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University Residence Halls

The residence halls at Drexel University create many opportunities for academic, intellectual and social involvement that encompass a great experience living on campus. Drexel residence halls provide amenities such as free laundry, residential programs, professional staff support, student billing services, flexible leases (3 to 12 months) in the case of study abroad or co-op outside of Philadelphia that a private residence building typically does not provide. Living in a Drexel residence hall offers the value of dedicated programming for resident students as they embark on and continue their college career. Each residence hall is managed by a live-in Residence Director with experience in creating residential communities and counseling students. Resident Assistants (RAs) are undergraduate students who act as mentors and community builders for the residents they serve. Each residence hall front desk is staffed by Residential Desk Coordinators, enhancing safety and support.

Residence halls also offer the advantage of integrating curricula into the residential component of the Drexel experience by bringing students together with faculty in residence hall multi-purpose spaces. Students who are engaged outside of the classroom have opportunities for more comprehensive learning; broadening their view of where learning can be experienced.

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Study Abroad and Co-op

Drexel Housing and Residence Life recognizes that Drexel students are dynamically engaged in academic-affiliated experiences. Students residing in a University residence hall have the flexibility to cancel without penalty for academic-affiliated programs such as study abroad and co-op experiences that are obtained outside of a 10-mile radius of the University City Campus. For more information on the policies and deadlines associated with housing cancellations, review the Cancellations page.

Fraternities and Sororities

Students involved in Fraternity and Sorority Life at Drexel University may also have the opportunity to live in fraternity or sorority house during their Second (Sophomore) Year. First (Freshman) Year students are not permitted to reside in Fraternity and Sorority houses. Students explore academics, event planning, chapter management, leadership development, financial management and other areas that enhance the overall collegiate experience. For more information about residing in fraternity and sorority houses, please please view the 34th Street Housing page

Billing and Payment

Drexel Housing and Residence Life assesses housing charges in accordance with the Drexel University Quarterly Bill. For more information on payment deadlines and payment options, please visit Drexel Central at