COVID-19 Campus Update

As public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 continue to grow, Community College of Philadelphia has made the careful decision to move coursework to online or other remote alternatives, beginning March 30 through the end of the spring semester, and to keep Main Campus and its Regional Centers closed through at least May 6, 2020. All courses remain suspended through March 30, 2020. Students will receive details on coursework from individual instructors. Faculty and staff will be issued guidance by supervisors. At this time, the commencement ceremony for spring 2020 is postponed. The College will continue to update you via email, web updates and text alerts as this situation evolves during the closure. During this time, please follow all CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus and remaining healthy, including hygiene recommendations, social distancing practices and remaining home when you are sick.

Dining, Catering and Vending

Dining Services

Canteen, a division of Compass International, operates the Main Campus dining services which includes the Roary Cafe and Bonnell Coffee Express on Main Campus as well as the Northeast Regional Center. Smart Market - Fresh Food Vending Solution is currently available at the Nortwest Regional Center and the Cyber Cafe located on the 3rd Floor of the CBI Building. All cafes offer a distinct menu designed to satisfy a diverse palate of culinary preferences.

Please visit the Dining Services Website for Daily & Weekly Menus, Wellness Resources, Catering Information and Specials & Events.

  • Main Campus Colonial Cafe and Bonnell Coffee Express — (215) 751-8315
  • Northwest Regional Center — (215) 496-6080
  • Northeast Colonial Cafe — (215) 972-6259

Catering Services

Catering customers for Main Campus Catering Orders must open an account on . Once the account is opened, the customer can place orders, review their order history and print invoices.

  • Main Campus – (215) 751-8315; customers on Main Campus can contact the Catering Manager during an event at (484) 332-5374.
    • Northeast Regional Center 

For Regional Center Catering Orders, please contact Auxiliary Services at 215-751-8774 or

  • Northwest Regional Center 
  • West Philly Regional Center 

Payment for Catering Services

Employees must designate an org or grant code for payment. Invoices with an original signature of the org/grant approver should be submitted to the College's Accounts Payable office within one week of the event. External customers have a credit card payment option. Cancellations or changes to existing orders are subject to charges.

Catering orders should be submitted in a timely manner to give Canteen time to order food and supplies and to schedule staff. Canteen has the right to refuse an order.

Special Menu Requests

Customers are encouraged to contact the Catering Office should they wish to order menus not offered on or if they need help in developing a custom menu. A budget-conscious menu is available with limited services.

Vending Services

Vending machines maintained by Canteen Vending Services, a division of Compass International, are located throughout the Main Campus and at the Regional Centers. All machines accept cash and some select machines accept credit card and Colonial Card funds. 

    Main Campus — 215-751-8315
    Northwest Regional Center — 215-496-6080
    Northeast Colonial Cafe — 215-972-6259