The Welcome Center is currently operating on normal hours and will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can take the first step now and apply online or email admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
How to Attend our Upcoming Admission Zoom Events
For all events: You must register by the posted deadline to participate. Click on "RSVP Here" for the events you wish to attend. By the day of the event you will receive the login information. Make sure you have downloaded Zoom and updated to the most recent version and have your audio working properly on your computer, tablet, laptop or phone when you join the session. If you have difficulty registering for an event, contact email@example.com.
Fall Open House
Join us for our Fall Open House on Main Campus! Let us help you get started on your path to success. Learn more about the College, the wide variety of high-demand academic programs we offer and how to get started. After a brief admissions overview presentation, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about our different academic pathways and your program of interest. Admissions and Financial Aid staff will be available throughout the open house to answer your questions about the steps to enrollment and paying for college. RSVP to join us at our open house on October 27.
Thursday, October 27, 2022, 6 to 8 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 26.
Virtual Ask Admissions Sessions
Join us for Ask Admissions for a Zoom event designed for new students who have applied to a degree or certificate program, and who have not enrolled in the College yet. We'll answer your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs, services and how to enroll. You will be able to speak briefly with an Admissions representative when you join the session. You must register to participate no later than the night before the event to receive the login information. Make sure you have downloaded Zoom and have your audio working properly when you join the session. You will be in a waiting room before being connected to a breakout room for an individual session. Please be patient as there could be some wait time depending on volume. You can join or leave the session at any time within the posted time on your computer, tablet, laptop or phone. A Spanish-speaking representative will be available.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 17.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 24.
Traditional Nursing Option Information Sessions at Community College of Philadelphia
This event will cover our traditional program option for those seeking and associate degree in Nursing. This Nursing program option is completed in for semesters: Fall, Spring/Fall and Spring. We will highlight admission requirements and program courses. The admission cycle for this option begins in October with an application deadline of January 31.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 2 to 3 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 11.
Medical Assistant and Respiratory Care Technology Information Session
Join us for an information session to learn about two high-demand career paths in the health care field. The Respiratory Care Technology program prepares you for a career as a respiratory therapist in just 22 months. Respiratory therapists help others breathe more easily, working in hospitals to help treat people both young and old with health care issues affecting the cardiopulmonary system. Respiratory Care Techs are front line workers that are involved in every airway emergency in a hospital and run all the ventilators in a hospital. There is a shortage of Therapists and are in high demand if you're looking for a career path. Medical assistants are the only health care professionals specifically trained to work in doctor's offices, clinics and group practices. The career demand for medical assistants in the Philadelphia area is expected to grow by 10% in the next ten years. At this information session, you'll learn more about these programs and how to get started as a student at Community College of Philadelphia.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 17.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 2 to 3 p.m. RSVP here no later than November 14.
Transportation Technologies—the New High-tech Career Path
Join us at the new Career and Advanced Technology Center for an information session to learn more about the College's transportation technologies programs. Today’s vehicles are run by computers, and transportation technology is the new high-tech career path. New programs include Toyota T-TEN, Medium and Heavy Truck Technology, Electric Vehicles and Hybrids, and Carbon Based Fuels. In some of these programs you will have the opportunity to earn as you learn! See how you can enter or up your skills in this high-tech, high-paying field. This session will be held at our new Career and Advanced Technology Center, a state-of-the-art center where you can gain hands-on learning experiences for this in demand field.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Career and Advanced Technology Center. RSVP here no later than October 10.
Visit the Welcome Center
Questions about the admission process or need help applying? Please visit the Main Campus Welcome Center in the Pavilion Building, located on 17th Street between Spring Garden and Callowhill streets. Please note: The Welcome Center is currently operating on normal hours and will be open Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weekly Information Tours
Main Campus Tours
Information tours are available at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Main Campus Welcome Center. Reservations are required so we can notify you of any schedule changes. Your visit will include an information session with an admission representative and a general campus tour. All available dates will be posted below. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like an online information session for your group.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 11.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 18.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than October 25.
Regional Center Tours
Tours at our Northeast and West Regional Centers are available by request (see contact information under the designated regional center below).
Transportation Technology and Culinary Arts Tour
For tours of the Transportation Technology or Culinary Arts program facilities, contact our Admissions Recruiter, John Neugebauer, at email@example.com or 215-972-6252.
If you plan to bring more than four guests, please arrange a group tour by contacting the College recruiter assigned to your school or group. If you do not have an assigned recruiter, please contact Brian O'Doherty. Please provide as much information as possible, including school/organization name and address, your name, title and phone number, number of people in the group, age or grade level, a brief description of the group, and desired dates and times. Our Admissions staff will contact you to arrange your group tour.
Admission Events at Regional Centers
Northeast Regional Center
12901 Townsend Rd.
Visit the Northeast Regional Center
Contact the Admissions recruiter at the Northeast Regional Center to arrange an informational visit or tour. Get answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll.
John Neugebauer, Admission Recruiter
Northwest Regional Center
1300 W. Godfrey Avenue
Visit the Northwest Regional Center
Contact the Admissions recruiter at the Northwest Regional Center to arrange an informational visit or tour. Get answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll. Learn about the Ophthalmic Technician proficiency certificate and Accelerated Business programs featured at this regional center.
Chris Lewis, Admission Recruiter, Northwest Regional Center
West Regional Center
4725 Chestnut St.
Visit the West Regional Center
Contact the Admissions recruiter at the West Regional Center to arrange an informational visit or tour. Get answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll.
John Neugebauer, Career and Technical Education Recruitment Specialist