Distance Education FAQ
- How do I apply to the Distance Education program at Community College
Admissions requirements, forms and deadline information is available at http://www.ccp.edu/site/prospective/admissions_process.php. You may also email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-751-8010.
- What is the admissions process for students who are returning to
Community College of Philadelphia within two years?
Former students who have been away from Community College of Philadelphia for less than two years will register for courses as current students. If you know what courses you have to take, go to the Records and Registration office and register for your courses. If you are not sure what courses you need to take and need consultation, please call the Academic Advising office at 215-751-8777 or 215-751-8778 or email email@example.com and make an appointment to see an advisor. If you left the College on academic probation or were dropped from classes, please contact the Counseling Center, W2-2, at 215-751-8169.
- What is the process for student returning to Community College of
Philadelphia after two or more years?
A former student who has been away from the College for two or more years must file a readmission application. Readmission applications are available at the Admissions Welcome Center (Pavilion Building, Room P1-05), by calling 215-751-8010 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to submit the readmission application online, please go to http://www.ccp.edu/site/prospective/readmission.php and click on Apply Now. After submitting the readmission form, you will be directed to Academic Advising for consultation. After advisor consultation, you will be able to register for classes.
- Is the Distance Education at Community College of Philadelphia accredited?
Yes, the Distance Education program at Community College of Philadelphia is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- I am currently enrolled at another college/university. If I take
one online course at Community College of Philadelphia, will my current
institution accept this course credit?
Before taking online courses at Community College of Philadelphia, you must check with an advisor at the institution at which you are enrolled to see if the course(s) you wish to transfer into your degree program will be acceptable. For the list of courses currently offered by Distance Education, go to www.ccp.edu/de/ and click on Distance Education Courses. In order to be enrolled in the courses offered by the Distance Education program, you have to apply to Community College of Philadelphia.
- How will I pay for my online classes offered by Distance Education?
Will I be eligible for Financial Aid? Do you have a payment plan?
There are many options available for financial aid depending upon your eligibility. For more information, you may contact the Financial Aid office at email@example.com or call 215-751-8270 or 8271. For payment plan information, please call the Financial Aid office at 215-751-8987.
- How do I get my textbooks and other course materials?
If you need a textbook for your course, you can order it online at http://ccp.bkstore.com/bkstore/content. You may also purchase your books online from other vendors such as Barnes & Noble (http://www.barnesandnoble.com) or Amazon (http.//www.Amazon.com).
- How do I register for Distance Education courses?
The requirements for registration for online courses are the same as the requirements for traditional onsite courses. For registration information, call the Information Center at 215-751-8010.
- Where would I find the syllabus for my online course?
Please go to Faculty link and click on the name of your instructor. Please choose your course listed on instructors website, when you click on the course it will give you the syllabus.
- How will I know if my online class has an onsite meeting, lab time
or chat session?
Some online courses have required or optional onsite meeting usually the first day of class at the discretion of the instructor. Other online courses are completely campus-free, and all communication is online. To check if your course requires an onsite meeting, please go to Faculty link. Click on the name of your instructor and choose your course listed on their website. When you click on your course, the syllabus will give you the information about meeting time, labs etc.