COVID-19

A Temple owl spreads its wings on campus.
Hosting student events on campus safely
Type: News Story
Temple has introduced new guidelines to help student organizations manage and host events this fall.
August 10, 2020
The Temple flag flies outside Sullivan Hall.
Temple launches Student Community Health Ambassador program
Type: News Story
The ambassadors will encourage people to wear facial coverings and follow safe health practices to protect the Temple community.
August 4, 2020
A portrait of Victoria Bremmenkamp
Klein senior speaks up for international students
Type: News Story
Victoria Bremmenkamp wrote a letter to the New York Times protesting the Trump administration’s visa directive.
August 3, 2020
Temple University Hospital
A clinical trial of a novel immunotherapy for COVID-19 patients kicks off at Temple
Type: News Story
Researchers at Temple University Hospital are testing a new immunotherapy for COVID-19 patients.
July 23, 2020
The Bell Tower on Main Campus.
Frequently asked questions about Temple’s tuition
Type: News Story
Temple’s Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Ken Kaiser discusses the tuition freeze and more.
July 13, 2020
 a sign that says Perseverance Conquers
Student return to campus guide: What to do when you’re sick and more
Type: News Story
Find out more about student-specific information about the return to campus plan.
July 12, 2020
Liacouras Walk on Main Campus looking south toward Morgan Hall.
Temple’s Health and Safety Plan: 8 things you need to know
Type: News Story
Learn more about the return to campus plans for the fall 2020 semester.
July 8, 2020
students walking down Broad Street
Return to campus FAQs: Employee edition
Type: News Story
We’ve gathered answers to some of Temple employees most frequently asked questions.
July 8, 2020
A security guard on campus wearing a mask and sitting behind a Plexiglas barrier at the entrance of a campus building.
Facial coverings at Temple: where, when and why
Type: News Story
Understand important protocols that have been established for wearing facial coverings on and near campus.
July 8, 2020
Bell Tower
Return to campus guide for employees
Type: News Story
Temple’s return to in-person operations depends on the whole university community—here are six things employees need to know.
July 8, 2020
Temple adopts a new, standardized attendance policy in response to COVID-19
Type: News Story
Temple’s new attendance policy demands honor and good faith from students and instructors.
July 8, 2020
Temple flags flying on campus.
How Temple is keeping its campus clean and disinfected
Type: News Story
The university’s safety measures include cleaning classrooms and common areas at least once a day.
July 8, 2020
A view of Charles Library
Returning to campus buildings safely
Type: News Story
Temple is making changes on campus to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
July 8, 2020
children playing with blocks
How parents can fight the ‘COVID slump’
Type: News Story
Temple professor redefines the “summer slump” for a school year struck by COVID-19.
July 2, 2020
Morgan Hall
Temple to open dedicated COVID-19 testing center on campus
Type: News Story
The center will be located in a storefront along Cecil B. Moore Avenue, on the street level of Morgan Hall.
June 30, 2020
a medical assistant screening a patient
Temple to train hundreds of COVID-19 contact tracers
Type: News Story
Temple University introduces comprehensive contact tracing certificate program amid COVID-19 pandemic.
June 30, 2020
A Temple student plays esports.
Sheltering in place boosts popularity of simulation games
Type: News Story
Games like "Animal Crossing" give players a respite from life under lockdown.
June 9, 2020
A Temple student volunteer calls a patient in hospital.
The Center for Urban Bioethics helps patients Phone a Friend
Type: News Story
Hospitalized patients are being given cellphones and paired with student volunteers ready to listen.
May 15, 2020
Emergency responders set up a field hospital in the Liacouras Center in March.
Temple medical student volunteers helped keep the Liacouras Center surge facility running
Type: News Story
Katz School of Medicine students assisted in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
May 7, 2020
American flag against Philadelphia skyline
COVID-19-related study led by Temple researcher earns nod from NIH
Type: News Story
The international survey-based research delves deeper into taste- and smell-related symptoms.
May 1, 2020
A Boyer dance student performs on stage.
The OwlTogether Arts Festival Online brings Temple’s artistic community together
Type: News Story
The Center for Performing and Cinematic Arts will host an online showcase of student work.
April 24, 2020
woman juggling a clock and a dog
Perseverance under pressure
Type: News Story
Temple professors and students explain how they’re dealing with their new virtual reality.
April 17, 2020
Jazz host Bob Perkins in his office at WRTI
On WRTI, Bob Perkins gives self-isolated listeners a safe haven
Type: News Story
The jazz radio legend talks about the power of music and radio.
April 16, 2020
The Center for Urban Bioethics delivers food to Philadelphians at risk.
The Center for Urban Bioethics delivers food and other essentials to people at risk
Type: News Story
Temple faculty and staff provide food, cell phones and critical health information to at-risk Philadelphians.
April 14, 2020
student organizing face shields for delivery
‘A World War II kind of effort’: Task force produces equipment for Temple University Hospital
Type: News Story
Forces from across the university have joined to produce materials to aid in the fight against COVID-19.
April 14, 2020

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