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Welcome Week Schedule

Drexel's Welcome Week 2020 will host over 250 sessions and events throughout the week. Start creating your personalized Welcome Week schedule by logging in to your DrexelOne account online or through the DrexelOne mobile app.

Saturday, September 12
What It Looks Like To Be A Drexel Nursing Student
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Meet fellow nursing students at fun events! Our goal is to facilitate student involvement in advancing the standards of nursing education and the educational process. We advocate for healthcare, nursing education, and nursing practice through legislative activity at the local, state, and national levels. We promote and encourage civic engagement by participation in community activities and affairs that improves the health and social issues of the community.
What It Looks Like To Be A Drexel Nursing Student
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Meet fellow nursing students at fun events! Our goal is to facilitate student involvement in advancing the standards of nursing education and the educational process. We advocate for healthcare, nursing education, and nursing practice through legislative activity at the local, state, and national levels. We promote and encourage civic engagement by participation in community activities and affairs that improves the health and social issues of the community.
Virtual Doing IT Right
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.A welcome session for new students, and their family members, to help students use information technology responsibly and not fall victim to scams, fake job offers, and other cyber crimes.
Online Craft Workshop with Filipino Intercultural Society
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come hang out with FISDU and learn about Filipino mythological creatures and our Filipino culture. Learn how to draw these creatures with us and learn a little more about the symbols in our culture! We'll be having a competition for the best drawing so try your best (winners may be given a prize!) :)
Online Craft Workshop with Filipino Intercultural Society
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Come hang out with FISDU and learn about Filipino mythological creatures and our Filipino culture. Learn how to draw these creatures with us and learn a little more about the symbols in our culture! We'll be having a competition for the best drawing so try your best (winners may be given a prize!) :)
Virtual Music Trivia with Drexel Cleftomaniacs
Virtual - Link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Join the Drexel Cleftomaniacs, Drexel's premier co-ed A Capella group for a fun night of music trivia. Team up and listen to snippets and lyrics of songs throughout the decades- and try to decode what you are hearing! Stay after the winners are announced for a Q&A where you will be able to ask our members about Drexel University, Philadelphia, music-making, and collegiate A Capella. We hope to see you there!
Prayer and Fellowship with Drexel Students for Christ
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Join us for a prayer night, where we will pray for the upcoming year together, meet other Christians, and talk through any questions you may have. Feel free to hop in at anytime from 6-8 on Saturday the 12th! Hope to see you then!
Prayer and Fellowship with Drexel Students for Christ
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Join us for a prayer night, where we will pray for the upcoming year together, meet other Christians, and talk through any questions you may have. Feel free to hop in at anytime from 6-8 on Saturday the 12th! Hope to see you then!
Virtual Music Trivia with Drexel Cleftomaniacs
Virtual - Link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Join the Drexel Cleftomaniacs, Drexel's premier co-ed A Capella group for a fun night of music trivia. Team up and listen to snippets and lyrics of songs throughout the decades- and try to decode what you are hearing! Stay after the winners are announced for a Q&A where you will be able to ask our members about Drexel University, Philadelphia, music-making, and collegiate A Capella. We hope to see you there!
Virtual Game Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Come join Drexel Cru for a fun-filled virtual game night! Game options include Jeopardy, Codenames, Mafia, and more! We hope to see you there! There will be plenty of prizes to win!
Virtual Game Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come join Drexel Cru for a fun-filled virtual game night! Game options include Jeopardy, Codenames, Mafia, and more! We hope to see you there! There will be plenty of prizes to win!
Sunday, September 13
Welcome Week Mass
Facebook Live
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Kick off the year right with our Annual Welcome Back Mass! Join us on our Facebook Live as we share in the love of our Lord at 9:00am, broadcasted right from our beautiful St. Agatha-St. James Church.
Virtual Find-A-Church
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Are you curious about church? Are you interested in exploring what churches are available at 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.
Office of Disability Resources Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.The Office of Disability Resources will be hosting an Open House for both students and parents. We will do a brief presentation and then take time to answer questions.
Virtual Doing IT Right
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.A welcome session for new students, and their family members, to help students use information technology responsibly and not fall victim to scams, fake job offers, and other cyber crimes.
Get to Know Newman
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Join us as we welcome you to the Drexel Newman Catholic Community! Tune in for a live virtual tour of our state-of-the-art Newman Center and meet members of our community along the way!
Game Night and Commuter Match-Up Event
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Join CSA for a night of playing online games, making friends, and having fun! Attendees will be matched with one another to compete in teams and win prizes!
Game Night and Commuter Match-Up Event
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join CSA for a night of playing online games, making friends, and having fun! Attendees will be matched with one another to compete in teams and win prizes!
Fun Games with Drexel K-Pop Club
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Welcome incoming students! Are you ready to put your K-Pop knowledge to the challenge? Drexel K-Pop Club has prepared various activities to get your brain pumping and feet moving. Below is the agenda. 9:00-9:40PM: K-Pop Bingo, 9:40-10:20PM: K-Pop/K-Drama Trivia, 10:20-11:00PM: Random Dance Play. Join us Sunday night and hang out with other students that share a common interest in Korean pop music and culture.
Fun Games with Drexel K-Pop Club
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Welcome incoming students! Are you ready to put your K-Pop knowledge to the challenge? Drexel K-Pop Club has prepared various activities to get your brain pumping and feet moving. Below is the agenda. 9:00-9:40PM: K-Pop Bingo, 9:40-10:20PM: K-Pop/K-Drama Trivia, 10:20-11:00PM: Random Dance Play. Join us Sunday night and hang out with other students that share a common interest in Korean pop music and culture.
Monday, September 14
Virtual Scavenger Hunt Day 1
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Enjoy a three day virtual scavenger hunt! Each day you will be searching different sites to answer 10 questions about the Drexel and Philadelphia community. You will have 24 hours to find the answers to each day's questions. Happy Hunting!
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Effective Tools for Memory Retention
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Study smarter, not harder! Practice memory and retention techniques that will lead to deeper learning and stronger knowledge.
Virtual International Undergraduate Student Orientation (Mandatory)
ISSS BBLearn Portal
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

At this time there is a delay in launching the ISSS Orientation-BBLearn module . Please be patient as this is not time sensitive for today's Welcome Week schedule. You will be receiving additional information about this module within the coming days.  

Provide important information about international student compliance as it pertains to the F-1 visa. This session reviews government regulations surrounding students' legal immigration status in the United States.International students requiring this mandatory session will be notified via email.

Virtual Your Voice Has Power: Understanding the impact of social media on bias incidents, discrimination, and harassment
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Make your voice heard during this discussion and skills-based workshop where we will discuss how social media can help, or hinder, incidents of bias, discrimination, or harassment. Some topics we will discuss include: how can you tell if something is free speech, or creating a hostile environment? Am I being a positive bystander, or am I perpetuating a stereotype? Here at Drexel everyone deserves to feel welcome, included, and respected. That works starts here.
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Transition from High School to Higher Ed
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.This workshop will discuss strategies to help new students successfully make the transition from high school to college. Topics will include understanding your purpose, identifying your campus advocates, importance of self-advocacy, managing your time/prioritization, engaging campus resources, and striking a balance between academic, social and professional commitments.
Virtual Saving & Budgeting with Wells Fargo
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Join our Managing Money Workshop for budgeting tips and tools, and learn how you can create a savings plan for your financial goals.
Performing Arts Information Session
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre, or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Join us on Zoom to talk with a faculty or staff member about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes, and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what college, department, or major you are from. There's no need to stay for the duration of the information session. Just join us when you are able to and learn about how to get involved!
Intro to Foundation Design
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 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.
Performing Arts Information Session
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre, or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Join us on Zoom to talk with a faculty or staff member about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes, and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what college, department, or major you are from. There's no need to stay for the duration of the information session. Just join us when you are able to and learn about how to get involved!
Public Speaking Event: Table Topics & PowerPoint Karaoke
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Want to become a more courageous, charismatic, and confident public speaker? Come and meet Drexel Speaks, the team that will help you think on your feet when you're out in the open!
Public Speaking Event: Table Topics & PowerPoint Karaoke
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Want to become a more courageous, charismatic, and confident public speaker? Come and meet Drexel Speaks, the team that will help you think on your feet when you're out in the open!
Virtual Engineering Learning Community Orientation
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.This session is required for all Engineering Learning Community (ELC) students. It will provide ELC members with an overview of the ELC program, including information about specialized social and academic events. The session will also provide ELC students with an opportunity to meet other ELC members and the ELC Coordinators. Only students who are members of the ELC should attend.
Virtual Kahoot Game with Womxn's Empowerment
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Come join Womxn's Empowerment for some kahoot feminist trivia to celebrate famous womxn. Bring your A game and see how well you know some of these incredible feminists for the chance to win some prizes!! Join us September 14 at 2pm over Zoom!
Online Drawing Event with Filipino Intercultural Society (FISDU)
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Come hang out with FISDU and go against other students in our drawing competition or just hang out! We'll be describing something for you to draw and the most accurate interpretation may be given a prize! :)
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Professors are People Too
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.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.
The Science Behind Invisible Ink with Drexel Chemical Society Student Affiliates
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Join Drexel ACS in learning the chemistry behind invisible ink and making your own invisible ink. If you would like to make the ink, lemon juice is needed.
Online Drawing Event with Filipino Intercultural Society (FISDU)
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come hang out with FISDU and go against other students in our drawing competition or just hang out! We'll be describing something for you to draw and the most accurate interpretation may be given a prize! :)
Virtual Kahoot Game with Womxn's Empowerment
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come join Womxn's Empowerment for some kahoot feminist trivia to celebrate famous womxn. Bring your A game and see how well you know some of these incredible feminists for the chance to win some prizes!! Join us September 14 at 2pm over Zoom!
Virtual Spiritual Discussions with Jack - The Freshman 15
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Join us as we discuss the top 15 spiritual questions of all time. Questions like: "Is there a God?", "Why does Evil exist?", "What is Love?", "How do I manage all my new choices?", "Why did God allow COVID-19 to happen?", "Why does God allow death to happen?,"Why are there so many religions? Which one is the right religion?" and much more. This is an open discussion without judgement and is not a teaching bible study - it is a discussion on spirituality and its effect on one's life. Come and discover the top 15 spiritual questions of all time and how the relate to your first year at Drexel!
Virtual Commuter and Transfer Welcome
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Please join us for the Virtual Commuter and Transfer Welcome! The welcome will include ice-breakers to get to know your fellow incoming Dragons and a presentation from our partners across the Drexel community to answer all your burning questions about Drexel, campus life, getting involved, health insurance, academic, and more. The virtual event will end with a fun trivia session to test your Drexel and Philly knowledge! Due to anticipated interest in the event and a limit on space, if you are not able to make it, please email Ashley McManus at alm538@drexel.edu for the presentation.
Meet the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement Team Virtually
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Overview of Lindy Center's programs, leadership opportunities, and community-based learning courses - including CIVC101, the first-year civic engagement course.
The Science Behind Invisible Ink with Drexel Chemical Society Student Affiliates
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Join Drexel ACS in learning the chemistry behind invisible ink and making your own invisible ink. If you would like to make the ink, lemon juice is needed.
Virtual Septa 101
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Learn how to take advantage of your city in a safe way! There is so much to explore in Philly, we want to show you the best ways to get around all of your favorite neighborhoods using SEPTA and other easy modes of transportation.
Virtual Theatre Improvisation Workshop
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.An introduction to theatre improvisation games with the head of Drexel Theatre Program's Advanced Improvisation Ensemble. Have fun, meet other new students and laugh a lot. This is a participatory workshop.
