COVID-19 Campus Update

The College is currently closed, and remote instruction and work continue while Philadelphia remains under a stay-at-home order. All courses for the Summer I and II terms will be held online while student services and support are available remotely. Visit the College’s Virtual Student Resource Center to access the assistance that you need. Adequate notice will be shared with students, staff and faculty once a re-opening date is established. 

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. The information discussed with counselors is kept strictly confidential. 

Virtual Office Hours and Contact Information

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 215-751-8169

As public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 continue to grow 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 email or call 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.

Important dates:

  • 3/23/2020: Academic Probation student’s registration begins. Please complete this form in order to register
  • 3/30/2020: New Transfer student’s registration beginsPlease complete this form in order to register.
  • 3/30/2020: Readmit student’s registration begins. Please complete this form in order 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: