Vaccination Update

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, all students, faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated. To register for in-person or hybrid classes, students need to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. Students who are not vaccinated or do not have an approved exemption are able to register for fully online courses. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information and visit our Virtual Student Resource Center for support.


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The Purchasing Department is responsible for the timely and efficient acquisition of goods and services to ensure that both the educational and business goals of the College are met, while maintaining the highest level of professional ethics and integrity.

We are committed to providing local and diverse businesses as much opportunity to compete for business as practically possible.  As such we engage extensively with internal and external partners to help advance our economic inclusion goals.

Hours and Contact Information

The Purchasing department is located on the first floor of the Mint Building in room M1-4. You can reach Purchasing by phone at 215-751-8900.

Business Hours

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Summer Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monday through Thursday
Closed on Fridays

Direct all written correspondence to:

Community College of Philadelphia
Purchasing Department, M1-4
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130