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Center for Student Services

Get the most out of your experience at STHM

At the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM), our main focus is providing the best educational experience for our students — and our goals go way beyond. Our curriculum and resources will help you get the most out of your experience from day one to graduation day.

STHM provides many valuable resources to ensure the success of students during their time here and after. The STHM Center for Student Services (CSS) is one of the most important resources to helping you get the most during your time here. Working closely with admissions officers, academic advisors and program managers, CSS ensures that you can easily leverage all the opportunities at STHM.

Student Services

Student Advising

STHM’s advising unit provides individualized information on placement exams and results, majors, minors, course sequence and load, scheduling, career planning, academic resources and more.

CSS Walk-In Hours with Peer Advisors:

Peer advisors will be available 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT Monday through Friday via Zoom for walk-in advising needs. Current students may access the virtual walk-in hours via the Zoom link in the CSS Canvas site.

Learn more about STHM Student Advising.

STHM’s coursework will prepare you for the challenges faced in our industries and help you excel to the highest level. Learn more about the curriculum of the undergraduate programs at STHM.

Study Abroad and Exchange Opportunities

Tourism, hospitality, sport and recreation are global industries. Study abroad programs are a part of the Temple experience. The skills acquired from a study abroad experience are of value to the aforementioned industries. All students are strongly encouraged to participate. Learn more about STHM Study Abroad and Exchange Opportunities.

Student Organizations & Honors Societies

The world of sport, tourism and hospitality is extremely diverse and offers many professional organizations matching a wide range of interests. Our Student Organizations and Honors Societies are the perfect way for you learn more about your area of interest and begin to build your professional network. Learn more about Student Organizations & Honors Societies.


STHM holds graduation ceremonies for each graduation cycle and there is a lot to think about. CSS is here to help with all your questions and concerns. Learn more about Graduation, Important Deadlines and Events.

Connect With Us

Our goal is to help you. The staff at the Center for Student Services act as advisors to all STHM students, providing any guidance or resources that will help you succeed.

To learn more about CSS and the opportunities we offer, contact us today.

Center for Student Services
Speakman Hall Suite 106
1810 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Email: sthmcss@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-8905
Fax: 215-204-8705

CSS Walk-In Hours with a Peer Advisor:
Summer Hours: Peer advisors are available Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30-4:30PM for walk-in advising needs. Current students may access the virtual walk in hours via the Zoom link in the CSS Canvas site. Current students may schedule individual appointments with their assigned academic advisor through the Appointment System

Heather Blackburn, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean & Interim Student Services Director
Email: hblackburn@temple.edu

  • All fourth and fifth year seniors majoring in Sport and Recreation Management
  • Master of Science in Hospitality Management.
  • Student-Athletes (both SRM and THM majors)

Kyle Callahan
Associate Advisor
Email: kyle.callahan@temple.edu

  • Sophomore – Junior Sport and Recreation Management Majors
  • Sport Marketing Certificate
  • Sport Management Certificate
  • Sport Management Minor

Gia Garsey
Associate Advisor
Email: giavanna.garsey@temple.edu

  • Freshmen Sport and Recreation Management Majors
  • Freshmen – Junior Tourism and Hospitality Management Majors

Lauren McCulligan, MLA
Academic Advisor II
Email: lmcculligan@temple.edu

  • All fourth and fifth year seniors majoring in Tourism & Hospitality Mgmt.
  • International Students (SRM and THM Majors all levels)
  • Veteran/Dependent of Veteran Students (SRM and THM Majors all levels)
  • Honor Students (SRM and THM Majors all levels)
  • Pre-Business Students
  • Event Leadership Certificates
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management Certificate
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management Minors

Jim Alton, M.S. Ed.
Manager, Student Services
Email: jim.alton@temple.edu

  • Executive Master of Science in Sport Business
  • Master of Science in Sport Business
  • Master of Science in Travel and Tourism