Most Summer 2021 classes will be held online, and all admissions and student support services are available remotely. Visit the Virtual Student Resource Center to access the assistance you need.

Division of Educational Support Services

The Division of Educational Support Services at Community College of Philadelphia is committed to providing comprehensive academic support programs and services to all students. We provide students with a wide range of academic programs and support services designed to meet their specific needs and insure opportunities for a successful learning experience and achievement of academic excellence:

  • Academic Advising provides students the opportunity to collaborate with a faculty advisor to explore academic and vocational goals, and to align these with a curriculum that best meets students' objectives.
  • Center on Disability offers students with various disabilities assistance in the form of note-taking, sign language interpretation, as well as digital assistive technology, and more.
  • Academic Connections offers non-credit workshops to prepare students to develop one or more college-level skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Placement tests determine a potential student's eligibility.
  • The Learning Labs & Student Academic Computing Centers furnish students with computers and printers, as well as one-on-one tutoring and group workshops on various subjects.
  • The Library provides books and research journals and periodicals, encyclopedias and other traditional media integral to student learning.
  • Placement Tests  determine students' qualification for college-level courses.
  • TRiO Student Support Services helps to mentor, guide and support low-income students through counseling, various cultural enrichment activities, tutoring, and through various rewards and incentives.

Contact Us

While the College campus is closed due to COVID-19, please contact us by email:

Office Hours:

Summer 2021 (May 10 to August 21)
     Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
     Closed Friday

Joan L. Bush, Dean of Educational Support Services

Debbie Polekoff, Administrative Support Specialist

Christian Hernandez, Operations Support Specialist