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.

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.

Virtual Office Hours and Contact Information

Summer Hours (May 10 through August 21)

Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Phone: 215-751-8169

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

Students 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 counselor will be in touch with you.


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

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

Coping During Covid-19


Mental Health


Self-Care During COVID-19

  • In need of emotional supports:
    • Ayana - Online Therapy for Marginalized & Intersectional Communities
    • Support Text Line for persons of color: TEXT “STEVE” to 741741
    • Support phone/text/chat for LGBTQ Community ages 13-24 1-866-488-7386 – available 24/7
    • Muslim Crisis Text Line: TEXT “SALAM” to 741741
    • Asian American Suicide Hotline: Call 1-877-990-8585, Asian LifeNet Hotline (24 hours)
      (Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Fujianese are offered)

Academic Support

Health & Wellness: