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Veteran Student Services Upcoming Events

  • The Veterans Group Supply Drive - Your Donations are Needed!

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    8:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Office of Student Life Creese Student Center, Suite 215 3210 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families
    The Veterans Group is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization operating two homes in the University City section of Philadelphia, PA that provides shelter, warm meals, and a variety of programs and services for up to 41 men. Their mission is to empower Veterans in need to achieve success in civilian society by developing individualized plans for each resident while providing a family-like community of support and care.
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  • City of Philadelphia 3rd Annual Veterans Day Parade

    Sunday, November 5, 2017

    11:00 AM-4:30 PM

    We will meet at 11:00am at 16th and JFK Blvd at our designated spot in the parade line up (behind the Drexel banner). The parade starts at noon!

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families
    Join the Drexel Veterans Association and members of the Veterans Task Force as we represent Drexel University in the 3rd annual Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade. All veterans and military dependents at Drexel (students, faculty, staff and alumni) are welcomed to march in the parade behind the Drexel Banner and receive a commemorative t-shirt! We will line up in Center City at our designated location at 11am and begin the 30 minute march through the City at 12pm. The parade ends at 5th and Market with a festival from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. To register for the Drexel parade contingency and reserve your t-shirt, please register at this link: Drexel Veterans Day Parade Sign Up
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  • Drexel Veteran Colleague Resource Group Networking Lunch at Wahoo's

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Wahoo's Tacos, located on the southeast corner of 32nd and Chestnut Street

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Parents & Families

    Join the Veterans Colleague Resource Group at Drexel for a military friendly networking lunch! All faculty, staff, and students who have military service or are from military families are welcome. Please RSVP to jrw393@drexel.edu by October 31st to attend. 

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  • Military Friendly Campus Lunch and Learn

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    James E. Marks Intercultural Center, 3225 Arch Street (Ida Chen Room)

    • Faculty
    • Staff

    Want to support our campus student-veterans and military dependents and colleagues? Have questions about what it is like to serve in the US Military? Join us for this interactive lunch and learn entitled, Working with Military Students hosted by The Office of Equality & Diversity and Human Resources. Please RSVP by October 31st using Career Pathways to attend the event. This event is capped at 50 participants.

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  • Deploy Your Education and Career: Networking Employer Panel for Military Alumni and Students

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

    The Art Alliance of Philadelphia 251 S 18th Street, Philadelphia PA 19103

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Alumni
    This event will focus on the transition from military to civilian careers and is open to alumni, students, and employees who have served in the US Military. There will be a pre-panel reception with light refreshments, a formal panel with Military Friendly Employers and an opportunity for career.
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  • Veterans and Military Appreciation Week: American Flags Installation

    November 9, 2017 through November 12, 2017

    6:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Flags will be located on the lawn beside Perelman Plaza and Gerri LeBow Hall

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    In honor of Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Week at Drexel University, flags will be placed to recognize the 907 veterans who are currently enrolled at Drexel University. Drexel University is proud to be a Yellow Ribbon School and strives to be an inclusive campus that welcomes all of our diverse communities. A special thanks to Drexel University departments of Campus Services and University Facilities and Real Estate for their sponsorship and support.

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  • ROTC Contracting Ceremony

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    9:00 AM-9:30 AM

    Perelman Plaza with Reception in Bossone Lobby immediately following

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni

    Please join Drexel Army ROTC as our newest members of Task Force Dragon are sworn into the corps of cadets. This contracting ceremony symbolizes the official entry of our cadets into the program. Cadets and their friends and families, along with Drexel's student body are welcome to take part and witness the event. Breakfast in Bossone Lobby will follow at 9:30am.

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  • ROTC Hall of Fame

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM

    Mitchell Auditorium/Bossone Lobby 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families
    Please join us for the ROTC Hall of Fame Ceremony. ROTC Hall of Fame induction is awarded to alumni whose character and service epitomizes the qualities that the Drexel ROTC embodies. Their service to our nation and their significant accomplishments, both military and civilian, will be honored and recognized during their induction into this prestigious class of former Drexel ROTC cadets.
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  • Veterans Day Tribute: Serving Those Who Served

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    11:30 AM-1:00 PM

    Bossone Research Center Reception in Lobby and Program in Mitchell Auditorium/Lobby 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families
    Please join us for a light lunch at 11:30am followed by our Veterans Day Tribute in Mitchell Auditorium at Noon. This annual gathering has become a tradition at Drexel, coordinated by the Office of Veteran Student Services and Army ROTC. This annual tribute includes military traditions and protocol, patriotic music and reflections.
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  • Men's Basketball and Drexel Athletics Salutes America's Veterans

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Daskalakis Athletic Center 3301 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    Join Drexel Athletics, the Veterans Task Force and Army ROTC at the home Men's Basketball game vs. Bowling Green University. US Veterans will receive a special acknowledgment during the game on the eve of our national holiday, Veterans Day!

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