The College is currently closed while Philadelphia remains in the restricted green phase of reopening. Courses for the Fall and Spring term will be held online while admissions, and student services and support are available remotely. You can take the first step now and apply online today or email admissions at email@example.com if you have questions.
Upcoming Admission Zoom Events – How to attend...
For all events: You must register to participate; click on "RSVP Here" for the dates and times of the events you wish to attend. By the day of the event you will receive the login information. Make sure you have downloaded Zoom and have your audio working properly on your computer, tablet, laptop or phone when you join the session.
Virtual Ask Admissions and Financial Aid Sessions
Join us for Ask Admissions and Financial Aid, a Zoom event designed for new students who have applied to a degree or certificate program and who have not enrolled in the College yet. Join us on Zoom for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, financial aid, programs, services, and how to enroll. You will be able to speak briefly with an Admission Representative or Financial Aid Representative when you join the session.
You must register to participate; the evening prior to the event you will receive the login information. Make sure you have downloaded Zoom and have your audio working properly when you join the session. You will come into a waiting room before being connected to a breakout room for an individual session - please be patient as there could be some wait time depending on volume. You can join or leave the session anytime within the posted time on your computer, tablet, laptop, or phone. A Spanish-speaking representative will be available.
Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than September 27
Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than September 29
Friday, October 2, 2020, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 1
New Student Registration Tutorial Zoom
This event is only for students who have never attended college before, have satisfied placement, have been accepted and received their educational plan from Advising and are ready to register for the fall 2020 semester. Spring 2021 registration does not open until October 26. Hosted by College staff, they will share an instructional video to help you register yourself for your first set of classes at the College once you receive your educational plan. You must RSVP for the date and time you choose by the RSVP deadline to receive the link; space in each session is limited.
Before you attend this event, you will need to complete the New Student Advising Intake form. After you submit this form, an email will be sent to your MyCCP email account with your educational plan listing the courses you should register for based on your placement. Depending on volume, it may take more than a week to receive this follow up.
Please Note: If you have general admission or financial aid questions, you should register for an Ask Admissions & Financial Aid event as they will not be covered in this event.
You must register to participate; the evening prior to the event you will receive the login information. Make sure you have downloaded Zoom and have your audio working properly when you join the session.
Monday, September 28, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (hosted by Anthony Driggers). RSVP Here no later than September 27.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (hosted by Pam Gallimore). RSVP Here no later than September 28.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (hosted by Pam Gallimore). RSVP Here no later than September 29.
Thursday, October 1, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (hosted by Anthony Driggers). RSVP Here no later than September 30.
Thursday, October 1, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (hosted by Pam Gallimore). RSVP Here here no later than September 30.
Friday, October 2, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (hosted by Anthony Driggers). RSVP Here here no later than October 1.
Fashion Merchandising and Marketing – Bigger Than You Think
Everything we use today, your phone, your clothes, even your toothbrush, goes through the merchandising product cycle, which develops how it’s made, product aesthetics, packaging, logistics all the way to how and where it is ultimately sold. Join us for a conversation about the Fashion Merchandising and Marketing program at Community College of Philadelphia. We’ll cover core curriculum and career options in a variety of industries that can spring from this program such as: Retail Management and Buying, Fashion Product Promotion, Merchandising Technologies, Marketing, Fashion Promotion and Special Events, Social Media Marketing, Omni-channel Retail, and many more. You must RSVP by the deadline to attend. The Zoom link and meeting ID will be sent the day of the event.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 20
Adult Student Information Night
Join us to learn how you can start or finish your degree or certificate at Community College of Philadelphia. A college education can help you enter the workforce, qualify you for more job opportunities, enable you to change careers and lead to a bachelor’s degree. Learn about certificate and degree programs that prepare you for in-demand careers and further education, and how you can transfer previously earned college credits or earn credits for your experience.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than September 28
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 26
Your Future in The Essential Industry of Transportation and Automotive Technology
Please join us via zoom for a presentation with Q&A on updates in our Transportation and Automotive Technology programs as well as career opportunities and the application process. See how this industry is thriving during the challenges of the current pandemic. An informative 20-minute presentation will be followed by Q&A with faculty from the program.
Thursday, October 8, 2020, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 7
Octavius Catto Scholarship – Supporting First Time Philadelphia Students
Join us for a Zoom presentation with Q&A on the Octavius Catto Scholarship. Octavius Valentine Catto was an American educator, intellectual, and civil rights activist in Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney proposed an important new anti-poverty initiative designed to put more Philadelphians on the path to success at Community College of Philadelphia. The program, named the Octavius Catto Scholarship, aims to make the transformative power of education available to students by providing funding and additional supports. Learn about eligibility requirements, supports for students, and the application process. You must RSVP to attend this Zoom presentation.
