Northeast Regional Center

Northeast Regional Center

12901 Townsend Road, Philadelphia PA 19154

Administrative Hours of Operation, Summer 2023
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday:  7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., NERC Suite 103 
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., NERC Suite 104

Located conveniently off of Route 1, the Northeast Regional Center (NERC) is the College’s largest and most independently functional Regional Center. It has over 50 classrooms, a bookstore, a learning commons complete with a computer lab and several group study rooms, a biology lab, an art studio and a full service dining area.

The Regional Center’s recent expansion has been built with sustainable practice in keeping with Community College of Philadelphia’s vision of employing state-of-the-art technology to advance students’ learning experience.

Programs Offered at WRC

Liberal Arts

For those students looking to learn about and possibly transfer to four-year baccalaureate programs in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and/or mathematics.

Learn More about the Liberal Arts Program

The following degrees can be earned on-site at WERC combined with online classes:

DirectionsPublic Transportation

Directions from I-95

Take exit 342 for US-30 West Girard Avenue toward US-13 West/Philadelphia Zoo. Turn right at West Girard Ave/US-30 West. Turn left onto Lancaster Avenue. Make a quick right onto 48th Street. Turn left at Chestnut Street and the Center will be on your left.

Subway Routes

  • Market Street El:  Exit at the 46th Street stop

Bus Routes

  • Bus route 21: 69th Street Terminal to Penn's Landing via Chestnut and Walnut streets
  • Bus route 31: Overbrook Park to Center City
  • Bus route 42: Wycombe/West Philadelphia to Penn's Landing
  • Bus route 64: Parkside to Pier 70