College Employee Discounts

On-campus Discounts and Services


Located in the Pavilion. Open all year and following college dates. Follett will offer College Faculty & Staff a 10% discount on all purchases over $1.00, excluding textbooks, sales merchandise, computer hardware, and academically discounted software. You need to show your college ID for the discount.


Located on the bottom level of the Pavilion building on 17th Street. The cafeteria is contracted out to a private food service firm. The cafeteria is open for breakfast, lunch and evening snacks. They have two hot daily meal specials, salads, soups, sandwiches, grill items, soda, desserts and full catering services. Anyone who loses money in any campus vending machine, please see the staff in the cafeteria for an immediate refund. To utilize the catering services call ext. 6181.

Lion Card

The Lion Card is your College ID card. Lion Card funds are accepted as payment in the bookstores, cafes and at select main campus vending machines, as well as in the main parking garage (minimum balance required to enter). The card holder can load funds onto their Lion Card in person with cash, or online with a credit or debit card. Cardholders can deposit money onto their Lion Card at a ‘cash to card’ valueport machine located outside the Lions Café on main campus and in the main lobby of NERC. Go to the Lion Card page to add funds online or get more information on Lion Card features.

Culinary Arts Program

Students of the Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program prepare and serve gourmet lunches for employees and students on Wednesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters. The cost is $10.00 and the meal includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Reservations are needed. Call the Culinary Arts Department at ext. 8797.

Employee Parking

The College has three parking lots; an open lot on 17th Street, a multi-parking garage on 17th Street, and a garage at the CBI Building. There is a short waiting list to get reserved availability (pre-tax monthly payment) at the four parking areas. For daily parking, employees must use the main parking garage on 17th Street. Upon leaving you can use either the 17th or 18th Street exit; you must pay at the machine with cash or credit card and get a receipt. The current cost is $5.50/day. You can also use your College ID badge (Colonial Card) and load it with money and then just swipe to get in and swipe to get out!

Gym/Exercise Facility

The College gym is located in the building between the Student Life Building and the West Building. You need to swipe your College badge to enter. The gym and all scheduled classes are open to employees. There are separate employee-only men’s and women’s locker rooms complete with showers. You may use any empty locker; just bring a combination lock. Lockers may be reserved each semester. The second floor of the gym has racquetball courts, rooms for exercise classes, a weight room with nautilus equipment, another fitness room with treadmills, stair climber, bicycles. The gym offers classes in Aerobics, Yoga, Karate, Zumba and special events, outings and tournaments. Brochures and schedules are available at the gym.

Indoor Walking Path

In addition to the College Walking Club, Spring Garden Strollers, we have an indoor walking path available to anyone at any time. It’s a half mile route and takes you through the Mint, Bonnell and West buildings. The starting point is in the Mint building, second floor right in front of the Boardroom. If you are facing the boardroom go left and start walking down the hall. You will see signs posted with arrows for the trail. Always follow the perimeter of each of the three buildings next to the outside wall and/or windows. You will wind up back at the Boardroom. Twice around equals one mile and should take the average person about 20 minutes.


Located in the Bonnell Building. All employees may use the services of the library at main campus and at Northeast Regional Center and Northwest Regional Center. Employees and students must have their College ID badge to use all services. The library has educational and leisure reading books, newspapers, journals and research computers. To locate a book, find hours of operation, check out lending policies, go to the Library website.

Nutrition  Counseling

Wellness Coaches registered dieticians conduct free one-on-one employee nutritional counseling sessions on campus year-round. Blue Cross members are eligible for six free nutritional counseling sessions. Wellness Coaches completes all paperwork on your behalf: no need to pay up front and wait for reimbursement! To schedule an appointment, visit Wellness Coaches, and your preferred date and time, and confirm your appointment.

Wellness Programs

The College provides a host of wellness programs for employees throughout the year such as on-site mammography screenings, blood pressure screenings, health fair, wellness lunch & learn sessions, free flu shots, and many others. Watch for announcements from Human Resources.

Online Services

Adjunct Faculty Benefits Website

To access paperwork and information regarding adjunct faculty benefits, please visit the adjunct faculty website.

The College is a member of which offers Fitness Club membership discounts up to 50%, fitness equipment, weight loss programs such as Jenny Criag. Visit Globalfit online, enter “Community College of Philadelphia” to verify eligibility, search by your zip code to find a fitness club and enroll online through GlobalFit, or call 1- 800-294-1500.

