Vaccinations and Testing

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, anyone who comes to the College who is not fully vaccinated will be tested before they will be permitted on campus. Masks are required. Starting Oct. 15, all faculty, staff and students must be fully vaccinated. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information.

Adult Education Programs

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Offers free reading and writing refresher courses to students who need to retake the College placement test.

Learn about Adult Basic Education

High School Equivalency (HSE) Program

Provides HSE preparation classes in reading, writing and math skills.

Learn more about High School Equivalency (HSE)

English as a Second Language (ESL) Institute

Provides classes to improve basic English language skills to eligible non-native speakers of English.

Learn about English as a Second Language

The Helms Academy Adult High School

Offers free courses to adults seeking to attain their high school diploma while simultaneously earning college credits.

Learn more about The Helms Academy