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 email@example.com if you have questions.
Please note the College will be closed March 8-13 for Spring Break.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply to the College
In this brief Zoom webinar we will walk you through the first step of enrollment to College, filing the application for admission. Our screen shots and video clips will help you navigate how to create an application account, verify the account, and complete the actual application. Q&A with admission staff will help to simplify this process for you.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 12 - 12:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 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, March 2, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 1.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 3 – 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 22.
Fashion Merchandising and Marketing — Bigger Than You Think
Everything we use today, your phone, your clothes, even your toothbrush, goes through the merchandising product cycle, which develops how it’s made, product aesthetics, packaging, logistics all the way to how and where it is ultimately sold. Join us for a conversation about the Fashion Merchandising and Marketing program at Community College of Philadelphia. We’ll cover core curriculum and career options in a variety of industries that can spring from this program such as: Retail Management and Buying, Fashion Product Promotion, Merchandising Technologies, Marketing, Fashion Promotion and Special Events, Social Media Marketing, Omni-channel Retail, and many more. You must RSVP by the deadline to attend. The Zoom link and meeting ID will be sent the day of the event.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 16.
Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership
Entrepreneurs are essential to the global economy. They drive innovation. Now, more than ever, successful entrepreneurs understand that to be successful, it takes a wealth of knowledge and guidance to start your business on the right foot and save you valuable time and thousands of dollars in costly errors.
At CCP, our Entrepreneurship Proficiency Certificate sets you up for long-term success by covering the topics most that are most important: business strategies, marketing, business plan development, law, and finances. You can combine this certificate with the Business Leadership A.A.S. degree and get additional knowledge and skills in business and leadership. With a Business Leadership degree you can transfer to top schools in the region.
Thursday, March 18, 2021, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 17.
Culinary Arts Thrive Despite the Pandemic
Do you think Covid shut down the culinary industry and made it a career to avoid? If you answered yes, then you would be wrong. Many students are surprised to learn that a Culinary Arts degree from CCP prepares you for more than a career in a restaurant. Now, more than ever, trained chefs that understand how to create and prepare food while making a profit are more valuable than ever.
At CCP, our Culinary Arts degree gives you the skills and certifications that allow you to succeed in a multitude of industries. For example, Hello Fresh is a billion-dollar company that offers a great benefits package, a regular schedule, and has career growth potential. The essential functions of an Assistant Chef are all tasks you learn while completing your degree at CCP. As more people continue to cook at home, companies like Hello Fresh will continue to grow and to hire trained chefs that are ready to start work. Come learn what CCP’s Culinary Arts program prepares you for.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 22.
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. In this current “new reality” we are all facing right now, we will update you on the status of our Allied Health programs including which seats will be available and when they will open back up
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 22.
Adult Student Information Night
Join us to learn how you can start or finish your degree or certificate at Community College of Philadelphia. A college education can help you enter the workforce, qualify you for more job opportunities, enable you to change careers and lead to a bachelor’s degree. Learn about certificate and degree programs that prepare you for in-demand careers and further education, and how you can transfer previously earned college credits or earn credits for your experience.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 7-8 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 23.
Virtual Open House
Please join us for a Virtual Open House to learn about our degrees and certificate programs. A brief Admissions Overview Presentation will be at 6 pm, and from there you will be able to link to a connected Zoom meeting of the Academic Pathway or program major of your choice. Admissions and Financial Aid will stay in the original Zoom for Q&A throughout in a town hall format until 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 6–7 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 24.
Transferring Into and Out of Community College of Philadelphia
Join us for a Zoom event designed for students who are interested in transferring to Community College of Philadelphia from another college or university. We’ll also talk about our Transfer Dual Admissions Agreements with area colleges and universities when you’re ready to leave CCP to attend a four-year college. During the presentation you will be able to ask questions by typing them into the Q&A section of the Zoom.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 7-8 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 29
Tourism & Hospitality Management — From Airports to Zoos
Tourism & Hospitality Management is so much more than just hotels and restaurants. Careers in the industry range from A to Z, everything from airports to zoos.
Covid may have slowed down the industry temporarily, but one of the main things people have missed are the experiences the hospitality industry brings to their lives. People are finding creative ways to get out safely and travel or do something new. That desire to access services within the hospitality industry will always run deep for people and for this reason, it is a great career option.
Join us to learn what exciting career options you can embark on with a degree in Tourism & Hospitality Management from CCP.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than April 6.
Your Future in The Essential Industry of Transportation and Automotive Technology
Please join us via zoom for a presentation by our automotive program faculty on updates in our Transportation and Automotive Technology programs. Learn about our exciting new Transportation Center and partnerships with major auto companies as well as career opportunities and the application process. Q&A will give you a chance to hear answers direct from the program leaders.
Thursday, April 8, 2021, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than April 7.
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.
Monday, March 1, 2021, 2 – 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than February 28.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 2 – 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 2.
Friday, March 5, 2021, 10:30 a. m. – 12:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 4.
Monday, March 15, 2021, 2 – 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 14.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 2 – 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 16.
Friday, March 19, 2021, 10:30 a. m. – 12:30 p.m. RSVP here no later than March 18.
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. Please contact us at email@example.com if you have questions.
Weekly Information Tours
Tours will not be available until the College fully re-opens.
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