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.

Parking

SUMMER & FALL 2022 (Updated MAY 2022)

Parking will remain free of charge until July 1, 2022. The Main Garage is available for all staff, faculty, and students.  

Individuals who wish to utilize the Main Garage should adhere to the following: 

  • Ensure that you have your College ID, as your ID will be required to enter/exit. Without your ID you will not be permitted to park in the garage. 

  • No outside/guest parking will be permitted. 

  • No overnight parking is permitted. 

In addition to the Main Garage, those monthly parkers prior to COVID will be assigned to the Bonnell (Flat) Lot and CBI Garage. Only those assigned will have access to their respective locations. 

Effective July 1, 2022, Main Campus Parking (garages and Lots) will no longer be free of charge for faculty, staff, and students. 

Please refer to the information below regarding parking: 

New to Monthly Parking 

If you did not have monthly parking before the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020), please complete this form. You must complete and submit your application by June 1, 2022, to access monthly parking, which begins July 1, 2022. No extensions will be granted. Please make sure to read and complete the form in its entirety. Parking assignments will be based on availability 

Pre-COVID Monthly Parkers 

Individuals who had monthly parking prior to the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020) must complete this form to secure their PRE-COVID location and resume monthly payroll deductions, effective July 1, 2022. Your spot will be given away if you do not complete this form, which is due by May 9, 2022. 

*Please note that you may have the option for a different location; however, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to switch parking spaces. As mentioned in previous communications, current parking assignments were temporary and subject to change.  

Parking Information for Students 

Daily parking will remain available on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Main Garage for a daily rate of $6.00 (cash or credit) or $5.50 with your Lion Card (CCP ID Card). Funds must be loaded to your card and available on your ID before entering the garage. You do not need to complete a form for daily parking. 

There are a few spots available in the CBI for students interested in semester parking. Please email  '; // -->  for more information. 

Daily Parking on Main Campus 

Parking at the Main Garage on Main Campus is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that it is not unusual for the Main Garage to be at full capacity by 8:15 a.m. on weekdays.

Daily Parking Hours

Fall and Spring Semester Main Garage Hours (Effective February 15, 2021)

  • Monday-Thursday, 6:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m., when classes are scheduled
  • Friday, 6:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m., when classes are scheduled
  • Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., when classes are scheduled
  • Closed Sunday

Costs for Daily Parking 

Daily parking will remain available on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Main Garage for a daily rate of $6.00 (cash or credit) or $5.50 with your Lion Card. Funds must be available on your ID before entering the garage. You do not need to complete a form for daily parking. 

Student Parking 

Students can park on campus for a daily rate of $6.00 cash or credit, ($5.50 if using the Lion Card. Funds must be loaded onto the card before accessing the garage.) Students will also be subject to a first come first serve basis. 

Employee Parking

Effective July 1, 2022, paid parking will resume. 

If you did not have monthly parking before the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020), you must complete and submit your application by June 1, 2022, to access monthly parking, which begins July 1, 2022. No extensions will be granted. Please make sure to read and complete the form in its entirety. Parking assignments will be based on availability.  

Monthly parking rates will not be pro-rated due to Hybrid work arrangements. A daily rate option is available ONLY in the Main Garage for those who do not wish to pay for monthly parking.

View Employee Parking options

Street Parking

Street parking is available along most major streets that run through and around Main Campus, including 16th, 17th, 18th, Callowhill, and Spring Garden streets. These spots fill quickly and are subject to posted meter or kiosk hourly rates.

Regional Center Parking

The Northeast Regional Center offers spacious, adjoining lots for ample parking at no charge. Preferred spots are available for hybrid vehicles. Dedicated, onsite parking is also available at the Northwest Regional Center. The West Regional Center has limited dedicated parking with street parking for overflow.

Frequently Asked Questions (Updated May 2022)

What are the parking rates? Have they changed due to COVID? 

The parking rates will remain the same and can be viewed here. 

How do I pay for monthly parking? 

Full-time staff and faculty must pay for parking through payroll deductions. Part-time staff and faculty must pay for parking by check.  

I will be working on a hybrid schedule, will the rates remain the same? 

Yes. Monthly parking rates will remain the same. If you do not wish to pay the monthly rate, please consider parking in the Main Garage at the daily rate of $6 (Cash or Credit) or $5.50 with your Lion Card (CCP). Please note, that funds must be added to your Lion Card prior to entering the garage. 

As a faculty member of CCP, I want to save my parking space until I return to campus in August/September, can I do this? 

Yes. Faculty members and individuals on sabbatical can reserve their parking space for a specified period. You must complete a suspension of parking form to remove any payroll deductions and alert the parking staff. More information about this can be found here.   

The garage arm is up, do I still have to swipe my ID to enter/exit the garage? 

Yes! You must swipe your ID card to enter/exit the garage each time you are using the garage. Without doing so the system will not allow you to access the garage on your next visit. 
 

Is my parking spot assigned based on my office location?  

Although we aim to accommodate each request, we are unable to do so. If you need an accommodation for other reasons, please click here and complete the appropriate forms to have your accommodation fulfilled 

Are students required to submit an application for parking?  

Can I submit an application for Summer/Fall 2022?  

Yes. Please refer to the CNEWS that was sent out on April 28, 2022. 
 

How do I complete a request to be put on the waitlist for parking this semester? 

Currently, we are not keeping a waitlist for parking.  

I’m having issues swiping my ID card to gain access to the garage. Do I have to visit the school to have this issue rectified?  

Does the College offer overnight parking? 

No. Overnight parking is not available 

I’m having issues swiping my ID card to gain access to the garage. Do I have to visit the school to have this issue rectified? 

NO. Please send an email to including your J# so we can correct any card issues.  

Community College of Philadelphia is not responsible for damage and/or loss of the parker's vehicle or the contents therein due to fire, theft, natural disaster or other causes.