Frequently Asked Questions
- B4USoar introduces Philadelphia Public and Charter High School students to high-quality education while illustrating how they can thrive in higher learning institutions. Juniors and seniors who are enrolled in one of the courses are supported by a Peer Mentor, a current college student, who helps them navigate technology, plan assignments and projects, offer study help and encouragement.
- Students earn transferrable academic credits fully funded by the Fox School of Business and Management. They experience the academic and campus culture of Temple University and have access to the Temple Campus, Bookstore, Library and Student Activities Center.
- B4USoar classes are scheduled during the fall and spring semesters.
- Courses are typically two or three days a week and held in the afternoon.
Students are required to attend all classes as indicated on the class syllabus regardless of their high school calendar closings including closings due to weather, holidays, PD days, etc. When Temple holds classes, high school students are expected to attend, too. Click to view the main Temple University calendar.
All registered B4USoar students are issued an OWLcard, Temple University’s ID card. Your OWLcard allows access to campus buildings, classrooms and libraries. All Temple students are required to carry their OWLcard when on campus. Class locations are on the Temple Main Campus, 1800 North Broad Street.
B4USoar applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline to apply is November 11, 2022 or until the program fills. Please apply early
All B4USoar classes are tuition free, including required textbooks. Students are given textbook to use and return it at the end of the semester.