Vaccination Update

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, all students, faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated. To register for in-person or hybrid classes, 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. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information and visit our Virtual Student Resource Center for support.

Division of Liberal Studies

Welcome to the Division of Liberal Studies

Welcome to our website. The Division of Liberal Studies is one of the most academically diverse divisions at Community College of Philadelphia. We house popular programs, such as Liberal Arts, Behavioral Health & Human Services, Psychology, Education, Criminal Justice, and more than 25 other programs. Liberal Studies encompasses the following departments:

  • Architecture, Design and Construction
  • Art
  • English
  • World Languages
  • History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies
  • Music
  • Photographic Imaging
  • Psychology, Education and Human Services
  • Social Science

We are committed to supporting students, faculty, and guests. Please take some time to familiarize yourself with our website and learn more about us. If you have additional questions or need to reach someone, you can contact Nichole Battle-Walker at .


1700 Spring Garden Street
Bonnell Building, BR-21 
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Summer 2022 Office Hours: 4-Day Work Week

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Telephone: 215-751-8768 


Effective Monday, May 9, 2022, through Friday, August 19, 2022, the College will operate on a summer hours work schedule consisting of four days each week. Core operating hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All admissions and student support services are also available remotely, and by appointment. Visit the Virtual Student Resource Center to access additional assistance that you need.

The Division of Liberal Studies' Department Heads are available via email, phone, and/or zoom. Please visit Department Head's webpage (In the navigation pane to the left) for additional contact information.