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Lexerd Yearbook

The Drexel University yearbook has been published each year since 1911. The name Lexerd was first used in 1913. It was created by the yearbook staff at the time and is the word Drexel spelled backward. It was chosen because it most accurately portrayed the purpose of the yearbook - to help students, alumni and the community look back at Drexel University and reflect on the time that they spent on campus. All previous years’ editions of the yearbook are available for viewing in the Drexel Archives found in the lower level of the W.W. Hagerty Library at 33rd and Market streets.

Class of 2014 Yearbook Information

The 2014 Lexerd is currently in production. Each student who sat for a senior picture or ordered a yearbook should receive it in the mail to the address they gave at their senior portrait session or after the confirmation email sent in July. To change your address before May 15, email Expected delivery in June/July 2015.

Class of 2015 Yearbook Information

Congratulatory Advertisements

This is an amazing opportunity to create a memory for your graduate that will last forever. Order a congratulatory ad for publication in this year's Lexerd, Drexel University's yearbook. These eye catching ads are a great way for families and friends to recognize all your graduates' hard work throughout their college career. Ad space is limited. Full details and requirements to submit photos and text for advertisement will be emailed to you after purchase is completed.

Advertisement sizes and pricing

 1/8 page 
 4.25 inches x 2.75 inches 
 1/4 page 
 4.25 inches x 5.75 inches
 1/2 page 
 8.5 inches x 5.75 inches
 Full page 
 8.5 inches x 11 inches

Click here (PDF) to view advertising samples

The deadline for congratulatory ad purchases for the 2015 yearbook is June 12, 2015 (deadline extended). Purchase online (preferred) or contact Natalie Shaak at for more information.

Senior Portraits

Senior portrait sessions for the Class of 2015 are scheduled on-campus throughout the year and are held in MacAlister Hall Room 3012 (33rd and Chestnut Streets). Students must schedule their appointments by logging onto Prestige Studio’s 24-hour scheduling site, and entering school code 87172. Students can also call 1-800-687-9327 during normal business hours, to schedule an appointment for on-campus sessions or at another time at one of the many studios across the country. When scheduling an appointment, students will receive complete details on how to prepare for their portrait sitting including what to bring and other pertinent information.

The $20 portrait sitting fee will secure a free copy of the 2015 yearbook for seniors, which will be mailed in fall 2015.

Additional portrait sessions will be scheduled in the future if you are unable to attend one of the times noted below. However it is encouraged that you sit as soon as you are able as later portrait session may be unable to accommodate all interested students.

The final scheduled on-campus portrait sessions will be held:

  • Monday, May 4, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 5, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 6, 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 7, 12 - 8 p.m.
  • Friday, May 8, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Lexerd Yearbook Purchases

All seniors who sit for an official senior portrait will receive a free copy of that yearbook, which will be mailed in fall/winter following graduation.

Class of 2014

Any Drexel student may order a copy of the yearbook. Please order online.

Class of 2015

The deadline to pre-order a copy of the 2015 yearbook at a reduced price of $40 is June 1, 2015. The price will increase to $50 through August 31, 2015. Please order online.

Purchase previous year's yearbooks online. Printed copies are available for most years from 1962-2013, with limited quantities available.

For More Information

Contact Natalie Shaak at or 215.571.3575

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