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Friday, September 14
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
University City Campus Bookstore
8 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)
Bookstore
11 a.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 Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Bookstore
2 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 15
Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Immunizations Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multipurpose Room
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),  Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.  These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.  If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee.   All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Drexel Campus Services Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Campus Resource Fair
Recreation Center
Recreation Center Lobby
10 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. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Immunization Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multi Purpose Room
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Immunization Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multipurpose Room
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Campus Resource Fair
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
12 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. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

Drexel Central Walk-In Hours
Main Building
Drexel Central
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Drexel Central is your one-stop for the offices of the Bursar, Financial Aid, and Registrar. Our goal is to help you in every way possible regarding any of those areas.Stop in during our special Move-In Weekend hours for answers to important questions.Families, please remember to review the FERPA requirements for access to your student's information

Immunization Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multipurpose Room
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Campus Resource Fair
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
2 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. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Session & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Welcome BBQ
Recreation Center
Rec Center Fitness Plaza
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Enjoy dinner outdoors with new friends and classmates! *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - Caneris Hall
Caneris Hall
Caneris Hall
8 p.m. - 9:30 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.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - North Hall
North Hall
North Hall
8 p.m. - 9:30 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 & packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - Towers Hall
Towers Hall
Towers Hall
8 p.m. - 9:30 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 and security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - Kelly Hall
Kelly Hall
Kelly Hall
8 p.m. - 9:30 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
Recreation Center
Rec Center Fitness Plaza
11 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Join us for a late night snack and cartoons with your new classmates.

Sunday, September 16
Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Immunization Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multipurpose Room
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Drexel Campus Services Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Find-A-Church
Peck Problem Solving and Research 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 multiple locations, worship styles, generational demographics, denominations and even languages.You are invited to join us.

Welcome Mass for Students and Families
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

All students and families are welcome to celebrate Sunday Mass with the Drexel Newman Catholic Community

Grab and Go Breakfast
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Disability Resources Open House
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
James E. Marks Intercultural Center (JEMIC) Ida Chen Conference Room
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

OED/Disability Resources will host an Open House for both students and parents.We will do a brief presentation and then take time to answer questions.

Immunization Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multi Purpose Room
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Campus Resource Fair
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
10 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. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Shopping Trip!
Recreation Center
33rd and Market Streets
10 a.m. - 1 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.

Commuter Tips and Tricks Tour
Main Building
Great Court
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Join current students for a fun walking tour of lounges, parking, and assorted campus locations of interest to commuter students!Tours leave every 15 minutes with the last tour departing at 11:45AM.

Grab and Go Breakfast
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Kosher BBQ
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Stop by for a hearty kosher BBQ lunch and meet some cool Jews!

From Classroom to Company
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Jessica Sarkisian, an alumnus of Drexel Lebow College of Business 2015, is here to speak about how she was able to transform a classroom concept into a tech-based company. Jessica started the educational technology company, Rezzio, based off of an assignment during one of her courses during undergrad at Drexel. Rezzio’s headquartered out of an incubator located inside the Close School of Entrepreneurship, which currently hosts more than 20 startup companies. Come to hear Jessica’s journey as she began her entrepreneurship story with the help of Drexel University!

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Immunization Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multipurpose Room
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Shopping Trip!
Recreation Center
33rd and Market Streets
12 p.m. - 3 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.

Campus Resource Fair
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
12 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. *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

Drexel Central Walk-In Hours
Main Building
Drexel Central
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Drexel Central is your one-stop for the offices of the Bursar, Financial Aid, and Registrar. Our goal is to help you in every way possible regarding any of those areas.Stop in during our special Move-In Weekend hours for answers to important questions.Families, please remember to review the FERPA requirements for access to your student's information

Commuter and Transfer Welcome Day
Main Building
Great Court and Main Auditorium
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join us for Commuter and Transfer Welcome Day!Your orientation experience will include your Mandatory Session, 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 fill out your Welcome Week Waiver for your raffle entry and stay throughout the afternoon for a chance to win amazing prizes from local vendors! We'll end the day by escorting you to the Welcome Cookout! Due to certain residential students moving to campus concurrently with Commuter/Transfer Day, we anticipate additional traffic in the area and would encourage you to utilize Philadelphia's public transportation options. Should you plan on driving, please email commuters@drexel.edu and we will be in touch with additional information about parking locations.

From Co-op to Career
3201 Arch Street
Steinbright Career Development Center Suite 110 Lobby (Enter off Arch Street)
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Steinbright Career Development Center will host an information session for parents. This overview will include information about the services available through Steinbright including a summary of co-op and career advising opportunities. The session will end with Q and A.

Eagles Game Viewing Party
Landmark Americana
Landmark Americana Tap and Grill
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Stop by the Landmark Americana Tap and Grill for a special viewing of the Eagles game as the reigning Super Bowl Champs take on the Buccaneers! A Live DJ and Giveaways will be available throughout the game!

From Co-op to Career
3201 Arch Street
Steinbright Career Development Center Suite 110 Lobby (Enter off Arch Street)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The Steinbright Career Development Center will host an information session for parents. This overview will include information about the services available through Steinbright including a summary of co-op and career advising opportunities. The session will end with Q and A.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Immunization Clinic
North Hall
North Hall Multipurpose Room
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

How to Advocate for and Support Your Student
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A panel of staff will provide information to assist families in supporting their student during this new transition to college.

Welcome Cookout
Lancaster Walk
Fitness Plaza and Lancaster Walk
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy dinner outdoors with new friends and classmates! *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

Dragon Card Distribution
James Creese Student Center
Dragon Card Office
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Please stop by the James Creese Student Center, get your picture taken if you haven't already, and grab your new Dragon Card! *Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Welcome Cookout
Lancaster Walk
Fitness Plaza and Lancaster Walk
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Enjoy dinner outdoors with new friends and classmates! *Parents and families are welcome to attend.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - VanR Hall
Van Rensselaer Hall
VanR Hall
6 p.m. - 7:30 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 and security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
6 p.m. - 7:30 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.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - Race Hall
Race Street Residences
Race Hall
6 p.m. - 7:30 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.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings - Myers Hall
Myers Hall
Myers Hall
6 p.m. - 7:30 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.

S'Mores and More
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Cozy up after move-in day with Hillel and make-your-own (kosher) s'mores! All are welcome.

Kick Off Event
The Franklin Institute
The Franklin Institute
8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

The Welcome Week 2018 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 Day!

First Bash Carnival
Armory
Armory and Volleyball Courts
11 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Following the Kickoff Event, join The Good Idea Fund for welcome party showcasing fun activities like Lazer Tag, bubble soccer, and plenty of free food!

Monday, September 17
Breakfast
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Breakfast
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Immunizations Clinic
North Hall
North Hall MPR
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),  Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.  These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.  If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee.   All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Bookstore
8 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!

Who is Drexel Central?
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Drexel Central, your one-stop for the Offices of the Bursar, Financial Aid and Registration. Learn about the services we can (and cannot) offer, the departments and offices we support, and the overall role we are happy to play in aiding your success throughout your time at Drexel.

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.

Breakfast
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
How to Use Your Health Insurance and Student Health Center
Myers Hall
Myers Hall MPR
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Introduction to the Health Center with Health Center Staff explaining what they offer, how to access their services and all you need to know to use the health center.  Also, representatives from Aetna Student Health will explain the reason for health insurance and all the important information needed to use your coverage.  An in depth explanation will be provided to make using your health insurance easier!

Yoga Class
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.  This class will meet outside on Fitness Plaza in the back of the Drexel Recreation Center at 33rd and Market.  All levels are welcome.  Bring your friends and a yoga mat.  No mat?  No problem.  We will save spots for you on the soft floor of fitness plaza.  Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel.

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Center Multi-Purpose Room
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 de-stress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more.

Immunizations Clinic
North Hall
North Hall MPR
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),  Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.  These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.  If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee.   All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

How to Be A Dragon
Residence Halls (Commuter Students will receive session information on Sunday during Commuter/Transfer Welcome Day)
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

In this interactive session, students will learn about information on personal safety, situational awareness, community safety, tips for safety in the city, Title XI, "Dragon Amnesty Program," Student Conduct and Community Standards, and so much more!

 

Commuter Students, the mandatory session information will be presented as a part of Commuter Transfer Welcome Day on Sunday. Please plan to login to the webcast at 10:30am on Monday for the second portion. Link will be available soon.

Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Center Multi-Purpose Room
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.

Lunch
Urban Eatery
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Campus Bookstore Open
University City
Bookstore
11 a.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!

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
MANDATORY Floor Meetings (Race Hall)
Race Street Residences
Race Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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.

Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
MANDATORY Floor Meetings (Towers Hall)
Towers Hall
Towers Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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.

Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Center Multi-Purpose Room
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.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings (North Hall)
North Hall
North Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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.

Lunch
Urban Eatery
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
MANDATORY Floor Meetings (VanR Hall)
Van Rensselaer Hall
VanR Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings (Kelly Hall)
Kelly Hall
Kelly Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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. 

MANDATORY Floor Meetings (Myers Hall)
Myers Hall
Myers Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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.

MANDATORY Floor Meetings (Millennium Hall)
Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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.

MANDATORY Floor Meeting - Caneris Hall
Caneris Hall
Caneris Hall
12 p.m. - 1 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 and security, the guest policy, mail and packages, maintenance concerns, and room lockouts.

Libraries Open House
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Welcome! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library and Hahnemann Libraries to find out about the amazing resources we have 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? Check one out from the front desk or utilize our laptop kiosk -See a demo of the Data Visualization Zone or the Drexel Sound booth -Participate in our scavenger hunt to familiarize yourself with the Library and win cool prizes (W. W. Hagerty Library only) -Grab some Libraries swag -And more!

Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Interested in the Music, Theatre or Dance? Have questions about how to get involved with an ensemble? Involvement in classes and ensembles are open to all students at Drexel regardless of major. Come to the information table in the Mandell lobby at lunch time and find out more about what is available to you at Drexel.

Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
12 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!

Immunizations Clinic
North Hall
North Hall MPR
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),  Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.  These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.  If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee. All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
You're in the Write Place
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall 0032
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

We'll start with an ice-breaker exercise focused on writing. Students will get a template of George Ella Lyon's poem "Where I'm From," that they will complete by filling in blank parts of the poem, mad-libs style. Afterwards, students and writing center staff will introduce themselves and read a part of their poem. This exercise is fun and is an engaging way to get know a little bit about people and where they are from.

Afterwards, writing center staff will talk with students about what we do in the center, how they can interact with us and benefit from our services, and how to get a job as a Peer Reader, if they are interested in that.

Lunch
Urban Eatery
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Drexel YOU
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Theater
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Drexel University is a home of diverse identities and perspectives. “Drexel YOU” will show case our student community through describing their pursuit of success and highlighting the university’s greatest strength - its diversity. Through defining community, understanding personal narrative, and reflecting on their journey to finding a home at Drexel.

DIY Fest
Myers Hall
Myers Multipurpose Room
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Spice up your dorm room and make DIY crafts with Hillel. We'll be coloring, painting, making dream catchers, free snacks, and more!  All are welcome.

Student Success at Residence
Kelly Hall
Kelly Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

Intro to Foundation Design
The URBN Center
URBN 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.

Commuter Carnival
James Creese Student Center
Commuter Lounge
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Join this CSA for games, food, and fun and learn about life as a commuter at Drexel! We'll explore the commuter lounge, play carnival games and answer questions!

Inbound Exchange Student Orientation
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall 031
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

This session is mandatory for all inbound exchange students (graduate and undergraduate), who will be attending Drexel beginning in the Fall 2018 term. Meet your fellow exchange students and learn about Drexel policies and procedures that will prepare you for success during your academic exchange program.

Student Success at Residence
Caneris Hall
Caneris Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

Engineering Learning Community Orientation
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

This session is required for all students residing in the Engineering Learning Community (ELC)  program in Myers Hall. Facilitators will cover the ELC program requirements and benefits and welcome participants to campus.

 
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Triangle Tabling
Main Building
Perelman Plaza
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Come visit the staff of The Triangle, the independent student newspaper at Drexel University, to learn how to stayed informed with your campus newspaper and even how you can get involved and join us for a fun, interactive component!

Trip to the National Constitution Center
National Constitution Center
Leave from Dragon Statue
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join Lindy Center for Civic Engagement staff and your fellow students as we explore the birthplace of American Democracy. The National Constitution Center brings the United States Constitution to life by hosting interactive exhibits and constitutional conversations and inspires active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition. We will travel together using SEPTA (fare provided). After you're done visiting the Constitution Center, stick around and explore historic Old City Philadelphia. Return to campus at your leisure.

LinkedIn
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall 108
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

This session is to help students understand the basics of LinkedIn and help them learn how to create a great profile.

Yoga Class
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This 55-minute yoga practice is a welcoming and invigorating way to start both your day and your Drexel experience.  This class will meet outside on Fitness Plaza in the back of the Drexel Recreation Center at 33rd and Market.  All levels are welcome.  Bring your friends and a yoga mat.  No mat?  No problem.  We will save spots for you on the soft floor of fitness plaza.  Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel.

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lunch
Urban Eatery
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Immunizations Clinic
North Hall
North Hall MPR
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Office of Health Insurance and Immunizations will offer clinics in North Hall for the following vaccines: PPD test ($35), Meningococcal ($150), TDAP ($84),  Hepatitis B ($75), MMR ($100) and Varicella ($150) Some health insurances can be accepted, however, due to plan limitations for certain plans, others may not be accepted at the time of service.  These plans will require a full payment, however, a claim will be made on your behalf.  If full payment is received from your insurance company the full amount will be reimbursed to you by the medical provider. There is a $25.00 non-refundable clinic fee.   All payments must be made by cash or credit card.

Student Ambassador Welcome to Campus
Main Building
Visit Center
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

This program is to welcome New Students to campus and have a meet and greet with our student ambassadors. this will also serve as a recruitment tool for the program.

Campus Bookstore Open
University City
Bookstore
2 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!

Swiping Left, Dating Right: Healthy Relationships
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 108
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Flirting, dating, hooking up: college is DIFFERENT than high school. This fun, inclusive, and interactive workshop explores what a healthy relationship looks and feels like. We'll also talk about unhealthy relationships, including spotting red flags on dating apps. And, we'll work through how to support a friend in a bad situation, and recognizing damaging behaviors in yourself.

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 successful 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
Main Building
Great Court
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.It's time to celebrate the 192nd birthday of our founder and first philanthropist Anthony J. Drexel! Enjoy Birthday treats and check out the various party games while meeting fellow new Dragons and members of the Drexel community from Alumni Relations and the Drexel Fund. 
STARS Scholars Welcome Reception - Invitation Only
MacAlister Hall
City View
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

This reception will be for students entering the university as STAR Scholars (students already in the program who will be invited specifically by our office). This will be an opportunity for these students to meet each other, the staff of the Office of Undergraduate Research, and former STAR Scholars and to learn a little about the program before the academic year begins.

 
Drexel's Steel Bridge Team!
3101 Market St
Room 223
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Test your skills while competing against others in bridge design. Get to meet Drexel's Steel Bridge Team, who compete regionally and nationally annually. Food and drink will be provided.

Drexel Athletics HOOPla
Daskalakis Athletic Center
DAC Basketball Courts
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join Drexel Athletics and the Men's and Women's Basketball teams for some pizza and basketball! Challenge our student-athletes to a game of knockout, play some baggo, and get some free swag from the DAC Pack at this fun event in the DAC!

Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange!
Daskalakis Athletic Center
Basketball Courts
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Time to clean our your closet! Swap out your non-Drexel college T-Shirt for a Drexel Dragons one! Only non-Drexel college shirts will be accepted. All collected T-Shirts will be donated.

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Mandatory International Undergraduate Orientation
Main Building
Main Auditorium
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Provide important information about international student status compliance in regards to F-1 status. This session goes over regulations surrounding students legal status in the US.

Escape the Classroom
3401 Market Street
CLASS Suite 110
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join a team and put your STEM knowledge to the test! Trapped in CASTLE (the Center for STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence) students will use clues and prompts to solve their way out of the classroom!

Student Success at Residence
Kelly Hall
Kelly Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Theatre Improvisation
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join in the fun through a series of games and exercises that guide you to embrace the spontaneous moment by saying yes to this short-form improv workshop with adjunct instructor, playwright and comedian David Lee White.

Beach Blast
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
First Floor
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Join Hillel for a day of fun in the sun with volleyball, lawn games, and free snacks. All are welcome

SCDI Open House
James Creese Student Center
SCDI
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Visit the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion to get involved with the community and stay connected!   Come learn about the Black Student Resource Space (TLU), the Gender & Sexuality Resource Space, the Women’s Resource Space, the Latinx Community Resource Space, the Recovery Resource Space, and our Spiritual and Religious Life Space.  All Dragons Welcome!

First Generation Panel and Reception
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 120 and Atrium
4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Please join us for a panel discussion with current Drexel students, faculty and staff as they share their experience as the first in their family to attend and graduate college.  The panel will be followed by a reception where participants can network with others who are first generation college students. First Forward is a first generation college initiative for students whose parents did not earn a four-year college degree.  It is designed to promote pride in being first generation through networking and connecting with other students, faculty, staff, alumni, and resources on campus.

Drexel Night at the Phillies
Drexel Dragon Statue
Mario the Magnificent, then Travel to Citizen's Bank Park
4:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Take me out to the ball game! Be sure to snag your ticket to Drexel Night at the Ballpark! Students will receive not only admission to the game, but a voucher for dinner at one of Citizens Bank Park's many vendors.

 

Shuttles will begin departing from the Dragon Statue at 4:30PM. They will run on an continuous loop. Students are also welcome to utilize SEPTA to commute to the ballpark, but please first arrive at the Dragon Statue to claim your ticket.

Dinner
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center (the has)
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Not a fan of baseball? The Handschumacher Dining Center (The Hans) will be open for folks not heading down to Citizens Bank Park.
Dinner
Handschumacher Dining Center
Handschumacher Dining Center (The Hans)
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Not a fan of baseball? The Handschumacher Dining Center (The Hans) will be open for folks not heading down to Citizens Bank Park.
Falafel Fest
3507 Baring Street
Rohr Jewish Student Center
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Falafel Fest is an opportunity for students to come to the Chabad House, meet student leaders and advisors, and learn about awesome opportunities while enjoying an authentic Israeli falafel spread!

Tuesday, September 18
Breakfast
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Breakfast
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Campus Bookstore
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Bookstore
8 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!
Academic Kick Off!
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Provost Brian Blake welcomes new and returning students to Drexel with this first annual kick off event. 

COE - Freshman Academic Session -Session #1: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Session #1: 9-10am- Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering. Come spend the day getting to know your advisors, professors, and fellow Engineering students at College Day! Enjoy Philadelphia-themed snacks at our Welcome Party, walk around to our Engineering department and student group tables, and pick up your 2018 New Student Drexel Engineering t-shirt!

COE - Transfer Academic Session
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Come spend the day getting to know your advisors, professors, and fellow Engineering students at College Day! Enjoy Philadelphia-themed snacks at our Welcome Party, walk around to our Engineering department and student group tables, and pick up your 2018 New Student Drexel Engineering t-shirt!

