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Drexel Preview Online

Complete before Orientation

Your online resource for getting started at Drexel.

Please note that the Drexel Preview Online is for first-time, domestic and international freshman students only. Transfer students are not required to complete the Preview.

We are thrilled that you will be joining us at Drexel University this fall. The Drexel Preview Online is a collection of videos and online content that provide direction as you navigate the new student checklist. You must complete the Drexel Preview Online before attending Orientation. 

New Student Checklist

When you login to DrexelOne, you will find the New Student Checklist on the WELCOME page. This checklist gives you information about the steps you need to take before classes begin in the fall, including the Drexel Preview Online and Orientation.

Drexel Learn

The Drexel Preview Online is built inside of our Course Management System, Drexel Learn, to take advantage of some of its features and acquaint you with the system. When you come to Drexel, many of your instructors may utilize this system to organize and present course content to you.

Login to begin the Drexel Preview Online

The following topics are covered in the Drexel Preview Online:

  • Placement Exams
  • The Drexel Living Experience (Housing & Commuting)
  • The Drexel Co-op
  • Utilizing Your Academic Advisors
  • DegreeWorks
  • International Student Visa Requirements

Preview the Opportunities Available to you Off Campus

Campus Philly

"Where students meet their Philadelphia"

Campus Philly is a nonprofit organization that fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region.

SEPTA Public Transportation

SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) is the metropolitan transportation authority that operates various forms of public transit, including bus, subway and elevated rail, commuter rail, light rail, and electric trolleybus, in and around Philadelphia.

Drexel is located within blocks of bus stops, regional rail stops, and subway and trolley lines. The following videos will give you more information about riding public transportation: