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.
In-person counseling is available by appointment at the Main Campus, and Northeast and Northwest Regional Centers.
- Main Campus, Room BG-07—Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Northeast Regional Center, Mondays and Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Northwest Regional Center, Mondays and Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
To schedule an appointment, please complete this form, call 215-751-8169 or email us at email@example.com. Please note: At this time we are only accepting appointments for students trying to register for fall classes. Non-registration requests will be accepted starting Sept. 9, 2021.
Virtual Office 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.
In addition to appointments, students are encouraged to attend our virtual drop-in hours:
- August 23-September 3—Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Join our virtual drop-in hours between Aug. 23 and Sept. 3 for assistance with registering for classes
- September 7-10—Tuesday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Join our virtual drop-in hours for schedule changes, choosing a major and registration
- September 13-December 10—Mondays and Tuesdays, from 11 am to 1 p.m.
- Join our virtual drop-in hours for choosing/changing majors, withdrawing/dropping a course, registering and other quick questions
Meet with a Counselor
For academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling, please complete this form for an appointment request, or contact Counseling at firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
- Academic Probation students, please complete this form in order to register.
- New Transfer students, please complete this form in order to register.
- Readmit students, please complete this form in order to register.
Once we receive your request, you will be contacted by our Intake Receptionist or a Counselor about registration and next steps.
Coping During Covid-19
- National Suicide Hotline 24/7: 1-800-273-8255 (En Español1-800-628-9454)
- Philadelphia Crisis 24 Hour Suicide Crisis & Intervention: 267-687-4381
- Crisis Text Line 24/7: TEXT HOME to 741741 or message on FaceBook
- Temple University Crisis Response Center 24/7: 215-707-2577
- Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7: 1-866-723-3014
- Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline – 24/7 and confidential. Call, text, chat 1-800-422-4453
- National Sexual Assault Hotline – 24/7 talk or chat 1-800-656-4673
Self-Care During COVID-19
- The Hope Center for College, Community and Justice – List of local and national resources available to college student to assist with money, food, shelter, reduce bills and more:
- Resources to reduce fear and anxiety and increase sleep during uncertain times:
- 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)
- If you need support for your mental health or dealing with an addiction:
- Live-Well Foundation – Provides support services for those who live with depression and anxiety (virtual services are available) https://www.livewell-foundation.org
- Many in-person support groups have moved online. For example, search for an Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous virtual group.
- Free Streaming Workouts to do from Home
- Online Study Habits: https://myccp.online/how-access-virtual-student-support-services/news/2020/03/adjusting-your-study-habits-during-covid-19
- Temple University Collaborative – 20 Apps for Student Success
- Ohio University has both general online study tools and specific areas of study:
Specific Areas of Study:
- Oregon State Academic Success Center – Learning Corner provides information on topics such as online learning, time management, study skills, stress reduction, procrastination and more: https://success.oregonstate.edu/learning/all-worksheets
Health & Wellness:
- Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief:
- Sleep Disturbances:
Specific for COVID-19 - https://www.virusanxiety.com/post/i-can-hardly-sleep-i-m-just-thinking-a-lot-about-covid-19-what-can-i-do
General Tips for Sleep - https://www.helpguide.org/articles/sleep/getting-better-sleep.htm
- Free Online Meditation Resources:
- Free Streaming Workouts to do From Home