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

 
Close - Intro Session
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Pearlstein 101
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 18 for the 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.  The day will begin on campus, featuring inspired activities before heading out to adventure our way through the City of Brotherly Love for the Inaugural Baiada Crawl!   Engage with startup leaders from around Philadelphia, including Baiada and Drexel alumni ventures, with in-depth behind-the-scenes tours of buzzing urban co-working spaces.

CNHP - Student Organization Involvement Fair
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Join student leaders of our numerous organizations to learn more of their organizations’ missions, goals and benefits.  Refreshments provided.

CoAS - 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.

 
CoAS - Politics Session
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall 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.

CoAS - 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!

CoAS - Biology Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 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.

CoAS Biodiversity, Earth, and Environmental Studies Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 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

CoAS - Criminology and Justice Studies Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 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!

CoAS - Communications Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 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!

CoAS - 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. 

CoAS - Psychology Session
Disque Hall
Disque Hall Room 103
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!

CFHM - Welcome Session
Academic Building
Academic Bistro
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

The Center for Food and Hospitality Management is thrilled to welcome our incoming freshman and transfer students!  Join us for a fun morning where you will get to meet the faculty and staff of the Center, explore the Drexel University campus and Philadelphia through an exciting Scavenger Hunt, and end College Day with a pizza party where you will get to make your own pizza with the faculty and staff.

Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Center Multi-Purpose Room
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.

LeBow 101
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
Locations assigned by Peer Leaders
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

LeBow Undergradutes meet with UNIV instructors and their Peer Leaders (Getting to know LeBow, Team Building)

SoE - Meet and Greet
3401 Market Street
3401 Market Street
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

SoE Meet /Greet with faculty and Dean at 3401 Market Street

Mural Arts Tour
Nesbitt Hall
Leave from Nesbitt Hall
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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.

Goodwin First Year Exploratory Studies - Meet and Greet
Main Building
Main Auditorium
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

College day will consist of introductions and group activities, encouraging team building, student engagement, and collaboration. The Icebreaker activities will be held in Gerri C. LeBow Hall with lunch following this segment. Drexel Challenge - The Drexel Challenge is designed to introduce the students to campus and the Old City area, acquainting them with important campus and city locations. For the Drexel Challenge, the freshmen will be broken up into teams. Each team will be given a list of places in the Old City area to visit. Teams will take photos to show completion of various challenges.

Biomed - Intro Session
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Theater
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join the Dean and Associate Dean, the advising team and current students to discuss the curriculum and hear from current students, BIOMED student organizations, and co-curricular opportunities.  

Goodwin First Year Exploratory Studies- Drexel Challenge
Main Building
Main Auditorium
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

College day will consist of introductions and group activities, encouraging team building, student engagement, and collaboration. Following ice breakers and team building will be preparation and planning for the Drexel Challenge scavenger hunt which will follow lunch. The Drexel Challenge is designed to introduce the students to campus and the surrounding area, acquainting them with important campus and city locations. Following the Drexel Challenge, students will return to the Main Auditorium for announcement of the winning team and grand prize!

CoE - Freshman Academic Session -Session #2: Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Engineering Undeclared
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Session #2: 10:15-11:15am- Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Engineering Undeclared. Come spend the day getting to know your advisors, professors, and fellow Engineering students at College Day! Enjoy Philadelphia-themed snacks at our Welcome Party, walk around to our Engineering department and student group tables, and pick up your 2018 New Student Drexel Engineering t-shirt!

Wespthal - Transfer Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

CFHM - Drexel Scavenger Hunt
Academic Building
Academic Bistro
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The Center for Food and Hospitality Management is thrilled to welcome our incoming freshman and transfer students!  Join us for a fun morning where you will get to meet the faculty and staff of the Center, explore the Drexel University campus and Philadelphia through an exciting Scavenger Hunt, and end College Day with a pizza party where you will get to make your own pizza with the faculty and staff.

Custom Design - Orientation
W.W. Hagerty Library
Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry Office, Hagerty L-32
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.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.

CoAS - English and Philosophy Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 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.

CoAS - Anthropology Session
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall 6th Floor, Skyview
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You'll get to know your faculty and fellow students as you discuss current issues, hear about opportunities available in the major and learn about career options after graduation!

CoAS - Chemistry Session
Disque Hall
Disque Hall Room 108
10:30 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.

CoAS - Global Studies and Modern Languages Session
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Hall 6th Floor, 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!

CoAS - Emerging Scholars and Undecided Humanities & Social Science Students
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 112
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session for Emerging Scholars and Undecided Humanities & Social Science Students - You'll meet your program director and other first-year students as you learn about the opportunities available in the program and explore campus!

CoAS - Mathematics Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 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!

CNHP - Welcome, Introductions and Initiatives
Recreation Center
Rec Center Gym
10:45 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.

Lunch
Urban Eatery
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Center Multi-Purpose Room
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.

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Close - Student Activity
Saxby's HQ - 2300 Chestnut St.
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 18 for the 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.  The day will begin on campus, featuring inspired activities before heading out to adventure our way through the City of Brotherly Love for the Inaugurual Baiada Crawl!   Engage with startup leaders from around Philadelphia, including Baiada and Drexel alumni ventures, with in-depth behind-the-scenes tours of buzzing urban co-working spaces.

LeBow - Carnival
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Building wide carnival

CCI - Lunch and Learn
Armory
Armory
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join the College of Computing and Informatics for College Day 2018. Lunch will be provided, and you will have the opportunity to meet your classmates and advisors, and participate in an Amazing Race! Please register at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/college-of-computing-informatics-college-day-2018-tickets-47526703650 

Westphal - Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
Hans Dining Hall
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

 
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Bookstore
11 a.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!

SoE - Walk to Academy of Natural Sciences
3401 Market Street
Walk to Academy of Natural Sciences
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Walk to  Academy of Natural Sciences.

CCI - Student Organizations Review
Armory
Armory
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join the College of Computing and Informatics for College Day 2018. Lunch will be provided, and you will have the opportunity to meet your classmates and advisors, and participate in an Amazing Race! Please register at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/college-of-computing-informatics-college-day-2018-tickets-47526703650 

CoE - Freshman Academic Session - Session #3:Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Materials Science and Engineering
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

-Session #3: 11:30am-12:30pm- Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Materials Science and Engineering. Come spend the day getting to know your advisors, professors, and fellow Engineering students at College Day! Enjoy Philadelphia-themed snacks at our Welcome Party, walk around to our Engineering department and student group tables, and pick up your 2018 New Student Drexel Engineering t-shirt!

CCI - Welcome Session and Amazing Race Details
Armory
Armory
12 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Join the College of Computing and Informatics for College Day 2018. Lunch will be provided, and you will have the opportunity to meet your classmates and advisors, and participate in an Amazing Race! Please register at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/college-of-computing-informatics-college-day-2018-tickets-47526703650 

Lunch
Urban Eatery
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Goodwin First Year Exploratory Studies - Lunch
Main Building
Great Court
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

College Day-First-Year Exploratory Studies Students College day will consist of introductions and group activities, encouraging team building, student engagement, and collaboration. The Icebreaker activities will be held in Gerri C. LeBow Hall with lunch following this segment. Drexel Challenge - The Drexel Challenge is designed to introduce the students to campus and the Old City area,acquainting them with important campus and city locations. For the Drexel Challenge, the freshmen will be broken up into teams. Each team will be given a list of places in the Old City area to visit. Teams will take photos to show completion of various challenges.

CoE - Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
Hans Dining Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Come spend the day getting to know your advisors, professors, and fellow Engineering students at College Day! Enjoy Philadelphia-themed snacks at our Welcome Party, walk around to our Engineering department and student group tables, and pick up your 2018 New Student Drexel Engineering t-shirt!

Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Center Multi-Purpose Room
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.

CFHM - Lunch
Academic Building
Academic Bistro
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

The Center for Food and Hospitality Management is thrilled to welcome our incoming freshman and transfer students!  Join us for a fun morning where you will get to meet the faculty and staff of the Center, explore the Drexel University campus and Philadelphia through an exciting Scavenger Hunt, and end College Day with a pizza party where you will get to make your own pizza with the faculty and staff.

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Custom Design - Lunch
W.W. Hagerty Library
Center for Interdisciplinary Office Hagerty L-32
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.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.

SoE - Lunch and Team Building
Academy of Natural Sciences
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch and team building exercises at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Goodwin MTP- Welcome and Panel Discussion
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall 344
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

12:00pm - Lunch - 12:30pm - 60 minutes of close-up sleight-of-hand magic by Steven "Magic Steve" Leventhal -1:30pm - 90 minute Q and A with a panel of MTP students who successfully matriculated into their desired degree programs will share tips from their experience as veterans making the transition to academic life and study at Drexel Univeristy Swag giveaway items!

CNHP at Dave and Busters
Rocky Steps and Dave and Busters
12:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Board our 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 return to the University City Campus.

LeBow - Lunch with your Peer Leader
Locations as assigned by Peer Leaders
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Enjoy lunch with you peer leader!

Close - Lunch
Saxby's HQ
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 18 for the 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.  The day will begin on campus, featuring inspired activities before heading out to adventure our way through the City of Brotherly Love for the Inaugural Baiada Crawl!   Engage with startup leaders from around Philadelphia, including Baiada and Drexel alumni ventures, with in-depth behind-the-scenes tours of buzzing urban co-working spaces.

Biomed Boardwalk
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone 3rd Floor Patio and Atrium
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.Boardwalk style refreshments, games and activities.  Social event with faculty, staff and current students.  This event is for all new students (undergraduate, transfer and new undergraduate).  
Public Health - Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
Hans Dining Hall
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CCI - Amazing Race
Armory
Armory
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join the College of Computing and Informatics for College Day 2018. Lunch will be provided, and you will have the opportunity to meet your classmates and advisors, and participate in an Amazing Race! Please register at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/college-of-computing-informatics-college-day-2018-tickets-47526703650

CoAS - College-Wide Lunch
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB Atrium
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

College-Wide Party and Lunch for All Majors in the College of Arts and Sciences - 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.