Professional Development/Learn U

Community College of Philadelphia is pleased to offer professional development opportunities to our faculty and staff free of charge. Visit the Training section for an overview of the options. For E-learning opportunities, known as Learn U, log into MyCCP and select the "Employee" tab along the top of the page, then click the “SkillSoft e-Learning” link in the "Administrative Forms and Links" section.  To enroll in an online course, you must first complete the web form to request a username and password specifically for LearnU / SkillSoft. Web form requests are electronically forwarded to the Human Resources Department. You will receive an email response from HR providing you with your personal username and password, and the web link to access the SkillSoft login page. Please allow up to 2 business days for requests to process.


Adventure Aquarium

You can purchase discounted tickets to the aquarium in Camden, New Jersey; log onto and use promo code COMMUNITYCOLPHL.

Moreys Piers

Perfect Days at the Jersey Shore... now at the perfect price! Enjoy great savings to Morey's Piers & Beachfront Waterparks this summer! One awesome day at the beach, 2 beachfront waterparks, 3 action-packed amusement piers, over 100 rides & attractions... countless family memories! Go to Moreys Piers website and enter your ID: CCP. For more information, call Anne O’Boyle, Morey’s Piers at 609-856-1623.

Philadelphia Orchestra

College employees can get a 10-30% discount for select performances. You can check out the Corporate Ticket Program website. Select your concert of interest and click “buy tickets,” then enter the code CCP into the promotion box. This code will adjust the pricing for all available seats in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. You will then have the option to print the tickets at home, have them mailed or left at will call. The Philadelphia Orchestra also offers the eZseatU program, allowing full-time college students the opportunity to see unlimited concerts all season for an annual membership fee of only $25; see the Philadelphia Orchestra website for details.

Tickets at Work

College employees can get tickets for any entertainment venue in the country through Tickets At Work. They can offer employees exclusive savings on some of the nation’s best attractions such as Six Flags, Disney, Cirque du Soleil, national zoos, tourist venues such as San Francisco, New York, show tickets, movie theaters, and more. Visit to check out the offers and to order and use code: CCPEDU. You can also call 1-800-331- 6483.

Higher Education Partnerships

Arcadia University Tuition Discount

College employees can get 50% discount on tuition at Arcadia University. Interested employees must declare their employment status during the application process with Arcadia, at which point Arcadia will provide the employee/potential Arcadia student with the Employee Discount Form. This form must be completed by the employee and College Office of Human Resources to qualify for the tuition discount. Confirmation of employment must be submitted each semester for the discount to be applied. Please note that the College's forgivable loan policy applies to employees taking classes at Arcadia.

Drexel University Online

Community College of Philadelphia has a program-to-program "letter of understanding" agreement with Drexel University Online. This agreement includes bachelor’s, graduate certificates, master’s, and doctoral programs; and awards reduced tuition rates of 40% or 50% to eligible Community College of Philadelphia students, alumni, employees, board members, and immediate family members who participate in Drexel University Online programs and courses. Tuition and fee rates are subject to change each academic year as determined by the Drexel University Board of Trustees. Please visit the Drexel University Online page for details.

Pierce College Tuition Discount

College employees, spouses, and dependent children (as defined by the IRS 1040) can get a 20% tuition discount on undergraduate programs and a 19% tuition discount on graduate programs at Peirce College for any of their degree programs. For more information, go to Pierce College's website.

Southern New Hampshire University Tuition Discount

The following benefits are available to eligible Community College of Philadelphia graduates, employees and immediate family of employees (spouses, domestic partners, children, siblings and parents):

  • Application fee waiver to apply to Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education.
  • Ten (10%) percent tuition reduction for Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education courses.

To qualify for these two benefits, individuals must inform Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education admissions representatives of their relationship to Community College of Philadelphia as well note their relationship on Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education application form. Southern New Hampshire University Programs offered at military tuition assistance levels are not subject to this reduction.

University of Maryland Global Campus Discount

Under Community College of Philadelphia’s transfer agreement with University of Maryland Global Campus, eligible College employees, spouses and dependents (referred to as Program Participants) may receive tuition benefits, including discounts and a waiver of the application fee to online undergraduate or graduate programs.

To qualify, Program Participants must verify their status using the appropriate link each term:

Products, Services and Miscellaneous


As a Community College of Philadelphia employee, you’re eligible to join PSECU. Experience the everyday value of banking with Pennsylvania’s largest credit union.

