Considering earning your criminal justice degree at Temple University, but aren’t sure where to get started? You’ve come to the right place! Below you’ll find all the info you need on advising, mentoring, writing help, the library system, peer teaching and disability services.
Criminal Justice Advising Center
The mission of the Criminal Justice Advising office is to assist students with planning and implementing rosters, provide students with career information and to help students navigate through the college years. Our office posts information about scholarships, jobs, internships and social organizations that will maximize the students’ college experience.
If you have any questions about advising please contact the CLA Academic Advising Center.
Criminal Justice Undergraduate Student Mentoring Center
Undergraduate students should be aware that assistance with CJ coursework (e.g., help with assignments, study and reading tips) and professional development (e.g., graduate school advice, help with resumes) is available from the department's volunteer graduate mentors. Student interested in these services can view this PDF for more information, and link to set up a meeting.
The Writing Center can offer support at any stage of the writing process. Students are encouraged to set up an appointment with a writing tutor through the Student Success Center website.
Temple University Libraries offers a vast collection of print and electronic resources. Many journals in criminal justice and related fields are now available electronically and free of charge. There are subject-specific research guides and also subject matter specialists who can assist you in identifying and searching relevant library databases. See the library research guide for Criminal Justice for links to help you get started on your research. Contact the subject librarian for Criminal Justice, Olivia Given Castello, if you have questions or need more in-depth assistance.
- See the Undergraduate User Guide for information about accessing Library services.
Opportunities for Research and Peer Teaching
Temple University provides programs that support students in building their research capacity. Individuals should go to the websites or contacts listed for the latest information on due dates, eligibility, and application requirements.
- Diamond Research Scholars Program
- Creative Arts, Research And Scholarship (CARAS) Program
- Diamond Peer Teachers Program
Disability Services and Resources
Temple offers a range of comprehensive services designed to support and encourage students with medical, visual, hearing, physical, learning, and psychological disabilities. Please visit Disability Services and Resources.