Goodwin First Year Exploratory Studies - Group Photo
Korman Center
Korman Quad
12:45 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Move to quad for FYES Photo

Westphal - Graphic Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 432/434
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Screenwriting/Playwriting Session
University Crossings
University Crossings 028
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Architecture Session
The URBN Center
URBN 427
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Interactive Digital Media Session
The URBN Center
URBN 248
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Music Industry Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Photography Session
The URBN Center
URBN 120
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Product Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 265
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Art History Session
The URBN Center
URBN 107
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Interior Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 425
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Animation Session
The URBN Center
URBN 239
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Entertainment Arts Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Film/Television Session
University Crossings
University Crossings 028
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Fashion Design Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Game Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 349
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Design and Merchandising Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Dance Session
The URBN Center
URBN 108
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Close - Baiada Crawl
1776 Rittenhouse
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 18 for the 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.  The day will begin on campus, featuring inspired activities before heading out to adventure our way through the City of Brotherly Love for the Inaugural Baiada Crawl!   Engage with startup leaders from around Philadelphia, including Baiada and Drexel alumni ventures, with in-depth behind-the-scenes tours of buzzing urban co-working spaces.

LeBow - Carnival (continued)
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
G Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Building wide carnival

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Lunch
Urban Eatery
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

 
Student Success at Residence
Myers Hall
Myers Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Student Success at Residence
Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Custom Design - Escape Room
W.W. Hagerty Library
Leave from Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry office, Hagerty L-32
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.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.

Westphal - Screenwriting/Playwriting Session
University Crossings
University Crossings 028
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Animation Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Design and Merchandising Session
The URBN Center
URBN 141
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Entertainment Arts Session
The URBN Center
URBN 239
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Fashion Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 108
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Art History Session
The URBN Center
URBN 120
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Film/Television Session
University Crossings
University Crossings 028
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Dance Session
The URBN Center
URBN 120
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Architecture Session
The URBN Center
URBN 427
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Game Design Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Music Industry Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Screening Room
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Undeclared Session
The URBN Center
URBN 123
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Product Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 349
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Interior Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 427
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Graphic Design Session
The URBN Center
URBN 349
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Photography Session
The URBN Center
URBN 265
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Westphal - Interactive Digital Media Session
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

University Crossings 028 is located in the basement of Crossings at 32nd and Market. The URBN Annex Screening Room and Black Box Theater are located at 3401 Filbert. The URBN Center is located at 3501 Market Street.

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lunch
Urban Eatery
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Close - Baiada Crawl
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 18 for the 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.  The day will begin on campus, featuring inspired activities before heading out to adventure our way through the City of Brotherly Love for the Inaugural Baiada Crawl!   Engage with startup leaders from around Philadelphia, including Baiada and Drexel alumni ventures, with in-depth behind-the-scenes tours of buzzing urban co-working spaces.

Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Bookstore
2 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!
Free Chair Massages
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Biomed - Walk Your Schedule
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone Lobby
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Departs from Lobby of Bossone Research Enterprise Building. Our Biomed Student Ambassadors will lead walking tours to the classrooms where the fall term courses are scheduled to meet. This activity is for all new students - undergraduate, transfer and graduate

CoE - Welcome Party
Recreation Center
Rec Center Courts
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Come spend the day getting to know your advisors, professors, and fellow Engineering students at College Day! Enjoy Philadelphia-themed snacks at our Welcome Party, walk around to our Engineering department and student group tables, and pick up your 2018 New Student Drexel Engineering t-shirt!

CCI - Philly Snacks and Games
Armory
Armory
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join the College of Computing and Informatics for College Day 2018. Lunch will be provided, and you will have the opportunity to meet your classmates and advisors, and participate in an Amazing Race! Please register at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/college-of-computing-informatics-college-day-2018-tickets-47526703650 

Biomed - Walk Your Schedule
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone Lobby
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Departs from Lobby of Bossone Research Enterprise Building. Our Biomed Student Ambassadors will lead walking tours to the classrooms where the fall term courses are scheduled to meet. This activity is for all new students - undergraduate, transfer and graduate. Departs from Lobby of Bossone Research Enterprise Building

Goodwin - Spruce Street Harbor Park
Spruce Street Harbor Park
Off Campus
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

College Day-First-Year Exploratory Studies Students. College day will consist of introductions and group activities, encouraging team building, student engagement, and collaboration. The Icebreaker activities will be held in Gerri C. LeBow Hall with lunch following this segment. Drexel Challenge - The Drexel Challenge is designed to introduce the students to campus and the Old City area,acquainting them with important campus and city locations. For the Drexel Challenge, the freshmen will be broken up into teams. Each team will be given a list of places in the Old City area to visit. Teams will take photos to show completion of various challenges.

Westphal House Party
The URBN Center
URBN Center Lobby
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Students from all majors in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design are invited to attend the Westphal House Party! Come for the Little Baby’s Ice Cream and SWAG; stay for the lawn games and dance party, with beats by Westphal's very own DJ SpenDenn.

Student Success at Residence
Myers Hall
Myers Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Student Success at Residence
Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Student Success at Residence
Millennium Hall
Millennium Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Yom Kippur Pre-fast and Shmooze
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Before the holiday begins come by the Perelman Center for some pre-fast treats, hydration and fun and interactive opportunities to wipe your slate clean for the new year. All are welcome to attend.

Biomed - Walk Your Schedule
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone Lobby
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Departs from Lobby of Bossone Research Enterprise Building Our Biomed Student Ambassadors will lead walking tours to the classrooms where the fall term courses are scheduled to meet. This activity is for all new students - undergraduate, transfer and graduate

Custom-Designed Debrief
W.W. Hagerty Library
Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry office. Hagerty L-32
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.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.

Yom Kippur Pre-fast Meal
3507 Baring Street
Chabad House
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Nourish your body for the Fast of Yom Kippur. Enjoy a delicious home-made dinner with fellow Jewish Dragons

Dinner
Main Building
Great Court
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Drexel Athletics Mens Soccer Game vs. Bucknell
Buckley Field
Vidas Field
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Hop on the shuttle and head over to Vidas Athletic Complex to cheer on the Men's Soccer team! FREE pizza for Drexel students while supplies last! See you there!

Nerd Night @ Drexel
W.W. Hagerty Library
Bookmark Cafe, Hagerty Library
6 p.m. - 8 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.

Climb for Cookies
Recreation Center
Climbing Wall
6 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.

Kol Nidre Services
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Raymond G Perelman Center for Jewish Life
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The chanting of Kol Nidre is one of the most haunting and memorable liturgical moments of the Jewish year.  You are invite to join Drexel's Jewish community  as we begin Yom Kippur with the meditations, music and prayers of our sacred tradition. All are welcome to attend. Services will be hosted in the Scheller Chapel, a light-filled space featuring warm tones and comfortable chairs creating an intimate and inspiring environment for prayer and reflection.  Our services will be led by our Executive Director Rabbi Isabel de Koninck and will feature a variety of opportunities for student and guest participation.  The services will be egalitarian (all participants seated together) and will draw on the holiday traditions of the Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist movements utilizing the fully translated and fully transliterated (hebrew written in english letters) Mahzor Eit Ratzon.

Dinner and Worship
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
Lobby, Ida Chen Room and Interfaith Chapel
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Door Christian Community offers a free dinner to all new students during welcome week open to all people of all faiths and creeds. Come and enjoy food and conversation in a relaxed and safe atmosphere to meet new people. After dinner feel free to stay for an engaging ecumenical worship that is filled with song and praise. (Note: Attending worship is not required to enjoy the free dinner.)

Yom Kippur Kol Nidrei Service
3507 Baring Street
Chabad House
6:45 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Kol Nidrei is the opening prayer service to Yom Kippur. Join us for a enjoyable, meaningful and inspiring service. Open to all, regardless of background or knowledge. English/Hebrew prayer books provided.

Karaoke Night
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Atrium
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for free pizza and Karaoke hosted by Drexel's 3 acappella groups! 8 To The Bar, The TrebleMakers, and The Cleftomaniacs.

Free Cupcakes with Cru - Evangelism Event
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Who doesn't like free cupcakes? Come by Race Lawn at 7 pm to grab some free snacks and meet the people of Drexel Cru!

SOCA & Paint
North Hall
North Hall MPR
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us for SOCA and Paint, operated by one of our very own artists. Unleash your creative spirit with the West Indian Student Establishment. Create an acrylic on canvas painting all while enjoying some refreshments. No limits; no expectations; express yourself!

Newman Mass, Floats and Fun
Academic Building
St. Katherine Drexel Chapel, Buckley Sand Volleyball Courts
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Come get to know the Drexel Newman Catholic Community! We will celebrate our first Newman Mass of the year at 8pm in the St. Katharine Drexel chapel, located 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, ice cream, lawn games, and fun with the Newman community.

 
$1000 Bingo!
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

We have $1,000 dollars’ worth of prizes you could win by just hanging out and playing BINGO! Don't miss your chance to walk away with some Drexel swag, electronics, or Dragon Dollars.

Wednesday, September 19
Breakfast
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Atrium
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
DragonHunt
Campus Wide
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Breakfast
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Atrium
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
8 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!

Breakfast
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Atrium
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
DragonHunt
Campus Wide
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

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!

Breakfast
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
Atrium
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Multi-Purpose Room (2nd Floor)
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and de-stress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more.

Dragon Navigator Breakfast
MacAlister Hall
Sky View
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Drexel students participating in the Drexel Navigator program are invited to a welcome reception.Learn more about the program the staff and the resources available to you during your Drexel journey and meet your mentor.

Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Open House
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Baiada Institute- 4th Floor
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Did you know that Drexel University has it's very own business incubator where we help students no matter if they have an initial idea or a fully launched organization? The Baiada Institute is the cradle of entrepreneurship at Drexel University and is a host for creativity and innovation. Open to all students, Baiada provides student entrepreneurs like you the physical space, mentoring, and resources to start your first (or next) big thing.The Baiada Institute translates the Close School of Entrepreneurship's groundbreaking curriculum into disruptive ideas led by innovative companies, created by Drexel students from all academic disciplines.Interested in working with the Baiada Institute? For this session, stop by the Baiada Institute for a behind the scenes look at some of our student run companies, network with our current entrepreneurs and take away some resources and opportunities that are available for all students here at Drexel.

Yom Kippur Morning Services
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Yom Kippur represent a time to reflect on the past year and set our intentions for the coming year through fasting, meditation, music, prayer and learning. You are warmly invited to mark the Yom Kippur holiday with Drexel's Jewish community.The Yom Kippur morning services will include the customary Yizkor (Memorial) services honoring the lives of all loved ones whom we have lost.All are welcome to attend. Services will be hosted in the Scheller Chapel, a light-filled space featuring warm tones and comfortable chairs creating an intimate and inspiring environment for prayer and reflection.Our services will be led by our Executive Director Rabbi Isabel de Koninck and will feature a variety of opportunities for student and guest participation.The services will be egalitarian (all participants seated together) and will draw on the holiday traditions of the Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist movements utilizing the fully translated and fully transliterated (hebrew written in english letters) Mahzor Eit Ratzon.

Block Party and Water Distribution
Lancaster Walk
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join Drexel Students for Christ for a block party! There'll be free food, lawn games, fun contests, and the chance to mingle with upperclassmen - we can't wait to see you there!

Yom Kippur Morning Service
3507 Baring Street
Chabad House
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable, meaningful and inspiring Yom Kippur morning service. Open to all, regardless of background or knowledge. English/Hebrew prayer books provided.
Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mindfreak
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall 031
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Criss Angel has proven he can temporarily jump into someone's psyche. However, wouldn't YOU like to know what other people are thinking? With Professor Suri, discover the latest technology that can unearth people's thoughts! Consumers, like us, sometimes find it hard to express ourselves in words so marketers learn to deep dive into minds to pull out what they need to know. Don't miss this opportunity to witness the science behind modern tools that pry open people's decision making processes and ultimately unravel the mystery behind human behaviors.

Lunch
Urban Eatery
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
11 a.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!

DragonHunt
Campus Wide
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Great Philly Food Debate
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 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!

Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Multi-Purpose Room (2nd Floor)
11:30 a.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 de-stress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more.

Yizkor Memorial Service
3507 Baring Street
Chabad House
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Yizkor is time for those who lost a loved one to recite a memorial prayer for their soul.

Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch
Urban Eatery
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Cyber Security Capture the Flag
3401 Market Street
Science Center 326
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Come join the Drexel CyberDragons as we host a virtual Capture the Flag Event and try your hand at basic hacking challenges.Please bring your personal laptop as we may not have enough to give out to those attending.

Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Interested in the Music, Theatre or Dance? Have questions about how to get involved with an ensemble? Involvement in classes and ensembles are open to all students at Drexel regardless of major. Come to the information table in the Mandell lobby at lunch time and find out more about what is available to you at Drexel.

Libraries Open House
W.W. Hagerty Library
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Welcome! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library and Hahnemann Libraries to find out about the amazing resources we have 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? Check one out from the front desk or utilize our laptop kiosk -See a demo of the Data Visualization Zone or the Drexel Sound booth -Participate in our scavenger hunt to familiarize yourself with the Library and win cool prizes (W. W. Hagerty Library only) -Grab some Libraries swag -And more!

Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange
Drexel Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Time to clean our your closet! Swap out your non-Drexel college T-Shirt for a Drexel Dragons one! Only non-Drexel college shirts will be accepted. All collected T-Shirts will be donated.

Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
12 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!

Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Open House
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Baiada Institute- 4th Floor
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Did you know that Drexel University has it's very own business incubator where we help students no matter if they have an initial idea or a fully launched organization? The Baiada Institute is the cradle of entrepreneurship at Drexel University and is a host for creativity and innovation. Open to all students, Baiada provides student entrepreneurs like you the physical space, mentoring, and resources to start your first (or next) big thing.The Baiada Institute translates the Close School of Entrepreneurship's groundbreaking curriculum into disruptive ideas led by innovative companies, created by Drexel students from all academic disciplines.Interested in working with the Baiada Institute? For this session, stop by the Baiada Institute for a behind the scenes look at some of our student run companies, network with our current entrepreneurs and take away some resources and opportunities that are available for all students here at Drexel.

Lunch
Urban Eatery
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Intro to Premedical and Predental Programs
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 120
1 p.m. - 2 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.

Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
You're in the Write Place
MacAlister Hall
Drexel Writing Center, 0032 MacAlister Hall
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

"We'll start with an ice-breaker exercise focused on writing. Students will get a template of George Ella Lyon's poem ""Where I'm From,"" that they will complete by filling in blank parts of the poem, mad-libs style. Afterwards, students and writing center staff will introduce themselves and read a part of their poem. This exercise is fun and is an engaging way to get know a little bit about people and where they are from. Afterwards, writing center staff will talk with students about what we do in the center, how they can interact with us and benefit from our services, and how to get a job as a Peer Reader, if they are interested in that."

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Bookstore
1 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!

Mind Your Faith
Peck Problem Solving and Research 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.

DragonHunt
Campus Wide
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Student Success at Residence
Race Street Residences
Race Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

Student Success at Residence 
Van Rensselaer Hall
VanR Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

Introduction to Social and Romantic Cues for Students with Autism
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 104
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

How do you start a romantic relationship with someone? This workshop is geared towards students on the autism spectrum who wish to understand romantic cues. Learn about how to talk to someone you like, or what a relationship might look like. We will discuss expectations and implications for romantic and friendly relationships- and the potential consequences of unwelcome behavior.

Community Service Opportunities Fair
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
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.

Lunch
Handschumacher Dining Hall
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
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.

Lunch
Urban Eatery
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lunch
Northside Dining Terrace
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Open House
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Baiada Institute- 4th Floor
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Did you know that Drexel University has it's very own business incubator where we help students no matter if they have an initial idea or a fully launched organization? The Baiada Institute is the cradle of entrepreneurship at Drexel University and is a host for creativity and innovation. Open to all students, Baiada provides student entrepreneurs like you the physical space, mentoring, and resources to start your first (or next) big thing.The Baiada Institute translates the Close School of Entrepreneurship's groundbreaking curriculum into disruptive ideas led by innovative companies, created by Drexel students from all academic disciplines.Interested in working with the Baiada Institute? For this session, stop by the Baiada Institute for a behind the scenes look at some of our student run companies, network with our current entrepreneurs and take away some resources and opportunities that are available for all students here at Drexel.

Things to Look Forward to This Term
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The counseling center staff will be hosting an interactive table that invites students to write on a poster board one thing they are looking forward to this term. The poster board will be displayed in the counseling center office. Students will also be invited to take information on the counseling center, meet the staff, and take some candy!

Community Service Opportunities Fair
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 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.

Trust the Process
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall 033
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Students will explore the growing relationship between sports management and business analytics.

Student Success at Residence
Race Street Residences
Race Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

DragonHunt
Campus Wide
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Student Success at Residence 
Van Rensselaer Hall
VanR Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
3 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!

Who is Drexel Central?
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"Drexel Central, your one-stop for the Offices of the Bursar, Financial Aid and Registration. Learn about the services we can (and cannot) offer, the departments and offices we support, and the overall role we are happy to play in aiding your success throughout your time at Drexel. "

Ready. Set. College! Putting Off Procrastination
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
4 p.m. - 5 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.

Black Faculty and Student Meet and Greet
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
4 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.

Dinner
Korman Center
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Drexel University Emergency Medical Services Information Session!
Buckley Green
Buckley Green Volleyball Courts
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Come out and join us in learning more about Drexel University Emergency Medical Services! Drexel EMS is a volunteer student organization which provides emergency medical care to Drexel University's Main Campus and the immediate community. This will include a quick information session, practice with CPR, as well as an opportunity to meet our members!

Dinner
Korman Center
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Ne'ila Yom Kippur Closing Service
3507 Baring Street
Chabad House
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Ne'ila is the closing Yom Kippur service. As the awesome day of Yom Kippur comes to a close, and our future is being sealed, we turn to God to accept our sincere repentance and new resolutions, and ask that He seal us in the Book of Life, granting us a new year replete with goodness and happiness.

Pi Alpha Phi Volleyball
Drexel Park
Drexel Park
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Come join Drexel's First and only Asian fraternity for some volleyball, food, and fun!

Anime & Gaming Organization Game Night
Nesbitt Hall
Nesbit Hall 111
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join us for a screening of Makoto Shinkai "Your Name”. "Your Name" is the story of Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart? The film achieved the second-largest gross for a domestic film in Japan, behind Spirited Away, and the fourth-largest ever, behind Titanic and Frozen.

Student Ambassador Welcome to Campus
Korman Center
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

This program is a welcome New Students to campus and have a meet and greet with our student ambassadors. This will also serve as a recruitment tool for the program.

Smart House Quizzo
Drexel Smart House
Drexel Smart House
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Come hang with the Smart House during your welcome week for an evening of food, fun, music, and quizzo! Brave it alone or go about it with a team to take on 6 rounds of grueling (not really) trivia! Each round will reward its highest scoring quizzers with prizes, and questions will come from Drexel's own general education curriculum. So while you're meeting new people, eating free food, and having a good time, you'll be preparing for your college career too! Exciting huh? Even if you aren't feeling competitive, stop by the Smart House to hang out and see what it can offer you. You won't wanna miss it. We may even throw some information in about who Drexel Smart House is too.