PSECU is a not-for-profit credit union established by members, for members. Enjoy access to free checking and ATMs, cash reward credit card options, low-rate loans, and other products and services designed to help you save money.

For a limited time, you can get a cash bonus when you level up your banking with PSECU. Unlock member-only benefits and earn up to $300* when you join PSECU and meet promo requirements. For complete rules and to get started, visit and enter promo code LEVELUP.

Apple Discount

Show your College ID at an Apple Store or to go to

Dell Discount

Employees may purchase Dell products, computers, printers, cameras, laptops for a discount (usually 15%).

Phone: 800-695-8133, use your Member ID
Member ID: US16414455

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa

Relax and take advantage of the employee discount at any of the 100+ Hand & Stone Spa locations. They offer massage, facials and waxing. The nearest one to the college is right across from Whole Foods off 20th Street, between Callowhill and Hamilton Streets. CCP Special Offer – free with your introductory visit choose one: hot towel foot massage, cold stone face massage, scalp massage, or aromatherapy session. Monthly discounted memberships available for CCP employees. They are open 7 days a week and evenings. Call them at 267-455-0009 or visit

Independence Blue Cross Medical Insurance for Travel

Employees who have medical insurance with Independence Blue Cross the BlueCard program gives you access to health care worldwide. For more information you can call BlueCard Access at 1-800-810-BLUE or by visiting

Liberty Mutual Insurance

We’re please to inform you of exclusive employee savings on auto and home insurance from Liberty Mutual. Through Liberty Mutual’s Group Savings Plus program, they are offering Community College of Philadelphia employees a group discount of up to 10% off their already-competitive rates on auto and home insurance. In addition to this employee discount, you can also enjoy other savings and benefits, including:

  • Additional discounts based on your driving record, age, auto safety features and more.
  • 12-month guarantee on Liberty Mutual’s competitive rates.
  • 24-Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance, Prompt claims service
  • Education Rider – No deductible for accidents at work or theft from your vehicle parked at work
  • Donates back 2% for each College policy for student scholarships

To find out more about Liberty Mutual, we encourage you to contact 1-888-915-1100 or visit to get a free quote in just minutes. Liberty Mutual asks that you have your driver’s license, current policy and Client Number, 112632, available when you call.

Paint and Supplies

Your neighborhood Sherwin-Williams, Duron and MAB paint store is a great place to begin your next project. From putting color together to making sure you have the finest paint, stain, applicators and more. Sherwin-Williams, Duron and MAB paints would like to offer College employees a special discount on paint and related product purchases at their area stores. All employees interested must join their Preferred Customer program. As a preferred Customer, you’ll receive exclusive sale events with deep discounts on the supplies you need, tracking of your paint & color purchases for 6 years and everyday discounts off paint & stains. You’ll also receive emails that give you advance notice of sales events, plus great color, decorating & how-to-advice. Sign-up as a CCP Preferred Customer today! During your next purchase simply complete the Preferred Customer Form and bring it to your local Sherwin-Williams, Duron and MAB paint store to register. For a store near you, visit, or

Retro Fitness

Community College of Philadelphia Employees & Students are eligible for a discount on VIP membership for $33.99 per month with no contracts and no annual fee. The VIP membership includes unlimited group fitness classes, tanning, HydroMassage, and Red Light therapy. To receive the discount, employees and students must sign up in person at the 1500 Spring Garden Street location.

Verizon Connections

Employees can get a discount on Verizon FiOS - save $10/mo off the triple play or $5 off double play. For more information visit the Verizon website or contact .


Community College of Philadelphia employees receive a discount on Zipcar's annual membership. It's only $15 to sign up for the first year ($10 off), and only $25/year after that (rather than paying $70/year). Once someone is an approved Zipcar member, they gain access to cars in Philadelphia.

Additional benefits include: self-service access to cars 24/7; reserve online or use a mobile device; good for the environment; and low hourly and daily rates which includes gas and insurance. For more information or to join, visit

Wireless Phone Discounts

Community College of Philadelphia employees can receive up to an 18% discount on monthly cell phone service with Verizon and 20% off cell phones and accessories; 18% with Sprint/Nextel; 17% with AT&T (with option to bundle with DirecTV and save up to an additional $10/mo),  and 15% with T-Mobile.