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

Office Hours

Spring/Fall semesters: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 7 pm, Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm


Northeast Regional Center Room 102 Call (215) 516 -3780 for hours
Northwest Regional Center Room 102 Call (215) 516 - 3782 for hours
West Regional Center Room 132 Call (215) 516 - 3781  for hours

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.