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Friday, September 13
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Friday, September 13th from 11-3 (for International National Student Move- In only).
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Friday, September 13th from 11-3 (for International National Student Move- In only).
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Friday, September 13th from 11-3 (for International National Student Move- In only).
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Friday, September 13th from 11-3 (for International National Student Move- In only).
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Saturday, September 14
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 14th from 8-3 (for all students).
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 14th from 8-3 (for all students).
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 14th from 8-3 (for all students).
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 14th from 8-3 (for all students).
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
FYES Meet and Greet
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.During Move-in day, Saturday, September, 14th we would like to use the Library Learning Terrace and invite students and their families to stop by and meet the FYES team, have some water and a snack, as well as pick up the welcome gifts we have for them, including a t-shirt they can wear on College Day.
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 14th from 8-3 (for all students).
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
FYES Meet and Greet
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.During Move-in day, Saturday, September, 14th we would like to use the Library Learning Terrace and invite students and their families to stop by and meet the FYES team, have some water and a snack, as well as pick up the welcome gifts we have for them, including a t-shirt they can wear on College Day.
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 14th from 8-3 (for all students).
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
FYES Meet and Greet
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.During Move-in day, Saturday, September, 14th we would like to use the Library Learning Terrace and invite students and their families to stop by and meet the FYES team, have some water and a snack, as well as pick up the welcome gifts we have for them, including a t-shirt they can wear on College Day.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Health Center - 34th Street entrance
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 14th from 8-3 (for all students).
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Family BBQ
Korman Center
Korman Plaza
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Enjoy dinner outdoors with new friends and classmates! *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Family BBQ
Korman Center
Korman Plaza
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.Enjoy dinner outdoors with new friends and classmates! *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Van R Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
Van Rensselaer Hall
Van R Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
Bentley Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
Bentley Hall
Bentley Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
Race Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
Race Street Residences
Race Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
Millennium Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
Late Night Snack & Cartoons
Korman Center
Korman Quad
11 p.m. - 1 a.m.Join us for a late night snack and Scooby-Doo cartoons with your new classmates.
Sunday, September 15
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Student Health Center - 34th Street entrance
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Sunday, September 15th from 8-3 (for all students).
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Student Health Center - 34th Street entrance
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Sunday, September 15th from 8-3 (for all students).
Find-A-Church
Academic Building
James E. Marks Intercultural Center (JEMIC) Commons and Ida Chen Conference Room
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Are you curious about church? Are you interested in exploring what churches are available near Drexel? Then FIND-A-CHURCH is the place to be. We would love to answer your questions. Everyone is welcome: from the curious who have never been to church before to the those who attend church regularly. Come and hear about the options as Drexel upperclassmen present information about the churches they attend. Church information and student representatives will be available from more than 20 multiple locations, worship styles, generational demographics, denominations and even languages. You are invited to join us.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Welcome Mass for Freshman and Parents
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.All students and parents are welcome to celebrate Sunday Mass with the Drexel Newman Catholic Community!
Jewish Relief Agency with Hillel
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Help fight hunger in Philadelphia! Join Drexel Hillel to make and pack food boxes at the Jewish Relief Agency warehouse! We will meet at the Perelman Center for Jewish Life (118 N 34th Street) and take a private bus to JRA. We will meet at 9:30 AM and be back on campus by 12:00 PM.
Grab & Go Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Student Health Center - 34th Street entrance
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Sunday, September 15th from 8-3 (for all students).
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
Kosher Bagel Stop
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Take a break from shlepping and let us welcome you to campus with a good ol' Kosher bagel and shmeer! Shmooze with fellow Jewish Dragons and learn about what Jewish life at Drexel has to offer. *Parents and family members are welcome to join, as well!
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Disability Resources Open House
Marks Intercultural Center
Ida Chen Conference Room
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Disability Resources will be hosting an Open House for both students and parents. We will do a brief presentation and then take time to answer questions.
Shopping Trip!
Recreation Center
Meet at 33rd and Market Streets
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Need to pick up any last minute items for your residence hall? Feel free to stop by the Drexel bookstore on campus at 33rd and Chestnut Streets, or travel down to the shopping centers on Columbus Boulevard to visit Target and IKEA. Shuttles will depart from 33rd and Market promptly at 10AM and will return to campus by 12:30PM, giving about an hour at each location. *The capacity on the shuttle is limited and will run on a first-come, first-served basis.
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Kosher Bagel Stop
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Take a break from shlepping and let us welcome you to campus with a good ol' Kosher bagel and shmeer! Shmooze with fellow Jewish Dragons and learn about what Jewish life at Drexel has to offer. *Parents and family members are welcome to join, as well!
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
Grab & Go Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Student Health Center - 34th Street entrance
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Sunday, September 15th from 8-3 (for all students).
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Student Health Center - 34th Street entrance
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Sunday, September 15th from 8-3 (for all students).
Shopping Trip
Recreation Center
Meet at 33rd and Market Streets
12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Need to pick up any last minute items for your residence hall? Feel free to stop by the Drexel bookstore on campus at 33rd and Chestnut Streets, or travel down to the shopping centers on Columbus Boulevard to visit Target and IKEA. Shuttles will depart from 33rd and Market promptly at 12PM and will return to campus by 3:30PM, giving about an hour at each location. *The capacity on the shuttle is limited and will run on a first-come, first-served basis.
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Drexel Therapy Dogs Chill Zone
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by the Therapy Dog Chill Zone to meet Drexel's three therapy dogs and take a break from moving in!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Student Health Center - 34th Street entrance
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Sunday, September 15th from 8-3 (for all students).
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Introduction to the Drexel Autism Support Program for Students and Families
Marks Intercultural Center
Ida Chen Conference Room
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.This session will discuss what the Drexel Autism Support Program offers to students. It will also discuss expectations of students and families as they all transition to college.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Resource Fair
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Stop by and take a break from moving in! A variety of Drexel offices and services will be represented so you can ask last minute questions. In addition to Drexel departments, area businesses and restaurants will participate by providing samples, giveaways and raffles. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Introduction to the Drexel Autism Support Program for Students and Families
Marks Intercultural Center
Ida Chen Conference Room
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.This session will discuss what the Drexel Autism Support Program offers to students. It will also discuss expectations of students and families as they all transition to college.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Immunizations Clinic
3401 Market Street
Drexel University Student Health Center - 34th Street entrance
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in the Drexel Student Health Center for the following vaccines: Tuberculosis testing, Meningococcal , TDAP, Hepatitis B, MMR and Varicella. The Health Center is located at 3401 Market Street, the entrance is on 34th Street. Students must bring a paper copy of their immunization forms along with their health insurance card if they need vaccines (check with your insurance company) and their student ID card or proof of admission. The clinic will be held Sunday, September 15th from 8-3 (for all students).
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Dining Information Session
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.In conjunction with the Resource Fair, Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute Info Sessions to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome to listen to the presentation and meet the Drexel Campus Dining team, including the dining dietitian. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Ready. Set. College! Your Secret Weapon: The Course Syllabus!
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.A syllabus is more than just a strange word. It can be a roadmap to success, though few students know how to make the best use of it. In this interactive session, participants will learn how to identify essential elements of a course syllabus (including assignments, grading, and resources) and leave the session with an understanding of how to use this information to support a great term.
Commuter and Transfer Welcome Bash
Main Building
Main Auditorium and Great Court
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Join us for the Commuter and Transfer Welcome Bash! Your orientation experience will include ice-breakers to get to know your fellow incoming Dragons and a Mega Session to answer all your burning questions about Drexel, Campus Life, Getting Involved, Health Insurance, and Academics. Other highlights includes Drexel Ask Me Anything (AMAs), a Cookie Break featuring Insomnia Cookies and more! Be sure to come out for a chance to win amazing prizes from local vendors!
Myers Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
Myers Hall
Myers Hall
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
Towers Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
Towers Hall
Towers Hall
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
North Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
North Hall
North Hall
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
Kelly Hall Mandatory Floor Meeting
Kelly Hall
Kelly Hall
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.During this floor meeting, you will meet your Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and start to get to know the other students on your floor. We will discuss campus events, as well as review important building and campus information including, safety & security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
Family BBQ
Korman Center
Korman Plaza
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Enjoy dinner outdoors with new friends and classmates! *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Barnes and Noble University City
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Stop by the campus bookstore to load up on last minute supplies and apparel as you begin your life as a Drexel Dragon!
DragonCard Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.DragonCard distribution is open 8am - 6pm. Students should bring government-issued photo identification to pick up their first DragonCard.
Family BBQ
Korman Center
Korman Plaza
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Enjoy dinner outdoors with new friends and classmates! *Parents and families are welcome to attend.
Kick Off Event
The Franklin Institute
The Franklin Institute
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.The Welcome Week 2019 Kick-Off is an event you don't want to miss! Travel to the Franklin Institute by Drexel Shuttle for a chance to mix and mingle with the whole class. There is going to be music, dancing, and so much more! Be sure to check with your RA about where to meet. Commuter Students - you will be directed to the Kick Off Event Shuttles as part of Commuter/Transfer Welcome Bash!
First Bash
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn, Lancaster Walk, Volleyball Courts, & Buckley Field
10:30 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.Attention freshmen and incoming students! Kick off your first year at Drexel with First Bash 2019! Join The Good Idea Fund, USGA, SAFAC and CAB for a night of games and free food with your friends. Listen to Drexel's most talented students while toasting marshmallows, take on your friends in laser tag, enjoy a chocolate fountain, experience popular philly food trucks, and much more! Join us on Race Lawn, Lancaster Walk, at Buckley Field, and on the volleyball courts at Buckley Green, Sunday, September 15 from 10:30 pm-2:30 am to start your year with a bang!
Monday, September 16
Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Ready. Set. College! Professors are People Too
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Your professors are an important resource- don't be intimidated by them! Join a Drexel professor and a representative from the Center for Learning and Academic Success Services for a discussion about classroom expectations, how to best communicate with your professors, and how to make the most of office hours.
Everything you need to know about the Student Health Center and your Student Health Insurance
Myers Hall
Myers MPR
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.This workshop will explain how health insurance works in the United States and give an insight into the Drexel Student Health Insurance Plan. Aetna Student Health Representatives will run this workshop along with representatives of the Student Health Center to give you the necessary information you need to navigate the health insurance process and also provide information on the services at the Student Health Center.
Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Your Voice Has Power: Understanding the Impact of Social media on Diversity and Inclusion
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 120
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Make your voice heard during this discussion and skills-based workshop, where we will discuss how social media can help or hinder incidents of bias, discrimination, or harassment. How can you tell if something is free speech, or creating a hostile environment? Am I being a positive bystander, or am I perpetuating a stereotype? Here at Drexel, everyone deserves to feel welcome, included, and respected; that work starts here.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Scavenger Hunt & Water Balloon Fight
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Come join the National Society of Black Engineers for an exciting scavenger hunt through campus! If you complete the scavenger hunt you can join a massive water balloon fight!
Fairmount Park Bike Tour
Recreation Center
Meet at the Rec Center
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.Bring your own bike or get there early and rent an Indigo bike. We will do a two hour tour through Philadelphia's historic and beautiful Fairmount Park. Learn about Boat House Row, see some of the Park sculptures, the WaterWorks and the Rocky Statue.  There will be a few moderate hills and you should have experience riding a bike.  This event will be canceled if it is raining. Meet outside the Rec Center at 33rd and Market Streets.
Tie-dye & Snow Cones
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Meet the members of Drexel University Circle K, a community service club devoted to serving our Drexel community and the city of Philadelphia! Mingle, tie-dye t-shirts, and eat snow cones while learning about all of the amazing ways we can help our community here in Philadelphia!
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize! And much, much more!
Bentley Hall Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
The Haven at College Open House
Haven
208 N 35th Street
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Please stop by for snacks, resources, and a chance to meet our team. We will be answering questions, providing tours, and sharing about up-coming events. The Haven Residence provides a peer-driven, clinically supervised community where recovering students help each other navigate midterms and life's terms. At the Haven Residence, we focus on keeping it real, keeping each other safe, and getting the most from our college experience - clean and sober.
Kelly Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Caneris Hall Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
Northside Dining Terrace
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Scavenger Hunt & Water Balloon Fight
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Come join the National Society of Black Engineers for an exciting scavenger hunt through campus! If you complete the scavenger hunt you can join a massive water balloon fight!
Myers Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Look beyond your phone - Exploring a career in Esports management
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall Room 220
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.You may know someone (or be that person) who has spent many hours glued to your phone, console or computer wrapped up in the latest video game. Most people are familiar with Fortnite, League of Legends, or Overwatch; but how many know that you can enjoy a career here as well? Competitive gaming, better known as esport, is a multi-billion dollar industry that reached to all parts of the world. During this 45-minute session, hosted by LeBow's Department of Sport Business faculty, we will delve into the business of esport management, exploring how this thriving industry works through an interactive team-based activity, and what skills are necessary to look beyond your phone and turn your passion into a career.
Ready. Set. College! Your Secret Weapon: The Course Syllabus!
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.A syllabus is more than just a strange word. It can be a roadmap to success, though few students know how to make the best use of it. In this interactive session, participants will learn how to identify essential elements of a course syllabus (including assignments, grading, and resources) and leave the session with an understanding of how to use this information to support a great term.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize! And much, much more!
The Haven at College Open House
Haven
208 N 35th Street
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Please stop by for snacks, resources, and a chance to meet our team. We will be answering questions, providing tours, and sharing about up-coming events. The Haven Residence provides a peer-driven, clinically supervised community where recovering students help each other navigate midterms and life's terms. At the Haven Residence, we focus on keeping it real, keeping each other safe, and getting the most from our college experience - clean and sober.
Tie-dye & Snow Cones
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Meet the members of Drexel University Circle K, a community service club devoted to serving our Drexel community and the city of Philadelphia! Mingle, tie-dye t-shirts, and eat snow cones while learning about all of the amazing ways we can help our community here in Philadelphia!
Van R Hall Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
Northside Dining Terrace
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Millennium Hall Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don’t forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Towers Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Please come to the Mandell Theater Lobby to talk with a faculty or staff member at our information table about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what colleges, departments or major you are from.
Commuters Last Name I-P Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Mezuzah Monday
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Stop by to decorate and pick up a Mezuzah for your room.
Mezuzah Monday
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Stop by to decorate and pick up a Mezuzah for your room.
Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Please come to the Mandell Theater Lobby to talk with a faculty or staff member at our information table about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what colleges, departments or major you are from.
North Hall Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Engineering Learning Community Orientation
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.This session is required for all Engineering Learning Community (ELC) students. It will provide ELC members with an overview of the ELC program, including information about specialized social and academic events. The session will also provide ELC students with an opportunity to meet other ELC members and the ELC Coordinators. Only students who are members of the ELC should attend.
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Race Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Commuters Last Name A-H Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize! And much, much more!
Student Ambassador Meet and Greet
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Are you energetic, enthusiastic and looking to become involved during Week 1? If so, Drexel's Student Ambassador program might be for you! Drexel's 120+ tour guides help welcome tens of thousands of guests to Drexel every year through daily tours and admissions events. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Student Ambassador Program, come meet us and enjoy some free food! You'll have the opportunity to talk with fellow students currently in the program, learn more about the application and training process, and all the awesome perks of joining!
Commuters Last Name Q-Z Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
The Haven at College Open House
Haven
208 N 35th Street
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Please stop by for snacks, resources, and a chance to meet our team. We will be answering questions, providing tours, and sharing about up-coming events. The Haven Residence provides a peer-driven, clinically supervised community where recovering students help each other navigate midterms and life's terms. At the Haven Residence, we focus on keeping it real, keeping each other safe, and getting the most from our college experience - clean and sober.
Cyber Security Tips and Tricks
Myers Hall
Myers Hall MPR
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Every year thousands of university students, including several at Drexel University, fall victim to online scammers who steal their identities, their hard-earned money, and their peace of mind. In this engaging 10-minute talk, with up to 50 minutes for follow-up questions and answers, AVP and Chief Information Security Officer, Dr. Pablo Molina will prepare students and their families to protect against the scammers.
Maximizing Academic Success in STEM Disciplines
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.This session will feature student leaders from across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The Drexel Chapters of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and others as well as University Staff & Advisors. Topics to be addressed will include: Knowing Who You Are and Your Purpose, Finding a Community to Jump-Start Your Path to Success, e.g. student groups, organizations and other campus programs, Identifying the Members of Your Success Network, and A Primer on the Rules of Collegiate Engagement
Mandatory Inbound Exchange Student Orientation
Nesbitt Hall
Ruth Auditorium
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Orientation for new inbound exchange students studying abroad at Drexel University starting Fall 2019. This mandatory session is for inbound exchange students only.
Intro to Foundation Design
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 349
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.This presentation will introduce freshmen to their first-year studio courses, will cover what they can expect to learn and experience, and how to excel in these classes. The importance of a visual education and how it relates to contemporary design will be discussed, and examples of student work will be shown to create an overview of Design I, II, III, and Drawing I and II. You can expect a ~40 min presentation with a Q&A to follow.
The Haven at College Open House
Haven
208 N 35th Street
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Please stop by for snacks, resources, and a chance to meet our team. We will be answering questions, providing tours, and sharing about up-coming events. The Haven Residence provides a peer-driven, clinically supervised community where recovering students help each other navigate midterms and life's terms. At the Haven Residence, we focus on keeping it real, keeping each other safe, and getting the most from our college experience - clean and sober.
Student Ambassador Meet and Greet
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Are you energetic, enthusiastic and looking to become involved during Week 1? If so, Drexel's Student Ambassador program might be for you! Drexel's 120+ tour guides help welcome tens of thousands of guests to Drexel every year through daily tours and admissions events. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Student Ambassador Program, come meet us and enjoy some free food! You'll have the opportunity to talk with fellow students currently in the program, learn more about the application and training process, and all the awesome perks of joining!
Ready. Set. College! Transition from High School to Higher Ed
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.This workshop will discuss strategies to help new students successfully make the transition from high school to college. Topics will include understanding your purpose, identifying your campus advocates, importance of self-advocacy, managing your time/prioritization, engaging campus resources, and striking a balance between academic, social and professional commitments.
AJ Drexel Birthday Party
Paul Peck Alumni Center
Paul Peck Alumni Center
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.It's time to celebrate the 193rd birthday of our founder and first philanthropist Anthony J. Drexel! Enjoy carnival themed birthday treats, games and fun activities all while meeting fellow new Dragons and members of the Drexel community from Alumni Relations and the Drexel Fund
Mandatory International Undergraduate Orientation
Main Building
Main Auditorium
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Provide important information about international student compliance as it pertains to the F-1 visa. This session reviews government regulations surrounding student's legal immigration status in the U.S.
Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange
Handschumacher Dining Center
Outside of Handschumacher Dining Center
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Not sure what to do with the T-Shirts you got during college visits? We got you! Stop by our T-Shirt Exchange table and swap out your college T-shirt (must be from another university other than Drexel) and we'll give you a Drexel Dragons one!
CPR Demonstration & Quick Response Vehicle Tour
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Members of Drexel EMS that are certified by the American Heart Association in basic life support (CPR and AED) will be teaching members of the Drexel community how to preform hands only CPR. The organization will supply practice mannequins for anyone in the Drexel community to practice CPR on while under the supervision of a certified member. This event will also include a table with information about CPR and basic life support classes being offered on campus and about the services provided by Drexel EMS. Drexel EMS will also be showing the members of the Drexel community our PA state certified quick response vehicle, as well as the equipment used by members who are emergency medical technicians on emergency calls.
AJ Drexel Birthday Party
Paul Peck Alumni Center
Paul Peck Alumni Center
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.It's time to celebrate the 193rd birthday of our founder and first philanthropist Anthony J. Drexel! Enjoy carnival themed birthday treats, games and fun activities all while meeting fellow new Dragons and members of the Drexel community from Alumni Relations and the Drexel Fund
Perelman Carnival
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Play carnival games and eat lots of snacks at the first ever Perelman Carnival! Learn more about the Perelman Center for Jewish Life and the many opportunities to get involved: Hillel internships, work study opportunities, the different minyan groups, etc.
CPR Demonstration & Quick Response Vehicle Tour
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Members of Drexel EMS that are certified by the American Heart Association in basic life support (CPR and AED) will be teaching members of the Drexel community how to preform hands only CPR. The organization will supply practice mannequins for anyone in the Drexel community to practice CPR on while under the supervision of a certified member. This event will also include a table with information about CPR and basic life support classes being offered on campus and about the services provided by Drexel EMS. Drexel EMS will also be showing the members of the Drexel community our PA state certified quick response vehicle, as well as the equipment used by members who are emergency medical technicians on emergency calls.
A Journey Through Leadership at Drexel Part 1
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Join us for a journey through leadership at Drexel! On Monday, you will have the opportunity to further explore your leadership style.
Theatre Improvisation
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.An introduction to theatre improvisation games with the head of Drexel Theatre Program's Advanced Improv Ensemble. Have fun, meet other new students and laugh a lot. You'll also learn about Drexel Theatre Program and how to get involved in the upcoming season of shows.
Dinner
Korman Center
Korman Quad
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Cupcakes with Cru
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Come join Drexel Cru for a night of food and fun! The night will feature cupcakes and freeze pops as well as games, including "nine square in the air". Come for fun or to talk to a Drexel Cru student about different avenues of spiritual growth on campus.
Perelman Carnival
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Play carnival games and eat lots of snacks at the first ever Perelman Carnival! Learn more about the Perelman Center for Jewish Life and the many opportunities to get involved: Hillel internships, work study opportunities, the different minyan groups, etc.
French Film Screening
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
Room 220
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come join the Drexel French Club in a French film viewing! All are welcome regardless of speaking level. The film will be in French (with English Subtitles of course!) and provide an integrated view to French cinema. Popcorn and snacks will be served! We will also talk about how you can join the French Club and see updates of our upcoming events!
Cupcakes with Cru
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come join Drexel Cru for a night of food and fun! The night will feature cupcakes and freeze pops as well as games, including "nine square in the air". Come for fun or to talk to a Drexel Cru student about different avenues of spiritual growth on campus.
History of Hummus
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.History of Hummus brings students together with trivia and traditional Palestinian food. Students will socialize with one another while learning about Palestine through an interactive trivia wheel. Prizes and food (falafel and hummus) will be provided as supplies last.
Dinner
Korman Center
Korman Quad
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
THRIVE: Owning Your Story and Taking Your Seat at the Front of The Class
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall Room 031
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Transitioning from high school to college is an exciting and daunting experience for all first-year students. However, for underrepresented students of color attending predominately white institutions (PWIs), there may be an additional sense of uncertainty learning to navigate and be confident in their space. This workshop is designed to empower first-year, historically underrepresented minorities to thrive, to find their voice, and to take their seat at the front of the class. Students will hear stories from faculty, administrators and current students; learn about resources supporting diversity and inclusion; and leave with a tool kit to assist in self-advocacy, handling implicit and explicit biases; and gain a network of current students, faculty, and administrators of color.
Zumba in the Gym
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Basketball Courts
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Zumba fuses hypnotic international rhythms and easy to follow dance moves to create a dynamic workout that will blow you away! Experience salsa, raggaeton, meringue, chacha, bellydance, cumbia, and more. Come shake your booty with this one-hour aerobic dance party. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
French Film Screening
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
Room 220
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come join the Drexel French Club in a French film viewing! All are welcome regardless of speaking level. The film will be in French (with English Subtitles of course!) and provide an integrated view to French cinema. Popcorn and snacks will be served! We will also talk about how you can join the French Club and see updates of our upcoming events!
History of Hummus
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.History of Hummus brings students together with trivia and traditional Palestinian food. Students will socialize with one another while learning about Palestine through an interactive trivia wheel. Prizes and food (falafel and hummus) will be provided as supplies last.
Towers Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
Towers Hall
Towers Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
Race Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
Race Street Residences
Race Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
Millennium Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
Van R Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
Van Rensselaer Hall
Van R Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
Kelly Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
Kelly Hall
Kelly Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
North Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
North Hall
North Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
Myers Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
Myers Hall
Myers Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
Bentley Hall Mandatory OED & Bystander Intervention Floor Meeting
Bentley Hall
Bentley Hall
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.In this floor meeting, RAs will review pertinent information regarding campus and community safety, student conduct, Drexel's Responsible Dragon Amnesty Policy, and community standards for the university and their floor.
Game Night with the Black Student Union
Korman Center
Korman Lobby
8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.Think you know the most about black culture? Join the BSU for our Game Night! A night full of trivia where your knowledge on all things from music and movies to tv-shows will be put to the test. Come and hang with the BSU and meet other new students!
Asian Night Market
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come out and experience Drexel's very own Asian Night Market hosted by several Asian interest student organizations on Drexel campus! We're bringing you a night dedicated Asian culture and festivities. Stop by and play traditional games with prizes included, participate in fun DIY arts in crafts, watch unique and cultural performances, and eat delicious and diverse foods of Asian cuisine.
Tuesday, September 17
Breakfast with the Provost
Main Building
Main Building, Great Court
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Provost Brian Blake welcomes new and returning students to Drexel with this second annual kick off event.
ECE and CHE Academic Session
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
DSPH Undergraduate Orientation and Mural Arts Tour
Nesbitt Hall
Nesbitt Hall Room 751
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Before departing for the Mural Arts tour, Dornsife School of Public Health undergraduate students will be welcomed the Director of Undergraduate Programs, Dr. Jen Breaux, and academic advisors. Students will then leave campus to experience firsthand how art ignites change: explore the world's largest outdoor art gallery and get to know Philadelphia's stunning mural collection on an exciting guided tour! Weave through diverse neighborhoods by trolley, and get inspired by the incredible public art that makes Philadelphia the mural capital of the world. Explore the show-stopping and highly acclaimed murals west of Broad Street with Masterpieces West. Travel through the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood and into parts of West Philadelphia to get an in-depth look at Philadelphia's phenomenal public art, including meaningful works such as A Tribute to Dox Thrash Revisited by Willis Humphrey and Eric Okdeh, and Ben Volta's dynamic Micro to Macro. After the Mural Arts tour, students will return to campus for lunch and an upperclassmen panel. This event is open only to Dornsife School of Public Health undergraduate students.
Meet to board buses
Nesbitt Hall
Stein Auditorium
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.Meet in Stein Auditorium at 9:30 AM to board buses to the Academy of Natural Sciences for College Day activities.
MANDATORY- Arrive to Pearlstein and Board Buses
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.Please join us on Tuesday, September 17 for the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship's College Day Program. You will have the opportunity to meet and connect with current Close School students, faculty and staff. Everyone will meet at the Pearlstein building before boarding buses to adventure our way through the City of Brotherly Love to explore the flourishing entrepreneurial ecosystem. Engage with startup leaders from around Philadelphia with in-depth behind-the-scenes tours of a buzzing urban co-working space, the Bok Building.
College of Nursing and Health Professions Student Organization Fair
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Gym
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Join student leaders from our numerous organizations to learn more organizations' missions, goals and benefits. Refreshments provided.
Westphal Transfer Student Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
LeBow Kick Off Party
Main Building
Main Auditorium
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Kickstart your College Day with LeBow. During this program, all LeBow first year students will meet LeBow Faculty, Staff and Alumni. Our keynote speaker is Bradley Ericson. See you there!
Dance Majors Modern Dance Class
James Creese Student Center
Forman Dance Studio
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Department of Criminology & Justice Studies Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 104
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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!
Department of Biodiversity, Earth, and Environmental Science Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 109
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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!
Department of Biology Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 120
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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.
Department of Communication Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 108
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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!
Department of Chemistry Session
Disque Hall
Disque Hall Room 108
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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.
Department of Physics Session
Main Building
Perelman Plaza
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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!
Department of Politics Sessions
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall Room 4011
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.You'll meet your faculty and fellow political science majors, learn more about the program and set out to explore the city.
Department of Sociology Session!
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall Room 4016
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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.
Department of Psychology Session
Stratton Hall
Stratton Hall Room 113
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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!
Department of History Session
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall Room 3025
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.You'll meet your faculty and fellow history majors, learn more about the program and set out to explore the city.
CFHM - Welcome
Academic Building
Academic Bistro, 6th Floor
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Welcoming Remarks in the Academic Bistro
Faculty Meet & Greet
3401 Market Street
3401 Market Street
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Please note that the School of Education will be having a faculty Meet and Greet at 10AM in our 3401 Market street office for all new students followed by a brief information session. Afterward, we will be traveling down to the ANS for lunch with our dean and team building exercises. Returning to campus at 2:30PM.
Custom-Design Major Advising & Orientation Session
W.W. Hagerty Library
Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.The Custom-Designed Major College Day will allow students to learn about advising, curriculum, and general academic support and expectations within the major and throughout the University. It will also provide students the opportunity to meet current students and staff, and take part in a group activity via Escape the Room.
MANDATORY- Close - College Day Activities at the Bok Building
Bok Building
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
First-Year Exploratory Studies Trip to Academy of Natural Sciences
Academy of Natural Sciences
Academy of Natural Sciences
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.We will be taking the Drexel shuttle to the Academy of Natural Sciences. The presentation will begin around 11AM, for about an hour until 12PM, and then would invite the students to spend an hour on a scavenger hunt in the Academy from 12-1. Lunch will be provided at 1PM.
CAEE, E000, and ENGR Academic Session
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
College of Nursing & Health Professions Welcome and Introductions
Recreation Center
Rec Center Gym
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Our dean, administrators, department chairs and academic advisors extend a formal welcome to you and your classmates while acquainting you with various College initiatives.
Biomed Academic Orientation
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Drexel Scavenger Hunt
Academic Bistro at Drexel
Academic Building, 6th Floor
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Department of Mathematics Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 103
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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!
Undecided Humanities & Social Science Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 106
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.You'll meet fellow first-year students as you explore campus and learn about the opportunities available in the college!
Department of Global Studies & Modern Languages Session
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall, Skyview
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.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!
Department of English & Philosophy Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 107
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.You'll meet faculty and fellow students in the English, Writing and Philosophy programs and learn more about the opportunities available in the majors.
Meet your Peer Leader
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall Classrooms Assigned
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Dance Majors Faculty Lunch and Panel
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall Room 2009
11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Team Building Excursion to the Academy of Natural Sciences
3401 Market Street
Leave from 3401 Market Street
11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Building-Wide Carnival
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
MEM, ET, CMGT, and MSE Academic Session
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch/Meet and Greet with Current Students
W.W. Hagerty Library
Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
College of Computing and Informatics Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.College Day 2019 will focus on relationship building and getting familiar with Drexel University, CCI, and their classmates. The day will begin with meeting CCI Staff outside the Handschumacher Dining Center at noon. Immediately follow at 1pm in the Mandell Theatre we will begin with welcoming remarks, followed by an explanation of rules for our popular Amazing Race, followed by the amazing race, and finally ended with an award ceremony. The Amazing Race will have students follow clues around University City. This is a team building exercise and students will be divided by their UNIV 101 class. The first three teams that finish will win prizes.
Make Your Own Pizza Party
Academic Bistro at Drexel
Academic Building, 6th Floor
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch with Faculty and Staff
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
MTP Students: Welcome, Live Q&A with panel of current students and Lunch
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall, Room 344
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.12:00 PM: Lunch; 12:30 PM: Q&A with panel of MTP students who successfully matriculated into their desired degree programs and will share tips from their experience as veterans making the transition to academic life and study at Drexel University; 2:00 PM: GCDC QUIZZO! Swag, giveaway items!
College of Nursing and Health Professions "Rocky Steps" and Dave and Buster's Trip
Recreation Center
Leave from Recreation Center
12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Board shuttle buses for a short ride to the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the beautiful Benjamin Franklin Parkway where we plan to take a photo of you and your classmates on the "Rocky Steps." From there, we head to Dave & Buster's on the Delaware River where you will receive a Power Card giving you the chance to play games while enjoying lunch and soft drinks. Kick back with your classmates and get to know each other while having a great time. Buses will shuttle you back to University City Campus after lunch.
Lunch with Peer Leaders
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall, Classrooms Assigned
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.
College of Engineering Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
College-Wide Party and Lunch for All Majors in the College of Arts & Sciences
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Atrium
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.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.
CCI Opening Remarks and Welcome
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Theater
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.College Day 2019 will focus on relationship building and getting familiar with Drexel University, CCI, and their classmates. The day will begin with meeting CCI Staff outside the Handschumacher Dining Center at noon. Immediately follow at 1pm in the Mandell theatre we will begin with welcoming remarks, followed by an explanation of rules for our popular Amazing Race, followed by the amazing race, and finally ended with an award ceremony. The Amazing Race will have students follow clues around University City. This is a team building exercise and students will be divided by their UNIV 101 class. The first three teams that finish will win prizes.
Game Design Program Session Part 1
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Dance Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 321
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Design and Merchandising Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 141
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Music Industry Program Session Part 1
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Screenwriting/Playwriting Program Session Part 1
University Crossings
UCROSS Room 028
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Art History Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 107
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Graphic Design Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 432
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Interactive Digital Media Program Session Part 1
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Interior Design Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 408
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Virtual Reality Program Session Part 1
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Photography Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 120
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Architecture Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 427
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Animation Program Session Part 1
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Fashion Design Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 349
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Film/Television Program Session Part 1
University Crossings
UCROSS Room 028
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Product Design Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 345
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Entertainment Arts Program Session Part 1
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 239
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Wrap-up discussion
W.W. Hagerty Library
Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
CCI Amazing Race
Mandell Theatre
Leave from Mandell Theater
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.College Day 2019 will focus on relationship building and getting familiar with Drexel University, CCI, and their classmates. The day will begin with meeting CCI Staff outside the Handschumacher Dining Center at noon. Immediately follow at 1pm in the Mandell theatre we will begin with welcoming remarks, followed by an explanation of rules for our popular Amazing Race, followed by the amazing race, and finally ended with an award ceremony. The Amazing Race will have students follow clues around University City. This is a team building exercise and students will be divided by their UNIV 101 class. The first three teams that finish will win prizes.
Interactive Digital Media Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 247
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Entertainment Arts Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 265
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Graphic Design Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 432
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Interior Design Program Session Part 2
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Dance Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 206
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Art History Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 265
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Architecture Program Session Part 2
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Design and Merchandising Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 141
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Virtual Reality Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 265
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Product Design Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 402
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Animation Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 239
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Screenwriting/Playwriting Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 107
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Game Design Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 349
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Film/Television Program Session Part 2
University Crossings
UCROSS Room 028
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Fashion Design Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 345
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Music Industry Program Session Part 2
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Photography Program Session Part 2
The URBN Center
URBN Center Room 120
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
MANDATORY- Bus Back to Drexel's Campus
Bok Building
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
CCI Award Ceremony
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Theater
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.College Day 2019 will focus on relationship building and getting familiar with Drexel University, CCI, and their classmates. The day will begin with meeting CCI Staff outside the Handschumacher Dining Center at noon. Immediately follow at 1pm in the Mandell theatre we will begin with welcoming remarks, followed by an explanation of rules for our popular Amazing Race, followed by the amazing race, and finally ended with an award ceremony. The Amazing Race will have students follow clues around University City. This is a team building exercise and students will be divided by their UNIV 101 class. The first three teams that finish will win prizes.
Welcome Party
Recreation Center
Rec Center Courts
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Westphal College Welcome Week Celebration
The URBN Center
URBN Center Lobby
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Dinner
Korman Center
Korman Quad
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Drexel Athletics Tailgate & Men's Soccer Game
Buckley Field
Vidas Field
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.Come cheer on the Drexel Men's Soccer team as they take on George Mason at 6pm! Drexel Students can stop by the pre-game tailgate starting at 5pm on the hill to get some free BBQ food and meet the DAC Pack! Getting to Vidas is easy, just hop on the Powelton/Spring Garden Shuttle from campus.
Volleyball & Water Ice
Buckley Green
Volleyball Courts
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Come out and join the Drexel Muslim Students Association (DMSA) for a volleyball and water ice social during Welcome Week! Get to know the DMSA, what we do on campus, the events we host & what resources are available through the DMSA.
Dinner
Korman Center
Korman Quad
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Rugby Open Practice
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.The Drexel Men's Rugby team is an organization which dedicates itself to respect, leadership, and family in and out of games.
Climb for Cookies
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Climbing Wall
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come and climb some routes at our rock wall and get cookies for reaching the top and ringing the bell. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Karaoke Night
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.The Drexel TrebleMakers are hosting a karaoke night where incoming freshman will have the opportunity to perform and listen to their favorite songs in a relaxed and friendly environment.
IFC Info Session
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Are you interested in joining a fraternity? Do you have any questions or concerns? Join Drexel University's Interfraternity Council (IFC) for an information session on Going Greek! Meet with chapter representatives, speak with IFC members and Fraternity and Sorority staff, and enjoy free food and music.
Mock Trial Workshop
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB Room 103
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Interested in public speaking? Interested in law? Drexel's Mock Trial Association is the perfect coupling of both! Come to our introductory event during Welcome Week to meet the current team members, learn more about college mock trial, and have some fun with public speaking and wacky cases!
Volleyball & Water Ice
Buckley Green
Volleyball Courts
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Come out and join the Drexel Muslim Students Association (DMSA) for a volleyball and water ice social during Welcome Week! Get to know the DMSA, what we do on campus, the events we host & what resources are available through the DMSA.
Dinner & Worship
Marks Intercultural Center
Ida Chen Room/JEMIC Lobby/Interfaith Chapel
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join Open Door Christian Community for an interfaith dinner, fellowship and worship. All faiths are welcome! We will begin with dinner and conversations. Get to know your fellow incoming new students through sharing a meal and sharing your thoughts on cool questions like - "If you would be any color what color would you be and why?"; "If you could have one super power what power would that be.", "When was the last time someone lied to you and when did you lie to someone else?", "What is your major and why.? After dinner an inclusive ecumenical worship experience that includes contemporary worship music will follow, worship is not mandatory and everyone is welcome, regardless of faith. So come and enjoy a home cooked meal, fellowship and worship!
Cabaret
URBN Center Annex
URBN Black Box Theater
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come out and see the Drexel Players perform some of your favorite musical hits, and stick around after to learn more about theater at Drexel.
IFC Info Session
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Are you interested in joining a fraternity? Do you have any questions or concerns? Join Drexel University's Interfraternity Council (IFC) for an information session on Going Greek! Meet with chapter representatives, speak with IFC members and Fraternity and Sorority staff, and enjoy free food and music.
Karaoke Night
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.The Drexel TrebleMakers are hosting a karaoke night where incoming freshman will have the opportunity to perform and listen to their favorite songs in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Mock Trial Workshop
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB Room 103
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Interested in public speaking? Interested in law? Drexel's Mock Trial Association is the perfect coupling of both! Come to our introductory event during Welcome Week to meet the current team members, learn more about college mock trial, and have some fun with public speaking and wacky cases!
