Welcome Week

Drexel's College of Engineering celebrates our incoming students during Welcome Week! It is Drexel’s week-long orientation for new students, full of fun events and activities to introduce you to the University and the vibrant city of Philadelphia. Don't miss Tuesday events for College Day with the Engineering festivities!

For more information, please visit Drexel University's Welcome Week website and watch your emails.

T-Shirt Design Competition

Join in the fun and enter to win!

Win a $150 gift card to Drexel’s Barnes & Noble Bookstore by designing the new College of Engineering class t-shirt! Submit your creative design for the shirt, and it will be printed and distributed to all the new students at our welcome week party in September.

  • To be eligible for the t-shirt design contest and the grand prize, the entrant must be a first-term freshmen or transfer student in the College of Engineering and be enrolled full-time (12+ credits) in the fall term of the upcoming academic year.
  • The College of Engineering reserves the right to void prize if entrant is not registered as a full-time student as of Monday of the second week of the upcoming fall term.
  • The College of Engineering has the right to print the design on t-shirts and other marketing materials as they see fit once they are submitted by the entrant.
  • Three finalists for the t-shirt design contest will be chosen at the discretion of the College of Engineering. These finalists' designs will then be posted online for an incoming student popular vote. The College of Engineering reserves the right to select the winner
  • The finalist designs will be displayed on our website and a separate link will be emailed out to new College of Engineering students to vote. CHECK YOUR EMAIL OFTEN!
  • The winning design will be used as this year's College of Engineering new student t-shirts and will be distributed during Welcome Week.

2023 Competition Timeline

  • Submission Deadline: Friday, July 28
  • Top 3 Finalists Announced: Wednesday, August 2
  • Voting Period: August 2 - 7
  • Winner Announced: Welcome Week

Design Specifications

Freshmen show off their new engineering t-shirts
New students show off the 2018 t-shirt design winner.

  • Must be a 1 color design for 1 side of the shirt
  • Include the words "Drexel Engineering." May use logo, but not required.
  • Submitted in high quality vector or JPG formats. 
  • Each student is eligible to submit up to 3 designs
  • Submit your design here!