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University Messages

Messages from President John Fry and University Leadership

campus update January 9

Resources for a Happy (Healthy) 2023!

A message providing health and well-being tips for 2023 was sent to the Drexel community.

campus update December 14

A New Drexel Health Checker Launches Today

A message about the launch of a new, web-based Drexel Health Checker platform, was sent to the Drexel community.

campus update Sept. 21

Important Drexel Health and Well-being Update

A message, proving important updates to information related to campus health and well-being, was sent to the Drexel community.

Dragon statue with the words Campus Update August 22

COVID-19 Guidance and the New Academic Year

A message, providing new guidance about COVID-19 in advance of the start of the fall term, was sent to the Drexel community.

campus update July 13

Information on COVID Variant BA.5

A message, with information about the COVID variant BA.5, was sent to the Drexel community.

Dragon statue with the words campus update June 16

COVID-19 Updates for Summer Term and Academic Year 2022-2023

A message, with updates on masking and vaccination for the summer term and academic year 2022-23, was sent to the Drexel community.

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Taking Care in the Final Stretch

A message about taking care during Memorial Day Weekend while COVID-19 transmission remains relatively high, was sent to the Drexel community.

campus update May 10

COVID Cases Increasing: Taking Care of Ourselves

A message, about COVID-19 cases increasing and how we can take care of ourselves, was sent to the Drexel community.

Dragon statue with the words campus update April 28

Drexel Public Health Procedures: Updates and Reminders

A message, with reminders and updates about Drexel's public health procedures, was sent to the Drexel Community.

campus update April 22

Drexel Updating Mask Policy in Response to City Lifting Indoor Mask Mandate

A message, about Drexel updating its mask policy in response to Philadelphia lifting its indoor mask mandate, was sent to the Drexel community.

Dragon statue with the words campus update April 14

COVID Cases Increasing, Indoor Masking Returns Starting April 18

 A message on Drexel returning to masking in most indoor shared spaces was sent to the Drexel community.

Dragon statue with the words April 8

COVID Watch: Next Week Could See Masking Changes

A message regarding possible changes to indoor masking requirements was sent to the Drexel community.

Dragon statue with the words campus update March 28

Starting Spring with Cautious Optimism

A message was sent to the Drexel community regarding public health guidelines for the start of the spring quarter. Students returning to Drexel housing will receive COVID testing this week. Drexel will retain its current two-tiered system for indoor masking for at least the first week of term. Any further changes to public health guidelines for spring quarter will be announced the week of April 4.

Dragon statue with words Campus Update March 9

Drexel Moves to Two-Tiered System for Indoor Masking

A message about the Drexel moving to a two-tiered system for indoor masking was sent to the University community. Starting March 14, Drexel will move to a two-tiered system for indoor masking. Instructional spaces, ticketed cultural performances, shuttles and health care settings will continue to be “Masks Required” spaces. Most other campus spaces will be “Masks Optional.”

campus update March 2

Local Guidelines Loosen: What That Means for Drexel

A message, about how changes to local public health guidelines will affect the University, was sent to the Drexel community.

campus update February 27

A Hopeful Spring, Thanks to You

A message, about developments with Omicron and COVID-19 policy updates, was sent to the Drexel community. 

 

Dragon statue with the text campus update Feb. 2

Keeping the Drexel Community Prepared: COVID-19 Booster Deadline Is Feb. 28

An email was sent to the Drexel community with information regarding the deadline to upload proof of COVID-19 booster vaccination for all faculty, professional staff and students who are booster-eligible and on campus.

campus update January 21

A Safe Welcome Back to In-Person Classes

A message welcoming back students, faculty and professional staff who returned to campus this week, was sent to the Drexel community. 

 

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Academic Information Regarding the Return to In-Person Instruction

A message with information regarding the return to in-person instruction was sent to the Drexel faculty and professional staff.

The following message with information regarding the return to in-person instruction for winter term was sent to Drexel students.

Academic Information Regarding the Return to In-Person Instruction

The following message with information regarding the return to in-person instruction for winter term was sent to Drexel students.

Dragon statue with the text campus update Jan. 12

Returning to In-Person Instruction Next Week

A message about the return to in-person instruction the week of January 17 was sent to the Drexel community.

Dragon statue with the text campus update Jan. 5

Preparing for In-Person Classes During the Omicron Surge

The following message with updates and reminders about COVID-19 guidelines was sent to the Drexel community.