The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs provides information and guidelines on visas for international scholars and orientation, among others. Refer to the Postdoctoral Handbook as needed. 

Non-U.S. Citizenship Visa Issues

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services at Temple University works directly with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to assist all current and prospective postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars with concerns and issues related to visas, including but not limited to J-1 visas, J-2 visas for spouses and dependents, H-1B status and Social Security numbers.


If you have been hired for a postdoctoral or visiting scholar position, you must complete new hire orientation prior to your first day of employment. To schedule your orientation, contact
Nina Marie Campellone, project manager for postdoctoral affairs.
Phone: 215-204-6587

Internal Audits Reporting

If you have concerns about potentially unethical or fraudulent activities regarding Temple University's finances, internal controls or data integrity, you may make an anonymous report by filling out the Anonymous Reporting Form provided by the Department of Internal Audits. Your email address will remain anonymous to protect your identity. All reports will be handled confidentially and discreetly by the Department of Internal Audits. It is expected that any comment or concern provided by Temple University faculty, staff or students, as well as postdoctoral fellows or visiting scholars, will be submitted in good faith.

Ethics and Compliance

Temple is committed to fostering a culture of integrity and ethical behavior throughout the university. The university’s Ethics and Compliance Office seeks to provide all members of the Temple community the resources and guidance needed to uphold the highest standards of integrity. We provide many resources for you to ask questions or raise concerns about ethical or compliance issues. In addition to these resources, we have launched the Temple University Ethics and Compliance Helpline. The helpline is a 24-hour, confidential communication channel hosted by EthicsPoint. It provides a resource for confidentially asking questions or submitting reports relating to violations of applicable law or university policies, standards or procedures. You can submit reports confidentially or anonymously online or by phone 24/7, 365 days a year.

Banking Information

Direct deposit is the preferred method for receiving compensation at Temple University; enroll through TUportal. Suggested financial institutions with branches located on or near Main Campus are

  • Bank of America (a branch is located just off Main Campus at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue),
  • Citizens Bank,
  • Philadelphia Federal Credit Union (a branch is located on Main Campus in the Howard Gittis Student Center at the corner of 13th Street and Montgomery Avenue),
  • PNC Bank (a branch is located on Main Campus at 1908 Liacouras Walk) and
  • Wells Fargo.