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Campus Safety Notices

This page reports the daily status of campus public safety advisories.

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Public Safety Advisory - Bellet Building Power Outage UPDATE

01/18/2018 10:40PM

Electrical power to the Bellet Building on the Center City Campus has been fully restored. Elevators remain off-line and are not expected to be in operation until Friday afternoon, January 19.

Drexel employees are permitted to return to their offices to resume business operations. Anyone requiring the use of an elevator should contact their supervisor to discuss alternative work arrangements until the elevators are operational.

Additional updates will be provided online at www.drexel.edu/PublicSafety and by text message.​

Public Safety Advisory - Timely Warning - Recent Robberies

01/17/2018 3:00PM

Drexel Police are advising the campus community of a continuing pattern of crime incidents in the University City area. In the most recent incident, which was reported to Drexel Police on 01/17/18, multiple males approached the victim and displayed a handgun while robbing the victim.  The incident occurred on the following date:

01/16 – 7 p.m. – 3500 Spring Garden Street. The suspects are described as 3 black males, approximately 5’10” tall, 18-21 years old. One male was observed wearing a red hoodie.

Drexel University Police and the Philadelphia Police Departments are continuing the investigate these matters, although no arrests have been made.

Drexel University Police and the Philadelphia Police Departments are continuing the investigate these matters, although no arrests have been made.

This communication is prepared as part of the Timely Warning requirement of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1990. This federal law requires a general communication to the campus community of all crimes reported to campus or local police departments that may pose a threat to the campus community.

Drexel Public Safety encourages students, faculty and professional staff to be alert, take precautions, and report crimes and suspicious activities. Your efforts to stay well-informed and take preventive action will help in maintaining the safest possible environment on Drexel’s campuses.

Police are reminding everyone to be aware of their surroundings, to not have cell phones and other valuables visible, and to walk with others when possible.

Members of the Drexel community may call Public Safety for a walking escort at 215.895.2222 or use the Drexel Guardian app. Public Safety crime prevention and awareness tips can be found at: drexel.edu/publicsafety/crimeprevention/safetytips/​

Any suspicious activity should immediately be reported to Philadelphia police ​​​by calling 911 or Drexel police by calling 215.895.2222.