Climb for Cookies
Recreation Center
Climbing Wall
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come and climb some routes at our rock wall and get cookies for reaching the top and ringing the bell. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Rugby Open Practice
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.The Drexel Men's Rugby team is an organization which dedicates itself to respect, leadership, and family in and out of games.
Soca & Paint
North Hall
North MPR
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Get ready for Soca & Paint, a Caribbean punch and paint experience at Drexel. Enjoy painting to sounds of soca while you enjoy tasty Caribbean punch. It's the perfect combination to put you in the mood to create vibrant, energetic, and fun painting all to the sweet sounds of Soca.
$1,000 Bingo!
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join us to win over $1,000 worth of prizes! Learn about opportunities to get involved on campus including our more than 350 student organizations. Get there early to guarantee a seat.
Cabaret
URBN Center Annex
URBN Black Box Theater
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Come out and see the Drexel Players perform some of your favorite musical hits, and stick around after to learn more about theater at Drexel.
Climb for Cookies
Recreation Center
Climbing Wall
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Come and climb some routes at our rock wall and get cookies for reaching the top and ringing the bell. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Soca & Paint
North Hall
North MPR
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Get ready for Soca & Paint, a Caribbean punch and paint experience at Drexel. Enjoy painting to sounds of soca while you enjoy tasty Caribbean punch. It's the perfect combination to put you in the mood to create vibrant, energetic, and fun painting all to the sweet sounds of Soca.
Newman Mass, Floats, & Fun!
Academic Building
Academic Building Room 212 and Buckley Sand Volleyball Courts
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Come join Drexel Newman as we celebrate our first Tuesday Mass of the year at 8pm in the St. Katharine Drexel chapel, on the second floor of the Academic Building. After Mass, we will head across the street to the Buckley Volleyball Courts to enjoy some "locally brewed" root beer floats, Philly soft pretzels, lawn games, and fun with the Newman community.
$1,000 Bingo!
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Join us to win over $1,000 worth of prizes! Learn about opportunities to get involved on campus including our more than 350+ student organizations. Get there early to guarantee a seat!
$1,000 Bingo!
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Join us to win over $1,000 worth of prizes! Learn about opportunities to get involved on campus including our more than 350 student organizations. Get there early to guarantee a seat.
Wednesday, September 18
Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Dance Class Sampler
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall, Forman Dance Studio
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.This 55-minute dance class is comprised of mini classes in modern, jazz and hip hop dance. This is a great way to sample 3 different dance classes at Drexel while meeting new people and having fun. Please come in comfortable clothing you can move in and clean sneakers for hip hop (other dance shoes are optional). Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
In Their Shoes: An Interactive Experience
North Hall
North MPR
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.In the era of #MeToo, folks have started to ask, "What do we do now?" in response to reports of sexual harassment and assault. Join The Office of Equality and Diversity (OED) and Student Conduct on a walk in the shoes of a Drexel student who has experienced some form of interpersonal violence. This simulation based workshop is 100% interactive, and includes a debrief and discussion on university resources, bystander intervention, consent culture, and more. This is YOUR opportunity to learn how you can support survivors of sexual harassment and assault, and make sure they know they are not alone.
SEPTA 101
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.We will help students know how to get to and from Drexel from a variety of locations. We will discuss the different modes of transportation, costs associated with each, tips and tricks, and more!
Dance Class Sampler
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall, Forman Dance Studio
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.This 55-minute dance class is comprised of mini classes in modern, jazz and hip hop dance. This is a great way to sample 3 different dance classes at Drexel while meeting new people and having fun. Please come in comfortable clothing you can move in and clean sneakers for hip hop (other dance shoes are optional). Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel.
Breakfast
Korman Center
Korman Quad
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
DIY Fest
Race Street Residences
Race Lawn
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Spice up your dorm room with Hillel! We'll throw it back camp style with tie dying your own Hillel t-shirts, designing your own bookmark or hamsa, decorating your own mezzuzah, and noshing on your own gourmet bagels! This event is free and open to all.
Ready. Set. College! Your Secret Weapon: The Course Syllabus!
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.A syllabus is more than just a strange word. It can be a roadmap to success, though few students know how to make the best use of it. In this interactive session, participants will learn how to identify essential elements of a course syllabus (including assignments, grading, and resources) and leave the session with an understanding of how to use this information to support a great term.
Inside Out: A look behind-the-scenes at the research at the Academy of Natural Sciences
Academy of Natural Sciences
Academy of Natural Sciences
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.Did you know that there are over 75 scientists that work behind-the-scenes at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University? The oldest natural history museum in the western hemisphere houses over 17 million specimens for research on everything from evolution to climate change and everything environmental in between. Come get a closer look at the collections and research going on at the Academy by meeting some of the Drexel faculty, students, and staff who work and volunteer there and hear about opportunities to get involved either via independent study, co-op, student employment, or volunteering. Please take the Dragon Shuttle (19th and Arch stop) or walk to the Academy at 19th and Race Streets. Everyone with a Dragon Card gets in for free!
Commuters Last Name Q-Z Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
Northside Dining Terrace
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
North Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Bentley Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
DIY Fest
Race Street Residences
Race Lawn
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Spice up your dorm room with Hillel! We'll throw it back camp style with tie dying your own Hillel t-shirts, designing your own bookmark or hamsa, decorating your own mezzuzah, and noshing on your own gourmet bagels! This event is free and open to all.
Towers Hall Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize!. And much, much more!
Spiritual Discussions with Jack - The Freshman 15
Marks Intercultural Center
James E Marks Intercultural Center: Lobby, Ida Chen Room, and Interfaith Chapel
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.Join us as we discuss the top 15 spiritual questions of all time. Questions like: "Is there a God?", "Why does Evil exist?", "What is Love?.", "How do I manage all my new choices?", "Why are there so many religions? Which one is the right religion?" and much more. This is a open discussion without judgement and is not a teaching bible study - it is a discussion on spirituality and it's effect on one's life. Come and discover the top 15 spiritual questions of all time and how the relate to your first year at Drexel!
Annual Global Day
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Want to explore a world of global opportunities offered through Drexel? You do? Great! Global Day conveniently brings the world right to you! Through internationally focused programs and opportunities, Global Day provides Drexel students with resources to become global citizens. The 4th Annual Global Day is a free interactive resource fair full of prizes, surprises, and food, as well as internationally focused student organizations, departments, programs, offices, centers, and resources at Drexel. Former participants have included: globally focused undergraduate student organizations, the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages, Global Engagement, Education Abroad, International Co-op, International Students and Scholars Services, Enrollment Management and Student Success, the English Language Center, Steinbright Career Development Center, the Graduate College, Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Center for Scholar Development, Fellowships Office, and many others!
Air Force Birthday
Buckley Green
Volleyball Courts
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join us as we celebrate the Air Forces Birthday at Buckley Field Volleyball courts.
SCDI Open House
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center Lower Level, Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Please join the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion for our annual Welcome Week Open House! Come tour our 5 resource spaces (Women's Center, Tumbo La Umoja for our African & African American students, Gender & Sexuality, Students in Recovery and El Centro Latinx) and take advantage of the many resources we offer. Plus enjoy some free refreshments on us!
Race Hall Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Kosher Brownie Station
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Come grab a Kosher brownie and learn about Jewish Life opportunities at Drexel. While grabbing some awesome Jewish Dragon merch!
Robotics Extravaganza & Social
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Drexel ASME Presents: Robotics Extravaganza and Social! The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting an event for incoming freshman to meet current Drexel Engineering students and become more involved with Drexel Extracurriculars! At the event, students will have the opportunity to meet new people, learn more about drones and 3D printing, and try out our wide array of robots! Free food is available, so bring your friends and stop by.
Commuter Carnival
James Creese Student Center
Commuter Lounge, Creese Lower Level
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join the Community Student Association (CSA) for a commuter carnival! It is a great opportunity to meet other commuter students and get acquainted with Drexel's commuter space. You also have the opportunity to ask current commuters from a variety of majors about their experiences. Come hang out and enjoy snacks and games!
Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Please come to the Mandell Theater Lobby to talk with a faculty or staff member at our information table about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what colleges, departments or major you are from.
Commuters Last Name A-H Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
Northside Dining Terrace
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Millennium Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize!. And much, much more!
Air Force Birthday
Buckley Green
Volleyball Courts
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Join us as we celebrate the Air Forces Birthday at Buckley Field Volleyball courts.
Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Please come to the Mandell Theater Lobby to talk with a faculty or staff member at our information table about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what colleges, departments or major you are from.
Commuter Carnival
James Creese Student Center
Commuter Lounge, Creese Lower Level
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Join the Community Student Association (CSA) for a commuter carnival! It is a great opportunity to meet other commuter students and get acquainted with Drexel's commuter space. You also have the opportunity to ask current commuters from a variety of majors about their experiences. Come hang out and enjoy snacks and games!
Myers Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize!. And much, much more!
Caneris Hall Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Commuters Last Name I-P Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
Northside Dining Terrace
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
SCDI Open House
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center Lower Level, Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Please join the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion for our annual Welcome Week Open House! Come tour our 5 resource spaces (Women's Center, Tumbo La Umoja for our African & African American students, Gender & Sexuality, Students in Recovery and El Centro Latinx) and take advantage of the many resources we offer. Plus enjoy some free refreshments on us!
Annual Global Day
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Want to explore a world of global opportunities offered through Drexel? You do? Great! Global Day conveniently brings the world right to you! Through internationally focused programs and opportunities, Global Day provides Drexel students with resources to become global citizens. The 4th Annual Global Day is a free interactive resource fair full of prizes, surprises, and food, as well as internationally focused student organizations, departments, programs, offices, centers, and resources at Drexel. Former participants have included: globally focused undergraduate student organizations, the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages, Global Engagement, Education Abroad, International Co-op, International Students and Scholars Services, Enrollment Management and Student Success, the English Language Center, Steinbright Career Development Center, the Graduate College, Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Center for Scholar Development, Fellowships Office, and many others!
Kelly Hall Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Van R Hall Lunch
Urban Eatery
Urban Eatery
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Your DragonCard is preloaded with complimentary meals for lunch. Don't forget your DragonCard, and be sure to visit your assigned location at the proper time.
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Kosher Brownie Station
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Come grab a Kosher brownie and learn about Jewish Life opportunities at Drexel. While grabbing some awesome Jewish Dragon merch!
Robotics Extravaganza & Social
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Drexel ASME Presents: Robotics Extravaganza and Social! The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting an event for incoming freshman to meet current Drexel Engineering students and become more involved with Drexel Extracurriculars! At the event, students will have the opportunity to meet new people, learn more about drones and 3D printing, and try out our wide array of robots! Free food is available, so bring your friends and stop by.
Mind Your Faith
Academic Building
James E Marks Intercultural Center (JEMIC) Commons and Ida Chen Conference Room
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Have you ever wondered how the Christian faith intersects academic life at Drexel? Have you ever wanted to ask a professor a question that pertains to both what you are studying and what your faith teaches? Come and hear Drexel faculty members discuss how they integrate being a faithful Christian and a high-quality faculty member as they try to "Love the Lord their God with ... all their mind." This discussion will be designed in such a way that the curious novice of Christianity and the life-long practitioner of the faith will find value. The diverse faculty panel will represent different Christian denominations, academic disciplines and cultural backgrounds.
A Journey Through Leadership at Drexel Part 2
Drexel Park
Drexel Park
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Join us for a journey through leadership at Drexel! On Wednesday, participate in fun, interactive activities to build community with your Drexel peers.
Community Service Opportunities Fair
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Come meet our community partners, learn about civic engagement opportunities at Drexel, get to know other students, and grab something to eat! Get a sneak peek at the volunteer opportunities available through the required first-year civic engagement course, CIVC 101: Introduction to Civic Engagement. Whether you are taking the course in the fall, winter, or spring term, this fair gives you a chance to meet representatives from the different organizations with which you can complete your service as well as find opportunities to do on your own.
Student Ambassador Meet and Greet
Korman Center
Korman Quad
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Are you energetic, enthusiastic and looking to become involved during Week 1? If so, Drexel's Student Ambassador program might be for you! Drexel's 120+ tour guides help welcome tens of thousands of guests to Drexel every year through daily tours and admissions events. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Student Ambassador Program, come meet us and enjoy some free food! You'll have the opportunity to talk with fellow students currently in the program, learn more about the application and training process, and all the awesome perks of joining!
SCDI Open House
James Creese Student Center
Creese Student Center Lower Level, Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Please join the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion for our annual Welcome Week Open House! Come tour our 5 resource spaces (Women's Center, Tumbo La Umoja for our African & African American students, Gender & Sexuality, Students in Recovery and El Centro Latinx) and take advantage of the many resources we offer. Plus enjoy some free refreshments on us!
Go Greek! Information Session
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall Room 031
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Learn more about joining fraternity and sorority life at Drexel! This info session will provide details on fraternity and sorority life and upcoming recruitment/intake processes. During the second part of the session, there will be a Question & Answer with representatives from the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), and Panhellenic Council (PHC)
Ready. Set. College! Effective Techniques for Memory Retention
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Study smarter, not harder! Practice memory and retention techniques that will lead to deeper learning and stronger knowledge.
