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Graduate Housing

Meet Our Staff

Juanita Lavalais
Juanita Lavalais
Resident Director
Podiatry
juanita.lavalais@temple.edu
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Karen Kostelny
Housing Services Coordinator
tud79617@temple.edu

Room Rates

Room Rates by Residence Hall
Residence Hall Room Types Semester Rates Summer Rates
Podiatric Student Residence ComplexSingle - Efficiency Apartment$6,147 
 Single - 1 Bedroom Apartment$6,973 
 Single Standard – 2 or 3 Bedroom Apartment$4,723 
 Single Large – 2 or 3 Bedroom Apartment$5,122 
 Single Deluxe – 2 or 3 Bedroom Apartment$5,438 

About this Residence Hall

Any full-time, matriculated graduate, doctorate or professional school student can apply to live in graduate housing.  

Location

Podiatry Residence Hall is located at 8th and Cherry Streets which is about 2 miles south of main campus and right across the street from our School of Podiatric Medicine. The residence hall is easily accessible to main campus by public transportation. 

 

Front Desk Hours

  • Weekdays: 8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Weekends: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Front Desk Phone Number

215-625-5446

Heating/Air Conditioning

Each apartment is equipped with a combination heating and air conditioning unit.

Laundry

Laundry rooms in the building are located on each floor and are open 24 hours a day. There are limited number of coin operated washers and dryers available for a large number of people.  Please be respectful of other residents who need to use the washers and dryers by removing clothing immediately after the cycle ends.

Mail

  • Please write your name on the label in the mailbox, so that you get your mail. If you need a blank label, please request one from the housing office in Podiatry.
  • The US Postal Service deliveres mail daily, except Sundays. Mail and/or small parcels/packages that do not fit into the mailbox will be given to housing staff in the office.
  • Packages delivered by UPS, FedEx, and Priority Mail will be delivered to the housing office in Podiatry.
  • Packages can be picked up from the housing office in Podiatry during regular office hours.

Noise

As a mixed living environment, everyone follows varied work, study, and sleep schedules. While at Podiatry there are 24-hour courtesy hours in effect. This means that noise should not be heard outside of your apartment or n the interior or exterior common areas and grounds. 

Bicycles

Bicycles may be stored in rooms with permission of roommates, or the bike rack in the courtyard. Riding bikes in the hallway is prohibited.  Motorcycles must be a safe distance from the building. 

Storage

  • Storage bins are available behind the laundry room on every floor. These storage lockers are numbered according to apartment number. You must provide your own lock.
  • If the storage bin is full and the items are not yours or your roommates please contact the Podiatry Housing Office to have the storage bin emptied.
  • All lockers must be emptied at the conclusion of your lease for the related apartment.
  • Failure to remove your items at the conclusion of your lease may lead to the disposal of the items.
  • Students will be charged for any additional storage and labor charges associated with the removal of items after the conclusion of the lease.

 

View all room rates here.

 

Property Details

Property Description

Property Type:

Gender Segregated by Apartment

Total Units:

85

Bathroom Format:

Apartment-Style

Location Highlights

Amenities include:

  • Podiatry Residence hall is ADA accessible
  • Utilities included in room rate: electric, heat, water, and cable TV
  • Secured access with an attendant on duty during 24 hours a day
  • Carpeted living and bedroom areas
  • Each unit features window HVAC units
  • Coin-operated laundry facilities on each floor
  • Separate storage bins for each apartment unit
  • Fitness and computer room located on the TUSPM campus 
  • Community social room
  • Pool room and TV lounge with wi-fi access

Mattress Size

78x37 inches

Unit Plans

Individual Studio Apartment

  • Apartments ending in x07
  • Combination living room/kitchen/bedroom - 13x21

Individual 1-Bedroom Apartment

  • Apartments ending in x02, x11
  • Living/Dining Room - 10x19
  • Bedroom - 12x13

2-Bedroom Apartment

  • Apartments ending in x04, x05, x08, x09, x10
  • Living/Dining Room - 10x16
  • Bedroom 1 - 9x10
  • Bedroom 2 - 9x10

2-Bedroom Apartment

  • Apartments ending in x03
  • Living/Dining Room - 9x19
  • Bedroom 1 - 9x13
  • Bedroom 2 - 9x13

2-Bedroom Apartment

  • Apartments ending in x01, x12
  • Living/Dining Room - 12x19
  • Deluxe Bedroom - 12x13
  • Large Bedroom - 9x13

3-Bedroom Apartment

  • Apartments ending in x06
  • Living/Dining Room - 12x16
  • Bedroom 1 - 10x11
  • Bedroom 2 - 9x10
  • Bedroom 3 - 10x11

 

Property Features

Convenience

  • Community Laundry Room

Security

  • Controlled Access

Dining

  • No On-Site Facilities

Units May Feature

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Ready
  • Carpeting

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Four-Burner Stove Top

Floor Plans

Individual Studio Apartment

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Residence Hall room and floor plan descriptions.
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Individual One-Bedroom Apartment

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Residence Hall room and floor plan descriptions.
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Two-Bedroom Apartment

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  • Two-Bedroom Apartment:
Residence Hall room and floor plan descriptions.
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Three-Bedroom Apartment

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Residence Hall room and floor plan descriptions.
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