Wellness Kickstart Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Q&A Session with Exec: Answer All Pre-PA Questions for Incoming Freshmen
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.This event is a Q & A for Pre-PA students to ask questions regarding classes, experiences, coop's, and all other things PA from our panel of executive board members.
Virtual First Bash
Virtual - visit www.thegoodideafund.com
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Do you want a chance to win prizes and make friends? Do you enjoy Arts and Crafts, Esports, Poetry Slams, Student Music Talent, Trivia, Virtual Escape Rooms, International Culture, Coding, and much more? Whatever your interest, we have something for you. Come hangout with The Good Idea Fund and other student organizations for a night of fun and prizes! Visit TGIF's website to access all of the Zoom links. We can't wait see you there!
Q&A Session with Exec: Answer All Pre-PA Questions for Incoming Freshmen
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.This event is a Q&A for Pre-PA students to ask questions regarding classes, experiences, coop's, and all other things PA from our panel of executive board members.
Virtual Trivia with Drexel Muslim Student's Association
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.The DMSA will be hosting a trivia night via zoom! Come out and get to know fellow students in your majors and enjoy some trivia!
Body Pump Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Problem Solving with Drexel Engineers Without Borders
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Current EWB members will briefly explain the mission of EWB (just enough to lead into the problem-solving activity). We will then go into the problem-solving activity. For this, students will be split into small groups (4-5 people) with one current EWB member assisting them if needed. The groups will then be given a project description that is adapted from a completed EWB project. This description will present a problem within a community that has goals similar to that of our current projects. Students will then be given 20-25 mins to brainstorm, research using the internet, ask questions, and come up with a solution they think would help aid the community and complete the project. We will also provide mock budgets which will help simulate an EWB project. Once the time of discussion is over, each group will present their ideas to the rest of the attendees and then collaborate to come up with the best idea!
Virtual Late Night Series Open Mic
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Drexel's weekly open mic supports and promote the creative talents of all students. You can enjoy great performances or sign-up to do some music, poetry, stand-up comedy, or show off any talents you have and want to share with others. Always a supportive, energetic crowd that runs on what we like to call "Rockstar Love." If you are interested in doing a live virtual performance or you would like to submit a video of yourself doing a performance for the open mic email Nick Anselmo at nick.anselmo@drexel.edu. You can use this email address to submit a video performance which must be an .mp4 only. Priority for video submissions will be given to those performers who attend the live show and will be available to introduce their piece.
Virtual First Bash
Virtual - visit www.thegoodideafund.com
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Do you want a chance to win prizes and make friends? Do you enjoy Arts and Crafts, Esports, Poetry Slams, Student Music Talent, Trivia, Virtual Escape Rooms, International Culture, Coding, and much more? Whatever your interest, we have something for you. Come hangout with The Good Idea Fund and other student organizations for a night of fun and prizes! Visit TGIF's website to access all of the Zoom links. We can't wait see you there!
Body Combat Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Late Night Series Open Mic
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Drexel's weekly open mic supports and promote the creative talents of all students. You can enjoy great performances or sign-up to do some music, poetry, stand-up comedy, or show off any talents you have and want to share with others. Always a supportive, energetic crowd that runs on what we like to call "Rockstar Love." If you are interested in doing a live virtual performance or you would like to submit a video of yourself doing a performance for the open mic email Nick Anselmo at nick.anselmo@drexel.edu. You can use this email address to submit a video performance which must be an .mp4 only. Priority for video submissions will be given to those performers who attend the live show and will be available to introduce their piece.
Virtual Theatre Trivia Night with Drexel Players
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.We at The Drexel Players will be playing games on JackBox — popular entertainment system for young people — and we invite you to join us while we do that. Play games with us, even! You like games, don’t you? We do too, and you can trust us, because we’re the student theatre organization. Since it’s at nighttime, maybe you can play games before you go to sleep. JackBox! Wouldn’t that be fun? Sleeping is so good for the body. Speaking of good for the body, we’ll keep you safe from germs, by asking you to stay very far away from us. JackBox! JackBox! Play games with us.
Virtual Israel Fest
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Choose your own Israel adventure with Drexel Hillel! Join us online for our virtual #Birthright experience.”

Virtual Scavenger Hunt with Cru
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Want to get away from your computer AND participate in a Drexel event AND have an opportunity to win a $100 gift card? Join Drexel Cru's scavenger hunt! This event will be exclusively on instagram: @drexelcru! Simply tune in to our Instagram page at 8pm for instructions and clues.
Meet Chabad
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.This is your chance to meet the staff at Chabad and other Jewish Dragons, hear what's going on, and ask all your questions. You will even get an opportunity to win some great Chabad swag!
Virtual First Bash
Virtual - visit www.thegoodideafund.com
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Do you want a chance to win prizes and make friends? Do you enjoy Arts and Crafts, Esports, Poetry Slams, Student Music Talent, Trivia, Virtual Escape Rooms, International Culture, Coding, and much more? Whatever your interest, we have something for you. Come hangout with The Good Idea Fund and other student organizations for a night of fun and prizes! Visit TGIF's website to access all of the Zoom links. We can't wait see you there!
Virtual Disney, Marvel & Star Wars Trivia Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.We will be hosting a Disney trivia Kahoot via Zoom. Participants can access Kahoot and play along through their individual cellphones. This event will follow CDC guidelines by ensuring all attendees are social distanced and wearing masks.
Problem Solving with Drexel Engineers Without Borders
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Current EWB members will briefly explain the mission of EWB (just enough to lead into the problem-solving activity). We will then go into the problem-solving activity. For this, students will be split into small groups (4-5 people) with one current EWB member assisting them if needed. The groups will then be given a project description that is adapted from a completed EWB project. This description will present a problem within a community that has goals similar to that of our current projects. Students will then be given 20-25 mins to brainstorm, research using the internet, ask questions, and come up with a solution they think would help aid the community and complete the project. We will also provide mock budgets which will help simulate an EWB project. Once the time of discussion is over, each group will present their ideas to the rest of the attendees and then collaborate to come up with the best idea!
Virtual Disney, Marvel & Star Wars Trivia Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.We will be hosting a Disney trivia Kahoot via Zoom. Participants can access Kahoot and play along through their individual cellphones.
Virtual Theatre Trivia Night with Drexel Players
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.We at The Drexel Players will be playing games on JackBox — popular entertainment system for young people — and we invite you to join us while we do that. Play games with us, even! You like games, don’t you? We do too, and you can trust us, because we’re the student theatre organization. Since it’s at nighttime, maybe you can play games before you go to sleep. JackBox! Wouldn’t that be fun? Sleeping is so good for the body. Speaking of good for the body, we’ll keep you safe from germs, by asking you to stay very far away from us. JackBox! JackBox! Play games with us.
Virtual Scavenger Hunt with Cru
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Want to get away from your computer AND participate in a Drexel event AND have an opportunity to win a $100 gift card? Join Drexel Cru's scavenger hunt! This event will be exclusively on instagram: @drexelcru! Simply tune in to our Instagram page at 8pm for instructions and clues.
Virtual First Bash
Virtual - visit www.thegoodideafund.com
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Do you want a chance to win prizes and make friends? Do you enjoy Arts and Crafts, Esports, Poetry Slams, Student Music Talent, Trivia, Virtual Escape Rooms, International Culture, Coding, and much more? Whatever your interest, we have something for you. Come hangout with The Good Idea Fund and other student organizations for a night of fun and prizes! Visit TGIF's website to access all of the Zoom links. We can't wait see you there!
Virtual Video Game Night with Drexel Esports and Gaming Association
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Come join DESGA for a night of banter as we play some Jackbox Games and Skribbl.io. We'll have plenty of current students for all of us to share a good time with.
Virtual Video Game Night with Drexel Esports and Gaming Association
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.Come join DESGA for a night of banter as we play some Jackbox Games and Skribbl.io. We'll have plenty of current students for all of us to share a good time with.
Tuesday, September 15
Words with Friends Tournament
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Compete against your fellow Dragons in a Week long Words with Friends tournament. Preregister by Monday, September 14th and you will receive more information on how to compete. The tournament will run from Tuesday, September 15th through Friday, September 18th.
College of Engineering Dean's Welcome
Virtual - link to be shared shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Dean Sharon Walker will give the official welcome to the incoming College of Engineering undergraduate students. She will be joined by Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs Kevin Scoles, Director of the First-Year Experience Patrick Gulian, and Director of Student Services Ilene Appel Marker.
Risky Business - Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Depression
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.College is an exciting, fun-filled, chaotic and stressful time. College students not only work hard but often play hard too, and this lifestyle of burning the candle at both ends, combined with often not eating as well as they should, can lead to exhaustion and feelings of stress. In more severe cases, due to the lifestyle, or simply for no known reason at all, students can become depressed and sometimes need help. Depression is the most common health problem suffered by college students This session will discuss some of the warning signs that someone you know could be secretly suffering from depression and may need assistance.
Virtual Scavenger Hunt Day 2
Virtual - information to be sent shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Enjoy a three day virtual scavenger hunt! Each day you will be searching different sites to answer 10 questions about the Drexel and Philadelphia community. You will have 24 hours to find the answers to each day's questions. Happy Hunting!
Virtual Department of Sociology Session
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.For this year's Welcome Week, will have a meet-and-greet gathering by Zoom for you with sociology faculty and students. At the event, we will introduce you to some of the upcoming department events, such as our sociology film series, student-faculty research partnerships, courses, co-ops, and the urban sexuality lab.
College of Engineering Department Sessions
Virtual - link to be shared shortly before event start
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.A welcome and overview to the department and its major(s). In addition to faculty and staff, there will be a student panel to answer incoming students’ questions. New students who have not yet declared a major are encouraged to attend at least one Departmental session, as are students who feel they would like to learn a bit more about multiple departments.
Westphal Dance Program College Day: Contemporary Dance Class with Dance Program Director
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9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.A modern/contemporary dance technique class with Sandra Parks, the Dance Program Director that explores body alignment, Humphrey technique, connectivity of movements, and performance.
FYES College Day: The Price is Right
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9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.Are you ready to be the next contestant on The Price Is Right? Play for chances to win big prizes and meet lots of new friends. Check your email for registration information.
Virtual Department of Criminology & Justice Studies Session
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9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.You'll meet your faculty and other first-year students as you learn about the opportunities available in the major and at Drexel more generally.
Virtual Department of Psychology Session
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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!
Virtual Department of Politics Session
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9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.You'll meet your faculty and fellow political science majors, and learn more about opportunities available in the program!
CNHP College Day - Nutrition, Exercise, and Mindfulness - A Student Guide to Going Zen
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10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Student life can be stressful, but that doesn’t mean students have to let stress take over their lives. By incorporating mindfulness and meditation into daily routines, students can not only relieve the pressure, but also improve their memory, focus and ultimately their grades. This guide explains what meditation and mindfulness are and how students can begin practicing them. This interactive session will teach you the basics of Mediation and mindfulness. Students who attend this session need to bring with them a little patience, some kindness for yourself, and a comfortable place to sit.
Virtual Session for Undeclared Sciences and General Humanities & Social Science Students
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10 a.m. - 11 a.m.You'll meet fellow first-year students and learn about the opportunities available in the college!
Virtual Session for English Majors
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10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Please join English and Philosophy Department faculty and students to learn more about ENGL programs, recent coops, and extracurricular opportunities.
Virtual Department of Communication Session
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10 a.m. - 11 a.m.You'll meet faculty, staff, current students and other first-year communication students!
School of Education College Day: Meet & Greet/Advising Session
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10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.This is a meeting in Zoom with Faculty and Staff for incoming first year Education Students. The Dean of the School of Education, Dr. Penny Hammrich and Asso. Dean of Teacher Education, Dr. Sarah Ulrich will give the welcome. Students will then break up into small zoom chat rooms with a faculty member to perform ice breakers and socialize. During the advising portion of this gathering, the student's Academic Advisor, David Appleton and Program Director, Dr. Val Klein will meet with the students as a large group and provide a presentation on academic advising at Drexel as well as review advising protocols for teacher education majors. There will also be a brief presentation from the School of Education Information Technology Manager, Eric Obrien.
Virtual Department of Psychology Session
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10 a.m. - 11:30 a.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!

Virtual Department of History Session
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10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.You'll meet your faculty and fellow history majors, learn more about opportunities available in the program!
Dornsife School of Public Health: Virtual Mural Arts Tour
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10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Mural Arts Philadelphia will take Dornsife’s undergraduate students on a 1-hour virtual New Works Mural tour, featuring 14 murals that encompass a variety of themes to give a unique perspective of the work that Mural Arts does in our communities. A professionally-trained Mural Arts tour guide will be your live video host, sharing the stories behind the murals and answering questions. Dr. Jennifer Breaux, Director of Undergraduate Education and Associate Teaching Professor of Community Health and Prevention, will share insight on the relationship between public health on and mural arts. This event is open to all incoming undergraduate Dornsife students. Dornsife students will be contacted via email with registration information.
CNHP College Day - Communicating Effectively
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10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Approaching your college professor can feel intimidating, but it’s an essential part of being a successful student. Speaking up with a concern or in a crisis is a crucial skill for everyone. Whether speaking to a friend, faculty member, work colleague in a kitchen, hotel, outpatient setting, or hospital hospital, professionals need to be able to communicate effectively. At the Center for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation and Practice (CICSP) we train learners and faculty on the crucial lessons they need in order to speak up effectively when lives are on the line. As students you may not have had the opportunity to practice speaking up! This interactive session will allow students to experience real-world scenarios where students need to speak up. This session will help students build confidence and competence in their skills.
Virtual Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science Session
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10 a.m. - 12 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 and learn about the collections you'll have access to in your classes!
School of Biomedical Engineering Virtual College Day
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10 a.m. - 12 p.m.Learn about the Biomedical Engineering major requirements, how to get started in the major, and how to create an academic plan that reflects your unique interests and goals. Join your fellow new BIOMED Dragons to meet current upper division students, faculty and professional staff and find out about exciting educational opportunities available in BIOMED including undergraduate research, study abroad, minors and more!
Virtual Department of Chemistry Session
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10 a.m. - 12 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.
Close School of Entrepreneurship College Day
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10 a.m. - 1 p.m.This session is required for all incoming Close School students. Please join the Close School’s faculty, staff and current students for a welcome celebration for the start of your Drexel and Close School journey! This session will also include student pitch presentations where you will get a chance to present your group pitch and gain feedback from a group of Close School faculty, staff, and student entrepreneurs. This session will also include small group work and networking activities. RSVP for this event is required. Please email Julia with any questions: jcr326@drexel.edu
Virtual Department of Physics Session
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10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Physics majors will meet representatives from the department and participate in a virtual scavenger hunt! Please have your microphone and webcamera activated on Zoom if possible.
Virtual Session for Philosophy and Philosophy, Politics and Economics Majors
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10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Join us for a 'Meet & Greet' with PHIL and PPE program faculty and students.
Virtual Department of Biology Session
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10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Students will have the opportunity to interact with instructors, TAs, current students and their fellow Biology majors in this virtual meet and greet. Learn more about who's who in the biology department and what to expect as a BIO major in a fun and informative session.
CNHP College Day - Nutrition, Exercise, and Mindfulness - Cooking While in College and Tips on How to Cook
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11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Home cooking can be challenging to do– but it is not impossible. With the right tools and a little creativity, you can whip up a surprising variety of dishes. Join Dr. Rosemary Trout from Drexel’s Food and Hospitality Program as she demonstrates some easy tips for cooking.
College of Engineering Student Organizations Fair
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11 a.m. - 12 p.m.The vast array of student organizations associated with the College of Engineering will each host an Open House for new students, who are encouraged to attend as many as they’d like during the hour. Presentation and Q and A sessions will be held in a continuous loop, and contact information and news on upcoming events will be provided.
College of Computing and Informatics - College Day Kick Off and Opening Remarks
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11 a.m. - 12 p.m.At this event, incoming CCI students will have the opportunity to meet members of the CCI leadership team and Academic Advisors via Zoom, as well as participate in conference style fun & games with our CCI Peer Mentors. From virtual Philly Food Fairs, Marvel Trivia, and JackBox Games, to learning more about CCI co-ops and a day in life as each CCI major – we at CCI want to encourage students to meet their fellow CCI classmates and stay connected after College Day.
Virtual Department of Global Studies & Modern Languages Session
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11 a.m. - 12 p.m.You'll join faculty and staff in your department for some get-to-know-you activities and a virtual guest speaker!
Westphal COMAD College Day: Transfer Student Breakout Sessions
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11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Westphal’s transfer students will have the opportunity to meet with their Academic Advisors to learn about the Drexel experience, their chosen program of study, and to connect with their fellow peers.
CNHP College Day - Risky Business - You Don't Know What You Don't Know - Basic First Aid for College Students
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11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.More than 532,000 college students have been left to cope with a drunken friend who was sick, injured or unconscious in the last year. 1/4 of college students have had to deal with asthma attacks. 1/3 of college students have had to cope with someone with a head injury. 1/5 college have had to help someone who is choking. College students are likely to push boundaries and take risks and when things go wrong it is vital that they are equipped with the skills and confidence to help each other and themselves. First Aid is an essential life skill and helps young people remain safer by appreciating risk and being able to help each other if they are involved in a medical emergency. Giving appropriate first aid immediately can help to reduce a person’s recovery time and make the difference between the patient having a temporary or long-term disability. This interactive session will help you learn how to remain calm in emergency situations and you’ll learn simple acronyms to help you recall the steps you need to take. First aid training will make you confident and comfortable and therefore more effective and in control when you need to be.
Westphal Dance Program College Day: Faculty Panel
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11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Meet all full time dance faculty to discuss career goals and Drexel dance program, facilitated by a current dance major.
College of Computing and Informatics: Break
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12 p.m. - 1 p.m.At this event, incoming CCI students will have the opportunity to meet members of the CCI leadership team and Academic Advisors via Zoom, as well as participate in conference style fun & games with our CCI Peer Mentors. From virtual Philly Food Fairs, Marvel Trivia, and JackBox Games, to learning more about CCI co-ops and a day in life as each CCI major – we at CCI want to encourage students to meet their fellow CCI classmates and stay connected after College Day.
LeBow College Day: Meet your Peer Leaders
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12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.Connect with your Peer Leaders and UNIV classmates! Check your email for additional details and for your class’ Zoom link.
College of Arts and Sciences Virtual Dragon Trivia
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12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Test your knowledge of everything Drexel and have some fun with your fellow CoAS Dragons in this Drexel-themed trivia game! You could even win some Drexel CoAS swag.
Goodwin’s Military Transition Program College Day: Q&A Panel
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12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.Question and Answer with 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 University.
Westphal COMAD College Day: Word from the Dean of Westphal College
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1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.Come meet the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design's new Dean, Jason S. Schupbach! Learn about the College's programs, upcoming events and exciting initiatives, and participate in a Question and Answer with the Dean.
Engineering at Home Contest - The Tower
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1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.How high can you go? Build a tower using only uncooked spaghetti and marshmallows. At this session, contestants will share their results, with both visual and height measurement.
CNHP College Day - Step Into Someone Else's Shoes
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1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Health care is an increasingly diverse field where many specialties interact to provide patient care. The team approach to caring for patients includes many professionals performing a variety of specialized functions designed to meet the physical, emotional and psychological needs of the patient. In the course of just one stay, a hospitalized patient may be cared for by an array of health care professionals including Nurses, Physicians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Nutritionists and many others. For this collaborative approach to work, it is imperative that all health care professionals understand and respect the credentials, scope of practice and function of each member of the health care team. In this session we will work is small groups to learn interesting facts about each group.
LeBow College Day: The Price is Right
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1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.LeBow is challenging you and your classmates to the Price is Right! Play for chances to win big prizes and meet lots of new friends. Check your email for registration information.
CNHP College Day - How to Confront Your Roommate Without Starting War
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1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Living with anyone, even your best friend, is bound to have some road bumps along the way. Whether it’s the dishes in the sink, the guest who always sleeps over or the loud stumbling back in after a night at some point, whether you like it or not you will disagree. Once the roommate honeymoon period ends—and trust me, it will end—you need to know how to effectively manage and work through conflicts, or else you’re in for one roller-coaster of a semester. It takes patience, compromise, consideration and above all else, open communication.This interactive session will allow students to experience real-world scenarios where students need to speak up. This session will help students build confidence and competence in their skills.
Summer Reading Book Circle
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1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Dornsife faculty and staff will lead small group discussions on this year’s summer reading novel: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. Dr. Sharelle Barber, Assistant Research Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Benjamin Barber, researcher and writer with Facing South, will give opening remarks. This event is open to all Dornsife students, faculty, and staff. Dornsife students will be contacted via email with registration information.
College of Computing and Informatics: Fun & Games Conference Style Sessions
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1 p.m. - 3 p.m.At this event, incoming CCI students will have the opportunity to meet members of the CCI leadership team and Academic Advisors via Zoom, as well as participate in conference style fun & games with our CCI Peer Mentors. From virtual Philly Food Fairs, Marvel Trivia, and JackBox Games, to learning more about CCI co-ops and a day in life as each CCI major – we at CCI want to encourage students to meet their fellow CCI classmates and stay connected after College Day.
College of Arts and Sciences Virtual Fair
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1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Students from all majors in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to attend this "speed-dating style" virtual fair! Representatives from the College's various student groups and resource centers will be available to discuss the clubs and academic support available to you as you transition to your first year at Drexel.
Westphal Dance Program College Day: Meet with the Program Director
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2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Meet with the Program Director to go through any questions about the curriculum and dance program.
Goodwin’s Military Transition Program College Day: Quizzo
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2 p.m. - 3 p.m.GCDC QUIZZO!
Westphal COMAD College Day: Program Director Meetup
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2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Meet and greet your Program Director and fellow cohort! Learn about your major and what to expect during the fall term.
CNHP College Day - Getting the Most From Your Time in College - A Lesson on Studying - Design a Timeline
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2 p.m. - 3 p.m.A study plan is an organized schedule outlining study times and learning goals. Just like with work or school schedules, college students should develop a schedule that sets aside dedicated time each week for studying. Besides your classes, you likely have other commitments like extracurricular activities, work, and social engagements. Creating a study plan allows you to see how you spend your time, and ensures that you are setting aside enough time outside of class to complete homework assignments, study for tests, and review and retain the information you are learning. Study plans are particularly important for online students, since you need to have self-discipline and determination to complete your studies without the constant reminders of an instructor. This interactive session will help you learn the basics for designing your timeline.
CNHP College Day - Blackboard Technology Tutorial
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2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Students, learn how to use the tools in your Blackboard courses. This live session will introduce you to the basics of the Blackboard learning session. This session is targeted just for you, explaining how to be successful in your online learning course environment.
Virtual Minecraft Tour of Drexel Campus
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2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.Come join a student-led live tour of Drexel University’s campus in Minecraft! This tour will go through the Minecraft Drexel Campus Recreation Project, showing off buildings and interiors, and will be followed by a Q and A session featuring the builders and server operators.