Big Game on the Lawn
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Join us for big games on the lawn (9 square, Gaga Gall, Sorry, Jenga, and more!) with original Philly Water Ice and music! Enjoy the weather, take a break from welcome week and enjoy playing games. And of course who could resist Philly Water Ice - a classic!
Dance Workshop
James Creese Student Center
Forman Dance Studio
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.The Drexel African Dance Team & West Indian Student Establishment are bringing a fun Afro-Caribbean Dance Workshop to Drexel! Get ready to Wuk Up & Sweat to your favorite Afrobeats, Soca & dance hall sounds!
First in the Family: A Discussion on Being a First-Generation College Student
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 120
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.Higher education can be intimidating, especially for students whose parents did not experience it for themselves: That is why First Forward exists. Drexel University defines first-generation college students as those whose parents do not have a four-year college degree. This session will include a panel of current students who are first-generation to share their experience and hopefully answer any questions you may have about the college process.
Community Service Opportunities Fair
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come meet our community partners, learn about civic engagement opportunities at Drexel, get to know other students, and grab something to eat! Get a sneak peek at the volunteer opportunities available through the required first-year civic engagement course, CIVC 101: Introduction to Civic Engagement. Whether you are taking the course in the fall, winter, or spring term, this fair gives you a chance to meet representatives from the different organizations with which you can complete your service as well as find opportunities to do on your own.
The All College Choir Meet and Greet
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall Room 2032
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.This meeting will let students know about the All College Choir, open to any student at Drexel without the need for an audition. We will meet each other, share some pizza and discuss the music selections for the fall term.
Student Ambassador Meet and Greet
Korman Center
Korman Quad
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Are you energetic, enthusiastic and looking to become involved during Week 1? If so, Drexel's Student Ambassador program might be for you! Drexel's 120+ tour guides help welcome tens of thousands of guests to Drexel every year through daily tours and admissions events. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Student Ambassador Program, come meet us and enjoy some free food! You'll have the opportunity to talk with fellow students currently in the program, learn more about the application and training process, and all the awesome perks of joining!
Drexel Athletics HOOPla
Daskalakis Athletic Center
DAC Basketball Courts
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come hangout with the Drexel Basketball teams, the DAC Pack, and Mario at our annual HOOPla event! Enjoy FREE pizza, basketball & lawn games, and pictures with Mario.
Big Game on the Lawn
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Join us for big games on the lawn (9 square, Gaga Gall, Sorry, Jenga, and more!) with original Philly Water Ice and music! Enjoy the weather, take a break from welcome week and enjoy playing games. And of course who could resist Philly Water Ice - a classic!
Drexel Athletics T-Shirt Exchange & Wear It Wednesday in the DAC
Daskalakis Athletic Center
DAC Basketball Courts
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Not sure what to do with the T-Shirts you got during college visits? We got you! Stop by our T-Shirt Exchange table and swap out your college T-shirt (must be from another university other than Drexel) and we'll give you a Drexel Dragons one! Then swing over to the Wear It Wednesday cart and spin the prize wheel for sporting your new Drexel gear!
Ready. Set. College! Putting Off Procrastination
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Do you like to put things off until the last minute? Do you think that you work better under pressure? Join us for a workshop about how to decrease procrastination through goal setting and other techniques.
Escape the Classroom
ExCITe Center
ExCITe Center, Castle
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Your professor stayed up late to finish their syllabus for the new term. They forgot to get their coffee so they try and make a quick coffee run before class starts, in a rush, they accidentally lock the door. Try and Escape the Classroom using Drexel knowledge, STEM skills, and teamwork.
Global Quizzo
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Do you know the official animal of Scotland? What about the largest lake in the world? If yes, come to Global Quizzo to test your knowledge of the world! Bring a team or join a group for 5 rounds of trivia (and trivial) questions. Prizes will be awarded for the top teams!
Theatre Improvisation
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.An introduction to theatre improvisation games with the head of Drexel Theatre Program's Advanced Improv Ensemble. Have fun, meet other new students and laugh a lot. You'll also learn about Drexel Theatre Program and how to get involved in the upcoming season of shows.
Dinner
Korman Center
Korman Quad
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Escape the Classroom
ExCITe Center
ExCITe Center, Castle
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Your professor stayed up late to finish their syllabus for the new term. They forgot to get their coffee so they try and make a quick coffee run before class starts, in a rush, they accidentally lock the door. Try and Escape the Classroom using Drexel knowledge, STEM skills, and teamwork.
DIY Night with the Retail and Design Club
The URBN Center
URBN Lobby
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Come to the URBN building to create some decor for your dorm room and afterwards enjoy some ice cream compliments of the Retail and Design Club.
Get Involved at the Rec
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Gym
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Have you ever wondered about all of your options at the Rec Center? Here is the perfect time to learn about the climbing wall, what are the options for our swimming pool, how do the fitness classes work, and many other areas that we cover. We will have Intramural Sports games set up so you can learn how to play Spikeball or Cornhole. We will even help create teams for everyone that's there! The Rec Center offers great chances to meet people with similar interests and make friends before you even start your Drexel Fall term experience.
Nerd Night @ Drexel U
W.W. Hagerty Library
Data Visualization Zone of the Dragon Learning Den
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.Nerd Night @ Drexel U is a quarterly event co-sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Undergraduate Research Leaders. Individuals from all disciplines are invited to give short talks on their research or another interesting topic with which they are involved. Talks are between 10 and 20 minutes and are presented in a format that can be understood by a general audience without any background knowledge on the subject. Come for the presentations, and stay for the trivia, raffles, and food that come along with it!
Table Tennis
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.The best way to meet new friends are when they are just across the table from you! Table tennis is a social and inclusive sport that anyone can have fun in. Come for training, regular matches, or group table tennis games like "Around the World". We hope to see you there!
Get Involved at the Rec
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Gym
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Have you ever wondered about all of your options at the Rec Center? Here is the perfect time to learn about the climbing wall, what are the options for our swimming pool, how do the fitness classes work, and many other areas that we cover. We will have Intramural Sports games set up so you can learn how to play Spikeball or Cornhole. We will even help create teams for everyone that's there! The Rec Center offers great chances to meet people with similar interests and make friends before you even start your Drexel Fall term experience.
Salsa Workshop
Main Building
Main Building, Great Court
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Drexel Salsa offers weekly salsa dance lesson during fall, winter, and spring term. Officers would like to offer a pre-lesson session before fall term starts to let new students know what is salsa/bachata dancing. Salsa/bachata dancing is usually partner dance, but no partner necessary! We will teach individual foot-work and partner dance as well.
Comedy Improv Workshop
Academic Building
Academic Building Room 216/7
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come have fun and practice with the Football Team. We'll help you learn how we make everything up on the spot, and make it funny. This is an open workshop, so you don't need any experience doing improv. We'll talk about some of the central ideas behind improv--what makes it work--and we'll play some games--how to make it work. Very beginner friendly.
Dinner
Korman Center
Korman Quad
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
DIY Night with the Retail and Design Club
The URBN Center
URBN Lobby
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come to the URBN building to create some decor for your dorm room and afterwards enjoy some ice cream compliments of the Retail and Design Club.
Comedy Improv Workshop
Academic Building
Academic Building Room 216/7
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come have fun and practice with the Football Team. We'll help you learn how we make everything up on the spot, and make it funny. This is an open workshop, so you don't need any experience doing improv. We'll talk about some of the central ideas behind improv--what makes it work--and we'll play some games--how to make it work. Very beginner friendly.
Meet the Engineers without Borders Team
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come meet the team! This program will be an informational session about Engineers Without Borders. Come meet everyone involved and ask questions about the organization.
Salsa Workshop
Main Building
Main Building, Great Court
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Drexel Salsa offers weekly salsa dance lesson during fall, winter, and spring term. Officers would like to offer a pre-lesson session before fall term starts to let new students know what is salsa/bachata dancing. Salsa/bachata dancing is usually partner dance, but no partner necessary! We will teach individual foot-work and partner dance as well.
Table Tennis
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.The best way to meet new friends are when they are just across the table from you! Table tennis is a social and inclusive sport that anyone can have fun in. Come for training, regular matches, or group table tennis games like "Around the World". We hope to see you there!
Silent Disco
Urban Eatery at The Summit
The Summit at University City Courtyard
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join us in The Summit courtyard for a night of music, dancing, and free pizza!
Meet the Engineers without Borders Team
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Come meet the team! This program will be an informational session about Engineers Without Borders. Come meet everyone involved and ask questions about the organization.
Late Night Sweet Treats and Crafting for a Cause
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Channel your Pinterest-side by making crafts including dog toys for animal shelters and art for partner schools. Indulge in our dessert buffet and learn how to get involved with the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement in a relaxed atmosphere.
Night on the Row
34th Street (between Powelton & Race Streets)
34th Street
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Night On The Row (NOTR) is an opportunity for you to interact with members of our 34 fraternities and sororities in the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and Panhellenic Council. Some organizations will have free food and giveaways to help welcome you to the Drexel community. Whether or not you think you want to join through the upcoming recruitment/intake processes, come out for a fun night with your peers!
Dinner and Discussion
3507 Baring Street
Chabad, 3507 Baring Street
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come see why D&D is so popular amongst Jewish Dragons. Ask all the questions you have about Jewish Life @ Drexel
Night on the Row
34th Street (between Powelton & Race Streets)
34th Street
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Night On The Row (NOTR) is an opportunity for you to interact with members of our 34 fraternities and sororities in the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and Panhellenic Council. Some organizations will have free food and giveaways to help welcome you to the Drexel community. Whether or not you think you want to join through the upcoming recruitment/intake processes, come out for a fun night with your peers!
Late Night Sweet Treats and Crafting for a Cause
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Channel your Pinterest-side by making crafts including dog toys for animal shelters and art for partner schools. Indulge in our dessert buffet and learn how to get involved with the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement in a relaxed atmosphere.
Yard Show
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come out and see the Multicultural Greek Council organizations step and stroll during Night on the Row! Learn more about the Multicultural Greek Council and see how you can get involved.
Late Night Sweet Treats and Crafting for a Cause
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
Lindy Center for Civic Engagment
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Channel your Pinterest-side by making crafts including dog toys for animal shelters and art for partner schools. Indulge in our dessert buffet and learn how to get involved with the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement in a relaxed atmosphere.
Night on the Row
34th Street (between Powelton & Race Streets)
34th Street
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Night On The Row (NOTR) is an opportunity for you to interact with members of our 34 fraternities and sororities in the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and Panhellenic Council. Some organizations will have free food and giveaways to help welcome you to the Drexel community. Whether or not you think you want to join through the upcoming recruitment/intake processes, come out for a fun night with your peers!
Thursday, September 19
Yoga class
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Fitness Plaza
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.This 55-minute yoga practice is a welcoming and invigorating way to start both your day and your Drexel experience. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat. No mat? No problem. Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel.
Ready. Set. College! Be More Productive: Tools From Libraries
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Learn how using resources provided by Drexel University Libraries can help you succeed right from week 1. No previous experience with libraries needed.
Honors Program Student Orientation
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Honors Student Orientation provides all incoming Honors Program students with an introduction to the program and its offerings. Come meet Honors staff members, other Honors students, learn about the requirements of the program and participate in our largest trivia game to date!
Pepsi Sampling & Basketball Challenge
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Pepsi will be on hand to challenge your basketball skills - and will bring product samples!
Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Open House
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Baiada Institute
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.The Baiada Institute Open House will be an opportunity for students to experience and meet the various student startups here in the institute and learn more about ways they can get involved in the entrepreneurial community here at Drexel.
Yoga Class
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Fitness Plaza
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.This 55-minute yoga practice is a welcoming and invigorating way to start both your day and your Drexel experience. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat. No mat? No problem. Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel.
Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
3201 Arch Street, Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Be sure to stop by the Steinbright Career Development Center, your place for everything related to co-op and career services, during Welcome Week! Steinbright will be open most of the day to ensure that every student has a chance to see their offices, meet the staff, and learn about co-op and career counseling. Be prepared for food, games, a raffle give-away, and the opportunity to meet the people at Steinbright who will be supporting you throughout your time at Drexel. Employers will be in attendance and eager to meet new students to discuss how they plan on interacting with you throughout your Drexel career.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
New Student-Veteran and Dependent Welcome Session
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Lobby & Mitchell Auditorium
10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.To aid in your transition to University life, we are hosting a one day program full of information and opportunities for you to engage with current student-veterans, military dependents, faculty and staff who support our military-friendly campus initiatives. The morning will include; registration and a breakfast mixer, welcoming remarks from University administration and Veterans Task Force members will provide information about academic, financial aid/benefits and campus resources.
International Student Academic Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 106
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.To prepare international students for some of the academic challenges they may face when entering a U.S. classroom for the first time. We will explore the different types of American teaching methods the students may experience, how to make the most of a syllabus, class participation/attendance, and more. The presentation will review Drexel's cooperative education program and tips to ensure a good co-op experience. Additional topics covered will include plagiarism, cheating and integrity violations as well as the follow-on consequences by these conduct issues.
