Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunions
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Parties
Youth Retreat/Camps


Temple University provides the perfect venue location for conferences, meetings, or special events in Philadelphia, PA. Spend your summer at one of the most culturally diverse and dynamic campuses while enjoying one of the most historic cities in the world. Temple University offers access to classrooms, conference rooms and computer labs that boast a wide range of capacities and variety of configurations for events. Rooms are equipped with whiteboards, LCD projectors, and feature large windows that add both natural light and gorgeous views of the surrounding area.

Temple University has a dedicated events staff available to assist by answering questions, planning your event, program, meeting, or conference, and providing professional event services expertise to ensure that your event is a success. Watch the videos below to learn why Temple University is the perfect host for your next Philadelphia event or conference. Take advantage of their ample banquet halls and banquet rooms and wow your guests.

Food & Beverage Options

Louis J. Esposito Dining Center

An all-you-care-to-eat buffet-style dining facility provided by Sodexo. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options!
Seating Capacity: 700

Valaida S Walker Student Center Food Court

Einstein Bagels, Salad Bar, and Pizza are opened throughout the summer.

The Diamond Club

Gourmet dining in a distinctive setting! Private meeting and banquet facilities that include a private garden are also available. Wedding Packages Available

Catering Options


Special events bring life and excitement to your campus for students, staff, and community. They help build your reputation and bring in revenue. They also offer the opportunity to meet new people, make new connections, and enjoy a fine meal. Aramark's expertise in menu development, décor coordination, and fulfilling special requests allows us to meet the type, need, and budget of all your campus events.


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 2000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 1,000
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • WiFi


A five-story, low-rise residence hall located on the 1300 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue, "1300" offers up to 1,044 guests the opportunity to live in either suite-style or apartment-style accommodations. As our largest facility, "1300" is divided into north and south wings with the center core of the complex offering a variety of shared community space for guests.
1044 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Floorplan Layout

Temple Towers

Our newly renovated residence hall composed of two, six-floor high-rise facilities holding a capacity of 630 guests. Temple Towers offers a wide range of accommodations including, 2, and 3 bedroom apartment units on Main Campus, living/dining/kitchen areas in all units, single gender rooms, coed floors, air conditioned, computer lab, study lounge heated in-ground pool , multipurpose lounge, game room, etc…
630 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Floorplan Layout

James S. White Hall

James S. White Hall is a four story facility, with the ability to house 558 residents. This spacious and comfortable residence hall has 15 wings accommodating from 26 to 44 residents each, 24-hour access controlled security at building entrance, 2 room, 4 person units with shared bath, air conditioned, large social lounge areas, and an enclosed garden patio, just to name a few amenities.
558 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

The Edge at Avenue North

The building is located on the southeast corner of 15th and Oxford Streets. Floors 2 through 8 are available for rental. Professional and student staff will be on site to provide programming activities, residence life services, and respond to guest issues. Utilities including electricity, gas, water, sewer services, basic cable TV, broadband Internet service and basic telephone service will be provided. Rooms are furnished and include amenities.
750 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Conwell Inn

Located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Conwell Inn features a unique blend of historic charm while offering modern amenities and convenience that today’s business travelers, families and conventioneers demand.
22 Rooms

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Fitness Center
In-House Catering
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


1755 N. 13th St.,

Philadelphia Philadelphia, 19122



Nearby Airport

Philadelphia Int'l (PHL) - 20 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Philadelphia Int'l (PHL) - 20 minutes


Parking on Site: Yes

Nearby Cities

Philadelphia – within city|Atlantic City – 60 min| Newark – 90 min|New York 120 min

Things to Know


Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

Venue Policies

ADA Accessible: Yes


Our Philadelphia campus residence halls are all equipped with central air. Internet access is available in all buildings & rooms. Smart classrooms are available as well as traditional classrooms. Student Center spaces also include advanced technology with built-in projectors & screens, wired and wireless microphones, virtual and on-line meeting ability.

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes