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Guest Policy

In accordance the University Housing & Residential Life Community Living Standards below is important information related to the guest policy:


  • A resident is permitted up to 3 guests at one-time from 7:00AM- 3:00AM and no more than 1 overnight guest.
  • Guests are permitted to stay up to 2 consecutive nights and not more than 3 nights in a 7-day period.
  • Minors may only sign-in as a guest between the hours of 8:00AM-10:00PM. In accordance with the Temple University Policy on Safety of Minors, no overnight minor guests are permitted.
  • Residents must present and surrender their Guest Card each time they sign-in a guest(s) at the Security Desk. The Guest Card will be returned to the resident upon check out of the last guest. 
  • Residents must escort guest(s) and are responsible for guest behavior at ALL times.
  • Residents must present a Guest Card and/or Temple University Identification Card at the request of any Residential Life Staff Member and/or Security personnel.
  • Residents are responsible for the loss and/or misuse of their issued Guest Card. Alleged violations of the Guest Policy could result in loss of guest privileges for at least 2 weeks and/or additional disciplinary action.
  • Replacement Cost of a Guest Card is $20.00.