Zumba in the Gym
Recreation Center
Rec Center Basketball Courts
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

“Come shake your body with this one-hour aerobic dance party”

Yom Kippur: Closing the Gates
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Raymond G Perelman Center for Jewish Life
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

At Drexel Hillel we close Yom Kippur with our own special riff on the closing of Yom Kippur. All are welcome to join us in the spiritually provocative Perelman Center Oculus for story telling, poetry, conversation, meditation, music, shofar blowing and havdallah to end the holiday. All are welcome to attend.

Silent Disco
Urban Eatery at The Summit
The Summit
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Come for the music, stay for the memories! We can't wait to meet you, you're going to love it here! (http://silentphilly.com/)

Yom Kippur Break Fast
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Raymond G Perelman Center for Jewish Life
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join Hillel for a celebratory break the fast at the close of Yom Kippur featuring all your favorites including bagels with cream cheese and lox. Let us be your home away from home on the holiday. All are welcome.

Yom Kippur Havdala and Break-fast
3507 Baring Street
Chabad House
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

"We've prayed, become inspired and committed for a better year... now lets EAT! Join fellow students as we partake in a delicious break-fast meal of good ol' Bagels and Lox! We'll be opening with the traditional Havdala ceremony"

Deck Your Dorm (or bedroom!) Novelty Night
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Come out and create some swag to jazz up your dorm or room!; fish tanks, reed diffusers, and street signs. This is a don't miss event :)

Late Night Sweet Treats and Crafting for a Cause
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Channel your Pinterest-side by making crafts including dog toys for animal shelters, art for partner schools, and origami cranes for an art installation. Indulge in our dessert buffet and learn how to get involved with the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thursday, September 20
Dragon Hunt
Campus-Wide
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
8 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!

Dance Class Sampler
MacAlister Hall
Forman Dance Studio
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

The Dance program will be offering a movement class that will sample 3 different styles of dance in the Forman Dance Studio. Students will have the opportunity to get to know other students while enjoying movement in a 60 minute Ballet, Jazz and Hip-hop class. Please come wearing comfortable clothes that you can dance in. Registration required.

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.

Dragon Hunt
Campus-Wide
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.  They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

International Student Academic Session
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 108
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Prepare students for some of the academic challenges they may face when entering a US classroom for the first time. We will explore the different types of teaching styles students may experience, how to make the most of your syllabus, class participation, and more. We will review the co-op experience and tips to ensure a good experience. We will explore plagiarism and its consequences.

Dance Class Sampler
MacAlister Hall
Forman Dance Studio
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

The Dance program will be offering a movement class that will sample 3 different styles of dance in the Forman Dance Studio. Students will have the opportunity to get to know other students while enjoying movement in a 60 minute Ballet, Jazz and Hip-hop class. Please come wearing comfortable clothes that you can dance in. Registration required.

Transitioning to College
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
Ida Chen Room, James E. Marks Intercultural Building
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

This session is targeted for students with disabilities who are transitioning from high school to Drexel. Topics include reasonable accommodations, accessing your accommodations, testing, and other helpful resources available at Drexel.

Transitioning to College
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
Ida Chen Room, James E Marks Intercultural Building
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

This session is targeted for students with disabilities who are transitioning from high school to Drexel.  Topics include reasonable accommodations, accessing your accommodations, testing, and other helpful resources available at Drexel.

Conversation with ExCITe Faculty
ExCITe Center
ExCITe Center
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

In support of the University's commitment to research innovation across disciplines, we propose a student event presented by the ExCITe Center. The Conversation with ExCITe Faculty will include a welcome from Dr. Youngmoo Kim, Director of the ExCITe Center, and will feature faculty and projects engaged with the ExCITe Center both on campus and across the city. Students will participate in an interactive panel discussion with ExCITe faculty and Q&A session. The discussion will highlight the transdisciplinary research in the Shima Seiki Haute Tech Lab, Entrepreneurial Game Studio, and Music Entertainment Technology Lab. At the conclusion of the Q&A session, there will be opportunities for greater discussion and exploration of research at the ExCITe Center.

Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
Steinbright Career Development Center Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Come to the Steinbright Open House to learn about co-op and career counseling at Drexel. This event will review the full range of services offered by Steinbright while touring you through our facilities and engaging in some interactive activities along the way. This event will also feature space within the building to showcase co-op employers as well as student success stories. Enter a raffle to win prizes and enjoy some snacks too!

New Student-Veteran and Dependent Welcome Session
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Lobby and Mitchell Auditorium
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

New student-veterans and military dependents will have the opportunity to hear from key points of contact here at Drexel, learn more about the resources available to them, and also hear from currently enrolled student-veterans as they offer advice on navigating the transition to academic life.A brief overview of how the event would go is included below: // 10:00-10:30am - Bossone Lobby / We would offer a coffee and slight continental breakfast where registration would occur // 10:30-11:45am - Mitchell Auditorium (Bossone) / This session will encourage all incoming 2017 undergraduate veterans and military dependents to come together and hear directly from the Office of Veteran Student Services, Drexel Central Veteran Certifying Officials, members of the Veteran Task Force, and currently enrolled student-veterans.

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
10 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!

"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.

Drawing Workshop
Peck Problem Solving and Research 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!

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Third Annual Global Day
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Want to explore a world of global opportunities offered through Drexel? 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. Global Day is an interactive resource fair that includes workshops, student performances, internationally inspired cuisine, valuable prizes and surprises. And it's all free! Global Day participants include: The Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages Globally focused undergraduate student organizations Study Abroad International Co-op The International Students and Scholars Services Enrollment Management and Student Success Steinbright Career Development Center The Graduate College The Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion The Center for Scholar Development The Fellowships Office and many others! For more information, please contact Jacqueline Rios, Global Studies and Modern Languages coordinator, at jsr62@drexel.edu

Libraries Open House
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Welcome! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library and Hahnemann Libraries to find out about the amazing resources we have 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? Check one out from the front desk or utilize our laptop kiosk -See a demo of the Data Visualization Zone or the Drexel Sound booth -Participate in our scavenger hunt to familiarize yourself with the Library and win cool prizes (W. W. Hagerty Library only) -Grab some Libraries swag -And more!

Red, White, Blue & Gold Military Friendly BBQ Lunch
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Bossone Lobby
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

New student-veterans and military dependents will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with our military friendly campus community partners over lunch.Tours of campus depart from Bossone Lobby immediately following lunch.

Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Mario Statue
12 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!

Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange
Lancaster Walk
Lancaster Walk
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Time to clean our your closet! Swap out your non-Drexel college T-Shirt for a Drexel Dragons one! Only non-Drexel college shirts will be accepted. All collected T-Shirts will be donated.

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
12 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!

Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
Steinbright Career Development Center Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Come to the Steinbright Open House to learn about co-op and career counseling at Drexel. This event will review the full range of services offered by Steinbright while touring you through our facilities and engaging in some interactive activities along the way. This event will also feature space within the building to showcase co-op employers as well as student success stories. Enter a raffle to win prizes and enjoy some snacks too!

Performing Arts Information Table
Mandell Theatre
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Interested in the Music, Theatre or Dance? Have questions about how to get involved with an ensemble?Involvement in classes and ensembles are open to all students at Drexel regardless of major. Come to the information table in the Mandell lobby at lunch time and find out more about what is available to you at Drexel.

Small Business Walking Tour
Lancaster Walk
Saxby's (34th St.)
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Come explore local businesses, get deals and discounts, and get to know your neighbors at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships. Join us for a guided walking tour of the neighborhood, primarily along Lancaster Avenue. Each student will receive a "Small Business Passport," with promotions (vouchers and coupons), and can pick up freebies along the walking tour. Students will get stamps on their Small Business Passport for every promotion redeemed and entered into a raffle to win prizes. The tour will start at Saxby's on 34th Street and end at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships (3509 Spring Garden St.) where new students are invited to have lunch and learn about opportunities to get involved.

Ready. Set. College! Tour of Campus Learning Centers
Drexel Dragon Statue
Mario 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.

Campus Tours for New Student Veterans and Military Dependents
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Leave from Bossone and Return to Bossone
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

New student-veterans and military dependents will have the opportunity to tour campus with current student-veterans and learn tips for a smooth transition to college life

Interfaith Café
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
James E Marks Intercultural Center
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Make friends with a minister, get real with a rabbi, pick the brain of a priest, join Spiritual & Religious Life for a pop-up cafe in the JEMIC! Earn cool swag, drink free coffee and eat yummy snacks as you travel from table to table at this interactive event. At each stop, you’ll find clergy and leaders from different campus religious communities ready to engage with provocative prompts and talk about life’s big questions. Students of all faiths and none are welcome to join us to celebrate interfaith community and build bridges across difference.

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Student Success at Residence
North Hall
North Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Student Success at Residence
Towers Hall
Towers Hall
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Center Multi-purpose Room
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

We are providing a space for students to step away and take a quiet moment from the busy Welcome Week schedule and de-stress with some adult coloring, aromatherapy, stress balls and more.

Annual Welcoming Ceremony, Pinning, and Reception
Nesbitt Hall
Stein Auditorium and Chapman Court
1:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.

This Ceremony is a long-standing tradition and our 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, Jonathan Mann, MD, MPH. Incoming students receive the Dornsife 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. Seating begins at 1:45pm. Please join us after the Welcoming Ceremony for light refreshments.

Great Philly Food Debate
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
2 p.m. - 3 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!

