Exclusive to CCI students, the College's iCommons is an open lab and collaborative work environment featuring desktop computers, collaborative workspaces, and free black and white printing. Adjacent to the lab is a fully-equipped conference room for student use with a 42” display and videoconferencing capabilities. The iCommons also provides technical support to CCI students, faculty and professional staff. In addition, the College is also a member of the Microsoft Academic Alliance known also as “DreamSpark” that allows students free access to a wide array of Microsoft software titles and operating systems.
Dean's Ambassadors & Peer Mentors
Both prospective and current students benefit from multiple levels of support from CCI student leaders. Dean's Ambassadors are available to answer any questions prospective students may have about CCI's programs, culture or the Drexel experience. In partnership with our award-winning academic advising team, CCI Undergraduate Peer Mentors are available to connect with with first-year and continuing students to help with the transition to life at Drexel and any questions that come up during your time at CCI.
Cyber Learning Center
Need help with your computing coursework? Drexel CCI's Cyber Learning Center (CLC) is here to help. Located in University Crossings on Drexel's University City campus, the CLC is staffed by experienced CCI undergraduate and graduate students who are available to help students with computer science coursework from Monday through Friday during the quarter. These teaching assistants provide consulting and online learning resources to help computing students excel at Drexel.
Finding a Mentor
In addition to connecting with CCI's Deans Ambassadors and Peer Mentors, CCI students are encouraged to connect with mentoring programs around Drexel, including:
- Pairs senior WiCS members with underclassmen to help support and retain women pursuing a degree in the broad field of computing
- Established in 2015 to create a community of support at Drexel for students from underrepresented populations, including students who identify as African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Pacific Islander
- For undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing research opportunities in collaboration with Drexel faculty
- Drexel's Baiada Institute of Entrepreneurship provides students with opportunities to interact and network with experienced professionals, entrepreneurs and freelancers in the startup world