Virtual Coffee Chats with Office of Veteran Student Services, Drexel Central and Student-Veteran Ambassadors
Virtual - Check Drexel Email for direct invitation
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Bring your coffee and questions to this live remote chat with current student-veterans who will share their experiences about transitioning from service to school. The team of student-veteran ambassadors will answer your questions and give you great tips and strategies from their own experience! The Office of Veteran Student Services and Drexel Central will also be present to assist. Check your Drexel email for your direct invitation from OVSS.
LeBow College Day: Linkedin Workshop
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3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.This workshop will cover best practices not only for building your LinkedIn presence, but also how best to use your LinkedIn effectively. If you would like to learn more about how to create and optimize your profile, this workshop is for you!
CNHP College Day - Getting the Most From Your Your Time in College: Creating your College Bucket List
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3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.College is supposed to be the best four years of your life, but it won’t be if you spend all of your time in your dorm room doing homework! While it is important to study and go to class, the beauty of college is that you have room in your schedule to experience the world around you. If you need some inspiration for how to live your undergraduate years to their fullest, this interactive session will provide some inspiration.
Dornsife Undergraduate Q&A
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3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Learn more about the Dornsife experience! Ask your classmates for the scoop on classes, campus, and Philadelphia in this interactive panel. This event is open to all incoming undergraduate Dornsife students. Dornsife students will be contacted via email with registration information.
Westphal COMAD College Day: Westphal Student Organizations Breakout Sessions
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3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Westphal is hosting Zoom breakout sessions with current students and faculty representatives from various Westphal Student Organizations. New students will have the opportunity to explore their interests and connect with like-minded peers.
Minecraft Survival Meet-Up - 1st Session
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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Enjoy playing Minecraft survival mode? Want to meet other Drexel students while playing on the same survival world? Come join the Drexel Discord Minecraft Server where you can meet other students and play together! Connect to the server using the following IP address: mc.drexeldiscord.com. Please note that this server requires Minecraft Java Edition version 1.16.2 and is not compatible with any Minecraft Bedrock Editions.
Drexel and Philadelphia Virtual Scavenger Hunt
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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.On Monday, we will send a list to everyone who registers. It contains 20 Drexel and Philly things to find and questions to answer, all available online if you search cleverly. Participants will share their favorite results at this session. You can talk about what you learned, screen share a visual, act it out in mime, or anything else. Be creative!
Westphal Dance Program College Day: Meet with the Academic Advisor
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4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.Meet with Academic Advisor to go through each individual's fall classes and plan of study.
Nutrition, Exercise, and Mindfulness - Pound Workout
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable, and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.
Minecraft Survival Meet-Up - 2nd Session
Virtual - link to be shared shortly before event start
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Enjoy playing Minecraft survival mode? Want to meet other Drexel students while playing on the same survival world? Come join the Drexel Discord Minecraft Server where you can meet other students and play together! Connect to the server using the following IP address: mc.drexeldiscord.com. Please note that this server requires Minecraft Java Edition version 1.16.2 and is not compatible with any Minecraft Bedrock Editions.
Online Games with College of Engineering
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4:45 p.m. - 6 p.m.Test your skills at a variety of options against your fellow new engineers. We will have breakout rooms or instructions on where to meet for various online games.
Wellness Kickstart Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Kahoot Game with Womxn's Empowerment
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5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Come join Womxn's Empowerment for some Kahoot feminist trivia to celebrate famous womxn. Bring your A game and see how well you know some of these incredible feminists for the chance to win some prizes!! Join us September 15 at 5pm over Zoom!
Launching your "Civic Pathway" at Drexel
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5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.In this interactive workshop, explore what it means to advance social change and how to turn your passion into action using tools and support available through the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement.
Cycle Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
IMPACT Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Kahoot Game with Womxn's Empowerment
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come join Womxn's Empowerment for some Kahoot feminist trivia to celebrate famous womxn. Bring your A game and see how well you know some of these incredible feminists for the chance to win some prizes!! Join us September 15 at 5pm over Zoom!
Virtual Worship for All: Just as you are
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6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Join Open Door Christian Community for worship and fellowship. The inclusive ecumenical worship experience includes contemporary worship music, prayer, and a message. All faiths are welcome, just as you are!
IMPACT Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Cycle Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Quizzo Night with APO
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Join Alpha Phi Omega, the national gender-inclusive service fraternity, for a game of Quizzo! Come for some friendly competition and details about our Fall Recruitment. We are excited to meet you!
Newman Night - Team Tourney!
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7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.Get your feet wet and join us for an exciting game night! We’ll split you up into teams led by other students in Newman and run a tournament; the winning team gets a prize! Stick around after to end the night with some peaceful night prayer.
Quizzo Night with APO
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join Alpha Phi Omega, the national gender-inclusive service fraternity, for a game of Quizzo! Come for some friendly competition and details about our Fall Recruitment. We are excited to meet you!
Recreational Athletics Trivia Night
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8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join Recreational Athletics for Trivia Night hosted on Twitch! Compete in virtual trivia through Twitch and see who is the smartest! Link will be emailed out to those who preregister.
Hangout with SASA
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9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come join us (virtually) during welcome week to meet the e-board, new peers, and learn about all about the South Asian Student Association and our yearly events! All are welcome!
Hangout with SASA
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Come join us (virtually) during welcome week to meet the e-board, new peers, and learn about all about the South Asian Student Association and our yearly events! All are welcome!
Wednesday, September 16
Virtual Scavenger Hunt Day 3
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8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Enjoy a three day virtual scavenger hunt! Each day you will be searching different sites to answer 10 questions about the Drexel and Philadelphia community. You will have 24 hours to find the answers to each day's questions. Happy Hunting!
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Your Secret Weapon: The Course Syllabus!
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9 a.m. - 10 a.m.A syllabus is more than just a strange word. It can be a roadmap to success, though few students know how to make the best use of it. In this interactive session, participants will learn how to identify essential elements of a course syllabus (including assignments, grading, and resources) and leave the session with an understanding of how to use this information to support a great term.
Virtual Saving & Budgeting with Wells Fargo
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9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Join our Managing Money Workshop for budgeting tips and tools, and learn how you can create a savings plan for your financial goals.
Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop Sample Dance Class
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9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Sample Class that introduces - Modern, Jazz, African dance.
Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop Sample Dance Class
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Sample Class that introduces - Modern, Jazz, African dance.
Virtual Food Debate
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10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Support local by eating local! Philly's got a ton of amazing restaurants, and delivery services like UberEats, DoorDash, and GrubHub. We want to share some of our favorite bites with you and hear what you're looking forward to eating!
Steinbright Career Development Center Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Join us for a meet and greet with Steinbright faculty and advisors. Also, take a few minutes to meet with some Co-op employers to hear why they choose to hire Drexel Dragons! Learn everything Steinbright has to offer you as you start Drexel, from Co-op to Career and Major Exploration, Handshake and resume support.
Virtual Honors Student Orientation: Session A
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.Honors Student Orientation provides all incoming Honors Program students with an introduction to the program and its offerings. Come meet Honors staff members, other Honors students, learn about the requirements of the program and engage in fun activities!
Virtual Spiritual Discussions with Jack - The Freshman 15
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Join us as we discuss the top 15 spiritual questions of all time. Questions like: "Is there a God?", "Why does Evil exist?", "What is Love?", "How do I manage all my new choices?", "Why did God allow COVID-19 to happen?", "Why does God allow death to happen?,"Why are there so many religions? Which one is the right religion?" and much more. This is an open discussion without judgement and is not a teaching bible study - it is a discussion on spirituality and its effect on one's life. Come and discover the top 15 spiritual questions of all time and how the relate to your first year at Drexel!
Adaptability: A Virtual Conversation on Being Latinx During a Pandemic
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Living through a pandemic as a minority is not easy. Many families and individuals need assistance more than ever in a variety of ways. Latinos had to adapt to this new way of life and had to do it quickly with so much uncertainty. Organizations such as Prospanica have stepped up to provide digital resources, tips for academic success, and financial relief for students who lost jobs/co-ops. With the recent collaboration with the Hispanic Star hub in Philadelphia, our chapter has been able to expand its reach to the Greater Philadelphia Area and provide a stronger impact on our Latinx community.
Steinbright Career Development Center Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Join us for a meet and greet with Steinbright faculty and advisors. Also, take a few minutes to meet with some Co-op employers to hear why they choose to hire Drexel Dragons! Learn everything Steinbright has to offer you as you start Drexel, from Co-op to Career and Major Exploration, Handshake and resume support.
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Be More Productive: Tools From Libraries
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Learn how using resources provided by Drexel University Libraries can help you succeed right from week 1. No previous experience with libraries needed.
SCDI Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.SCDI Annual Welcome Week Open House. An opportunity for the Drexel community to experience the vast resources available via the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion.
Virtual: Lets Talk about Mental Health
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Beginning college can be filled with worries and unknowns. The thought of managing classes, school work, and a social life can take a toll on our emotional well-being. Come and hear from a licensed mental health professional on how to manage, especially during the present time of political unrest, social injustice, and COVID-19.
Virtual Coffee Chats with Office of Veteran Student Services, Drexel Central and Student-Veteran Ambassadors
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Bring your coffee and questions to this live remote chat with current student-veterans who will share their experiences about transitioning from service to school. The team of student-veteran ambassadors will answer your questions and give you great tips and strategies from their own experience! The Office of Veteran Student Services and Drexel Central will also be present to assist. Check your Drexel email for your direct invitation from OVSS.
Adaptability: A Virtual Conversation on Being Latinx During a Pandemic
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Living through a pandemic as a minority is not easy. Many families and individuals need assistance more than ever in a variety of ways. Latinos had to adapt to this new way of life and had to do it quickly with so much uncertainty. Organizations such as Prospanica have stepped up to provide digital resources, tips for academic success, and financial relief for students who lost jobs/co-ops. With the recent collaboration with the Hispanic Star hub in Philadelphia, our chapter has been able to expand its reach to the Greater Philadelphia Area and provide a stronger impact on our Latinx community.
Virtual Performing Arts Information Table
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre, or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Join us on Zoom to talk with a faculty or staff member about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes, and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what college, department, or major you are from. There's no need to stay for the duration of the information session. Just join us when you are able to and learn about how to get involved!
Steinbright Career Development Center Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join us for a meet and greet with Steinbright faculty and advisors. Also, take a few minutes to meet with some Co-op employers to hear why they choose to hire Drexel Dragons! Learn everything Steinbright has to offer you as you start Drexel, from Co-op to Career and Major Exploration, Handshake and resume support.
Virtual Performing Arts Information Table
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre, or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Join us on Zoom to talk with a faculty or staff member about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes, and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what college, department, or major you are from. There's no need to stay for the duration of the information session. Just join us when you are able to and learn about how to get involved!
Steinbright Career Development Center Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Join us for a meet and greet with Steinbright faculty and advisors. Also, take a few minutes to meet with some Co-op employers to hear why they choose to hire Drexel Dragons! Learn everything Steinbright has to offer you as you start Drexel, from Co-op to Career and Major Exploration, Handshake and resume support.
Music Trivia with Dragon Concert Series
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Join Drexel's Dragon Concert Series for a night of virtual music trivia and win some DCS prizes!
SCDI Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.SCDI Annual Welcome Week Open House. An opportunity for the Drexel community to experience the vast resources available via the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion.
Virtual: Lets Talk about Mental Health
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Beginning college can be filled with worries and unknowns. The thought of managing classes, school work, and a social life can take a toll on our emotional well-being. Come and hear from a licensed mental health professional on how to manage, especially during the present time of political unrest, social injustice, and COVID-19.
