Drexel Alumni Benefits and Services
Membership in the Drexel University Alumni Association is granted upon graduation and is free.
On occasion, we will share opportunities with you from third parties. Revenue from these opportunities benefit the Drexel University Alumni Association and the University. If you do not wish to receive these third party mailings, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1.888.DU.GRADS.
The Alumni Card is your key to the university, granting alumni access to the Drexel Recreation Center (membership fees apply) and the university libraries. The Alumni Card also entitles graduates to receive a discount at Mandell Theater.
As a Drexel graduate, you are eligible to receive a card free-of-charge.
For more information and to request a card, see Alumni Card Benefits.
We encourage you to take advantage of the member benefits and services listed below (click to expand):
Discounts & Memberships
Members of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University receive free year-round general admission to the museum. As a member, you’ll see some of the most surprising and spectacular wonders of the natural world. You’ll also be providing important support for the Academy’s world-renowned research in biodiversity and environmental science.
Click here to review all the benefits of becoming a member and take advantage of a 10 percent alumni discount, using the code DRAGONS.
Explore the wonders of science at a reduced price! The Franklin Institute, one of Philadelphia's most popular museums, offers Drexel alumni 20% off of museum admission [PDF]. Calculate your carbon footprint, look inside the Giant Heart, concoct cocktails at Science After Hours – with a lineup of exciting exhibits, special events and an IMAX movie theater, there's always something extraordinary to experience at the Institute. Furthermore, this program also gives you access to exclusive discounts on the museum’s Escape Rooms.
Purchasing tickets is incredibly easy, you’ll follow a few easy steps.
- Go to www.fi.edu/affiliates
- Create a login if you’ve never purchased before
- Enter the code DREXELGRP
- Purchase and enjoy the museum!
Alumni are encouraged to sign up for the loyalty program with the Drexel University Bookstore to receive periodic discounts on Drexel gear and gifts. You receive 25% off your first item when you join the program! Members will receive emails with special offers that can be used online or for in-store purchases.
Sign up and add to your collection of Drexel gear!
Atlas Van Lines, through their Higher Education Affinity program, extends all discounts and benefits to Drexel University affiliates, including alumni. Highly competitive discounts on domestic and international moving and storage and free normal replacement value transit coverage on interstate moves. Why pick a mover out of the blue when you can work with Drexel's trusted Preferred Supplier and get the same volume discount the university enjoys? Visit the Drexel Relocation Resources webpage or submit your request now.
Healthy hydration should be an important part of your family's daily diet. As a Drexel University graduate, you could receive a significant discount when you sign up for Nestle Waters 5-Gallon Home Delivery Service including free use of a water dispenser. You will have your choice of one of our regional spring waters or our purified drinking water Nestle Pure Life.
To get your discounted home delivery service, call Dave White at 267.688.3911 and let him know you are a Drexel Dragon!
Are you looking for a unique venue to host your next conference or off-site retreat? Consider the University Club at Drexel University! Located on the top of MacAlister Hall, the University Club offers a roof-top patio, state of the art audio-visual services and can accommodate groups of 10-100 people.
Overnight accommodations in residential halls are also available during the summer term, approximately mid-June through early September. Traditional and suite style housing options are available for groups and individuals of all sizes. Each hall is air-conditioned, offers free wireless internet and has 24-hour security at the front desk.
For more information on meeting space, housing accommodations and catering, please visit drexel.edu/conferences or contact Anthony Dagrosa at email@example.com.
Shop for Drexel Dragons Merchandise at the Official Drexel Fan Shop where you can find the best selection of Dragons clothing for men, women and kids. The Official Drexel University Fan Store features the latest styles of Dragons apparel from top sportswear brands like Nike so you can show off your Dragon pride while cheering for the Drexel Field Hockey, Lacrosse and Basketball teams. Find something special for your fellow DU fans when you shop our store for unique Drexel Dragon gifts for fans and alumni.
The University City branch of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union is now open and all Drexel University students, faculty, professional staff, and alumni association members are eligible for membership.
Located at Chestnut Square—3200 Chestnut Street—this full-service branch offers an array of financial products and services, including free checking, e-banking with bill payer, mobile banking, loans, and four nearby surcharge-free ATM options. For branch hours and to learn of special offers exclusive to the Drexel community, visit FMFCU website.
FMFCU is the "Preferred Partner Credit Union" of Drexel University and "Official Financial Wellness Provider" for Drexel University's A Healthier U.
