Temple University is committed to the safety of our students, faculty and local community. The Temple University Department of Public Safety is a team of diverse, highly trained professionals who effectively maintain a safe space to live, work, study and visit. They work diligently in partnership with the local community and businesses to solve problems and improve public safety. Find out more about Temple’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

Campus Safety

The Department of Campus Safety Services officers are available to provide walking escorts upon request from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. The Walking Escorts program is intended for any student or students seeking accompaniment on campus, especially after hours. Security Bike Officers will escort you to your destination, while at the same time maintaing consistent contact with Temple Police.

To request services, call 8-Walk using a campus phone or 215-777-9255 using a cell phone.

Temple Police at Health Sciences Center Campus
Parkinson Pavilion
Broad and Tioga streets

Shuttle Service

While dental school students will spend a majority of their time at Temple’s Health Sciences Center, there is a regular bus service available to transport students to and from Main Campus from the Health Sciences Center.