The College is currently operating remotely due to COVID-19. Courses for the Spring term will be held online while admissions, and student services and support are available remotely. 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.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Information Night
Community College of Philadelphia offers ESL courses to fit your needs. ESL Institute – Noncredit, basic language skills for non-native speakers and ESL Credit Courses – Degree and certificate programs with ESL classes that progress toward a college degree
Learn more about our ESL options:
- How to apply
- Where and when classes are offered
- Course requirements
- Cost of tuition
- If courses or degrees from your home country count toward your education at the college
A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Family members and friends are welcome to attend the zoom with your link, but only the prospective student should complete the RSVP. The link will be sent to you by the day of the event.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 25.
LatinX Admissions and Financial Aid Session
Join us for an overview of admissions and financial aid presented in Spanish. We'll answer your questions about how to get started, your next steps, and how to enroll through a ZOOM event. You will be able to ask our Spanish speaking Admission and Financial Aid experts your questions about how to become a Community College of Philadelphia student.
A compáñanos a una presentación de admisión y ayuda financiera en Español, a través de zoom. Te contestáremos tus preguntas sobre cómo comenzar y completar los demás paso necesarios para registrarte. Nuestros representantes de admisiones y asistencia económica bilingües te responderán tus preguntas en Español y te ayudarán a convertirte en un estudiante del Community College of Philadelphia
Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 1.
Octavius Catto Scholarship — Supporting First Time Philadelphia Students
Join us for a Zoom presentation with Q&A on the Octavius Catto Scholarship. Octavius Valentine Catto was an American educator, intellectual, and civil rights activist in Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney proposed an important new anti-poverty initiative designed to put more Philadelphians on the path to success at Community College of Philadelphia. The program, named the Octavius Catto Scholarship, aims to make the transformative power of education available to students by providing funding and additional supports. Learn about eligibility requirements, supports for students, and the application process. You must RSVP to attend this zoom presentation.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 24.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 3 – 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 7.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 21.
Allied Health Career Programs at Community College of Philadelphia
This event will cover our programs in Allied Health including: Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Imaging, Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapy and more. We will showcase current and new programs on the horizon as well as a basic "how to" guide for the Allied Health Intake process. We will also update you on the status of our Allied Health programs including which seats will be available and when.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 7.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than July 12.
Virtual Ask Admissions and Financial Aid Sessions
Join us for Ask Admissions and Financial Aid, 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. Join us on Zoom for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, financial aid, programs, services, and how to enroll. You will be able to speak briefly with an Admission Representative or Financial Aid Representative when you join the session.
You must register to participate; the evening prior to the event you will 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.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 2–4 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 18.
Monday, May 24, 2021, 2–4 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 23.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021, 2–4 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 25.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 2–4 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 1.
Monday, June 7, 2021, 2–4 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 6.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 2–4 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 8.
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: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Welcome Center and all College offices are closed due to the pandemic. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Weekly Information Tours
Tours will not be available until the College fully re-opens fall 2021 at the earliest. A virtual tour is not available at this time. Please contact email@example.com if you would like an online information session for your group.
Main Campus Tours
Information tours are available at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on most Tuesdays at the Main Campus Welcome Center. Please check the current schedule and reserve your space. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are appreciated 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.
Regional Center Tours
Tours at our Northeast, Northwest and West Regional Centers are available by request (see contact information under the designated regional center below).
Automotive Technology and Culinary Arts Tour For tours of the Automotive Technology program facilities or Culinary Arts facilities, contact our Career and Technical Education Recruitment Specialist, John Neugebauer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-516-3659
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 Diane Kae. 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.
Tosch Traylor, Admission Recruiter, Northeast Regional Center
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