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News and Announcements

2018–2019 Financial Aid Packages

Financial aid packages for the 2018–2019 academic year for continuing students will be available starting mid-July.

If you have not yet done so, please complete a 2018–2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Current students should review the following information:

Additionally, students should be checking their financial aid requirements via DrexelOne to ensure all requirements for the upcoming year have been completed.

Graduation Clearance and Diploma Mailings

Representatives in each college are currently reviewing and clearing students for graduation. Once this academic clearance has been issued, the Office of the University Registrar will start to mail diplomas to the address students indicated on their application for degree. Once a diploma has been mailed, the student will recieve an email that includes a tracking number. Students will also see the status of their application for degree change in DrexelOne. 

To check the status of an application for degree:

  • Visit DrexelOne and select the Academics tab.
  • Select "More BannerWeb Student Services" in the Grades, Transcripts, and Records channel.
  • Select "Student Records" from the list.
  • Select "View Your Application(s) for Degree."

Please note it can take eight to 10 weeks from the point of graduation for a student to receive their diploma.

First Freshman 2018 eBill

The first eBill for new freshmen is scheduled to be available the week of July 16, 2018. In preparation, freshmen and their families are encouraged to take the following steps:

2018 Placement Exams

If you are an entering freshman, you must complete your required placement exams so that Drexel University can develop your fall 2018 course schedule.

  • Placement exams assess the prior knowledge a student has and the proficiency a student needs in the subject areas relevant to their chosen major.
  • They present an opportunity to tailor-fit a student's freshman courses according to their relative skill level.
  • A fall course schedule will not be completed until the student has taken all of their required placement exams.

All placement exams must be completed by the Saturday, June 30, 2018 deadline.

How to Begin Your Placement Exams

  • Log in to DrexelOne.
  • Find the Student Checklist on the Welcome tab.
  • Expand the checklist item "Placement Exams" to access your required placement exam(s).
  • Set aside at least 90 minutes for each required exam.
  • Once you start an exam, you cannot stop and restart the exam.
  • You can only take each exam once.

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Prepare for Graduation

Are you planning to graduate in June? If so, there are a few steps you need to know of first:

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