Vaccinations and Testing

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, anyone who comes to the College who is not fully vaccinated will be tested before they will be permitted on campus. Masks are required. Starting Oct. 15, all faculty, staff and students must be fully vaccinated. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information.

Latest News

September 9, 2021

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Senator Casey joined Dr. Generals and members of the College community to tour the Career and Advanced Technology Center (CATC), opening in 2022. The CATC will bring career training and community building to the forefront of our neighborhoods through state-of-the-art facilities, support for local entrepreneurship, and hands-on learning experiences for fields that are in demand.

September 2, 2021

Full- and part-time students who become fully vaccinated between Aug. 19, 2021 and Oct. 1, 2021, and who upload their vaccination cards to the College’s secure site, are eligible to receive a $250 Bookstore credit. Vouchers will be issued 10 days following the start of the 15-week/10-week semesters, and can be used in-person or online.

There is no restriction on what the voucher can be used on in the Bookstore, and the voucher does not carry cash value (i.e., students will not receive a refund check for unused funds). The voucher must be used at the Bookstore prior to the end of the Spring 2022 semester.

September 1, 2021
Pumpkin spice flavors are rolling out, so that means the beginning of your fall semester at Community College of Philadelphia is right around the corner! Classes officially start on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and there are a few things to remember:
  1. You should follow your Tuesday class schedule; and
  2. The majority of classes are still (temporarily) virtual.

As we continue to keep your health and safety in mind, we recently announced that we won’t get to see many of you in person until Oct. 18, when courses will be offered in their original format (hybrid or in person), as listed on your class schedule. If you registered for online classes, there are no changes to your schedule.

August 27, 2021

Community College of Philadelphia hosted a socially distanced, in-person pinning ceremony to celebrate the 34 students who have successfully completed the College’s Post-Baccalaureate Accelerated Associate Degree in Nursing program. These students represent the second cohort of the program. The ceremony was held on Thursday, Aug. 26 on Main Campus. Congratulations, graduates!

August 19, 2021

Dear Students:

I’m writing today to let you know about some changes to the upcoming fall 2021 semester. 

Due to the City of Philadelphia’s recent mandate that all college students, faculty and staff must be vaccinated by Oct. 15, 2021, and in order to prioritize the safety and security of the community as the Delta variant of COVID-19 becomes more prevalent, Community College of Philadelphia will delay the majority of in-person, on-campus classes until Oct. 15, and instead offer these courses online until then. Starting Oct. 18, courses will be offered in their original format (hybrid or in-person), as listed on your class schedule. Beginning Oct. 15, staff, faculty and students who remain unvaccinated without an approved exemption will not be permitted on campus.

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20 hours 34 min ago

The @Phila100 honored the fastest-growing, privately-held companies in the region, including businesses from our @GS10KSmallBiz Program ➡️ https://t.co/2MU84vnUhR

Congratulations to the 25 #10KSB alumni businesses who made the list! #philly100 https://t.co/4rJfSZRrWP

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21 hours 9 min ago

Through responsive changes in education, automotive partnerships that provide jobs to our grads & our new Career and Advanced Technology Center set to open next year, our auto tech program prepares students for a successful future in the industry. https://t.co/5kr7LiVqCM

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22 hours 43 min ago

#ConstitutionDay commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. In honor of this day, the Fox Rothschild Center for Law and Society invites you to join a panel discussion about First Amendment rights.

Register now: https://t.co/nHMnYA4Ara https://t.co/k6ALVq3cPd

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1 day 20 hours ago

Planning to transfer to a four-year institution after earning your associate degree? Join us for our next transfer event to learn about our dual admissions partners, including their academic programs, admissions policies, scholarships and campus life ➡️ https://t.co/ediv2HyqDp https://t.co/4ppORAhgDx

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1 day 22 hours ago

Join us Thursday 9/16 for a panel discussion on genders and sexualities that defy binaries (bisexuals, pansexuals, nonbinary trans folks, etc.) in honor of #CelebrateBisexualityDay. See the panel lineup and more: https://t.co/j0dPg0CScw #BiWeek https://t.co/FlCz5bxUYt

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3 days 2 hours ago

Join us as we kick off #LatinxHeritageMonth on Wednesday 9/15 with live drumming by Los Bomberos de la Calle!

Get full event details https://t.co/RWOg99EHcD https://t.co/vKFj6WvVlG

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3 days 3 hours ago

We've been nominated for Best College or University in Metro Philly’s Best of 2021 contest! Cast your vote & share with friends and family. Votes are accepted once per day, per person. Voting ends Sept. 28 ️ https://t.co/PZwhBPm2vW

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3 days 3 hours ago

Interested in becoming a firefighter? Our programs will equip you with the fire prevention, fire safety, and pre-fire planning expertise needed to serve the city of Philadelphia and beyond.
Associate’s degree ➡️ https://t.co/ECblttjBcR
Certificate ➡️ https://t.co/GpE7Kcr5fc https://t.co/5OIHwYk1z4

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5 days 3 hours ago

Today we honor and remember those who lost their lives on 9/11, including members of the Philadelphia community. We encourage everyone to recognize #PatriotDay as a time to reflect on the day and express gratitude for the brave sacrifice of first responders. #NeverForget https://t.co/Fr4VbwiXzT

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5 days 22 hours ago

We commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11 by paying tribute to members of the College and Philadelphia communities who lost their lives during the attacks. This #PatriotDay, we remember those who were affected by the tragic events & honor the heroes who courageously responded. https://t.co/BAskWP6r8M

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6 days 2 hours ago

During the 9/11 attacks, President @GuyGenerals was VP of Students at SUNY Rockland Community College in N.Y. He joins other Philadelphians to share his recollection of 9/11, the aftermath of the events & the item that brings him back to that day. https://t.co/vH4376u6kD

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6 days 3 hours ago

Join us (virtually) for the 20th anniversary of 9/11 as we pay tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives, including members of the Philadelphia community.

