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Sign Up for eRefunds

As you start to plan for winter quarter, think about ways to make managing your college finances easier. If you haven't already, sign up for eRefund to receive your refunds faster. You can select the checking or savings account where the refund will be electronically deposited.

 Benefits of using eRefund include that the process is:

  • Quick – You will have access to funds sooner. No more waiting for the mail! 
  • Secure – Direct deposit is added protection against theft or time delays for the mail. 
  • Convenient – Drexel University will deposit your refund directly into your bank account, and then send notification of the deposit to you via email so you know when the money has been disbursed. 
  • Confidential – We maintain the strictest confidentiality regarding your bank account. We will access your account only to deposit money or correct erroneous deposits.

It's easy to enroll via DrexelOne. View how to enroll in eRefund and learn more.

Winter 2018–2019 Registration Time Tickets

Time tickets for winter term open on October 29. Quarter students can start to create their preferred schedules using the Schedule Ahead function on Monday, October 15.

Specific information about your time ticket can be found on the Drexel Central Time Ticket page.

There are many resources to help you with registering for the upcoming term:

Additionally, please keep the following policies in mind:

Freshman students should note — as you start building your winter schedule, you may notice that one or more courses were already added to your schedule by the University. This is because they are required for your program's plan of study.

Important Notice About FERPA

It is important to review University policies each academic term to familiarize yourself with the rules and procedures that impact your time at Drexel. One of the most important policies is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). 

FERPA is a federal law that establishes protection for your student educational record. Review Drexel's full FERPA policy.

While this law protects your privacy and limits the University's ability to disclose educational records, you can choose to give access to parents, guardians, or anyone else whom you deem appropriate by completing a FERPA waiver via DrexelOne. This will give the person(s) named the ability to speak about your student record with Financial Aid, the Office of the Bursar, Academic Advising, The University Registrar, Drexel Central, and other offices at Drexel.

View information about completing a FERPA waiver and granting access

 

There's Still Time to File a 2018–2019 FAFSA

Students who are U.S. Citizens or permanent residents, and are enrolled in for the 2018–2019 academic year, who have not completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) still have the chance to be considered for federal aid.

The 2018–2019 FAFSA is currently available to be completed online at the FAFSA website.

Please be sure to utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) when completing your FAFSA. This offers both students and parents the ability to directly import tax information from the IRS to your FAFSA.

Additional information about completing the FAFSA can be found on the Drexel Central All About the FAFSA Process page.

Updated Personal Information Features in DrexelOne

Drexel is improving how students view and edit their personal information via DrexelOne.

The new version of the Personal Information page includes all biographical information in one location; the information will include your name, date of birth, contact information (email, address, and phone), emergency contact information, University ID, Social Security number, gender, ethnicity and race, and preferred pronoun, and is accessible via the "Account" icon in the upper left corner of DrexelOne.

Additionally, this new page will allow students the option to indicate a preferred first name. Drexel strives to create an inclusive environment and is continuously engaged in efforts to ensure all students feel supported in every aspect of their college experience. Being able to provide a preferred first name that can be used by professors in the classroom, certain administrative systems, and in the University’s official directory will help to further these efforts.

View more information about preferred first name and the updated student Personal Information page.