Ready. Set. College! You and Drexel
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.This workshop will help students identify networks of support and potential mentors at Drexel.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize!. And much, much more!
Pepsi Sampling & Basketball Challenge
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Pepsi will be on hand to challenge your basketball skills - and will bring product samples!
Challah Making
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Perelman Center for Jewish Life, First Floor
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Help Hillel make our homemade, delicious challah for Shabbat using our special Hillel recipe! We will meet on the 1st Floor in the Perelman Center, then go down together to the kosher kitchen. Never made challah dough before? No experience necessary! Follow our challah account @challahatDrexel for some tips and tricks before you come!
Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange
Handschumacher Dining Center
Outside of Handschumacher Dining Center
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Not sure what to do with the T-Shirts you got during college visits? We got you! Stop by our T-Shirt Exchange table and swap out your college T-shirt (must be from another university other than Drexel) and we'll give you a Drexel Dragons one!
Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
3201 Arch Street, Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Be sure to stop by the Steinbright Career Development Center, your place for everything related to co-op and career services, during Welcome Week! Steinbright will be open most of the day to ensure that every student has a chance to see their offices, meet the staff, and learn about co-op and career counseling. Be prepared for food, games, a raffle give-away, and the opportunity to meet the people at Steinbright who will be supporting you throughout your time at Drexel. Employers will be in attendance and eager to meet new students to discuss how they plan on interacting with you throughout your Drexel career.
Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Open House
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Baiada Institute
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Baiada Institute Open House will be an opportunity for students to experience and meet the various student startups here in the institute and learn more about ways they can get involved in the entrepreneurial community here at Drexel.
Drawing Workshop
Academic Building
Academic Building, 5th Floor Drawing Room
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Draw, make marks, make an image with the practicing artists of our Art & Art History faculty. Work individually and collaboratively to create a large multi-paneled mural. No drawing experience necessary!
Writers Room Mural Arts Workshop
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall, Writers Room
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.What does home mean to you? This is a chance to mark an important moment in your life by contributing to a large-scale public art installation. Join us for a writing and painting session led by our own Jordan McCullough and Carol Richardson McCullough in collaboration with artist Michelle Angela Ortiz. Your work will become part of a mural to be installed at the Free Library of Philadelphia on the Parkway as part of the national Conference on Community Writing being hosted by Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania in October 2019. Fuel your creativity with free iced coffee from our wonderful friends at Joe. For more information on our upcoming calendar of events visit https://www.writersroomdrexel.org.
Student-Veteran Panel
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
11:20 a.m. - 12 p.m.Student Veteran Panel will share experiences and tips for success.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize!. And much, much more!
Red, White, Blue and Gold BBQ Lunch
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Lobby
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join members of the Military Friendly Campus team (faculty and professional staff) along with current student veterans and military dependents for lunch and opportunity to socialize and network.
Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
3201 Arch Street, Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Be sure to stop by the Steinbright Career Development Center, your place for everything related to co-op and career services, during Welcome Week! Steinbright will be open most of the day to ensure that every student has a chance to see their offices, meet the staff, and learn about co-op and career counseling. Be prepared for food, games, a raffle give-away, and the opportunity to meet the people at Steinbright who will be supporting you throughout your time at Drexel. Employers will be in attendance and eager to meet new students to discuss how they plan on interacting with you throughout your Drexel career.
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Pepsi Sampling & Basketball Challenge
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Pepsi will be on hand to challenge your basketball skills - and will bring product samples!
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Open House
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Baiada Institute
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.The Baiada Institute Open House will be an opportunity for students to experience and meet the various student startups here in the institute and learn more about ways they can get involved in the entrepreneurial community here at Drexel.
A Journey Through Leadership at Drexel Part 2
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall, Skyview
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.Join us for a journey through leadership at Drexel! We will celebrate on Thursday with a Student Leader Panel for you to discover further opportunities in leadership at Drexel.
Intro to Premedical and Predental Programs
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Room 120
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.Thinking about a career in medicine? Becoming a physician or a dentist ? If so, start here! This meeting will give you an overview of topics such as course requirements and places to volunteer or get health care related experience. Here's your chance to ask the Prehealth Advisor and a Biology Professor questions and to learn about prehealth student organizations on campus.
Ready. Set. College! Tour of Campus Learning Centers
Drexel Dragon Statue
Meet at the Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.This tour will include stops at several of Drexel's learning support centers and offices. Students can meet representatives from the staffs of these centers, see the spaces, and learn about how and when to use these resources.
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Great Philly Food Debate
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.We are going to discuss and debate the best foods in the region! From best cheesesteak, to best food trucks. Best cultural foods to the best burger. Food makes Philly great, so lets talk about what we love and why we should love it too! There will be 5 categories that our staff will debate. We will also take questions and comments from the crowd!
Key Log Rolling
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk, near 33rd Street
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Key Log rolling is an activity that improves balance, footwork, core strength and cardiovascular endurance. Two people stand on the key log and the goal is to be the last person on top. Levels of difficulty can be changed by adding up to three trainers. Trainers provide resistance and limit the speed of the spin, which is beneficial for beginners. This is a great opportunity for students to participate in friendly competition and develop friendships while exercising at the same time! **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Academic Success as a Minority Workshop
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB Room 104
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Academic Success as a Minority This workshop will help students who identify as a "minority" to achieve academic success at Drexel. We will discuss different resources/opportunities available at Drexel and in the city for Hispanic/Latinx or any other minority students.
Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
3201 Arch Street, Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Be sure to stop by the Steinbright Career Development Center, your place for everything related to co-op and career services, during Welcome Week! Steinbright will be open most of the day to ensure that every student has a chance to see their offices, meet the staff, and learn about co-op and career counseling. Be prepared for food, games, a raffle give-away, and the opportunity to meet the people at Steinbright who will be supporting you throughout your time at Drexel. Employers will be in attendance and eager to meet new students to discuss how they plan on interacting with you throughout your Drexel career.
Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Open House
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Baiada Institute
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Baiada Institute Open House will be an opportunity for students to experience and meet the various student startups here in the institute and learn more about ways they can get involved in the entrepreneurial community here at Drexel.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize!. And much, much more!
Campus Tours (Optional) – for Veterans and Military Dependents
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Current student-veterans will provide a walking tour of campus along with a stop at the Veterans Lounge.
Escape the Dornsife Center!
Dornsife Center
Dornsife Center
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Come try to Escape the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships! Go on a mental and physical adventure where you will need to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to unveil the secret plot hidden within the rooms of an old mansion, carriage house, and school building. As you explore the backstory of each room, you will learn about your West Philadelphia community and how you can get involved as a civically engaged Drexel student. Lawn games, tours, and refreshments will also be available. The only question is: will you escape?! Note: this takes place just north of campus at 3509 Spring Garden St.
Hacking with the CyberDragons
LeBow Engineering Center
LeBow Engineering Center, Hill Conference Room
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Student's will be able to try their hands at hacking into computer systems, gathering information, and capturing flags to reach a goal in the Drexel CyberDragons capture the flag event. Students will learn important cyber skills for use later in their career, as well as be exposed to a number of on-campus opportunities to get involved in later in the year. No experience required, but please bring a laptop.
Dornsife Pinning Ceremony and Reception
Nesbitt Hall
Stein Auditorium
1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.The Pinning Ceremony is a long-standing tradition at Dornsife and an opportunity to welcome new students to the Dornsife School of Public Health. The pinning ceremony was first instituted at the School nearly 20 years ago by the founding Dean and humanitarian, Dr. Jonathan Mann. Incoming students receive the school of public health pin from faculty members and our student government organization officers will lead the new students in reciting the preamble to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Charter of the World Health Organization as a reflection of the school's commitment to social justice, our vision of health as a human right, and an important step that formally welcomes all new students into the field of public health. This event is open to incoming Dornsife undergraduate and graduate students, Dornsife faculty, and Dornsife staff only. Registration required. Please visit Dornsife DASH for full details.
Sweet Treats with Rho Psi Eta Sorority
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Stop by and get to know the members of Rho Psi Eta Sorority, Inc. Talk through what you want to get out of your Drexel Experience and let the members help guide you. If you are leaning towards a career path in the medical field, this just may be the organization for you! Feel free to come chat with us and play some lawn games. There will also be free food, so bring your friends!
Key Log Rolling
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk, near 33rd Street
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Key Log rolling is an activity that improves balance, footwork, core strength and cardiovascular endurance. Two people stand on the key log and the goal is to be the last person on top. Levels of difficulty can be changed by adding up to three trainers. Trainers provide resistance and limit the speed of the spin, which is beneficial for beginners. This is a great opportunity for students to participate in friendly competition and develop friendships while exercising at the same time! **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Introduction to the Counseling Center
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Staff from the Counseling Center will be present to spread the word and answer questions about Counseling Center Services, as well as share information about self-care during college.
Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
3201 Arch Street, Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Be sure to stop by the Steinbright Career Development Center, your place for everything related to co-op and career services, during Welcome Week! Steinbright will be open most of the day to ensure that every student has a chance to see their offices, meet the staff, and learn about co-op and career counseling. Be prepared for food, games, a raffle give-away, and the opportunity to meet the people at Steinbright who will be supporting you throughout your time at Drexel. Employers will be in attendance and eager to meet new students to discuss how they plan on interacting with you throughout your Drexel career.
Academic Success as a Minority Workshop
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB Room 104
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Academic Success as a Minority This workshop will help students who identify as a "minority" to achieve academic success at Drexel. We will discuss different resources/opportunities available at Drexel and in the city for Hispanic/Latinx or any other minority students.
Mandatory Drexel Global Scholars First Meeting
Main Building
Main Building, 2nd Floor Visit Center, AJ Drexel Conference Room
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.This will be a mandatory first official meeting for 2019 cohort of Drexel Global Scholars. During the meeting, expectations for this program will be set. Opportunities for program involvement, such as mentorship, team-building, and leadership development activities, will be outlined.
Military Friendly Employer Field Trip to Pennoni in Center City
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone
2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.Group leaves for 1900 Market Street and will enjoy a welcome reception, tour of the facility, hear from leadership at Pennoni and spend time with veteran employees to learn more about their transition from military to civilian work force. After the event, all are welcomed to continue informal networking in Center City at a nearby restaurant (University does not cover cost of food/beverages and you must be 21 or over).
Sweet Treats with Rho Psi Eta Sorority
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Stop by and get to know the members of Rho Psi Eta Sorority, Inc. Talk through what you want to get out of your Drexel Experience and let the members help guide you. If you are leaning towards a career path in the medical field, this just may be the organization for you! Feel free to come chat with us and play some lawn games. There will also be free food, so bring your friends!
Introduction to the Counseling Center
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Staff from the Counseling Center will be present to spread the word and answer questions about Counseling Center Services, as well as share information about self-care during college.
Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
3201 Arch Street, Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Be sure to stop by the Steinbright Career Development Center, your place for everything related to co-op and career services, during Welcome Week! Steinbright will be open most of the day to ensure that every student has a chance to see their offices, meet the staff, and learn about co-op and career counseling. Be prepared for food, games, a raffle give-away, and the opportunity to meet the people at Steinbright who will be supporting you throughout your time at Drexel. Employers will be in attendance and eager to meet new students to discuss how they plan on interacting with you throughout your Drexel career.
Biomed - Walk Your Schedule
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone Loby
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Walk your Schedule ---BIOMED Peer Mentors will lead you on a walking tour of classroom locations. We want your first days as a BIOMED Dragon to go as smoothly as possible. Knowing where your classes are meeting and how to get from place to place is important to your success. Join upper class peer mentors on a walking tour of many of the classrooms and building where your Fall term courses will take place. Tours will leave the 1st floor lobby of Bossone at 3:00PM and 3:30PM
T3
3401 Market Street
3401 Market Street, Suite 100
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Ready. Set. College! Making the Most of Technology
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.An overview of apps, programs, and other technology that can help students learn actively and efficiently in and out of the classroom.
Biomed - Walk Your Schedule
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone Lobby
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Walk your Schedule ---BIOMED Peer Mentors will lead you on a walking tour of classroom locations. We want your first days as a BIOMED Dragon to go as smoothly as possible. Knowing where your classes are meeting and how to get from place to place is important to your success. Join upper class peer mentors on a walking tour of many of the classrooms and building where your Fall term courses will take place. Tours will leave the 1st floor lobby of Bossone at 3:00PM and 3:30PM.
Things You Forgot Bingo
Academic Building
James E Marks Intercultural Center: Lobby, Ida Chen Room, and Interfaith Chapel
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Join us for a spirited and lively series of Bingo games with prizes that will knock your socks off. The prizes are those items you forgot but desperately need to be successful your first term at Drexel like - a speta bus pass, external batteries to keep your phone's charged to submit your assignments on time, vitamin B supplements to keep your energy up, ear buds so when you are at the library you can study diligently, Wawa gift cards - 'nuff said right? and more.
VIP Night at the Bookstore
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Stop into the bookstore and enjoy some drinks and snacks! Enter in a raffle to win a $50 Gift card, headphones, and Drexel gear!