Monday, October 12, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 11
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 28
Allied Health Career Programs at Community College of Philadelphia
This event will cover our programs in Allied Health including: Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Imaging, Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapy and more. We will showcase current and new programs on the horizon, as well as a basic "how to" guide for the Allied Health Intake process. In this current “new reality” we are all facing right now, we will update you on the status of our Allied Health programs including which seats will be available and when they will open back up.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 12
Virtual LatinX Admissions and Financial Aid Session / Sesión Virtual LatinX de Admisiones y Ayuda Financiera
Join us for an overview of admissions and financial aid presented in Spanish. We’ll answer your questions about how to get started, your next steps, and how to enroll through a Zoom event. You will be able to ask our Spanish-speaking Admission and Financial Aid experts your questions about how to become a Community College of Philadelphia student.
A compáñanos a una presentación de admisión y ayuda financiera en Español, a través de zoom. Te contestáremos tus preguntas sobre cómo comenzar y completar los demás paso necesarios para registrarte. Nuestros representantes de admisiones y asistencia económica bilingües te responderán tus preguntas en Español y te ayudarán a convertirte en un estudiante del Community College of Philadelphia.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. / Miércoles 14 de Octubre de 2020 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 pm. RSVP Here no later than October 13
Transferring Into and Out of CCP
Join us for a Zoom event designed for students who are interested in transferring to Community College of Philadelphia from another college or university. We’ll also talk about our Transfer Dual Admissions Agreements with area colleges and universities when you’re ready to leave CCP to attend a four-year college. During the presentation you will be able to ask questions by typing them into the Q&A section of the Zoom.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 19
Black Studies Program at CCP
Hear directly from the faculty about this program that offers Afrocentric courses, critical race theory framework, insight into resistance movements and a focus on social justice. This program provides a strong foundation for transfer and future employment within local and global black communities. Hear about the service-learning project or a study abroad option to an African location. Black Studies is designed to enhance your critical thinking, leadership and communication skills, all in-demand skills for any career area.
Thursday, October 22, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 21
Dual Enrollment Pathways at CCP
Join us as we provide prospective dual enrollment students with information about our Advance at College and summer Advanced College Experience (ACE) programs. Prospective students, parents, counselors and community leaders are encouraged to attend.
Learn more about our programs for high school students as well as Early Scholars, our new funding opportunity allowing eligible dual enrollment students to earn college credits for free.
Benefits of Community College of Philadelphia’s Pre-College High School Programs:
• Earn college credit while still in high school (possibly free of charge!)
• Explore academic and career paths
• An early path to a college degree
• Enroll in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than October 27
Virtual Fall Open House
Please join us for a Virtual Open House to learn about our degrees and certificate programs. A brief Admissions Overview Presentation will be at 6 pm, and from there you will be able to link to a connected Zoom meeting of the Academic Pathway or program major of your choice. Admissions and Financial Aid will stay in the original Zoom for Q&A throughout in a town hall format until 7:00 p.m. You must RSVP to receive the Zoom link which will be sent just prior to the event.
Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. RSVP Here no later than November 4
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. and Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Welcome Center and all College offices are closed. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Weekly Information Tours
Tours will not be available until the College fully re-opens.
Main Campus Tours
Information tours are available at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on most Tuesdays at the Main Campus Welcome Center. Please check the current schedule and reserve your space. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are appreciated so we can notify you of any schedule changes. Your visit will include an information session with an admission representative and a general campus tour.
Regional Center Tours
Tours at our Northeast, Northwest and West Regional Centers are available by request (see contact information under the designated regional center below).
If you plan to bring more than four guests, please arrange a group tour by contacting the College recruiter assigned to your school or group. If you do not have an assigned recruiter, please contact Diane Kae. Please provide as much information as possible, including school/organization name and address, 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. Our Admissions staff will contact you to arrange your group tour.
Admission Events at Main Campus
Main Campus Open House
Our next Open House is scheduled for June 17, 2020.
Ask Admissions Day
Speak with an admissions representative any time during Ask Admissions Day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll. Tours available at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
New dates will be posted when the College re-opens.
Admission Events at Regional Centers
Northeast Regional Center
12901 Townsend Rd.
Visit the Northeast Regional Center
Contact the Admissions recruiter at the Northeast Regional Center to arrange an informational visit or tour. Get answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll.
Tosch Traylor, Admission Recruiter, Northeast Regional Center
Northwest Regional Center
1300 W. Godfrey Avenue
Visit the Northwest Regional Center
Contact the Admissions recruiter at the Northwest Regional Center to arrange an informational visit or tour. Get answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll. Learn about the Ophthalmic Technician proficiency certificate and Accelerated Business programs featured at this regional center.
Chris Lewis, Admission Recruiter, Northwest Regional Center
West Regional Center
4725 Chestnut St.
Automotive Technology Tours
For tours of the Automotive Technology program facilities at the West Regional Center, contact our Career and Technical Education Recruitment Specialist, John Neugebauer at email@example.com or 267.299.5859.
Ask Admissions Day
Speak with an admissions representative for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services, and how to enroll. A tour of the campus will also be available during your visit — an RSVP is appreciated.
New dates will be posted when the College re-opens.