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Parent and Family Resources

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. 

Learn more about the Drexel Family Association.

Family Weekend: November 10–12, 2017

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.

For more information about Family Weekend, visit the Family Weekend page.

Dean of Students Emergency Fund

The Drexel Family Association along with the Dean of Students has created a fund to support students in cases of temporary personal emergency such as family member death, medical emergency, emergency travel, natural disaster or loss of housing (fire, flood, collapse, domestic violence, etc.). Please consider supporting this fund and our students by visiting the Institutional Advancement donation page or by mailing a check made payable to "Drexel University" with this form to Dean of Students Emergency Fund, 215 Creese Student Center, 3210 Chestnut St., Philadelphia PA 19104. Please include "Student Emergency Fund" in the note area of the check.


DrexelNow Newsletter

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

Additional Resources