T3
3401 Market Street
3401 Market Street, Suite 100
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Introduction to the Counseling Center
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Staff from the Counseling Center will be present to spread the word and answer questions about Counseling Center Services, as well as share information about self-care during college.
Black Student and Faculty Meet & Greet
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.The purpose of this event is to build relationships between Black students and faculty on campus. The event will feature faculty from academic programs across all of Drexel's schools and colleges as well as student organizations. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, connect with faculty, and learn what Drexel has to offer in its commitment to inclusion.
Drawing Workshop
Academic Building
5th Floor Drawing Room, Academic Building
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Draw, make marks, make an image with the practicing artists of our Art & Art History faculty. Work individually and collaboratively to create a large multi-paneled mural. No drawing experience necessary!
Black Student and Faculty Meet & Greet
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.The purpose of this event is to build relationships between Black students and faculty on campus. The event will feature faculty from academic programs across all of Drexel's schools and colleges as well as student organizations. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, connect with faculty, and learn what Drexel has to offer in its commitment to inclusion.
VIP Night at the Bookstore
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Drexel University Bookstore
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Stop into the bookstore and enjoy some drinks and snacks! Enter in a raffle to win a $50 Gift card, headphones, and Drexel gear!
Things You Forgot Bingo
Academic Building
James E Marks Intercultural Center: Lobby, Ida Chen Room, and Interfaith Chapel
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Join us for a spirited and lively series of Bingo games with prizes that will knock your socks off. The prizes are those items you forgot but desperately need to be successful your first term at Drexel like - a speta bus pass, external batteries to keep your phone's charged to submit your assignments on time, vitamin B supplements to keep your energy up, ear buds so when you are at the library you can study diligently, Wawa gift cards - 'nuff said right? and more.
Building the Bridge Between You and Your Community Workshop
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.This workshop will explore the many paths individuals can take to becoming civically engaged in their communities. Come learn about various forms of civic engagement, develop an understanding of key terms and definitions, and start building your bridge! This workshop may be counted as part of the larger Civic Learning and Engagement Certificate program. Info here: https://drexel.edu/lindycenter/students/get-involved/CLEC/
Challah Bake
Race Street Residences
Race Lawn
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Come bake your very own Challah!
Dodgeball for Everyone!
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Recreation Field
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Who wouldn't want to be a part of the biggest dodgeball game ever? Stop by the Buckley Rec Field and play dodgeball against hundreds of other students. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Anime Movie Screening
Nesbitt Hall
Stein Auditorium
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.The Drexel Anime and Gaming Organization proudly presents Anime Movie Night Screening of "Mary and The Witches Flower." The first film from Studio Ponoc, an animation outfit founded by Studio Ghibli veterans Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Yoshiaki Nishimura about a girl named Mary who follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms once every seven years. Together, the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds, and far away to Endor College, a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there are terrible things happening at the school, and when Mary tells a lie, she must risk her life to try and set things right.
Women's Soccer Throwback Night
Buckley Field
Vidas Field
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.Hop on the Powelton/Spring Garden Shuttle to Vidas and cheer on the Drexel Women's Soccer team as they take on Seton Hall at 6pm! Join us for Throwback Night as we jam out to hits from the 2000s. The first 300 students will receive a Throwback Tee!
Campfire on Race Lawn
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Join Weekend Warriors (Drexel's Outdoors club) for campfires on Race Lawn! Make s'mores, hang around the campfire (and sing that campfire song), and meet new friends. S'mores supplies will be provided for you, and we will have a free gear giveaway. You'll have the opportunity to learn about Weekend Warriors and you'll have the potential to win a free trip with us!
Dodgeball for Everyone!
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Recreation Field
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Who wouldn't want to be a part of the biggest dodgeball game ever? Stop by the Buckley Rec Field and play dodgeball against hundreds of other students. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Late Night Series Open Mic
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.Drexel's free weekly open mic supports and promotes the creative talents in all students. You can enjoy great performances or sign-up to do some music, poetry, comedy or show off any talents you have. Always a supportive energetic crowd that gives out Rock Star love to all the performers.
Campus Wide Worship
Rush Building
Rush Gardens
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come on out and join several diverse Christian Student Organizations as we worship together. Experience student led worship. Fellowship with other believers. And meet the diversity that is Christianity at Drexel.
Campfire on Race Lawn
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join Weekend Warriors (Drexel's Outdoors club) for campfires on Race Lawn! Make s'mores, hang around the campfire (and sing that campfire song), and meet new friends. S'mores supplies will be provided for you, and we will have a free gear giveaway. You'll have the opportunity to learn about Weekend Warriors and you'll have the potential to win a free trip with us!
Dragon's After Dark Quizzo
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Lobby
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.Come out to the Rec Center Lobby at 9pm for Dragons After Dark Welcome Week Quizzo of the term! FREE food, prizes, trivia, and fun. See you there!
Friday, September 20
Volunteer at the SHARE Food Program
Nesbitt Hall
Leave from Nesbitt Hall Lobby
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Volunteer with Dornsife during Orientation at SHARE! Share is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. Volunteers will participate in one of many warehouse activities such as packing or bagging food items or assembling boxes. Registration required, as space is limited to 30. Transportation will be provided from Nesbitt Hall. Please wear closed toe shoes and casual clothing. Lockers will not be available on site. This event is open only to Dornsife undergraduate and graduate students. Please meet in lobby of Nesbitt Hall by 9:00AM. Please visit Dornsife DASH for full details.
LinkedIn
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
LeBow Hall Room 109
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.How to use LinkedIn to network.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
International Students: Social Life & American Culture
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.This session will include tips and a presentation regarding building relationships and adapting to U.S. customs and culture. We will partner with offices including the Counseling Center and the Office of Equality & Diversity. We also hope to include some of our current international students to help guide conversation and speak about their experiences. This session aims to prepare our international population with the tools they need to have a positive transition to life socially and prepared them for some aspects of culture shock.
Best of Philly Events
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.We will introduce students to Campus Philly's Deals & Discounts program. This program offers students and faculty access to free and very discounted tickets to Philadelphia operas, ballets, theatre, museums, and more! We'll also discuss various events, festivals, and more happening in and around Philly.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize! And much, much more!
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Small Business Walking Tour
Saxbys Coffee (34th Street)
Meet at Saxby's on 34th Street
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.Want to support inclusive growth and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time? New Students join us for a guided walking tour of the West Philadelphia business community along Lancaster Avenue. During the tour, you will interact with local business owners to explore their services and products and learn some of the fun history that makes this vibrant neighborhood unique. You'll use your phones to unlock digital promotions, coupons, and in-store freebies along the way. We'll start at the Saxby's on 34th Street and conclude with more festivities at Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships. We'll take pictures, have lunch, and meet each other so that we can all continue to support the local business corridor and #BuyLocal.
Tour of Philly Mural Arts with Drexel University Onyx Valley
Drexel Dragon Statue
Meet at the Dragon Statue
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Join Drexel's new user experience club in a walking tour of Philadelphia, exploring its rich history and mural arts program. Meet us at the Mario Dragon Statue to take the shuttle down to Center City. We'll make our way through the murals along 13th, and will end our day with a social dinner. All are welcome!
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize! And much, much more!
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman MPR
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and destress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more. **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Not sure what to do with the T-Shirts you got during college visits? We got you! Stop by our T-Shirt Exchange table and swap out your college T-shirt (must be from another university other than Drexel) and we'll give you a Drexel Dragons one!
Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Please come to the Mandell Theater Lobby to talk with a faculty or staff member at our information table about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what colleges, departments or major you are from.
Philly 101
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Campus Philly introduces college students to Philadelphia people, places, organizations, and experiences. During this engaging and informational presentation we will discuss the following: - Who is Campus Philly (who we serve and why) - Overview of our programs (Open Arts, Student Leader Network, Career Launch, etc) - Introduction to various neighborhoods across the region (food, art & cultural, communities) - Ways to volunteer and/or get involved (non-profits, neighborhood organizations, young professional groups) - Brief overview of how to get around (SEPTA, Zipcar, PATCO, Indego bikes)
Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Not sure what to do with the T-Shirts you got during college visits? We got you! Stop by our T-Shirt Exchange table and swap out your college T-shirt (must be from another university other than Drexel) and we'll give you a Drexel Dragons one!
Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Please come to the Mandell Theater Lobby to talk with a faculty or staff member at our information table about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what colleges, departments or major you are from.
Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in volunteerism, activism, political engagement, or Philadelphia in general? Come learn how you can be civically engaged during your time at Drexel. Whether you're interested in a one-time opportunity or making a commitment to service, we want to chat with you!
Friday Prayer & Ice Cream
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.On Friday we'll be holding Jummah (Friday prayer) on Race Lawn from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm and everyone is welcome to join! After prayer, we'll be heading over to James E. Marks Intercultural Center (ICC) for an ice-cream social, games, & a quick tour of the prayer rooms & the Office of Equality and Diversity! We look forward to meeting you all!
Center for Inclusive Education & Scholarship Open House
Main Building
Room 222
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Center for Inclusive Education and Scholarship will be hosting an open house. The Center serves students in a variety of scholarships and support programs including Liberty Scholars, Act 101, Dragon Scholars, Dragon Navigators, First Forward - Drexel's First-Generation Program, Thrive: Empowerment Retreat, Maguire Scholars, Drexel Exelon Scholars, Schleyer Scholars, WW Smith Scholars, and Drexel Global Scholars. Stop by to learn more and meet the staff. Light refreshments will be served.
Open House at the W. W. Hagerty Library
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Welcome new students! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library during Welcome Week to find out about the amazing resources the Libraries has to offer: Learn about the Libraries' print and online collections, including books, journals, databases, DVDs and more. Meet Libraries staff and learn about our programs, workshops and other initiatives that support the Drexel community. Need to borrow a laptop or portable charger? Check one out from the service desk or utilize our laptop and portable charger kiosks. Spin our trivia wheel; win a prize! And much, much more!
Hacking with the CyberDragons
LeBow Engineering Center
LeBow Engineering Center, Hill Conference Room 240
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Student's will be able to try their hands at hacking into computer systems, gathering information, and capturing flags to reach a goal in the Drexel CyberDragons capture the flag event. Students will learn important cyber skills for use later in their career, as well as be exposed to a number of on-campus opportunities to get involved in later in the year. No experience required, but please bring a laptop.
Friday Prayer & Ice Cream
Academic Building
James E. Marks Intercultural Center
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.On Friday we'll be holding Jummah (Friday prayer) on Race Lawn from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm and everyone is welcome to join! After prayer, we'll be heading over to James E. Marks Intercultural Center (ICC) for an ice-cream social, games, & a quick tour of the prayer rooms & the Office of Equality and Diversity! We look forward to meeting you all!
Center for Inclusive Education & Scholarship Open House
Main Building
Room 222
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.The Center for Inclusive Education and Scholarship will be hosting an open house. The Center serves students in a variety of scholarships and support programs including Liberty Scholars, Act 101, Dragon Scholars, Dragon Navigators, First Forward - Drexel's First-Generation Program, Thrive: Empowerment Retreat, Maguire Scholars, Drexel Exelon Scholars, Schleyer Scholars, WW Smith Scholars, and Drexel Global Scholars. Stop by to learn more and meet the staff. Light refreshments will be served.
Challah Braiding
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Perelman Center for Jewish Life, First Floor
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Help Hillel braid our homemade, delicious challah for Shabbat using our special Hillel recipe! We will meet on the 1st Floor in the Perelman Center, then go down together to the kosher kitchen. Never braided challah dough before? No experience necessary! Follow our challah account @challahatDrexel for some tips and tricks before you come!
Study Abroad 101
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Interested in going abroad at least once during your time at Drexel? Join us for a Study Abroad 101 information session! This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and logistics and is the first step to going abroad. Get this session out of the way now so you can meet with a study abroad advisor when the term starts!
Explore Entrepreneurship at Drexel University
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Pearlstein Room 101
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is the nation's leader in entrepreneurship education and is the first independent school of entrepreneurship in the United States. Students from every college and school at Drexel are able to connect through the Close School to curricular, extracurricular and experiential programs that support entrepreneurial efforts. Come learn about how the Close School and the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, Drexel's very own startup business incubator, can assist you in pursuing your entrepreneurial endeavors here on campus through coaching, competitions, community and collaboration. Hear from current and former Drexel students who started their businesses in the Baiada Institute, as well as faculty and staff of the Close School of Entrepreneurship on how we can assist you in achieving your goals to start your next big thing.
Every Nation Campus BBQ
Buckley Green
Volleyball Courts
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.A barbeque held to welcome those of you who are far from home to participate in an American social event. This is a place to get to know people from different cultures and backgrounds. Come and enjoy some good food and meet new people!
Digital Media VR Block Party
The URBN Center
URBN Center 2nd Floor and Digital Media Lab
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design invites you to hop into the cockpit of an X-wing Starfighter and fly through the galaxy, experience a motorcycle ride through virtual reality, test your reflexes to the tunes in Beat Saber, and immerse yourself in many more virtual and augmented reality experiences. Join us in Westphal's motion capture studio, screening room, and the brand new Immersive Research Lab during the Digital Media VR Block Party.