Virtual Mind Your Faith
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 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.
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Mentors and Networks
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.This workshop will help students identify networks of support and potential mentors at Drexel.
Virtual Honors Student Orientation: Session B
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Honors Student Orientation provides all incoming Honors Program students with an introduction to the program and its offerings. Come meet Honors staff members, other Honors students, learn about the requirements of the program and engage in fun activities!
Self-Care with Zeta Phi Beta
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.With all the the hustle and bustle going on this week, we're slowing things down with Mind, Body & Soul: our self-care and appreciation workshop. We'll be teaching you different ways to take care of yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We'll also be showcasing a few DIY self-care products to get you started on your self-care routine. You will need the following materials to complete this event: honey, sugar, lemon/lemon juice, balloon, all-purpose flour, funnel/spoon.
Virtual Mind Your Faith
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 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.
Virtual Public Safety Information Meeting
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Join Drexel Public Safety for a virtual session on staying safe on campus and at home! Following the formal presentation, we will have a Q&A!
Music Trivia with Dragon Concert Series
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Join Drexel's Dragon Concert Series for a night of virtual music trivia and win some DCS prizes!
SCDI Virtual Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.SCDI Annual Welcome Week Open House. An opportunity for the Drexel community to experience the vast resources available via the Student Center for Diversity & Inclusion.
Virtual How To Approach College as a Pre-Health Major
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Thinking of pursuing an undergraduate career in pre-medicine or pre-health? This session will help students learn effective time-management skills, study techniques, and answer overall questions on being a pre-health major. It will feature a panel Q&A session with current pre-med students at Drexel.
Self-Care with Zeta Phi Beta
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.With all the the hustle and bustle going on this week, we're slowing things down with Mind, Body & Soul: our self-care and appreciation workshop. We'll be teaching you different ways to take care of yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We'll also be showcasing a few DIY self-care products to get you started on your self-care routine. You will need the following materials to complete this event: honey, sugar, lemon/lemon juice, balloon, all-purpose flour, funnel/spoon.
Virtual Trivia with Supply Chain Management Association
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Amongst the things that COVID-19 taught us, the importance of supply chain in operations and logistics of every industry was one of them. Would you like to learn more about Supply Chain and our community within Drexel? If so, join our zoom call! Learn about different career opportunities in supply chain, upcoming academic case competitions and meet the SCMA team! Get ready to be tested in a fun trivia game! If you're interested, come join us to have some fun and meet new people!
Virtual How To Approach College as a Pre-Health Major
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Thinking of pursuing an undergraduate career in pre-medicine or pre-health? This session will help students learn effective time-management skills, study techniques, and answer overall questions on being a pre-health major. It will feature a panel Q&A session with current pre-med students at Drexel.
Virtual Trivia with Supply Chain Management Association
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Amongst the things that COVID-19 taught us, the importance of supply chain in operations and logistics of every industry was one of them. Would you like to learn more about Supply Chain and our community within Drexel? If so, join our zoom call! Learn about different career opportunities in supply chain, upcoming academic case competitions and meet the SCMA team! Get ready to be tested in a fun trivia game! If you're interested, come join us to have some fun and meet new people!
School of Education Virtual Small Group Advising
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Small group advising session for SOE incoming first year students studying Teacher Education. This advising session will be a continuation from the large group advising presentation given during Tuesday's 9/15 college day meet and greet. The session will include a Q&A session with undergraduate students.
Virtual Theatre Improvisation Workshop
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.An introduction to theatre improvisation games with the head of Drexel Theatre Program's Advanced Improvisation Ensemble. Have fun, meet other new students and laugh a lot. This is a participatory workshop.
Community-Based Learning presents: Virtual Embodied Dance
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.A faculty-led virtual dance class with Drexel and community students to showcase the side-by-side course model and community programming opportunities.
Wellness Kickstart Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Nerd Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Nerd Night @ Drexel U is a quarterly event hosted by Undergraduate Research & Enrichment Programs. The event features short, informal talks by students about their research or other topic of interest. In between talks there are rounds of trivia, lots of pizza, and raffles at the end of the night. Come nerd out with us!
Food for Thought Virtual Trivia Night with Drexel Hospitality Society
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Please join us for a night of culinary and hospitality trivia that focuses on cooking, traveling, planning events, hotels, restaurants, resorts, cruises, and more. We are looking forward to meeting new students, as well as seeing familiar faces. Hope to see you there!
Virtual Nerd Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Nerd Night @ Drexel U is a quarterly event hosted by Undergraduate Research & Enrichment Programs. The event features short, informal talks by students about their research or other topic of interest. In between talks there are rounds of trivia, lots of pizza, and raffles at the end of the night. Come nerd out with us!
Body Pump and Bootcamp Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Prison Abolition Conversation: A Panel Discussion
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Join us for a conversation about Police and Prison Abolition featuring community organizers and academics! As we are exposed to radical concepts such as abolition through social media and community-based digital literacies, we have taken the initiative to create a space to explain abolition more thoroughly by the experts. Come out & let us start a dialogue about Black Radical Traditions and how we show out & up for our people. This event is hosted by the West Indian Student Establishment, Drexel African Student Association, and the Student Center of Diversity and Inclusion. All students are welcome.
Virtual Scavenger Hunt with Drexel Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.This event will be conducted fully online and will take place for approximately an hour and a half. It will begin with an overview of what IEEE is and an introduction to Drexel and then will go into the Scavenger Hunt. The scavenger hunt will be one hour with the winning team being the team that scores the most points after the hour is up. The scavenger hunt consists of 50 questions (multiple choice and fill-in) with questions worth different amounts from 1-5 points. The questions range from topics about Drexel, Philadelphia, IEEE, College of Engineering, and General Knowledge. All answers can be found through links provided or google searches. The event will be a lot of fun and is meant to be a good time to learn more about Drexel and Philadelphia through a fun scavenger hunt!
Food for Thought Virtual Trivia Night with Drexel Hospitality Society
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Please join us for a night of culinary and hospitality trivia that focuses on cooking, traveling, planning events, hotels, restaurants, resorts, cruises, and more. We are looking forward to meeting new students, as well as seeing familiar faces. Hope to see you there!
Virtual Game Night with Pi Nu Epsilon
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come get to know Pi Nu Epsilon with socially distanced game night - the night where performing art lovers gather around their computers for two hours and make ridiculous jokes about online games.
Speed Friending with Drexel CHI User Experience Club
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Speed Friending with Drexel CHI will offer freshman the opportunity to have short 3 minute conversations with other new students via Zoom about any number of fun topics! Drexel CHI will go over some interesting introduction prompts that students can use in their random meetings in addition to ice breaker questions to ask to get things rolling. Join us if you're interested in chatting with cool new people in a fun and exciting way.
Body Combat Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Speed Friending with Drexel CHI User Experience Club
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Speed Friending with Drexel CHI will offer freshman the opportunity to have short 3 minute conversations with other new students via Zoom about any number of fun topics! Drexel CHI will go over some interesting introduction prompts that students can use in their random meetings in addition to ice breaker questions to ask to get things rolling. Join us if you're interested in chatting with cool new people in a fun and exciting way.
Virtual Game Night with Pi Nu Epsilon
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Come get to know Pi Nu Epsilon with socially distanced game night - the night where performing art lovers gather around their computers for two hours and make ridiculous jokes about online games.
Hillel DIY Fest
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.MAKE YOUR OWN HILLEL STICKER! Learn Photoshop skills, and with a Jewish twist! We'll send out sticker templates (hamsas, Stars of David, etc.) then we'll design some together during a Photoshop tutorial. After, you can send us your final product and we'll print them as stickers to mail it to you!
Virtual Scavenger Hunt with Drexel Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.This event will be conducted fully online and will take place for approximately an hour and a half. It will begin with an overview of what IEEE is and an introduction to Drexel and then will go into the Scavenger Hunt. The scavenger hunt will be one hour with the winning team being the team that scores the most points after the hour is up. The scavenger hunt consists of 50 questions (multiple choice and fill-in) with questions worth different amounts from 1-5 points. The questions range from topics about Drexel, Philadelphia, IEEE, College of Engineering, and General Knowledge. All answers can be found through links provided or google searches. The event will be a lot of fun and is meant to be a good time to learn more about Drexel and Philadelphia through a fun scavenger hunt!
Campus Engagement Presents: Virtual $1000 Drag Bingo Hosted by Shea Coulee
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.Her name is Shea Coulee and she didn't come to play... Coulee returned to the runway and snatched the crown on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 5. Join us for Virtual Drag Bingo hosted by Shea featuring $1000 worth of prizes! It's an event you don't want to miss! Prizes sponsored by Xfinity: on campus partner for streaming service.
Anime Movie Screening
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.Welcome to Drexel's Anime & Gaming Organization! Do you like anime? Please join your fellow in-coming students and our organization in a Zoom call where we'll be streaming an anime movie! Not interested in anime but still curious about our organization? Feel free to contact us on Dragonlink or our facebook page!
Virtual Pajama Party & Jam Session with Queer Student Union
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Join us on zoom for a chill night of listening to queer music and talking about our favorite LGBT portrayals in movies, TV, music and more. Bring your pajamas and your favorite snack!
Virtual Pajama Party & Jam Session with Queer Student Union
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.Join us on zoom for a chill night of listening to queer music and talking about our favorite LGBT portrayals in movies, TV, music and more. Bring your pajamas and your favorite snack!
Thursday, September 17
Virtual Social Hour with International Students Union
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.The Social Hour is a Zoom session meant to welcome any and all international freshmen to their new life at Drexel University! Join in for an hour of engaging conversations, fun activities, advice from the members at ISU, and find out more about how you can be a part of the constantly growing undergraduate international community at Drexel!
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
Virtual Yoga Class with Drexel Community
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.This 55-minute virtual yoga practice is a welcoming and invigorating way to start both your day and your Drexel experience. All levels are welcome. Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel University.
Virtual Social Hour with International Students Union
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.The Social Hour is a Zoom session meant to welcome any and all international freshmen to their new life at Drexel University! Join in for an hour of engaging conversations, fun activities, advice from the members at ISU, and find out more about how you can be a part of the constantly growing undergraduate international community at Drexel!
Virtual Yoga Class with Drexel Community
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.This 55-minute virtual yoga practice is a welcoming and invigorating way to start both your day and your Drexel experience. All levels are welcome. Spend the last 5 minutes asking any questions you have about Performing Arts opportunities at Drexel University.
Dornsife School of Public Health: Welcome Ceremony
Virtual - check your Drexel email for registration information
10 a.m. - 11 a.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, Dr. Jonathan Mann. Incoming students, faculty, and staff will receive the School of Public Health pin at a later time. 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. All incoming Dornsife students, new faculty, and new staff will be formally welcomed and will receive pins; all existing Dornsife students, faculty, staff, are invited to attend. Dornsife community members will be contacted via email with registration information.
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
International Students: American Teaching Methods & Academic Success Virtual Session
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.To prepare international students for some of the academic challenges they may face when entering a U.S. classroom for the first time. We will explore the different types of American teaching methods the students may experience, how to make the most of a syllabus, class participation/attendance, and more. The presentation will review Drexel's SCDC/co-op program and tips to ensure a good co-op experience as well as partnering with other campus offices to include the Library, CLASS, and Inter-College Advising. Additional topics covered will include plagiarism, cheating and integrity violations as well as the follow-on consequences by these conduct issues.
New Student-Veteran & Military Dependent Virtual Information Session
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.Members of the Veterans Task Force will provide an overview of services about academic and support services available to student-veterans and military dependents. The information session will take an hour with some time for Q&A at the end. Check your Drexel email for your direct invitation from OVSS.
Virtual Challah Dough Making
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Join Drexel Hillel in making our famous challah dough, over Zoom! All you need is flour, 2 eggs, honey, yeast, canola oil, sugar, and salt.
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
Virtual Drawing Workshop
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 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!
Virtual Your Voice Has Power: Understanding the impact of social media on bias incidents, discrimination, and harassment
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Make your voice heard during this discussion and skills-based workshop where we will discuss how social media can help, or hinder, incidents of bias, discrimination, or harassment. Some topics we will discuss include: how can you tell if something is free speech, or creating a hostile environment? Am I being a positive bystander, or am I perpetuating a stereotype? Here at Drexel everyone deserves to feel welcome, included, and respected. That works starts here.
Virtual West Indian Dance Class
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Are you tired of learning Tik Tok dances on your own without an actual teacher? Do you wanna hear and feel the energy of the Caribbean in your own home? Luckily for you WISE is offering a dance class to teach you all of your favorite dancehall and soca dances!!
Pre-Rosh Hashana Honey Cake-In-A-Mug Bake
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join fellow Jewish Dragons to prepare for Rosh Hashanah with a cool honey cake hack! All you need is a mug and a microwave, some self rising flour, an egg, brown sugar, honey and oil. Looking forward to baking with you :)
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
Virtual Inside Out: "A Look Behind-the-Scenes at the Research at ANS"
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.Did you know that there are over 75 scientists that work behind-the-scenes at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University? The oldest natural history museum in the western hemisphere houses over 17 million specimens for research on everything from evolution to climate change and everything environmental in between. Come get a closer look (virtually) at the collections and research going on at the Academy by meeting some of the Drexel faculty, students, and staff who work and volunteer there and hear about opportunities to get involved either via independent study, co-op, student employment, or volunteering.
Virtual Baiada Institute Open House
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Close School of Entrepreneurship and the Baiada Institute welcomes you to our Baiada Virtual Open House. We invite you to tour the Baiada Institute with us, engage current students and recent alumni who are building their own startup. Experience our supportive, collaborative, and engaging space; learn about the many resources made available to students across campus. Please join us from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm.
Maximizing Academic Success in STEM Disciplines: A Virtual session for underrepresented minority students pursuing STEM degrees.
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.This session will feature underrepresented minority (URM) student leaders from across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines as well as Drexel's Director for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (Drexel-LSAMP) which exists to support the success of underrepresented student populations pursuing STEM degrees. Topics to be addressed include: 1) Knowing Who You Are and Your Purpose, 2) Finding a Community to Jump-Start Your Path to Success, e.g. student groups, organizations and other campus programs, 3) Identifying the Members of Your College Success Network, 4) A Primer on the Rules of Collegiate Engagement.
Virtual Introduction to premedical and predental programs
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
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 questions and to learn about some of the premedical and predental student organizations on campus.
Virtual West Indian Dance Class
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Are you tired of learning Tik Tok dances on your own without an actual teacher? Do you wanna hear and feel the energy of the Caribbean in your own home? Luckily for you WISE is offering a dance class to teach you all of your favorite dancehall and soca dances!!
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Putting Off Procrastination
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 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.
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
Dornsife School of Public Health: Color Brave
Virtual - check your Drexel email for registration information
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.Patience Ajoff-Foster, Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusive Culture, and Bernetta McCall-Millonde, Director of Diversity Initiatives & Community Relations in the Center for Inclusive Education and Scholarship, facilitate Color Brave: a campus dialogues aim to educate and empower faculty to have a purposeful discussion and address the issue of racial inequities that exist in America today. By being "Color Brave," we can address the sometimes uncomfortable issues that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and other marginalized groups face on our campuses, while increasing awareness and mutual understanding. Acknowledging and discussing race and other topics surrounding diversity is a first step to developing and sustaining an inclusive culture. This workshop is open to all Dornsife students. Dornsife students will be contacted via email with registration information.
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
Connecting to Community, a Panel of Neighborhood Residents
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Students will engage with a panel of neighborhood residents who also have roles at Drexel about what it means to be a neighbor in Mantua/Powelton Village, the neighborhoods in West Philadelphia where Drexel is located. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how they might engage responsibly as new community members and eventual neighbors when they return to campus.
Panel Discussion with the Society of Women Engineers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will be hosting an informal panel in which new students can come and chat to current SWE members about majors, events, classes, and all thing Drexel! We will be sharing fun videos and helping to give new students the outlet for finding a community within the Drexel engineering programs through fun get-to-know-you style questions.
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Your Secret Weapon: The Course Syllabus!
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.A syllabus is more than just a strange word. It can be a roadmap to success, though few students know how to make the best use of it. In this interactive session, participants will learn how to identify essential elements of a course syllabus (including assignments, grading, and resources) and leave the session with an understanding of how to use this information to support a great term.
Living Out Your Faith in College Virtually
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Pastor Justin of Renewal Presbyterian Church will give a message on what it means to live out your faith in college as well as the importance of community during college, followed by a short time of prayer. All are welcomed!
Virtual Introduction to The All College Choir
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.The All College Choir will hold a meet and greet to students interested in learning about the choral ensemble. This informal meeting will give the students the opportunity to meet the director, have some pizza and find out about singing in a choral ensemble at Drexel University.
The Science Behind Invisible Ink with Drexel Chemical Society Student Affiliates
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Join Drexel ACS in learning the chemistry behind invisible ink and making your own invisible ink. If you would like to make the ink, lemon juice is needed.
The Science Behind Invisible Ink with Drexel Chemical Society Student Affiliates
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Join Drexel ACS in learning the chemistry behind invisible ink and making your own invisible ink. If you would like to make the ink, lemon juice is needed.
Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase
Virtual - visit drexel.edu/starscholars
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.The Virtual STAR Scholars Summer Showcase is an end-of-summer celebration of research, scholarship, and creative work. STAR Scholars, who completed full time, remote faculty-mentored research this summer, will present their projects at a virtual poster session. Visit drexel.edu/starscholars to view their posters. Posters will be made available on Thursday, September 17 and will remain available on the website until Thursday, September 24.
Inspirational Bingo
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Play virtual bingo with Open Door from the comfort of your own place. Join in conversation and play bingo right on your own device. Winners will receive inspirational messages and vinyl stickers mailed to them to improve their motivation during the virtual school experience. Believe in yourself this term! Imagine the impact of necessary new experiences. Gain gratifying and genuine relationships, one step at a time.
Living Out Your Faith in College Virtually
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Pastor Justin of Renewal Presbyterian Church will give a message on what it means to live out your faith in college as well as the importance of community during college, followed by a short time of prayer. All are welcomed!
School of Education Virtual Small Group Advising
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Small group advising session for SOE incoming first year students studying Teacher Education. This advising session will be a continuation from the large group advising presentation given during Tuesday's 9/15 college day meet and greet. The session will include a Q&A session with undergraduate students.
Hillel Virtual Games Nite
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Play Hillel-style Kahoot and win some cool prizes, create some silly Mad Libs, learn more about the various Hillel activities, and meet other Hillel students!
Virtual Global Quizzo
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Do you know the official animal of Scotland? What about the largest lake in the world? If yes, come to Global Quizzo to test your knowledge of the world! Bring a team or join a group for 5 rounds of trivia (and trivial) questions. Prizes will be awarded for the top teams!
Wellness Kickstart Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Yoga Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Tips and tricks on writing and online classes with Her Campus
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.The event is primarily a writing workshop emphasizing ways to become a smart and effective writer and also talk about strategies and advice to make the best of online classes.
Virtual Campus Tour
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Want to explore the best places on Drexel's campus? Join GCC as we take a fun and informative virtual tour around campus! Hear from current students about where the best places are to eat, study, and socialize! Make sure to join us and meet this year's GCC E-Board members, as well as, learn more about our organization and our upcoming events!
A Special Evening Edition of Lindy Center's Virtual Coffee & Community
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Join us for a discussion co-facilitated by Lindy Center staff and student leaders around current social issues and the ways people make change. Be ready to share and reflect on your own experiences with social issues and social change - this is meant to be an interactive, reflective session!
Yoga Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Problem Solving with Drexel Engineers Without Borders
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Current EWB members will briefly explain the mission of EWB (just enough to lead into the problem-solving activity). We will then go into the problem-solving activity. For this, students will be split into small groups (4-5 people) with one current EWB member assisting them if needed. The groups will then be given a project description that is adapted from a completed EWB project. This description will present a problem within a community that has goals similar to that of our current projects. Students will then be given 20-25 mins to brainstorm, research using the internet, ask questions, and come up with a solution they think would help aid the community and complete the project. We will also provide mock budgets which will help simulate an EWB project. Once the time of discussion is over, each group will present their ideas to the rest of the attendees and then collaborate to come up with the best idea!
Virtual Tips and tricks on writing and online classes with Her Campus
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.The event is primarily a writing workshop emphasizing ways to become a smart and effective writer and also talk about strategies and advice to make the best of online classes.
Campus Wide Virtual Worship
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come on out and join several diverse Christian Student Organizations as we worship together. Experience student led worship. Fellowship with other believers. And meet the diversity that is Christianity at Drexel.
Virtual Challah Braiding
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Use playdough OR real challah dough for a fun braiding lesson over Zoom! Learn 3-strand, 4-strand, 5, 6, round...!!
Virtual Fraternity/Sorority Fair
Virtual - RSVP on DragonLink
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Come learn more about Drexel's Fraternities and Sororities and chat live with members from the organizations! Visit DragonLink to RSVP to this event.
Virtual Problem Solving with Drexel Engineers Without Borders
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Current EWB members will briefly explain the mission of EWB (just enough to lead into the problem-solving activity). We will then go into the problem-solving activity. For this, students will be split into small groups (4-5 people) with one current EWB member assisting them if needed. The groups will then be given a project description that is adapted from a completed EWB project. This description will present a problem within a community that has goals similar to that of our current projects. Students will then be given 20-25 mins to brainstorm, research using the internet, ask questions, and come up with a solution they think would help aid the community and complete the project. We will also provide mock budgets which will help simulate an EWB project. Once the time of discussion is over, each group will present their ideas to the rest of the attendees and then collaborate to come up with the best idea!
Virtual Fraternity/Sorority Fair
Virtual - RSVP on DragonLink
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Come learn more about Drexel's Fraternities and Sororities and chat live with members from the organizations! Visit DragonLink to RSVP to this event.
Virtual Dragons After Dark Quizzo
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Join us for late-night Quizzo offered every Thursday. Quizzo nights are open to all Drexel students! Create a team or join one when you get there and earn a chance to win prizes!!
Virtual Reality Game Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.We're planning on having a showcase that consists of 3 parts: 1) having alumni come in and talk 2) Show off VR/AR work of previous students and alumni 3) Sample VR/AR work, and possibly stream VR content from one of the officer's work stations at home. Join us for a night of fun Virtual Reality games!
Virtual Dragons After Dark Quizzo
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.Join us for late-night Quizzo offered every Thursday. Quizzo nights are open to all Drexel students! Create a team or join one when you get there and earn a chance to win prizes!!
Virtual Reality Game Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.We're planning on having a showcase that consists of 3 parts: 1) having alumni come in and talk 2) Show off VR/AR work of previous students and alumni 3) Sample VR/AR work, and possibly stream VR content from one of the officer's work stations at home. Join us for a night of fun Virtual Reality games!
