Due to the City of Philadelphia’s mandates, all students, faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated. To register for in-person or hybrid classes, new and current students need to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. Students who are not vaccinated or do not have an approved exemption are able to register for fully online courses. Visitors to campus will need to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative test (within three days) in order to gain entry to campus through June 30. Admissions, student services and support are available remotely, and the Welcome Center is currently operating on Summer Hours and will be open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. You can take the first step now and apply online or email admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
How to Attend our Upcoming Admission Zoom Events
For all events: You must register by the posted deadline to participate. Click on "RSVP Here" for 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 updated to the most recent version and have your audio working properly on your computer, tablet, laptop or phone when you join the session. If you have difficulty registering for an event, contact email@example.com.
Octavius Catto Scholarship — Supporting First-time Philadelphia Students
Join us for a Zoom presentation with Q&A on the Octavius Catto Scholarship. 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. Octavius Catto was an American educator, intellectual and civil rights activist in Philadelphia. Learn about eligibility requirements, supports for students, and the application process.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 6-7 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 23.
Virtual Ask Admissions Sessions
Join us for Ask Admissions for 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. We'll answer your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs, services and how to enroll. You will be able to speak briefly with an Admissions representative when you join the session. You must register to participate no later than the night before the event to receive the login information. Make sure you have downloaded Zoom and have your audio working properly when you join the session. You will be in 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 at any time within the posted time on your computer, tablet, laptop or phone. A Spanish-speaking representative will be available.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 30.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP here no later than June 6.
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. Please note: The Welcome Center is currently operating on Summer Hours and will be open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m and will be closed on Fridays through August 19.
Weekly Information Tours
Main Campus Tours
Information tours are available at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Main Campus Welcome Center. Reservations are required 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. All available dates will be posted below. Please note that guests will need to show that they are fully vaccinated or be tested at our on-campus testing site. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like an online information session for your group.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 4 p.m. RSVP here no later than May 24.
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).
Automotive Technology and Culinary Arts Tour
For tours of the Automotive Technology program or Culinary Arts program facilities, contact our Career and Technical Education recruitment specialist, John Neugebauer, at email@example.com or 215-972-6252.
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 Brian O'Doherty. 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 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.
John Neugebauer, Admission Recruiter
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.
Visit the West Regional Center
Contact the Admissions recruiter at the West 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.
John Neugebauer, Career and Technical Education Recruitment Specialist