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Admission Events

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.
  • Friday (late August through early May): 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Summer hours (early May through late August): 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Closed Fridays.
Weekly Information Tours

Campus information tours are available at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on most Tuesdays at the Main Campus Welcome Center and on most Tuesdays at 4 p.m. at the Northeast and Northwest Regional Centers. Please check the current schedule here. Tours at the West Regional Center/Automotive Services Building are available on request and on Ask Admission Days at the West Regional Center (see below). While walk-ins are welcome at the designated times, a reservation is appreciated so we can better prepare for your visit. Registering allows us to notify you of any schedule changes to your tour.

Check our schedule and reserve your space on a tour.  If you plan to bring more than 2 guests, please refer to the Group Tour instructions below.

Your visit will include an information session with an admission representative and a general campus tour. A visit to classes in session is not offered. As a community college with a primary mission of serving the residents of Philadelphia, we are a commuter school and do not have student housing.

Group Tours

To arrange a tour for your group of four or more, please contact the College recruiter assigned to your school or group. If you do not have an assigned recruiter or know who your recruiter is, please contact Diane Kae, Manager of Student Outreach and Recruitment to arrange your tour. Please provide as much information as possible, including name and address of your school or group or organization, 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. You will be contacted by an admission staff member to arrange and confirm your group tour.



Admission Events at Main Campus

Welcome Center in the Pavilion Building on 17th St. 

Welcome Center, Pavilion Building, Room P1-05

Spring Open House - Main Campus

Join us for an open house to learn about the admissions process, financial aid, support services, life outside the classroom, and degree and certificate programs at Community College of Philadelphia as well as transfer partnerships with four-year colleges and universities. Information tables open from 5-6:30 pm.
Admission Overview presented at 5:15 and 5:45 
Open Q&A Session at 6:15
Campus Tours available throughout the event
 
Monday, April 16, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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Dual Enrollment Path

Join us as we provide current and prospective dual enrollment students with information about our Advance at College and summer Advance College Experience (ACE) programs and the Community College of Philadelphia admissions process.  Prospective students, parents, counselors and community leaders are encouraged to attend.
 
Learn more about our programs for high school students including: resources, services and campus life activities as well as the transition process to completing your transferrable degree at the College.
 
A brief overview presentation will be offered at 5:15, 5:45 and 6:15 pm.
An information fair will be held throughout the evening from 5-7 pm.
 
Benefits of Community College of Philadelphia’s High School Programs:
• Earn college credit while still in high school
• Explore academic and career paths
• An affordable path to a college degree
• Enroll in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters
• Choose from a wide variety of courses offered at 4 campus locations and online
 
There is no fee to attend but registration is appreciated.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Ask Admissions Day

Speak with an admissions representative throughout the day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll — RSVP appreciated.  If you are planning to bring more than 2 guests or a group, please contact Diane Kae, Manager of Student Outreach & Recruitment to  arrange your visit.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tours available at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
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Tuesday March 27, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tours available at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
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Information Night

Please visit us during extended hours this evening and meet with an admission representative to learn more about getting started at the College.  We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have about the admission process. Registration is appreciated.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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Admission Events at Regional Centers

Northeast Regional Center - 12901 Townsend Road

Northeast Regional Center

12901 Townsend Rd.

Open House - Northeast Regional Center

Discover your Path to Possibilities at the Northeast Regional Center of the College.  We'll explain how to get started at the College and showcase what is special at this regional center. Registration is appreciated.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Online  

Ask Admissions Day

Speak with an admissions representative throughout the day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll — RSVP appreciated.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tour available at 4 p.m.)
RSVP Online

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tour available at 4 p.m.)
RSVP Online

Information Night

Please visit us during extended hours this evening and meet with an admission representative to learn more about getting started at the College and special features of the Northeast Regional Center.  We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have about the admission process. Registration is appreciated. 

March 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Online


Northwest Regional Center

Northwest Regional Center

1300 W. Godfrey Avenue 

Open House - Northwest Regional Center

Discover your Path to Possibilities at the Northwest Regional Center of the College.  We'll explain how to get started at the College and showcase what is special at this regional center. Information tables open 5-6:30 pm.  Admissions Overview presentation at 5:30 pm. Registration is appreciated.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Online 

Ask Admissions Day

Speak with an admissions representative throughout the day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services and how to enroll — RSVP appreciated.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tour available at 4 p.m.)
RSVP Online

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tour available at 4 p.m.)
RSVP Online

Information Night

Please visit us during extended hours this evening and meet with an admission representative to learn more about getting started at the College and special features of the Northwest Regional Center.  We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have about the admission process. Registration is appreciated.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Online 


 

West Regional Center - 4725 Chestnut Street

West Regional Center

4725 Chestnut St.

Open House - West Regional Center

Discover your Path to Possibilities at the West Regional Center of the College.  We'll explain how to get started at the College and share what is special at this regional center. Registration is appreciated.

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Online 

Ask Admissions Day

Speak with an admissions representative throughout the day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll — RSVP appreciated.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (tour available at 4 p.m.)
RSVP Online

Information Night

Please visit us during extended hours this evening and meet with an admission representative to learn more about getting started at the College and special features of the West Regional Center. We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have about the admission process. Registration is appreciated.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
RSVP Online