Mission, Vision, and Values


To integrate new students and families to the Temple community through innovative and inclusive programming.


To prepare Temple students for a fulfilling university experience.


  • Excellence - We consistently bring our best efforts to achieve quality outcomes.
  • Inclusion - We embrace the knowledge, skills, experience and identity of each individual in our community.
  • Innovation - We are creative and embrace change.
  • Integrity - We do what we say we will do and are committed to working in an ethical manner.
  • Respect - We appreciate the dignity and effort of every individual and acknowledge their contributions. 


  1. Engage new students and families in their acclimation to Temple and the surrounding Philadelphia community, from enrollment through commencement.
  2. Facilitate and enhance students’ academic, social, and personal development through intentional relationships and need-based programming.
  3. Educate stakeholders in their roles and responsibilities as a continued resource to develop and retain students in transition.