Drexel Campus Dining Info Sessions & More
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza, outside behind Rec Center
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (15-minute Info Sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) After picking up your DragonCard, visit Behrakis Grand Hall to learn more about Dining Plans, Housing, Parking, and the Bookstore. There will be light snacks and refreshments from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drexel Campus Dining will host 15-minute information sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to teach you how to get the most out of your Dining Plan. Students and families are welcome.

Steinbright Career Development Center Open House
3201 Arch Street
Steinbright Career Development Center Suite 110, Suite 250, Suite 222
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Come to the Steinbright Open House to learn about co-op and career counseling at Drexel. This event will review the full range of services offered by Steinbright while touring you through our facilities and engaging in some interactive activities along the way. This event will also feature space within the building to showcase co-op employers as well as student success stories. Enter a raffle to win prizes and enjoy some snacks too!

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
2 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!

Drexel Global Scholars First Meeting
Main Building
Visit Center, AJ Drexel Conference Room
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

This will be a mandatory first official meeting for the 2018 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. Please note that this event is a private event only offered to the incoming Drexel Global Scholars.

Free Chair Massages
Recreation Center
Rec Center Lobby
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Insider Tour of Pennoni Associates, an Alumni owned and Military Friendly Employer in Center City
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Meet at Bossone Lobby and walk or take public transportation to 1900 Market St.
2:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

(Veterans Only) This event is for veterans only and will include a tour and remarks from Leadership at Pennoni Associates. Afterwards, the participants (must be of age) have the option to continue socializing and networking at a local restaurant.

Transfer T-Shirt Swap and Toast
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB Atrium
3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Transfer students! Let's kick off your Drexel experience with some new Dragon gear! Bring an old college shirt and swap it out for a new Drexel one andenjoy snacks as we cheers to the start of your new academic path!Don't fret you'll be doing good with your old gear as we donate collected items to a local Philly charity.

Ready. Set. College! Your App Guide for Academic Success
W.W. Hagerty Library
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.

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Student Success at Residence
Towers Hall
Towers Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

 
Student Success at Residence
North Hall
North Hall
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus partners will table in their respective halls. Representatives will be stationed in a visible space in the hall, where they will meet-n-greet both families and students. You are encouraged to bring Drexel swag, resources, and a potential calendar of events for the year!

Philly 101
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 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)

Theatre Improvisation
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join in the fun through a series of games and exercises that guide you to embrace the spontaneous moment by saying yes to this short-form improv workshop with adjunct instructor, playwright and comedian David Lee White.

Go Greek Info Session
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
GHall 031
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Go Greek Info Session is an opportunity for you to learn more about the 34 fraternities and sororities in the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and Panhellenic Council.

Drawing Workshop
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
5th Floor Drawing Room
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!

Global Quizzo
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

This is for the worldly ones. Those whose curiosities span the globe. Whether you're from West Philly, or New Delhi, if you're interested in history, geography, culture, international affairs, this is the event for you. Come test your international knowledge in a team based trivia competition, while mingling with fellow globally-minded students.

Water Ice and Big Questions
Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
James E Marks Intercultural Center: Lobby, Ida Chen Room, and Interfaith Chapel
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

College is a time of exploration of ideas and the development of new ideas. This is an opportunity for new students of all faiths and creeds to join together and discuss the BIG questions that affect anyone's spiritual growth such as; ""what is the divine?""; ""what is redemption?""; ""what creates meaning for you in your life?"". During this facilitated supportive and safe experience students are able to explore their ideas and the ideas of others. Philadelphia favorites (water ice and pretzels) will be served throughout the event.

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
4 p.m. - 7 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!

SCDI Open House
James Creese Student Center
Creese Garden Level - SCDI
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Visit the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion to get involved with the community and stay connected! Come learn about the Black Student Resource Space (TLU), the Gender & Sexuality Resource Space, the Women’s Resource Space, the Latinx Community Resource Space, the Recovery Resource Space, and our Spiritual and Religious Life Space.All Dragons Welcome!

Challah Bake
Race Street Lawn
Race Street Lawn
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Join Chabad for a DIY Challah Bake!

Campus Bookstore VIP Event
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Join us at the Drexel Bookstore for a VIP event with Bookstore staff and a special student discount!

Scholarships Meet and Greet (Invite Only)
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister SkyView
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

This session will connect new students with upperclass students who have been awarded the following scholarships: Maguire Scholarship, Drexel Exelon Scholarship, W.W. Smith Scholarship, and Schleyer Scholarship.We will discuss the requirements of maintaining the scholarship and plans for the upcoming year.This session is only for students who have the above mentioned scholarships.If you are unsure about your scholarship status, you can contact Tasha Gardner at trg23@drexel.edu.

Dodgeball for Everyone!
Buckley Recreation Field
Buckley Field
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Who wouldn't want to be a part of the biggest dodgeball game ever? Stop by Buckley Field and play dodgeball with hundreds of other students.

Sunset Yoga
Race Street Lawn
Race Street Lawn
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Relax, unwind, and get in touch with nature with Hillel at an sunset yoga session. Bring your own mat! All are welcome.**We may be utilizing a yoga teacher with an expertise in incorporating Jewish spirituality and mysticism into the practice**

Late Night Series Open Mic
URBN Center Annex
URBN Annex Black Box
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Late Night Series is a free, weekly, open-mic that strives to both champion and nurture performing artists within the Drexel community. Come and share your talents whatever they may be: music, poetry, comedy...in a safe and supportive environment that runs on Rock Star Love.

Drexel Women's Soccer Game vs. James Madison
Vidas Athletic Complex
Vidas Athletic Complex
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Come cheer on the Dragons for their conference opener vs JMU! Don't miss out on a FREE Soft Pretzel, Ice-Pop, and pizza for Drexel students with a valid ID while supplies last. Drexel Students can hop on the Powelton/Spring Garden Route Shuttle to the complex.

Night on the Row
Race Street Lawn
Race Street & Lawn, 34th Street & Powelton Ave
8 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!

Yard Show
Race Street Lawn
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Come out to see our Multicultural Greek Organizations step and stroll during Night on the Row!

Dragons After Dark Quizzo!
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Quizzo is a team trivia game played by (typically) teams of up to eight players. The game consists of forty trivia questions divided into six rounds of play, with certain rounds often having themes.What amazing knowledge is hiding inside that brain of yours? Let's find out! Grab a few friends or come join a team and come out for a fun night of trivia Rec Center Lobby at 9pm! Free food and prizes!

Friday, September 21
Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Wawa Grand Opening
Wawa - 3300 Market St
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Join us to cut the ribbon as Wawa officially begins to serve the Drexel University community. Enjoy giveaways, sample the new Drexel inspired specialty beverage, and cheer on your Hoagies for Heroes teams during a hoagie-building contest for charity. There will be swag and coupons for the first 200 guests with Drexel IDs (students, faculty, or staff)

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
8 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!

Who is Drexel Central?
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Drexel Central, your one-stop for the Offices of the Bursar, Financial Aid and Registration. Learn about the services we can (and cannot) offer, the departments and offices we support, and the overall role we are happy to play in aiding your success throughout your time at Drexel.

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Breakfast with the Vice President and Dean of Student Life
Main Building
Main 220
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Meet and mingle with the Vice President and Dean of Student Life, Subir Sahu, PhD.

International Student Wellness Session
Pearlstein Business Learning Center
Pearlstein 101
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

ISSS would like to hold a wellness session for incoming students. This session will include tips and presentations form the counseling center, the DAC, and nutrition information. We will partner with offices including counseling, the DAC, and OED. This session aims to prepare our international population with the tools they need to have a positive tradition to life at Drexel and stay healthy in mind and body throughout the year.

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's 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.

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
10 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!

Relaxation Room
Korman Center
Korman Multi Purpose Room
10 a.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.

Honors Program Welcome, Info Session, and Group Activities
James Creese Student Center
Behrakis Grand Hall and Creese Lounge
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Honors Program students will be welcomed by Dean Paula Marantz Cohen, Director and Associate Dean, Dan Dougherty, the Honors Program staff, friends of the Honors Program, and current Honors Program mentors. New students will learn about the Honors Program requirements, opportunities, and offerings as well as network with their new cohort. Following the info session, students will participate in one of two activities: Honors Trivia or Walking Tours around Philadelphia. For Honors Trivia, students will test their knowledge of pop culture, history, and potpourri of additional questions. For Walking Tours, students will go on small group excursions to destinations around Drexel's main campus, throughout parts of center city, and neighborhoods close by (locations will be accessible by either walking or taking the Market-Frankford El).The tours will be facilitated by members of the Pennoni Honors College, Drexel faculty, and student leaders. Students should have RSVPed to their preferred activity in response to the Honors Program welcome email. Please contact honorsprogram@drexel.edu if you have any questions about the session or activities.

Philly 101
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
11 a.m. - 12 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)

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Libraries Open House
W.W. Hagerty Library
Hagerty Library
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Welcome! Be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library and Hahnemann Libraries to find out about the amazing resources we have 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? Check one out from the front desk or utilize our laptop kiosk -See a demo of the Data Visualization Zone or the Drexel Sound booth -Participate in our scavenger hunt to familiarize yourself with the Library and win cool prizes (W. W. Hagerty Library only) -Grab some Libraries swag -And more!

Kosher Brownie Station
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Come grab a Kosher brownie and learn about Jewish Life opportunities at Drexel

Are You a Global Engagement Scholar?
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 103
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

This session will highlight the Office of International Programs' Global Engagement Scholar program to interested students. The Global Engagement Scholar (GES) program offers a great opportunity to students who are interested in becoming globally minded citizens and reflecting upon their global achievements while at Drexel. Students who graduate from this program earn a Global Engagement Scholar honor designation on their transcript.. The program provides students with the necessary structure to document and connect a wide variety of global experiences during their time at Drexel University. Achievement of the scholar designation involves a combination of relevant coursework and co-curricular activities, including study or co-op abroad, foreign language study, and participation in globally oriented campus organizations and events. Administered by the Office of International Programs, the Global Engagement Scholar program is free and open to all currently enrolled Drexel undergraduate students. The program is administered through an online blackboard community classroom courses, a 1-credit GES Seminar, and also pairs students with a faculty or staff mentor, with whom students discuss and reflect on their independent international experiences. After completion of the activity requirements, students will develop a portfolio of their work that will prove highly beneficial to them in future academic and professional contexts.

