Instructional Resources

Faculty Offices

Widener Hall Room 217
Monday through Thursday: 7:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Marcia Whitaker, Schedule Manager

Lila Coddington, Staff Assistant

The Faculty Office suite includes workspace, computers, mailboxes, conference/seminar rooms (Widener Room 213 - 10 to 12 seats; Widener Room 220, 8 seats) and temporary storage space for class materials. The office also provides wireless access. You may hold office hours, receive mail, receive messages from students, make last-minute copies, and obtain basic teaching supplies. In an emergency, if you are late or need to cancel a class, contact this office.

The following departments maintain separate offices:

Community and Regional Planning - West Hall - 267-468-8300

Landscape Architecture and Horticulture - Dixon Hall -267-468-8181

On-Campus Copiers

Copiers are available throughout campus. Faculty may use Diamond Dollars, a department code, or cash as follows:

Learning Center and West Hall - General access; Diamond Dollars only

Widener Hall Room 217 - Faculty only; code access

Library - General access; coin operated and Diamond Dollars

Classrooms and Instructional Technology

Scheduling Office
Marcia Whitaker
Widener Hall Room 223 (in the Faculty Office)

Classroom assignments are posted online in the Class Schedule. The Ambler Campus class schedule is located here. Please call - 267-468-8223 - or visit the Scheduling Office in West Hall to discuss classroom needs or questions.

Classroom Technology Support (Audio Visual)
Learning Center - First Floor
Karen Pyle, Media Specialist

Audiovisual equipment and smart carts are available to all faculty. To reserve audiovisual equipment, call CTS, or e-mail

Instructional Support Center
Learning Center Room 111
Shawn Ta, Lee Harding and Lauren Halupke

The Instructional Support Center has knowledgeable staff who can demonstrate the latest instructional technologies, including Blackboard, Temple’s online course management and delivery tool. With Blackboard you can give your students access to course notes, supplemental readings, links to external sites, and their grades. You can even give tests.


Mailboxes are located in either Widener Hall Room 217 or your department’s office. Annoucements, messages, student materials and other mail will be placed in your mailbox.

Class Lists/Academic Progress Reports

Class lists are available through TUPortal. After signing in, go to TU Applications on the left side and look for the class list option. More detailed class lists are available from Self Service Banner (also in the TU Applications list) by choosing the Faculty and Advisors option and following the prompts to Detailed Class List. Click the red question mark on the top right of the TUPortal hompage for help. In the “Help for Faculty” section you may view video tutorials about accessing class lists, completing midterm progress reports, and submitting grades, as well as learn about Blackboard.

Student Feedback Forms (SFF)

The SFF course and teaching evaluation process will be done online. Several weeks before the end of the semester faculty and students will receive e-mails that will provide e-SFF instructions, links, and dates/deadlines. Visit here for more information.