Explore Your Path to Possibility

Want to get a jump start on your college experience?
The iExcel summer program will expose you to college level coursework to help you best prepare for the upcoming semester. This program will also assist you in exploring career options, while providing endless opportunities to network with professionals from various career fields. All participants will partake in college success seminars, personal development workshops, and college resource activities. In addition, students will learn more about campus life and will engage in leadership and service learning experiences.

When & Where

Community College of Philadelphia (Main Campus)
Program Dates: July 8th, 2019 - August 1st, 2019
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3pm

Program Benefits

  • Explore career choices & networking opportunities with various professionals
  • Strengthen academic abilities & gain valuable study skills
  • Develop leadership & life planning skills
  • Develop an academic, financial and career plan
  • Off-Campus leadership retreat & service learning experience
  • Free breakfast and lunch daily
  • Weekly SEPTA TransPass to provide transportation to the campus
  • PLUS a $300.00 stipend upon successful completion of the program

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must complete an admission application to the Community College of Philadelphia
  • Must complete the College's Placement Test and be admitted to the College
  • Must complete FAFSA and PHEAA application no later than June 6th, 2019
  • Must be an incoming first-time student at the Community College of Philadelphia
  • Must submit the CME's Summer Program Application no later than May 23rd, 2019
  • Must attend a scheduled on-campus interview

Important Dates

Program Interview Options: See application for available dates and times
Program Acceptance Notification Date: June 13th, 2019
Date of Program: July 8th, 2019 – August 1st, 2019
Mandatory Retreat: July 29th, 2019 – August 1st, 2019
Orientation (Mandatory): June 20th, 2019 5:00pm (Main Campus)

Geared towards African-American males, the Community College of Philadelphia’s Center for Male Engagement (CME) provides its members with targeted academic, cultural and social supports designed to enhance their skill sets, cultivate a sense of belonging and build resolve as they pursue a degree at Community College of Philadelphia and continue beyond.

For more information regarding the iExcel Summer program, please contact Hope Thomas at hthomas@ccp.edu or 215-751-8817.