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.

Counseling Department

College life is full of opportunities and challenges. The Counseling Department of Community College of Philadelphia can help you optimize your opportunities and meet your challenges. The College offers free, comprehensive counseling services to all of our students. Our highly qualified and diverse staff provides expertise in career, transfer, academic and personal counseling. Confidentiality is maintained in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Hours and Contact Information

The Counseling department wants to ensure that we can support our students remotely. Services are available by phone, email and zoom appointments.

Virtual Drop-In Hours (via Zoom)

In addition to appointments, students are encouraged to attend our virtual drop-in hours:

  • Mondays and Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Join our virtual drop-in hours for choosing/changing majors, withdrawing/dropping a course and other quick questions

Student Resources

Meet with a Counselor  

For academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling, please complete this form for an appointment request, or contact Counseling at or 215-751-8169. Please include a message with your name, J number, cell phone and/or email, and a staff member will be in touch with you. 


All new transfer students, readmit students and students on academic probation must first connect with counselors to register:  

  • Academic Probation students, please complete this form in order to register, beginning April 1. 
  • New Transfer students, please call Counseling at 215-751-8169 in order to register, beginning April 1. 
  • Readmit students, please call Counseling at 215-751-8169 in order to register, beginning April 1. 

Once we receive your request, you will be contacted by our Intake Receptionist or a Counselor about registration and next steps.