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Congratulations on your 50-year reunion and induction into the Golden Dragon Society, which welcomes alumni who have graduated in 1973 or earlier.

Join us for the following special events planned just for you and your classmates on Friday, May 19.

Golden Dragon Society Luncheon

Catch up with friends old and new and reminisce about your Dragon days at this luncheon for all members of the Class of 1973 and prior.

Class of 1973 Photo

1:30 p.m.; Main Building, Great Court
Then, gather on the iconic Main Building staircase for a Class of 1973 commemorative photo. Hardcopy photos will be mailed to members of the class after Alumni Weekend.

University City Campus Bus Tour

See how much has changed across campus in the last 50-years on this campus tour.

Drexel Founding Collection Tour

Lynn Clouser Waddell, director of the Drexel Founding Collection, will give a brief behind-the-scenes tour of the collection which dates back to 1891 (the same year the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry was founded) and counts over 6,000 artifacts.

Golden Dragon Society Reception and Dinner

Close out a great day at this reception and seated dinner with fellow members of the Golden Dragon Society who graduated in 1973 and prior.


Drexel Alumni: A limited number of rooms have been reserved at The Bellevue Hotel at a rate of $259 per night (excluding taxes and fees) for Drexel alumni. To make your reservation, call The Bellevue at 402.592.6446 and provide the code G-DRXL or book your reservation online.

In addition to The Bellevue, the following hotels are within six blocks of Drexel’s University City campus. Please call or visit the hotels’ websites for room rates and to make your reservation. 

Sheraton Philadelphia University City 
3549 Chestnut Street 

The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel 
3600 Sansom Street 

Akwaaba Philadelphia 
3709 Baring Street 

Homewood Suites by Hilton University City 
4109 Walnut Street 


A full schedule of events and Alumni Weekend registration will be available in March 2023.
You will be mailed a printed invitation in March, and receive various email updates leading up to Alumni Weekend in May. Make sure we have your updated email and home addresses by sending them to