Temple's Commitment

Temple University is committed to building a diverse educational community founded on respect, open-mindedness, and the appreciation of others. Our policies, practices, and programs exemplify our commitment to civility, non-discrimination and pluralism, encouraging dialogue that builds meaningful and collaborative relationships.

Get Involved

Looking to get involved? Student Activities has more than 300 registered organizations with interests as diverse as Temple's population. Check out Owl Connect, our student organization database. This online tool lets you browse the directory by categories and keywords so you easily find organizations of interest.


The Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) works with students, faculty and staff to ensure the continued growth and development of Temple as a diverse community of life learners. It offers programs designed to advance an inclusive educational environment and workplace. 

Our Community

Students take an active role in shaping our diverse campus. From Living Learning Communities to annual National Coming Out Week celebrations, Temple is a vibrant place to learn and grow. Students can learn about similarities and differences practiced in our diverse cultural communities.