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Graduate College Operations

The Graduate College office on the third floor of the Main Building (MAIN 301) is generally open for student services between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT Monday through Thursday. Walk-ins should check in using the kiosk at the front desk. We offer free filtered cold and hot water, tea, coffee, and hot chocolate for graduate students. Please contact us via email at

The Graduate Student Lounge on the lower level of Main Building (MAIN 010A) is open 24/7 and accessible to all graduate students via your DragonCard ID. Students are welcome to use the lounge space for social gathering, studying, eating, and events. Please note that new students typically gain access during their first week of classes.

Please continue to refer to Drexel’s Response to Coronavirus website for the latest health and safety guidance and for contact information should you have any questions.

Graduate College Team


Elisabeth J. Van Bockstaele, PhD

Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Vice President for Graduate and Online Education
Dean of the Graduate College
Founding Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies
Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
College of Medicine

Melissa Richman

Melissa Richman, MSED '14

Executive Director of Online and Graduate Financial Services and Planning
Graduate College

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies
College of Medicine
Drexel University Online

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Anne Converse Willkomm, MFA

Associate Dean
Graduate College
Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Communications
College of Arts and Sciences

Read her blog, "Professional Buzz"!

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Kimberly David-Chung, MS

Assistant Vice President, Virtual Student Experience
Graduate College
Drexel University Online
Student Life, Enrollment Management and Student Success

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Natalie Chernets, PhD '14

Director of Postdoctoral Affairs & Professional Development
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Associate Director, MD/PhD Program
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies
College of Medicine

Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan, PhD '12

Director of Academic Support, Graduate Pipeline Programs
Graduate College
Associate Department Head of Graduate Studies
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Associate Teaching Professor
College of Engineering

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Tsz Kwok, EdD '16

Director of Academic Administration
Director of Graduate Multicultural & Equity Affairs
Adjunct Faculty Member
Westphal College of Media Arts and Design

Sandra Strang

Sandra Strang, EDM

Director of Communications and Events
Graduate College


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David Kim, MS

Administrative Coordinator
Graduate College

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Reina Lopez, MS '22

Manager of Events and Conferences
Graduate College


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Rachel Mroz

Student Staff (Fall/Winter 2022)
Communications and Events Co-op (Spring/Summer 2022 & Spring/Summer 2023)
Graduate College
Political Science Major
History and Marketing Minors
College of Arts and Sciences