Game Night with WISE
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Dragons, get ready to play all your favorite games! Join the West Indian Student Establishment for a fun and exciting night featuring games like dominoes & ludi, you name it! You don't want to miss this one.
Digital Media VR Block Party
The URBN Center
URBN Center 2nd Floor and Digital Media Lab
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design invites you to hop into the cockpit of an X-wing Starfighter and fly through the galaxy, experience a motorcycle ride through virtual reality, test your reflexes to the tunes in Beat Saber, and immerse yourself in many more virtual and augmented reality experiences. Join us in Westphal's motion capture studio, screening room, and the brand new Immersive Research Lab during the Digital Media VR Block Party.
Game Night with WISE
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Dragons, get ready to play all your favorite games! Join the West Indian Student Establishment for a fun and exciting night featuring games like dominoes & ludi, you name it! You don't want to miss this one.
Shabbat services and dinner
3507 Baring Street
Chabad, 3507 Baring Street
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Come join fellow Jewish Dragons for a delicious and relaxing Shabbat dinner, complete with home-made challah and matzah ball soup!
Shabbat Dinner
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.Welcome new & returning students to Shabbat at Drexel! Join Hillel for a Friday filled with good food, good friends, and great times! We start dinner on time at 7:00pm sharp, please try not to be late! This dinner is open to all students! **If you're planning on coming, please RSVP on Facebook by searching "Hillel at Drexel University" so we have enough food for everyone**
Digital Media VR Block Party
The URBN Center
URBN Center 2nd Floor and Digital Media Lab
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design invites you to hop into the cockpit of an X-wing Starfighter and fly through the galaxy, experience a motorcycle ride through virtual reality, test your reflexes to the tunes in Beat Saber, and immerse yourself in many more virtual and augmented reality experiences. Join us in Westphal's motion capture studio, screening room, and the brand new Immersive Research Lab during the Digital Media VR Block Party.
The Drexel Football Team presents: a Show! Welcome Week Edition
Nesbitt Hall
Stein Auditorium
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.We'll make you laugh! Don't believe me? Well, come on down Friday, September 20th at 8:00 PM and find out! Your money back guaranteed (it's FREE...that's the joke. They'll be better on stage. Or will they? it's improv!). We will do a mix of short-form games and long-forms scenes, all based on your suggestions. Completely free and completely made up on stage!
Dive In Movie
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Pool
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come and watch a movie while floating in our indoor pool or from the bleachers. We will have food, prizes and fun! **This event can earn your team points toward the Welcome Week Cup**
Saturday, September 21
Signature Community Service Event
Drexel Dragon Statue
Meet at the Dragon Statue
9:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.Meet at the Dragon Statue at 9:15AM to join the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement for our Signature Community Service Event at Edward Steel Elementary School! Students will be assigned to a small team and will spend the morning beautifying the school. Projects will include painting murals, painting walls, constructing wooden benches, and outdoor gardening. Dress to get messy! Meet at the Dragon Statue at 9:15am to return by 2:45pm. Lunch and transportation will be provided.
Cake and Kabbalah
3507 Baring Street
Chabad, 3507 Baring Street
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.It's all about experiencing Shabbat! Services 10am and Shabbat Lunch 12:30pm.
Ahlan wa Sahlan, Hello and Welcome! with MENA Club
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Join the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Club in starting off the school year with music, dancing, and some delicious Arabic food. Mingle with students inside and outside the MENA region, learn how to perform Dabke, and pick up some useful facts about the MENA region and the Philadelphia region.
Wissahikon Park Hike
Recreation Center
Meet outside Rec Center
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.Join Dragons Run for a 3 hour hike at Wissahickon Park! All levels are welcome! Just bring some sneakers, comfortable clothes, water, and a positive attitude! We will be taking the Drexel shuttle and public transportation to the park! ($5 roundtrip).
Karate Practice
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Do you want to learn practical self defense? Are you interested in martial arts? Are you interested in exercising? If you say yes to one of the three, then Drexel Karate is the right club for you! No prior experience is required, and feel free to join!
CSSAD Meet & Learn
Nesbitt Hall
Ruth Auditorium
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.For the incoming Chinese students and scholars, CSSAD will provide an opportunity for you to meet and learn about the Chinese community at Drexel. We will introduce the resources we have and also talk about life in Drexel and Philly to better prepare you for your new journey. CSSAD will also host a Q&A session at the end, bringing your questions and we will help you!
Ahlan wa Sahlan, Hello and Welcome! with MENA Club
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Club in starting off the school year with music, dancing, and some delicious Arabic food. Mingle with students inside and outside the MENA region, learn how to perform Dabke, and pick up some useful facts about the MENA region and the Philadelphia region.
Karate Practice
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Do you want to learn practical self defense? Are you interested in martial arts? Are you interested in exercising? If you say yes to one of the three, then Drexel Karate is the right club for you! No prior experience is required, and feel free to join!
CSSAD Meet & Learn
Nesbitt Hall
Ruth Auditorium
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.For the incoming Chinese students and scholars, CSSAD will provide an opportunity for you to meet and learn about the Chinese community at Drexel. We will introduce the resources we have and also talk about life in Drexel and Philly to better prepare you for your new journey. CSSAD will also host a Q&A session at the end, bringing your questions and we will help you!
Tie Dye with Phi Psi
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.The Brother's of Phi Kappa Psi, PA Upsilon Chapter invite new Dragons to "Tie Dye with Phi Psi" and commit to safe driving habits by "taking Hunter's Pledge." Taking Hunter's Pledge simply asks participants to complete a brief pledge card, agreeing to stay safe while behind the wheel. Participants will NOT be required to provide any type of personal contact information.
Women's Ultimate Meet & Greet
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come out to Buckley Field to toss some frisbees and learn what club ultimate is all about! Meet current players and jam to music at this fun event.
Tie Dye with Phi Psi
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.The Brother's of Phi Kappa Psi, PA Upsilon Chapter invite new Dragons to "Tie Dye with Phi Psi" and commit to safe driving habits by "taking Hunter's Pledge." Taking Hunter's Pledge simply asks participants to complete a brief pledge card, agreeing to stay safe while behind the wheel. Participants will NOT be required to provide any type of personal contact information.
Women's Ultimate Meet & Greet
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Come out to Buckley Field to toss some frisbees and learn what club ultimate is all about! Meet current players and jam to music at this fun event.
Of Sabers and Snitches
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Come out and experience some of the nerdiest things Drexel has to offer at Of Sabers and Snitches! Drexel University Quidditch Club and Dragon Jedi are collaborating to bring the worlds of Star Wars and Harry Potter to life in the ultimate crossover event.
Global China Connection’s Glimpse of Chinatown
Drexel Dragon Statue
Meet at the Dragon Statue
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.Love boba and/or Asian cuisine? Join Drexel's Global China Connection as we explore all the food, culture, and fun that Philadelphia's historic Chinatown has to offer! We will meet at the Dragon Statue at 5PM and travel as a group to Chinatown. This event is open to both Chinese and non-Chinese students. Hope to see you there!
Newman Block Party
Newman Center
Newman Center, 111 S. 38th Street
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come hang out with the Drexel Newman Catholic Community! Join us for a BBQ and block party at our Newman Center, located at 38th & Chestnut. There will be fun, fellowship, and a lot of free food! All are welcome.
Volleyball & Hoagies
Buckley Green
Volleyball Courts
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come join us for an evening of volleyball and hoagies! Enjoy a nice evening with a classic treat as a way to de-stress before the first day of college and spend time getting to know how to engage in debate tournaments.
Of Sabers and Snitches
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come out and experience some of the nerdiest things Drexel has to offer at Of Sabers and Snitches! Drexel University Quidditch Club and Dragon Jedi are collaborating to bring the worlds of Star Wars and Harry Potter to life in the ultimate crossover event.
Volleyball & Hoagies
Buckley Green
Volleyball Courts
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come join us for an evening of volleyball and hoagies! Enjoy a nice evening with a classic treat as a way to de-stress before the first day of college and spend time getting to know how to engage in debate tournaments.
Newman Block Party
Newman Center
Newman Center, 111 S. 38th Street
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come hang out with the Drexel Newman Catholic Community! Join us for a BBQ and block party at our Newman Center, located at 38th & Chestnut. There will be fun, fellowship, and a lot of free food! All are welcome.
Music Trivia
ExCITe Center
ExCITe Center
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Do you like music? Tech? All of the above or anything in between? Come explore your passion at Music Trivia with Drexel's Audio Engineering Society! With food, music, trivia, and friends, you can come for the challenge, and stay for the fun. :) Teams Optional!
Music Trivia
ExCITe Center
ExCITe Center
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Do you like music? Tech? All of the above or anything in between? Come explore your passion at Music Trivia with Drexel's Audio Engineering Society! With food, music, trivia, and friends, you can come for the challenge, and stay for the fun. :) Teams Optional!
S'mores & Havdalah
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Mark the end of Shabbat with make-your-own (kosher) s'mores and celebrate camp-style Havdalah with Hillel! We will have s'mores stations, a fire pit, and fun Havdalah tunes! All are welcome.
Sunday, September 22
Weekend Warriors Pre-trip Meeting for Wissahickon Hike
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.This informational meeting is for those students who have signed up to attend the Weekend Warriors hike at Wissahickon Valley Park. It is required that you attend this meeting before departing with the group for the hike.
Find-A-Church
Academic Building
James E. Marks Intercultural Center (JEMIC) Commons and Ida Chen Conference Room
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Are you curious about church? Are you interested in exploring what churches are available near Drexel? Then FIND-A-CHURCH is the place to be. We would love to answer your questions. Everyone is welcome: from the curious who have never been to church before to the those who attend church regularly. Come and hear about the options as Drexel upperclassmen present information about the churches they attend. Church information and student representatives will be available from more than 20 multiple locations, worship styles, generational demographics, denominations and even languages. You are invited to join us.
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
Weekend Warriors Hike
Library Learning Terrace
Leave from Library Learning Terrace
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.Do you love hiking and are wondering how to get outside once school starts up? Never been hiking and you want to try it out? Join Weekend Warriors (Drexel's Outdoors Club) for a hike to Philadelphia's hidden gem, the Wissahickon Valley Park! Meet at the Library Learning Terrace at 8:00 am on Sunday, September 22nd. If you can't add this event to your calendar because the cap has been met, you may still be able to come on the trip-- just come to the meeting location day of, and if anyone who registered doesn't come, you can get their spot! Please be sure to wear athletic footwear and bring plenty of water. Email us at DrexelWeekendWarriors@gmail.com with any questions.
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
Equestrian Team Open House
Drexel Pizza Restaurant
Leave from Drexel Pizza
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.Drexel's Equestrian Team will be hosting an open house to introduce potential new team members to the barn, coach and horses.
Welcome Back Mass
St Agatha - St James
St. Agatha - St. James Church, 3728 Chestnut Street
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Join us for 11:30 Mass at our local Catholic Church, St. Agatha - St. James, located at 3728 Chestnut Street. After Mass, there will be a free luncheon in the Parish Hall under the Church for all new and returning Drexel students. Come get to know more about our University City parish! A group of Drexel students will meet at the Dragon at 11:00 to walk over to St. Agatha - St. James together. All are welcome to join!
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
Porting Game Events
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.DIG is pleased to invite you to join their porting game events. In this event, you will be introduced to DIG officers and make connections with like minded individuals who you will compete with. Food and soft drinks will be provided at the end of the game.
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
Introduction to Fencing
Daskalakis Athletic Center
DAC South Gym
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Interested in fencing but have never fenced before? The Drexel Fencing Club will be hosting an quick introduction to the sport of fencing including a quick introduction of the sport, so basic footwork and blade work, and a few fencing bouts! Please come in with athletic clothes and sneakers! Any questions, please reach out to drexelufencing@gmail.com
Porting Game Events
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.DIG is pleased to invite you to join their porting game events. In this event, you will be introduced to DIG officers and make connections with like minded individuals who you will compete with. Food and soft drinks will be provided at the end of the game.
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
Introduction to Fencing
Daskalakis Athletic Center
DAC South Gym
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Interested in fencing but have never fenced before? The Drexel Fencing Club will be hosting an quick introduction to the sport of fencing including a quick introduction of the sport, so basic footwork and blade work, and a few fencing bouts! Please come in with athletic clothes and sneakers! Any questions, please reach out to drexelufencing@gmail.com
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
Avengers: Endgame Movie Marathon
URBN Center Annex
Large Screening Room 114
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.There is no better way to end Welcome Week than an Avengers: Endgame movie marathon!
SUIT Up
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
Meet at LeBow Hall
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.Are you just realizing all of the professional clothing you will need during your time here at Drexel? Whether you are giving a presentation, going on a corporate site visit, or participating in a networkint event, we want you to look your best! Drexel University is taking over JCPenney in Cherry Hill, NJ on Sunday, September 23rd. JCPenney is offering an in-store discount of 40% off to Drexel faculty, staff, students and their families. This discount can also be applied to clearance items and includes dress clothes, dress shoes, select accessories, undergarments, etc... JCPenney is a 20 minute drive from University City.