On Commencement Day, Temple's main campus gets very congested and the parking lots fill up quickly. We strongly recommend you and your guests use public transportation, or carpool, if possible. Temple runs a shuttle bus around campus from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
There are many options using public transportation to get to Temple.
Broad Street Subway
The local Broad Street subway stops at Cecil B. Moore Station (Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue).
The "4" and "16" buses stop on Broad Street at Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Montgomery Avenue, Polett Walk (Berks Mall) and Norris Street.
The "3" bus stops on Cecil B. Moore Avenue from 11th Street to Broad Street.
The "23" bus stops on 12th Street (southbound) and 11th Street (northbound) at Polett Walk (Berks Mall), Montgomery Avenue and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
SEPTA Regional Rail
All Septa Regional Rail lines stop at Temple University Station, 10th and Berks Streets.
For more information, visit SEPTA.
Driving or Carpooling
If you use Google Maps to find Main Campus, be sure to use this address:
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
There is a lot of traffic congestion and parking volume. Please carpool if possible and arrive early. Parking Services has designated assigned parking areas for each school and college. Each graduate will receive a complimentary parking pass with their graduation packet. Please adhere to these parking assignments. Only guests with parking passes will be able to enter the 15th Street Lot and The Liacouras Garage. Guests who do not have a parking pass for 15th Street Lot and The Liacouras Garage will be directed to the Norris Street Lot and the Montgomery Garage. Parking will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If your assigned parking area is full upon arrival, you will be directed to an overflow area, as long as spaces are available.
Note: The Broad Street entrance of The Liacouras Center is not a drop off or pick up location. Police will not permit vehicles to stop on Broad Street so please familiarize yourself with the other entrances to the venue.