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Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science Events & Seminars

  • Welcome Week College Day Major Sessions

    Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    9:30 AM-12:30 PM

    Various, check major listing for your location

    • Undergraduate Students

    Major Sessions

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science Session | PISB, Room 109

    This session is for majors in environmental science, geoscience, and environmental studies and sustainability. You'll meet your faculty and fellow classmates in the department as we visit the Academy of Natural Sciences and explore the collections you'll have access to in your classes!

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Biology Session | PISB, Room 120

    You will learn what to expect in the biology major, explore Drexel's labs, and get to know your fellow biology majors and lab mates before the start of classes.

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Chemistry Session | Disque Hall, Room 108

    You’ll meet chemistry faculty, upper-level chemistry majors and other first-year chemistry students as we review the subdisciplines of chemistry, concentrations available and the various plans of study. We will also discuss expectations in the major and study tips to help you excel in your classes.

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Communication Session | PISB, Room 108

    You'll get to know your faculty and fellow first-year communication students as you learn about the opportunities available in the major and participate in a campus scavenger hunt!

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Criminology & Justice Studies Session | PISB, Room 104

    You'll meet your faculty and other first-year students as you learn about the opportunities available in the major and participate in a campus scavenger hunt!

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | History Session | MacAlister Hall, Room 3025


    You'll meet your faculty and fellow history majors, learn more about the program and set out to explore the city.

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Physics Session | Perelman Plaza, 32nd Street between Market & Chestnut Streets

    We'll meet in the Perelman Plaza (look for the physics sign!) and then head off on an adventure. You'll meet your faculty and fellow physics students and learn more about the opportunities in the major!

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Politics Session | MacAlister Hall, Room 4011

    You'll meet your faculty and fellow political science majors, learn more about the program and set out to explore the city.

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Psychology Session | Stratton Hall, Room 113

    You'll meet your department head, the undergraduate program director, faculty and other first-year psychology students as you learn about the opportunities available in the major!

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Sociology Session | MacAlister Hall, Room 4016

    You'll meet faculty and other sociology students as you learn about the opportunities in the major, take a walking tour of Philadelphia’s 7th Ward, and visit a mural honoring sociologist W.E.B. DuBois.

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Session for Undecided Humanities & Social Science | PISB, Room 106

    You'll meet fellow first-year students as you explore campus and learn about the opportunities available in the college!

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | English Session | TBD

    You'll meet and greet faculty and students from English and Writing and learn more about the department.

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Global Studies & Modern Languages Session | MacAlister Hall, 6th Floor, Skyview Room


    You'll get to know your faculty and fellow global studies majors as you discuss current issues, hear about opportunities available in the major and learn about career options after graduation!

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Mathematics Session | PISB, Room 103

    You'll meet your fellow first-year mathematics students, learn more about the opportunities in the major and discover how to make the most of your time at Drexel!

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Philosophy Session | PISB, Room 107

    You’ll meet and greet faculty and students from the Philosophy and PPE programs.

    *PISB - Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

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  • College-Wide Party and Resource Fair

    Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    12:30 PM-2:30 PM

    PISB Atrium

    • Undergraduate Students

    College-Wide Party and Resource Fair
    12:30-2:30 p.m.
    PISB Atrium


    Students from all majors in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to meet their fellow classmates for lunch, giveaways, music and more! Representatives from the College's various student groups and resource centers will be there to discuss the clubs and academic support available to you as you transition to your first year at Drexel.

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