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Parent and Family Resources

Announcements for Parents & Families

April 2014

March 2014

Involvement Opportunities

Drexel Family Association 

The Drexel Family Association (DFA) intensifies and improves the student experience by providing parents and family members a network of support. The DFA serves as a connection to the University and provides parents and family members with communication, involvement, and development opportunities. 

Family Weekend: November 7-9, 2014

Parents and family members of all ages are invited to campus to reconnect with their student. Family Weekend includes a variety of casual events, activities, and receptions that will allow families to experience student life on campus while enjoying the beautiful fall weather in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Travel & Hotels

Whether you are traveling to Drexel to visit your student or to attend a special event, use this site for maps, directions, hotel discounts, and other Philadelphia travel information. 


DrexelNow Newsletter

The DrexelNow Newsletter is published in collaboration with the Office of University Communications and is typically emailed on the 15th day of every month. 

Subscribe to the DrexelNow email newsletter to stay up to date with all of the latest news, announcements and events at Drexel University.

Facebook Discussion Forum

Share information online and find advice, support, and a community of other parents and family members of Drexel University students. This group is moderated by Drexel staff members and Drexel Family Association (DFA) Advisory Council members who can help find answers to your questions.

Drexel Family Guide 

The Drexel Family Guide is a collection of articles, contact information, important dates, and other resources that are designed to help orient parents and family members of new students to the university. This guide is available in print form during Orientation and Family Weekend. 

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