COVID-19 Campus Update

As public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 continue to grow, Community College of Philadelphia has made the careful decision to move coursework to online or other remote alternatives, beginning March 30 through the end of the spring semester, and to keep Main Campus and its Regional Centers closed through at least May 6, 2020. All courses remain suspended through March 30, 2020. Students will receive details on coursework from individual instructors. Faculty and staff will be issued guidance by supervisors. At this time, the commencement ceremony for spring 2020 is postponed. The College will continue to update you via email, web updates and text alerts as this situation evolves during the closure. During this time, please follow all CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus and remaining healthy, including hygiene recommendations, social distancing practices and remaining home when you are sick.

Division of Educational Support Services

The Division of Educational Support Services at Community College of Philadelphia is committed to providing comprehensive academic support programs and services to all students. We provide students with a wide range of academic programs and support services designed to meet their specific needs and insure opportunities for a successful learning experience and achievement of academic excellence:

  • Academic Advising provides students the opportunity to collaborate with a faculty advisor to explore academic and vocational goals, and to align these with a curriculum that best meets students' objectives.
  • Center on Disability offers students with various disabilities assistance in the form of note-taking, sign language interpretation, as well as digital assistive technology, and more.
  • Academic Connections offers non-credit workshops to prepare students to develop one or more college-level skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Placement tests determine a potential student's eligibility.
  • The Learning Labs & Student Academic Computing Centers furnish students with computers and printers, as well as one-on-one tutoring and group workshops on various subjects.
  • The Library provides books and research journals and periodicals, encyclopedias and other traditional media integral to student learning.
  • Placement Tests  determine students' qualification for college-level courses.
  • TRiO Student Support helps to mentor, guide and support low-income students through counseling, various cultural enrichment activities, tutoring, and through various rewards and incentives.

Contact Us

Division of Educational Support Services
West Building, W2-08H
1700 Spring Garden Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Telephone: 215-751-8551
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Joan L. Bush, Dean of Educational Support Services