Lindy Center Information Table
Drexel Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue1
12 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!

Drexel Dragons T-Shirt Exchange
Drexel Dragon Statue
Drexel Dragon Statue
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Time to clean our your closet! Swap out your non-Drexel college T-Shirt for a Drexel Dragons one! Only non-Drexel college shirts will be accepted. All collected T-Shirts will be donated.

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
12 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!

Performing Arts Information Table
James Creese Student Center
Mandell Lobby
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Interested in the Music, Theatre or Dance? Have questions about how to get involved with an ensemble?Involvement in classes and ensembles are open to all students at Drexel regardless of major. Come to the information table in the Mandell lobby at lunch time and find out more about what is available to you at Drexel.

Friday Prayers
Drexel Park
Drexel Park
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Drexel Muslim Students Association invites you to our very first Friday Prayer of the school year!Come out and see how Drexel's Muslim community comes together for this great occasion.Take this opportunity to meet fellow Muslims on campus and members of the DMSA. Be sure to stick around afterward for some fun games and ice cream!We can't wait to see you there!

Open Arts 101
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

We will introduce students to Campus Philly's Open Arts program. The Open Arts program offers students and faculty access to free and very discounted tickets to Philadelphia operas, ballets, theatre, museums, and more!

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Key Log Rolling
Recreation Center
Fitness Plaza
1 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!

Intro to Premedical and Predental Programs
Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
PISB 120
2 p.m. - 2:45 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.

Fall Fest
Race Street Lawn
Race Street Lawn
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Office of Residential Living and Student Conduct invites you to come out and meet the Resident Assistants, Professional Staff, and the campus partners who will aid in your success within the residence halls for the academic year! Come and enjoy some great food, games, and most importantly, represent your community!

Sundaes and Volleyball with DMSA
Buckley Green
Buckley Green Volleyball Courts
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Drexel Muslim Students Association would like to welcome Drexel's new students by having a build your own sundae and volleyball party.Come and enjoy some fun with our members,and get to know our executive board.Ask us your questions about what our organization has to offer or life at Drexel while eating some great ice cream in the company of some amazing people. We can't wait to meet you!

Campus Bookstore Open
Barnes and Noble (University City Campus)
Campus Bookstore
2 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!

SEPTA 101
Bossone Research Enterprise Building
Mitchell Auditorium
3 p.m. - 4 p.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!

All College Choir Meet and Greet
MacAlister Hall
2032 MacAlister
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The All College Choir will hold a meet and greet to students interested in learning about the All College Choir. This will give the students the opportunity to meet the director, have some pizza and find out about our ensemble. Please RSVP by Thursday, September 20th to Prof.Scott Bacon at sdb33@drexel.edu

Dragon Hunt
Campus Wide
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Search Campus to find our mini Mario Statues.They will be hidden in various locations week-long! Bring them to Main 220 for your prize and the chance to be entered into a raffle to win our grand prize!

Maximizing Academic Success in STEM Disciplines
MacAlister Hall
MacAlister Sky View
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is a National Science Foundation-funded initiative promoting success and excellence among historically underrepresented minority (URM) student populations engaged in the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. This session will feature student leaders from across STEM disciplines.Representatives from the Drexel Chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) and others including University staff, faculty and advisors will be present to share their experiences with you. Topics to be addressed will include: -Embracing/Identifying Your Academic Purpose -Finding a Community to Jump-Start Your Path to Success, e.g. student groups, organizations and other campus programs -Identifying Members of Your Success Network/Resource Networks

Act 101 Pizza and Game Night
James Creese Student Center
Creese 050
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

This session will be for students who are eligible to participate in Drexel's Act 101 program. Students will learn about the services provided through Act 101 while getting to know each other with food and board games.

Digital Media VR Block Party
The URBN Center
URBN Center 2nd Floor, (enter through rear lobby on Filbert St)
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The Drexel University 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.

Shabbat Dinner
Perelman Center for Jewish Life
Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Find your home with Drexel Hillel. Enjoy a delicious kosher Shabbat meal with incoming and upper-class students. All are welcome regardless of your connection to Judaism.

Shabbat Dinner
3507 Baring Street
Chabad House 3507 Baring St.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Come join fellow Jewish Dragons for a delicious and relaxing Shabbat dinner, complete with home-made challah and matzah ball soup!

Drexel Field Hockey vs. Lafayette
Vidas Athletic Complex
Vidas Athletic Complex
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Come cheer on the Dragons as they take on Lafayette! Drexel students can enjoy FREE Insomnia Cookies and pizza at the game with a valid Drexel ID while supplies last. Drexel Students can hop on the Powelton/Spring Garden Route Shuttle to the complex.

Campus Wide Worship
Rush Building
Rush Gardens
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Come and Join several of the Christian Student Organizations as we Worship Together.

Dive-In Movie
Recreation Center
DAC Pool
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Come and watch a movie while floating on the water or from the bleachers. We will have food, prizes and fun!

Saturday, September 22
Signature Community Service Event
Drexel Dragon Statue
Meet at the Dragon Statue to go to Edward Steel Elementary School
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Meet at the Dragon Statue at 9:15AM 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 including 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 2:30pm. Lunch and transportation will be provided.

Gigantic Games on the Green
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Join Open Door Christian Community for Gigantic Games on the Green. Featuring such games as Gaga, Nine Square, Big Jenga, Big Sorry, Big Chutes and Ladders. Let your child within make an appearance and enjoy some Gigantic Games.

Mini Golf Tournament
Recreation Center
Rec Center Gym
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Come enjoy the rare opportunity to play a round of mini golf (9 holes) indoors for the benefit of the Jamal C. Morris Foundation, which honors the memory of Jamal Morris ’12 by providing scholarships to African-American students with financial need in the Drexel College of Engineering. The price of admission is just $15 per person or $50 for a foursome, and you have a choice of two rounds to play in (1:30-2:30 or 3:00-4:00). Awards, refreshments, face painting and other activities will add to the festivities. You can sign up online at www.jamalmorrisminigolf.com or at the door at the start of the event. Since it is indoors, the tournament will go on, rain or shine! Don’t miss this chance to have fun and do good at the same time.

Vote That Jawn - Igniting Philadelphia's Youth Vote
Drexel Dragon Statue
Meet at Dragon Statue at 1:30pm and travel together via SEPTA to WHYY
1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

#VoteThatJawn gives civic-minded youth in Philly a platform to get their 18-year-old peers excited to cast that first big vote. Travel together to WHYY (SEPTA fare provided) to learn strategies to get Philly young people to the polls in November. All are welcome to this non-partisan strategy and education event! If this is your first time, no matter who you are, your birthright is your voice and your vote, your jawn. Let’s not just talk about making things better, let’s do it.

Climb for Cookies
Recreation Center
Climbing Wall
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Come and climb some routes at our rock wall and get cookies for reaching the top and ringing the bell.

Welcome Week LAN
Library Learning Terrace
Library Learning Terrace
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Do you like video games? Come out to DESGA's Welcome Week LAN! We'll have Smash Bros, PS4s, and much more. Get involved & learn about Drexel's eSports offerings.

Hall Brawl
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Hall Brawl- Join us for a DJ, fun and games to compete with your hall against the others for friendly competition and bragging rights!

Welcome BBQ and Volleyball
Buckley Green
Buckley Sand Volleyball Courts
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Come hang out with the Drexel Newman Catholic Community! Join us for a BBQ and volleyball at the Buckley Sand Volleyball Courts. There will be fun, fellowship, and a lot of free food! All are welcome.

Brian Imbus: World Renowned Hypnotist
James Creese Student Center
Mandell Theater
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Come have your mind blown as Brian Imbus, a hypnotist, takes you through a journey full of imagination.

Game Night - Evangelism and Outreach Event
Myers Hall
Myers Tutor Lounge
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Do you go to Drexel?! Yes! That means you like boardgames! come out to Drexel Cru's board game night! Bring your game face!

Sunday, September 23
Find-A-Church
Peck Problem Solving and Research 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 multiple locations, worship styles, generational demographics, denominations and even languages. You are invited to join us.

Mass and Luncheon
Drexel Dragon Statue
Meet at the Dragon Statue at 11:10am - Mass and Luncheon at 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, which is 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. A group of Drexel students will meet at the Dragon at 11:10 to walk over to St. Agatha - St. James together. All are welcome to join!

Club Ultimate Frisbee Expo
Buckley Field
Buckley Field
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Members from both the women's and men's club ultimate frisbee teams will be present. We'll start with a brief "showcase game" and then invite the new students to play ultimate with us, splitting into groups based on experience level. For example, people who are new would learn how to toss while those already familiar can play in a scrimmage.

SUIT Up
Gerri C. LeBow Hall
Meet in Gerri C. LeBow Hall for transportation to JC Penney
5 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 networking 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. Free shuttle service will be available to and from JCPenney and Gerri C. LeBow Hall. Shuttle are first come, first serve, and the schedule is as follows:

From Gerri C. LeBow Hall to JCPenney - 5pm and 6:15pm
From JC Penney to Gerri C. LeBow Hall - 7:30pm and 9pm

Drexel Water Park
Race Street Lawn
Race Lawn
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Enjoy a multitude of water based activities in Drexel Park! From Water Slides to Dunk Tanks there will be plenty of activities to enjoy as we wind down the summer!