Watch on Zoom today, 9/10 at 10 a.m.: https://t.co/A1PIdhELt6 #PatriotDay https://t.co/EOuaQxFzhf

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6 days 4 hours ago

Starting today 9/10 at 10 a.m. ➡️ Join us (virtually) for the 20th anniversary of 9/11 as we pay tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives, including members of the Philadelphia community.

Watch on Zoom: https://t.co/A1PIdhELt6 #PatriotDay https://t.co/48Xidokftn

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6 days 20 hours ago

“School keeps your mind fresh and keeps you active. You’ve got to use your mind to keep it strong," said Andre Godwin, 63, of #NorthPhilly after being awarded an #OctaviusCatto Scholarship, which provides tuition and academic support. #CattoScholar https://t.co/O7A5IF5ZOE

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1 week 21 hours ago

We were honored to welcome @SenBobCasey on a tour of our new Career and Advanced Technology Center! Opening in 2022, this facility will offer courses that focus on career readiness and creating a thriving workforce in our city’s transportation, manufacturing & health care fields. https://t.co/Y9Kx5lp9rn

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1 week 22 hours ago

#ICYMI: We joined the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (@theNASEM) to discuss how we're working to advance STEM workforce preparation, education, and research capacity. See the full video: https://t.co/XGje4MkiIZ

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1 week 23 hours ago

Calling all #CCPLions! Help us #VaxUpCCP by submitting original artwork that promotes the COVID-19 vaccine and the benefits of getting vaccinated.
Submissions are due 9/14: https://t.co/KmJdPYqhx4 https://t.co/iJjme4sBmA

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1 week 1 day ago

Join us (virtually) for the 20th anniversary of 9/11 as we pay tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives, including members of the Philadelphia community.

Watch on Zoom on Friday 9/10 at 10 a.m.: https://t.co/A1PIdhELt6 #PatriotDay https://t.co/kBMwT4zJqx

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1 week 1 day ago

RT @SenBobCasey: This afternoon, I got a chance to see @CCPedu’s new Career and Advanced Technology Center in West Philadelphia. This facil…

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1 week 1 day ago

Thank you @SenBobCasey for joining us on a tour of the Career and Advanced Technology Center (CATC) in West Philadelphia! This state-of-the-art facility will offer courses to support Philadelphia’s transportation, manufacturing, and health care fields ➡️ https://t.co/K2pHofufEN https://t.co/6Er76JzmKS

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1 week 2 days ago

Are you thinking about becoming a fitness professional like a Certified Personal Trainer? Meet a panel of great teachers, past graduates/personal trainers & employers in a special presentation designed to help you with your career choice. RSVP: https://t.co/8aDlENOqJx https://t.co/fjjvJeAKQ0

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1 week 2 days ago

Welcome to the fall term, #CCPLions! Start your semester strong by exploring some student success tips from @ccp_counseling ⬇️
Learn more about our Counseling Center: https://t.co/paQtfdmjuV https://t.co/djdqRAzvH9

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1 week 2 days ago

RT @Philasunnews: Community College of Philadelphia announces new academic offerings for all 2021 @ccpedu @Philasunnews

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1 week 3 days ago

The fall semester starts tomorrow! Are you ready?

Visit https://t.co/PF4rG7F4SQ for important reminders, helpful virtual support services and resources, vaccination information & more! https://t.co/wWdTIlxqEf

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1 week 3 days ago

As we get closer to the first day of classes, make sure you’re ready to start the semester strong! We’ll be providing you support through both online and in-person options: https://t.co/UqiQvREZ3v https://t.co/vsMROHFFnJ

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1 week 4 days ago

The City of Philadelphia has mandated that all college students, faculty & staff must be vaccinated by Oct. 15, 2021. You must receive your final dose by 10/1 to be fully vaccinated by 10/15. #ProtectThePride by getting the vaccine & uploading your card: https://t.co/RW7Wx5f42A https://t.co/MH1Uaivv45

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1 week 5 days ago

We've been nominated for Best College or University in Metro Philly’s Best of 2021 contest! Cast your vote & share with friends and family. Votes are accepted once per day, per person. Voting ends Sept. 28 ️

https://t.co/PZwhBPm2vW

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1 week 6 days ago

The fall semester is right around the corner! Download the MyCCP app to get convenient access to all the info you'll need this semester ⬇️
View your grades
❎ Add and drop classes
Check your student email
& more!

Search for MyCCP in the Google Play or iTunes App Store. https://t.co/UL66PyUWa1

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2 weeks 23 min ago

#CCPLions, stay connected to your peers this fall by joining a student club, organization or group! Explore https://t.co/ZJLeZ4LueS or the Pride Portal (https://t.co/BakGUrBEdf) to find a full calendar of events and specialized offices designed to support your specific needs. https://t.co/keMtXf8Jup

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2 weeks 23 hours ago

RT @PHLPublicHealth: That's right: ONE MILLION!!! Philadelphians have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine!

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