Friday, September 18
Virtual Coffee Chats with Office of Veteran Student Services, Drexel Central and Student-Veteran Ambassadors
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Bring your coffee and questions to this live remote chat with current student-veterans who will share their experiences about transitioning from service to school. The team of student-veteran ambassadors will answer your questions and give you great tips and strategies from their own experience! The Office of Veteran Student Services and Drexel Central will also be present to assist. Check your Drexel email for your direct invitation from OVSS.
Virtual Explore Entrepreneurship at Drexel University
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship is the nation's leader in entrepreneurship education and is the first independent, accredited school of entrepreneurship in the United States. Students from every college and school at Drexel are able to connect through the Close School to curricular, extracurricular and experiential programs that support entrepreneurial efforts. Come learn about how the Close School and the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, Drexel's very own startup business incubator, can assist you in pursuing your entrepreneurial endeavors here on campus through coaching, competitions, community and collaboration. Hear from current and former Drexel students who started their businesses in the Baiada Institute, as well as faculty and staff of the Close School of Entrepreneurship on how we can assist you in achieving your goals to start your next big thing.
Virtual Coffee & Community
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.This Lindy Center event happens weekly and provides a space for students, staff and faculty to reflect, discuss, and share perspectives on various social topics.
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Tips for Learning Online
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.This workshop will help you develop a strong skill set for learning online, and will cover topics like using BlackBoard and engaging meaningfully with online and hybrid classes.
Virtual Philly 101
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Maybe we're biased, but Philadelphia is the BEST city to be a college student. There's no better time than right now to learn all the ins and outs of being a college student in Philly, like how to take SEPTA (that's our public transit system), where to find the best tacos in South Philly, and how you can visit the most iconic museums for free or at a discount, just for being a college student. Check out our Philly 101 presentation for everything you need to know about being a college student in Philadelphia. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @CampusPhilly to be a part of the Campus Philly community (+ for more news about tacos).
Virtual Performing Arts Information Session
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre, or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Join us on Zoom to talk with a faculty or staff member about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes, and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what college, department, or major you are from. There's no need to stay for the duration of the information session. Just join us when you are able to and learn about how to get involved!
Virtual Philly 101
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Maybe we're biased, but Philadelphia is the BEST city to be a college student. There's no better time than right now to learn all the ins and outs of being a college student in Philly, like how to take SEPTA (that's our public transit system), where to find the best tacos in South Philly, and how you can visit the most iconic museums for free or at a discount, just for being a college student. Check out our Philly 101 presentation for everything you need to know about being a college student in Philadelphia. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @CampusPhilly to be a part of the Campus Philly community (+ for more news about tacos).
Virtual Performing Arts Information Session
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Interested in Music, Theatre, or Dance? Want to perform or work backstage? Join us on Zoom to talk with a faculty or staff member about getting involved in the Performing Arts at Drexel. We have opportunities for both experienced and beginning participants. All our ensembles, classes, and lessons are open to everyone at Drexel, no matter what college, department, or major you are from. There's no need to stay for the duration of the information session. Just join us when you are able to and learn about how to get involved!
Virtual Ready. Set. College! Your Secret Weapon: The Course Syllabus!
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.A syllabus is more than just a strange word. It can be a roadmap to success, though few students know how to make the best use of it. In this interactive session, participants will learn how to identify essential elements of a course syllabus (including assignments, grading, and resources) and leave the session with an understanding of how to use this information to support a great term.
Look beyond your screen: Exploring a career in Esports Management Virtually
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.You may know someone (or you may be that person) who has spent many hours glued to their phone, console or computer wrapped up in the latest video game title. You may also be someone who spends a lot of time hanging out with your friends while playing video games, or perhaps use gaming to stay connected with your friends. Most people are familiar with Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Madden or Overwatch; but how many people know that you can enjoy a career in this field as well? Competitive gaming, better known as esport, is a multi-billion dollar industry that reaches to all parts of the world. During this 45-minute session, hosted by LeBow's Department of Sport Management faculty, we will delve into the business of esport management, exploring how this thriving industry works through an interactive team-based activity, and what skills are necessary to look beyond your screen and turn your passion into a career.
A Taste of Hillel's Jewish Learning Fellowship
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Join Drexel Hillel for a taste of our Jewish Learning Fellowship a paid fellowship offered during the winter term. The theme is about self-reflection and tshuvah, with an emphasis on new beginnings (starting college + 57810!)
Virtual Study Abroad 101
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Interested in going abroad at least once during your time at Drexel? Join us for a Study Abroad 101 information session! This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and logistics and is the first step to going abroad. Get this session out of the way now so you can meet with a study abroad advisor when the term starts!
Public Speaking Event: Jeopardy Table Topics
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Want to become a more courageous, charismatic, and confident public speaker? Come and meet Drexel Speaks, the team that will help you think on your feet when you're out in the open!
Public Speaking Event: Jeopardy Table Topics
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Want to become a more courageous, charismatic, and confident public speaker? Come and meet Drexel Speaks, the team that will help you think on your feet when you're out in the open!
Virtual Dragon's First Student Panel
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Dragon's First is a student organization serving the first-generation low-income student community at Drexel University. We've invited our student officers to speak on their experiences on what the transition into college was like and how their time at Drexel has been like so far.
Zoom into Rosh Hashanah
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Welcome in a sweet new year with Drexel Hillel! Come together as a community before Rosh Hashanah / Shabbat begins with some sharing, some meditations, some prayers, and more.
Wellness Kickstart Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Game Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Come join Drexel Cru for a fun-filled virtual game night! Game options include Jeopardy, Codenames, Mafia, and more! We hope to see you there! There will be plenty of prizes to win!
Dance Fitness Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Panhellenic Council Female Empowerment Panel- Words of Advice for a Successful Term
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Delta Gamma and Panhellenic Council will be co-hosting a panel filled with empowering female small business owners. We will be discussing tips regarding adjusting to your new environment, keeping up your confidence and motivation during Covid-19, finding your home on a virtual campus, and staying true to your values in everything you do!
Virtual Game Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come join Drexel Cru for a fun-filled virtual game night! Game options include Jeopardy, Codenames, Mafia, and more! We hope to see you there! There will be plenty of prizes to win!
Virtual Jackbox Games with Open Door
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Join Open Door Christian Community for Jackbox games using zoom and your personal device. Discover who else are new students and engage in some fun while relaxing in your own safe space! Prizes may or may not be part of the fun! So get ready to rumble and enjoy some fun during welcome week!
Dance Fitness Class with Drexel's Rec Center
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Virtual Jackbox Games with Open Door
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Join Open Door Christian Community for Jackbox games using zoom and your personal device. Discover who else are new students and engage in some fun while relaxing in your own safe space! Prizes may or may not be part of the fun! So get ready to rumble and enjoy some fun during welcome week!
Testimony Night with Every Nation Campus
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.This is a space for students to share personal stories of faith, breakthrough, and overcoming challenges during their time at Drexel. We will have students already a part of the organization share their story, but also have room for anyone else who wants to share as well!
Students Lead at the Lindy Center - an evening with our Student Advisory Board (Virtual)
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Students drive our work at the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement - we take your lead in designing programs and initiatives that address your passions and strengths and we rely on your leadership to help us shape a culture of engagement around campus. At this event, hear from current student leaders about their involvement at the Lindy Center and the ways you can also get involved, from the student perspective. There will also be fun activities so everyone can get to know each other.
Virtual Panhellenic Council Female Empowerment Panel- Words of Advice for a Successful Term
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Delta Gamma and Panhellenic Council will be co-hosting a panel filled with empowering female small business owners. We will be discussing tips regarding adjusting to your new environment, keeping up your confidence and motivation during Covid-19, finding your home on a virtual campus, and staying true to your values in everything you do!
Testimony Night with Every Nation Campus
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.This is a space for students to share personal stories of faith, breakthrough, and overcoming challenges during their time at Drexel. We will have students already a part of the organization share their story, but also have room for anyone else who wants to share as well!
Virtual Quizzo Night! (That's Philly speak for trivia)
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Join us for an exciting evening of Quizzo. Test your knowledge on all things news, pop culture, Philly, and more! Five rounds, eight questions each. Whether you win or lose, it's a guaranteed good time!
Virtual Quizzo Night! (That's Philly speak for trivia)
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.Join us for an exciting evening of Quizzo. Test your knowledge on all things news, pop culture, Philly, and more! Five rounds, eight questions each. Whether you win or lose, it's a guaranteed good time!
Saturday, September 19
90 Minute Les Mils Semester Kick-Off BodyPump BodyCombat CxWrx
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Come out for our amazing virtual classes which will showcase the best of the best; check out these 90-minute workouts, which will challenge all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises likes squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Afterwards stay and burn a few extra calories with our amazing BodyCombat instructors, in this blended mixed martial arts class you will not only get a great workout, burn extra calories but also build strength and confidence in your fitness.
Kahoot Trivia with Drexel Design Thinkers & Makers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Come join the members of dLab for a Kahoot Trivia contest followed by a Q&A panel with upperclassmen. Come prepared with your trivia knowledge and any questions you have about Drexel, co-op, or life in general. All majors welcome, see you there :)
Kahoot Trivia with Drexel Design Thinkers & Makers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Come join the members of dLab for a Kahoot Trivia contest followed by a Q&A panel with upperclassmen. Come prepared with your trivia knowledge and any questions you have about Drexel, co-op, or life in general. All majors welcome, see you there :)
Virtual Meet & Greet with Queer People of Color
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join QPOC in this virtual Meet and Greet event for a warm and open space of casual conversation, as well as resource-sharing for incoming students. Learn about what it's like to be a queer student of color at Drexel, and please feel free to share your own experiences. We're looking forward to meeting you!
Pre-Health Panel with America's Medical Women's Association at Drexel
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Please join the American Medical Women's Association for our Pre-health panel where we will have pre-med/vet/dentistry/PA and nursing students discuss their time at Drexel and give advice on navigating the next four to five years. We will also be hearing from Dr. Brockman about how she got to where she is today. All are welcome!
Virtual Meet & Greet with Queer People of Color
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Join QPOC in this virtual Meet and Greet event for a warm and open space of casual conversation, as well as resource-sharing for incoming students. Learn about what it's like to be a queer student of color at Drexel, and please feel free to share your own experiences. We're looking forward to meeting you!
Pre-Health Panel with America's Medical Women's Association at Drexel
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Please join the American Medical Women's Association for our Pre-health panel where we will have pre-med/vet/dentistry/PA and nursing students discuss their time at Drexel and give advice on navigating the next four to five years. We will also be hearing from Dr. Brockman about how she got to where she is today. All are welcome!
Virtual Tour of Local Coffee Shops
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Come join Drexel University Coffee Club in a virtual tour of Rittenhouse Square & West Philadelphia's coffee shops! We will play a brief video showing the shops you can visit and give you the ins and outs of them! There will be a Q&A following the event.
Virtually Learn How To Be An Advocate On Campus with Drexel Student Power Network
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Looking to bring impactful social change to campus and to Philadelphia? Join us as we talk about the ongoing conversations on campus, ways to get involved civically and the most effective strategies to campaign virtually.
Virtual Jedi Choreography
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Wonder what the Drexel Dragon Jedi are all about in normal times? Join us virtually to watch one of our past performances and receive a beginner's lesson on acting out Force choreography! All are welcome, whether you're a huge Star Wars fan or simply like the idea of whacking glowing sticks together.
Surviving/Thriving as a Drexel Student
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.This event is to welcome incoming students into the ENC community and to help go from surviving corona and college online to thriving as a student on campus as much as possible. Upperclassmen of ENC will be sharing their experiences and what they've learned, so part of this event will be a Q&A. Incoming students can express concerns or become more familiar with Drexel and ENC's part in it, and there will also be time for freshman to get to know upperclassmen and those already involved in ENC through smaller breakout groups.
