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Using the Center for Academic Advising & Professional Development (CAAPD)

The CAAPD helps students navigate curriculum, choose majors, explore career opportunities and post- graduation plans.

Advisors are typically available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and all appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes. Our academic advisors are available to answer questions regarding General Education (GenEd), College, and program requirements in the liberal arts.

If you would like to meet with an advisor you may call 215-204-7971  (press option #5) to set up an appointment.  August 17th- September 4th same day academic appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. It is best to come to the advising center between 8 & 9 am to schedule an appointment.

During non-peak times you may schedule a future appointment five business days in advance.

We also offer academic advising at the Ambler and TUCC campuses. Please call (267) 468-8200 to schedule an appointment at Ambler. If you wish to be advised at TUCC please contact Paula Robison.

Preparing for Your Academic Advising Appointment

Before your advising appointment you must check your DARS to review completed and unfulfilled requirements. You can check your DARS audit by following the instructions provided below:

  • Log on to dars.temple.edu 
  • Enter your TUID
  • Click “Run Audit”
  • Click “View Audit”

Preparing for Your Professional Development Appointment

Before your professional development appointment, please complete a student intake form in the office and follow/like CLA Professional Development’s social media pages.

ATTENTION: If you are a recent graduate or a graduating senior you must complete the Temple University Post Graduation Plans Survey.  Please log in to TU portal. This data gives the University a better understanding of where you are and how we can better serve you as an alumnus/a.