To our newest Owls, welcome to the Temple family! We’re here to provide the information you need before getting started and reassure you that you’ll have access to the support you need to have a successful first semester.

OWLcards for incoming students

  • Residential students: Students moving into Temple Housing will be given their OWLcards at move-in. 
  •  Non-residential students: Students that are moving in to off campus housing and commuters will be able to pick up their OWLcards in the Howard Gittis Student Center at the OWLcard Office by appointment only Monday–Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please visit the appointment tab to make an appointment for pick up.
  • OWLcard mobile: you can set up and use your OWLcard in Apple Wallet for your iPhone and/or Apple Watch or Android. OWLcard Mobile works just like your current OWLcard.  Find instructions to use OWLcard Mobile here.