Need a car? Borrow a Zipcar! Drexel has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to students and alumni at a discount. To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to enter the car, and drive away. When you're done, return the car to the same location where you picked it up. Learn more and get started at zipcar.com/drexel.
As a member you get:
- Access to Zipcars 24/7 in over 16 major cities
- Gas, insurance and maintenance are included for free!
- Join for only $25 a year, and receive $35 in driving credit your first month.
Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning
The Drexel Grad Grant is available to all graduate applicants who are an undergraduate Drexel alumnus or alumna. The grant pays $100 for every credit hour you enroll for during the first four consecutive quarters of your graduate program. Visit Graduate Admissions for guidelines and how to receive the grant.
Drexel's Continuing Professional Education is your opportunity to earn in-demand career credentials, certificates and skills without enrolling in a full degree program — so you can gain a promotion, change careers or stay ahead of the curve in your field. We offer Drexel Alumni 20% off select non-credit courses and workshops in areas like project management, Lean Six Sigma, web development, cybersecurity, business analysis, sales and more.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215.895.2154 to discuss your career goals and redeem our alumni registration discount code.
The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions offers all alumni a significant discount on all of its continuing nursing education courses and conferences. Learn more of continuing nursing education opportunities by visiting drexel.edu/cne/ or call 800.666.7377 for more information and a complete list of courses. To take advantage of the 25% discount on registration fees, select “Drexel University Alumni” as the type when registering for your course or conference. Be sure to join our mailing list here.
*Restrictions on certain classes may apply.
Registration is now open for Creative Writing Workshops in the new Drexel Storylab. Study with published authors and find inspiration behind-the-scenes of the University's incredible collections. Storylab is an initiative of Drexel's College of Arts and Sciences. Workshops are open to the community. Space is limited.
After submitting your application, all Drexel alumni will receive a code for a 10% discount.
As a Drexel graduate, you'll enjoy an automatic 15%-30% tuition reduction on all Drexel Online programs! With 140+ degree and certificate programs to choose from, you can further your education and advance your career with 24/7 online access that works around your schedule. You'll even earn the same degree as on-campus students. Drexel Online: the most convenient way for you to be a Drexel Dragon once again!
Steinbright Career Development Center
Handshake is a job board filled with full-time and part-time positions posted by employers. Easily find jobs that are updated daily, search potential employers through the directory, and more.
Whether you are exploring potential careers, deciding what to do after graduation, or beginning your job search, the Career Navigator can help you discover your next steps. Learn professional pointers such as interviewing tips and highlighting your diversity.
Big Interview is an interactive online system that combines training and practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence. Complete the registration process using the organization code 2185scdc.
One-on-one career counseling sessions are available to review your résumé, enhance your professional social media presence, help you develop a job search strategy, connect you with professional organizations and strengthen your interview skills.
If interested in heading to law school or pursuing a health profession, schedule an appointment with our pre-law advisor or pre-health advisor.
Steinbright hosts the largest university-held career fairs in the Greater Philadelphia area, attracting over 250 employers nationally. All alumni are welcome to attend.
If you are looking to work in a specific city or country, you can find information about many locations throughout the world through GoinGlobal. This comprehensive employment portal provides access to career guides, corporate profiles, job postings and more.
The American Insurance Program is a convenient source for health, life and travel insurance for alumni and their family members. There are a variety of plans available to fit your needs. For more information, click the link above or call 800.922.1245 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eastern Time.
The Alumni Insurance Program also has a partnership with Healthy Paws, which offers one easy to understand plan covering everything that matters including pet injuries, illnesses, genetic conditions, and emergency care. Simply choose deductible and a reimbursement levels that fit your budget. Get a free dog insurance or cat insurance quote today with up to a 10% Lifetime Discount and 100% money-back guarantee. Healthy Paws also is active in pet rescue and adoption through their Every Quote Gives Hope Program. When you request your pet insurance quote, you'll be helping a homeless pet too!
Liberty Mutual has partnered with Drexel to offer alumni special savings on quality auto and home insurance1. And with benefits such as Multi-Policy Discount, Personal Property Replacement2, and 24-Hour Claims Assistance, you'll worry less and save more. Call 800-699-1866 or visit Liberty Mutual to learn more or get a free quote.
1Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. Certain discounts apply to specific coverages only. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.
Request Academic Records
Drexel Central is the office on campus that assists students, their families, and alumni navigate various administrative processes. Did you know that as an alum, you can request your transcripts, degree verifications and diploma mailings using the links below? Contact Drexel Central with questions at 215.895.1600.