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Announcements

Elijah Anderson to Give 2021 Commencement Address

One of the nation's most influential scholars in the field of urban inequality, Elijah Anderson, will address the class of 2021 at Drexel's University-wide Commencement ceremony on June 11. Provided that health and safety regulations and best practices allow, Drexel University will return to Citizens Bank Park to celebrate the graduating class. The ceremony will be live-streamed.

Learn More about Commencement

Liberty Scholars Graduation Celebration

To celebrate the accomplishments and upcoming graduation of Drexel Liberty Scholars, you are cordially invited to join Executive Vice President and Nina Henderson Provost Paul E. Jensen, PhD; Liberty Scholars; mentors; and others at our annual commencement event. This momentous virtual occasion will be held on Wednesday, June 9 at 5 p.m. on Zoom. If you have any questions, please email mccallbc@drexel.edu.

William Sidney Pittman Graduation Ceremony

Join us in virtually celebrating the accomplishments of Drexel's graduating students of the African diaspora at the William Sidney Pittman Graduation Ceremony. William S. Pittman was the first African American graduate at Drexel. Each year, in his honor, we recognize all graduates of the African diaspora whose legacy and contributions to their respective fields have paved the way for success of others in their educational, personal, and professional endeavors. Hosted by the Center for Black Culture, this year's virtual event will be livestreamed online on May 26 at 6 p.m.

The ceremony includes two important traditions: the donning of the Drexel kente stole, symbolizing the excellence and contributions of students of the African diaspora at Drexel University, and a recognition of both an undergraduate and graduate student with specialized awards. Originating in West Africa in the 12th century, the kente cloth is a ceremonial garment that carries a deep, personal significance for the wearer. The placing of the kente stole is a significant moment in the ceremony, as each participant will choose someone special to take part in this celebratory moment. You are also encouraged to nominate a student for the 2021 William S. Pittman Awards. Visit the Pittman Graduation Ceremony page for more details and to nominate a deserving student!

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2021 Cooperative Education Awards

The Steinbright Career Development Center annually honors the exceptional students, employers, faculty, and staff members that take Drexel Co-op to new heights with our prestigious Cooperative Education Awards.

View the 2021 Cooperative Education Award Winners

Drexel's Test-Optional Admission Policy for 2022–2023 and 2023–2024

Drexel is committed to helping students in any way that we can, and we're happy to announce that we are continuing our Test-Optional policy to streamline the process for first-year applicants applying for admission for fall 2022 and fall 2023.

Under this Test-Optional policy, you are able to choose whether you wish to submit standardized test scores to be considered as part of your application to Drexel. And if you do decide to submit scores, you'll have the option of following our Test-Flexible option to determine which scores are submitted. We feel this allows for greater flexibility to meet your individual circumstances and hope it will alleviate some of the stress you may be feeling regarding the college admission process.

It is important to note that international applicants still need to submit standardized test results to demonstrate English language proficiency, and that BS/BA+MD Early Assurance applicants are still required to submit SAT or ACT scores.

Read More about our Test-Optional Policy.

Enrollment Deadline for Admitted First-Year Students Is May 1

Admitted Early Action and Regular Decision first-year students must enroll by submitting a tuition deposit and a housing deposit on or before May 1, unless otherwise indicated in their admission letter.

Learn More about Enrolling at Drexel

Submissions Being Accepted for the Steinbright Co-op Photo Contest

The Steinbright Co-op Photo Contest is now open! From March 29 to May 7, students may submit photos to the Steinbright Career Development Center that feature their unique co-op experiences.

Learn More about the Photo Contest

Virtual Spring Career Fair

Hosted by the Steinbright Career Development Center, the three-day Virtual Spring Career Fair will be held April 13–15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Virtual Spring Career Fair is open to all Drexel students who are looking to network with prospective employers for future co-op and full-time employment opportunities.

Learn More about the Career Fair

Student Life Impact Awards Now Accepting Nominations

Student Life Impact Awards recognize student organizations and leaders who have made positive contributions the Drexel community.

Nominations will be accepted through Monday, April 5, 2021. All Drexel students, faculty, and professional staff are invited to submit candidates to be considered. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Learn More about the Impact Awards

Open Houses

Drexel will host Open Houses for prospective undergraduate and graduate students.

Prospective students seeking a Drexel undergraduate education are invited to attend one of our upcoming Open Houses on Sunday, March 7.

Undergraduate Open House

Anyone interested in a Drexel graduate education is invited to attend the Graduate Open House on Saturday, March 13.

Graduate Open House