Virtually Learn How To Be An Advocate On Campus with Drexel Student Power Network
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Looking to bring impactful social change to campus and to Philadelphia? Join us as we talk about the ongoing conversations on campus, ways to get involved civically and the most effective strategies to campaign virtually.
Surviving/Thriving as a Drexel Student
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.This event is to welcome incoming students into the ENC community and to help go from surviving corona and college online to thriving as a student on campus as much as possible. Upperclassmen of ENC will be sharing their experiences and what they've learned, so part of this event will be a Q&A. Incoming students can express concerns or become more familiar with Drexel and ENC's part in it, and there will also be time for freshman to get to know upperclassmen and those already involved in ENC through smaller breakout groups.
Virtual Jedi Choreography
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Wonder what the Drexel Dragon Jedi are all about in normal times? Join us virtually to watch one of our past performances and receive a beginner's lesson on acting out Force choreography! All are welcome, whether you're a huge Star Wars fan or simply like the idea of whacking glowing sticks together.
Virtual Letter Writing Campaign & Voter Registration
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come to The Drexel Democrats Fall kickoff event to learn how to register to vote and to write letters to potential Pennsylvania voters!
Virtual Tour of Local Coffee Shops
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Come join Drexel University Coffee Club in a virtual tour of Rittenhouse Square & West Philadelphia's coffee shops! We will play a brief video showing the shops you can visit and give you the ins and outs of them! There will be a Q&A following the event.
Virtual Letter Writing Campaign & Voter Registration
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Come to The Drexel Democrats Fall kickoff event to learn how to register to vote and to write letters to potential Pennsylvania voters!
Navigating Covid - Stronger Through Adversity
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.There are lots of challenges student athletes are facing at Drexel this year. From COVID-19, changing schedules, and sports seasons being canceled. During this session you'll get to meet the current members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, have fun, and learn how together, we are overcoming the challenges of life.
Films, Faith and Fun!
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Finish off the week with a cozy movie night! Hop in to one of 4 movie rooms, sit back, and let the good vibes roll. Feel free to stick around for some casual discussion after.
Virtual Indoor Scavenger Hunt with Dragons Run
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Find the given object around your house before time runs out, or risk having to share a fun fact about yourself! Join us for this fun game through Zoom from the comfort of your home and learn more about Dragon's Run in the process!
Navigating Covid - Stronger Through Adversity
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.There are lots of challenges student athletes are facing at Drexel this year. From COVID-19, changing schedules, and sports seasons being canceled. During this session you'll get to meet the current members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, have fun, and learn how together, we are overcoming the challenges of life.
Virtual Indoor Scavenger Hunt with Dragons Run
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Find the given object around your house before time runs out, or risk having to share a fun fact about yourself! Join us for this fun game through Zoom from the comfort of your home and learn more about Dragon's Run in the process!
Films, Faith and Fun!
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Finish off the week with a cozy movie night! Hop in to one of 4 movie rooms, sit back, and let the good vibes roll. Feel free to stick around for some casual discussion after.
Virtual Survey Game Show
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.The Survey Game Show is a game in the style of "Family Feud" done virtually where all of the students play at once and compete to see who can answer the most number 1 answers correctly! It combines the elements of the Survey Questions from the opening rounds of the Feud with the Fast Money round of the final round of the Feud into one exciting competition that allows everyone a chance to win!
Sunday, September 20
Virtual Find-A-Church
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Are you curious about church? Are you interested in exploring what churches are available at 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.
Get to Know the Hackathon Scene in Philly
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Join us for a CTF (capture the flag) challenge like the ones that you would see in most hackathons. This one will be simplified and we will guide you on how to successfully complete the challenges. This will teach you basic computer skills that would be useful in any of these competitions.
Virtual Music Trivia with Dragon Concert Series
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Join Drexel's Dragon Concert Series for virtual music trivia and win some DCS prizes!
Get to Know the Hackathon Scene in Philly
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.Join us for a CTF (capture the flag) challenge like the ones that you would see in most hackathons. This one will be simplified and we will guide you on how to successfully complete the challenges. This will teach you basic computer skills that would be useful in any of these competitions.
Virtual Music Trivia with Dragon Concert Series
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Join Drexel's Dragon Concert Series for virtual music trivia and win some DCS prizes!
College Tips and Tricks with Alpha Sigma Alpha
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Welcome to "Virtual University" life! We want to share our experiences and advice for balancing all the facets of a successful college student's life. Hop on our zoom call for tips and tricks to balance school and clubs, finances, and mental and physical health while at Drexel. We will have a short presentation as well as break out rooms, activities, and a chance to chat with upperclassmen.
Virtual Trivia with Active Minds
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join us on a trivia session with Active Minds at Drexel University. We are a peer-to-peer mental health advocacy and awareness group. The Trivia will be informative and a super fun way to learn about mental health! The best players will win exciting prizes.
College Tips and Tricks with Alpha Sigma Alpha
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Welcome to "Virtual University" life! We want to share our experiences and advice for balancing all the facets of a successful college student's life. Hop on our zoom call for tips and tricks to balance school and clubs, finances, and mental and physical health while at Drexel. We will have a short presentation as well as break out rooms, activities, and a chance to chat with upperclassmen.
Virtual Suit Up with J.C. Penney
J.C. Penney Website - www.jcp.com
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.Join us for Drexel's annual Suit Up event with JCP. This virtual shopping event begins on Sunday, September 20 and runs through Friday, September 25. Receive an extra 30% off (including sale prices!) on select women's and men's career dress apparel, shoes and accessories. And, yes, you will still need to be dressed business professional for virtual interviews! To receive your Extra 30% off coupon, text DREXEL to 67292. For questions, please contact Lisa.Deluca@drexel.edu.
Virtual Social Hour with Drexel's International Students Union
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.The Social Hour is a Zoom session meant to welcome any and all international freshmen to their new life at Drexel University! Join in for an hour of engaging conversations, fun activities, advice from the members at ISU, and find out more about how you can be a part of the constantly growing undergraduate international community at Drexel!
3D Modeling Pictionary with SIGGRAPH
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Join us during welcome week in our 3D speed modeling Pictionary event! The club officers will be 3D modeling, and you guess the words! Great opportunity to see different 3D modeling workflow and connect with our SIGGRAPH Student Chapter!
Virtual Social Hour with Drexel's International Students Union
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.The Social Hour is a Zoom session meant to welcome any and all international freshmen to their new life at Drexel University! Join in for an hour of engaging conversations, fun activities, advice from the members at ISU, and find out more about how you can be a part of the constantly growing undergraduate international community at Drexel!
Virtual Trivia with Active Minds
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Join us on a trivia session with Active Minds at Drexel University. We are a peer-to-peer mental health advocacy and awareness group. The Trivia will be informative and a super fun way to learn about mental health! The best players will win exciting prizes.
3D Modeling Pictionary with SIGGRAPH
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Join us during welcome week in our 3D speed modeling Pictionary event! The club officers will be 3D modeling, and you guess the words! Great opportunity to see different 3D modeling workflow and connect with our SIGGRAPH Student Chapter!
Virtual Jedi Choreography
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Wonder what the Drexel Dragon Jedi are all about in normal times? Join us virtually to watch one of our past performances and receive a beginner's lesson on acting out Force choreography! All are welcome, whether you're a huge Star Wars fan or simply like the idea of whacking glowing sticks together.
Self-Care with Zeta Phi Beta
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.With all the the hustle and bustle going on this week, we're slowing things down with Mind, Body & Soul: our self-care and appreciation workshop. We'll be teaching you different ways to take care of yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We'll also be showcasing a few DIY self-care products to get you started on your self-care routine. You will need the following materials to complete this event: honey, sugar, lemon/lemon juice, balloon, all-purpose flour, funnel/spoon.
Self-Care with Zeta Phi Beta
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.With all the the hustle and bustle going on this week, we're slowing things down with Mind, Body & Soul: our self-care and appreciation workshop. We'll be teaching you different ways to take care of yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We'll also be showcasing a few DIY self-care products to get you started on your self-care routine. You will need the following materials to complete this event: honey, sugar, lemon/lemon juice, balloon, all-purpose flour, funnel/spoon.
Virtual Jedi Choreography
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Wonder what the Drexel Dragon Jedi are all about in normal times? Join us virtually to watch one of our past performances and receive a beginner's lesson on acting out Force choreography! All are welcome, whether you're a huge Star Wars fan or simply like the idea of whacking glowing sticks together.
Q&A Session with American Society of Civil Engineers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Classes starting soon and have questions? The Drexel American Society of Civil Engineers is having a Q&A session on Sunday, September 20th from 3-5PM via Zoom. You will have the opportunity to talk with current undergraduate students in the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering department about a variety of topics like BS/MS vs Dual degrees, how to use Degreeworks, good electives to take, research vs industry, and practically anything you'd like to know!
Virtually Learn How To Be An Advocate On Campus with Drexel Student Power Network
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Looking to bring impactful social change to campus and to Philadelphia? Join us as we talk about the ongoing conversations on campus, ways to get involved civically and the most effective strategies to campaign virtually.
Virtual Scavenger Hunt with American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Join us for a Virtual Campus Scavenger Hunt! Learn more about Drexel's campus, its resources, and what else it has to offer. During this event, you will have an opportunity to meet some of your fellow classmates as well as hear experiences from upperclassmen. All majors welcome :)
Q&A Session with American Society of Civil Engineers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Classes starting soon and have questions? The Drexel American Society of Civil Engineers is having a Q&A session on Sunday, September 20th from 3-5PM via Zoom. You will have the opportunity to talk with current undergraduate students in the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering department about a variety of topics like BS/MS vs Dual degrees, how to use Degreeworks, good electives to take, research vs industry, and practically anything you'd like to know!
Virtual Scavenger Hunt with American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Join us for a Virtual Campus Scavenger Hunt! Learn more about Drexel's campus, its resources, and what else it has to offer. During this event, you will have an opportunity to meet some of your fellow classmates as well as hear experiences from upperclassmen. All majors welcome :)
Virtually Learn How To Be An Advocate On Campus with Drexel Student Power Network
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.Looking to bring impactful social change to campus and to Philadelphia? Join us as we talk about the ongoing conversations on campus, ways to get involved civically and the most effective strategies to campaign virtually.
BSU’s Vision Boards & Vibes
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Come join the BSU as we refocus on our plans, goals, and dreams for our lives! Unwind, unpack, and mingle with other BSU members and new students, getting to know one another and all about life here at Drexel.
Virtual DAC Pack Trivia Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Hosted by Drexel's student section; get to know the DAC Pack and learn about our Dragons history on DAC Pack trivia night! Join us to engage with students passionate about sports and learn some Drexel history to get you ready to pack the DAC when athletics are back in session!
BSU’s Vision Boards & Vibes
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.Come join the BSU as we refocus on our plans, goals, and dreams for our lives! Unwind, unpack, and mingle with other BSU members and new students, getting to know one another and all about life here at Drexel.
Virtual DAC Pack Trivia Night
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.Hosted by Drexel's student section; get to know the DAC Pack and learn about our Dragons history on DAC Pack trivia night! Join us to engage with students passionate about sports and learn some Drexel history to get you ready to pack the DAC when athletics are back in session!
Virtual Free Money Game Show
Virtual - link to be sent shortly before event start
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.It's like a modern version of "Name that Tune" but with all of the best of pop culture! Students listen in to the host who is live-streamed to their device and when they know the song, movie theme, TV theme or Movie Quote they answer on their phone! At the end of the round whoever has the most points wins!