission from the Graduate School at Temple are sent by regular mail to the permanent address you provided on your application.

Are you applying to Temple as an international student? Learn more about your next steps.

1. Choose Temple!

Contact your program to confirm your enrollment. Instructions can be found in the welcome letter sent to you by your school or college.

2. Activate your TUportal account.

If you haven’t already done so, activate your TUportal account. You will need to enter your last name, Temple ID (TUid) and date of birth in MM/DD/YYYY format.

3. Pay your enrollment deposit.

 You must submit a nonrefundable enrollment deposit in TUportal. This will reserve your place in your program of study. You can pay online by credit card or bank debit.

4. Secure your financial aid.

Submit your FAFSA application by the March 1 deadline. Visit Student Financial Services for more information.

5. Register for classes.

Determine your schedule and see how you can select classes to maximize your learning opportunities. You can use the Graduate Course Scheduler to assist with this process.

Temple University flags line the street leading to Philadelphia City Hall.

6. Meet your new city.

Philadelphia is a vibrant, unique city. It affords students ample opportunity for educational experiences both inside the classroom and out.

Temple University’s Main Campus, which is the central administrative site of the university, is located in the heart of Philadelphia. The sprawling 115-acre campus is just two miles north of bustling Center City, which is the city’s cultural, financial, historical and retail hub. With a population of more than 1.5 million, Philadelphia is one of the largest cities on the East Coast and in the nation. The City of Brotherly Love is located 100 miles south of New York City and 130 miles north of Washington, D.C. 

Learn more about what to explore in the city of Philadelphia.