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Departments and Services

The Student Affairs encourages involvement in campus life, supports student initiatives and organizations, and serves as a primary liaison for all students. Since education, learning and development takes place both inside and outside of the classroom and a successful college career includes social as well as intellectual development, we challenge you to invest in your own success. Get involved!

Student Affairs at Drexel makes a positive difference in a student's campus experience. Whether students attend classes on the Center City campus or the University City campus, Student Affairs offers programs and services that are designed to help students make the most of their Drexel experience.

The co-curricular opportunities Student Affairs provides can assist with development of:

  • Responsibility
  • Leadership
  • Time management
  • Communication skills
  • Self-esteem
  • People/networking skills
  • Diverse collaboration

Student Affairs Departments and Services:

Campus Engagement oversees the many aspects of connecting students to the Drexel University community by providing opportunities for involvement.

  • Campus Activities (OCA) provides students with an enriched collegiate experience through meaningful opportunities to learn and develop leadership, interpersonal, programming, and organizational skills so that they may connect and contribute to the University community.
  • Student Leadership Development and Traditions (SLDT) develops leadership skills that students need to succeed personally and professionally through programs such as CEO LEAD and the Drexel Senior Experience and cultivates school pride through positive campus traditions such as Drexel Homecoming.
  • Commuter and Transfer Student Engagement (CTSE) - serves three student populations: commuter, transfer and resi-muter (off-campus) students by providing student learning and engagement opportunities outside of the classroom.
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) oversees the recognition process and policies that govern the fraternity and sorority community. FSL provides leadership development opportunities and works closely with each organization, national office and alumni members to build a unified and respected community that honors and upholds the long-standing traditions of Drexel University through excellence in friendship, leadership, service, and scholarship.
  • Off-Campus Housing provides resources and services to assist students as they navigate through the entire process of moving and living off-campus.
  • New Student and Family Programs provides quality programs and services that enhance the first-year experience at Drexel University and coordinates New Student Orientation, New Student Days, Family Weekend, and the Drexel Family Association.

Center for Academic Success (CAS) provides tutoring and educational support to students on the Center City campus in their efforts to achieve their academic goals.

Counseling and Health provides support to students with personal, physical, and psychological challenges that interfere with their ability to complete their academic goals; educates students to embrace good health practices; offers programs and services which help students maintain good health; and functions as a resource for faculty and staff.

  • Alcohol, Other Drug and Health Education (C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Center) provides a variety of interactive, creative, informational, student driven programs that engage students in conversation on significant issues surrounding alcohol and other drugs.
  • Counseling Center provides free, confidential counseling services provided by mental health professionals to currently enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate students on the University City and Center City campuses.
  • Health Insurance and Immunizations - provides important information regarding compliance with Drexel University's health insurance and immunization policies.
  • Peer Counseling - provides a free and confidential anonymous helpline staffed by volunteer students who provide support, referrals and a listening ear to all Drexel undergraduates and graduate students.
  • Student Health Center provides health services in a confidential environment. Whether students need allergy shots or immunizations, treatment for women's health issues or sports medicine, the Student Health Center is available to help students maintain a quality lifestyle.

International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) advises international students, scholars and faculty on immigration, cultural, financial, academic and personal concerns.

Residential Living (RLO) provides members of the residential community at Drexel with opportunities to maximize community and campus engagement, involvement, and co-curricular growth. 

Student Center for Inclusion & Culture (SCIC) develops programs and advises student groups promoting intercultural understanding, interaction and dialogue. SCIC also supports the work of the LGBTQA Student Center.

Spiritual and Religious Life and the Interfaith Council provide support to students, faculty and staff in the expression, understanding and practice of faith. They also cultivates mutual respect for the variety of faith traditions represented at the University.

Student Affairs Center City is an extension of Student Affairs that coordinates programs and services to engage students on the Center City campus.

Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) provides programs and services to develop, disseminate, interpret and enforce campus rules and regulations through an educational, developmental student conduct process.

Veteran Student Services (VSS) provides a campus-wide services, support and mentorship for veteran students.