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Counseling

Staffed by professional counselors, the College’s Counseling Center offers you free educational, career and personal counseling services. Counselors also assist both current students and graduates who wish to continue their education at another institution. Information discussed in counseling is kept strictly confidential.

What’s Available?

All new transfer studentsreadmit students and students on academic probation must make an appointment with counselors to register. Students can schedule an appointment by calling 215-751-8169 and leaving their name, Jnumber, student status (transfer/readmit/academic probation) and phone number where they can be reached, or emailing counseling@ccp.edu with the same information; or if on campus, stopping by the Counseling office (BG-07) to schedule an appointment. The appointment will be for an hour.

Counselors can assist you in these areas:

Academic

  • Improving study skills
  • Balancing work and other responsibilities with school
  • Withdrawing from school
  • Changing majors
  • Registering for courses (new transfer students, readmit students, and students on academic probation)

Personal

  • Developing self-esteem, confidence and problem-solving skills
  • Resolving conflicts and crises affecting school work
  • Seeking other resources in the community

Career

  • Assessing and evaluating interests, values and abilities
  • Exploring the world of work (salaries, educational and training requirements, employment outlooks)
  • Relating interests, values and abilities to careers
  • Making a career change

Transfer

  • Maximizing credit transfer
  • Locating information on transfer schools
  • Deciding when to apply for transfer

Walk-ins & Appointments

The Counseling Center is located in Room BG-07. 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 a private counseling session.

Hours & Locations

Main Campus

Fall and Spring semester hours:

Day Hours

Monday - Thursday

8:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday

8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (please call for summer hours)

Appointments can be made at the reception desk in the Bonnell Building, Room BG-07 or by calling 215.751.8169 or email counseling@ccp.edu.

Regional Centers

Northeast Regional Center, Room 102

Call 267.299.5980 for hours.

Northwest Regional Center, Room 102

Call 267.299.5982 for hours.

West Regional Center, Room 132

Call 267.299.5981 for hours.