Student Support Services
The Community College of Philadelphia Counseling Center offers free counseling services to all students. Staffed by professional counselors, the Center provides educational, career and personal counseling to both individuals and groups. Counselors also assist students and graduates who wish to continue their education at other institutions. Information discussed in counseling is kept strictly confidential.
Counselors will assist you with a variety of topics:
- Application to select programs
- How to obtain information on occupations
- How to make a decision about a career
- Course selection
- Problems with instructors
- Withdrawal from school or dropping classes
Personal situations and other concerns that affect your education or academic performance.
Private Grants and Scholarships information.
How to transfer to a four-year college or university
Walk-ins and Appointments
The Counseling Center, located in Room BG-07, offers drop-in counseling services to students who need quick answers or help with immediate concerns. Students without an appointment can see a counselor on a first-come, first-served basis for a 15-minute session.
Students who need more time with a counselor can make an appointment for an individual, private counseling session.
Appointments can be made at the reception desk in Room BG-07 or by calling 215.751.8169.
Northeast Regional Center
Call 215.972.6372 for an appointment.
Northwest Regional Center
Call 215.751.8773 for an appointment.
West Regional Center
Call 267.299.5850 for an appointment.
In addition, the Counseling Department has developed courses to teach you essential planning and decision-making skills necessary for college and career success.
For more information, please contact:
The Counseling Center
BG-07, Bonnell Building, Ground Floor
Fall and spring semester hours:
Monday through Thursday, 8:45 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Please call for summer hours.